Last year, at 2.29am, I became a dad for the first time, but it was the second time that year I had created something new.
Public affairs firms must take action to attract good people who want to do good work
I don't like the BBC's Newsnight. And perhaps not surprisingly, as a former Sun journalist who worked for the tabloid for 25 years, my politics are often diametrically opposed to the editorial position taken by its producers.
A link between contracts for agencies and their net zero plans has been made – and it’s here to stay
Any agency leaders who thought they didn’t need to worry about climate action will have had something of a shock last week.
As the national COVID-19 vaccination programme continues apace, the NHS must beware the risk of a reputation gap as it works to resolve the backlog of treatment for other conditions that built up during the pandemic
There isn’t an agency out there that hasn’t had a rough ride with a client at some point, but post-pandemic (if one can even call this 'post') the tide seems to have turned toward an even tougher stance with agencies.
Controversy has always been key to the BrewDog brand, but the high-profile attack on the brewer and pub chain by former employees may represent its sternest reputational test so far.
Controversy over historic tweets by England cricketers should serve as a wake-up call to the wider world that risks from social media are eminently predictable and avoiding them is now the expectation, not the exception.
Healthcare comms has never had a higher profile than over the past year, but as the messaging shifts, what are the next priorities for the sector?
The pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on the lives of women, so how can we, as comms professionals, ensure that health is not part of the predicted generation of progress lost among women?
I don't want to be 'that guy' complaining about Pride campaigns – I'm in awe of brands that get it right and I don't want to shame anyone into wanting to show support, but…
PRWeek grills creative comms figures on how they got where they are, their career highlight, solving creative writer's block, and more. Today we speak to Tom Rouse, director of creative & strategy at Don't Cry Wolf (DCW).
The BBC’s response to the Martin Bashir scandal has been to announce a “Review of Editorial Policies” and an investigation into the re-hiring of Bashir by the Corporation in 2016.
Jackie Elliot, the chairman of Cathcart Consulting and a former PRCA chair, offers the benefit of her wisdom and PR industry experience
Whether it's been badged as "rebalancing the economy", or as Theresa May's short-lived "industrial strategy", the concept of 'levelling up' has been at the centre of political and economic thinking for years.
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka may have faulted with her candid initial comms about not wanting to take part in interviews at Roland Garros this week, but the return of serve by the sport's authorities lacked empathy over an issue that deserves greater attention.
COVID-19 remains a vivid threat worldwide, but with vaccination accelerating there are grounds for optimism.
Someone from the LGBT Switchboard told me recently that a big misconception about being queer is that you only come out once. You don’t – you come out constantly.
What consumer comms practitioners need to consider as we near the end of the pandemic roller-coaster ride.
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Zoom fatigue has taken its toll over the past 12 months, with the hours spent at screens straining eyes and draining hearts, but, as the world begins to open up, evidence is rapidly amassing that business as usual will look very different in the future.
It's not often a chief executive receives positive feedback after announcing a 25 per cent cut in their company's workforce.
What do a vicar, a tapas bar in Swindon and fearsome political journalist Andrew Neil have in common?
The coronavirus has been a massive test of whether firms that talk the talk on 'purpose' can walk the walk. In general, UK supermarkets have passed with flying colours.
Dominic Cummings: the strategist who was the most successful in the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union; the person who tapped into a pulse of dissatisfaction with ‘metropolitan elites’ to help win the 2019 general election; and, of course, Boris Johnson’s chief adviser – the man the Prime Minister apparently could not afford to lose.
Insurance firm Hiscox has built an impressive brand over the past decade, which made it the insurer of choice for many small firms, including PR agencies.
In the battle of the UK corporate big beasts, one stood above all others as PRWeek's Flop of the Month.