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News: Mixology appointed communications advisor to climate tech organizations

MIXOLOGY Communications has been appointed PR, content marketing and communications advisors to Cambridge Cleantech and Oxfordshire Greentech. The agreement will see the London-based integrated PR and communications agency support both organizations as they look to expand membership services and increase…

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News: CIPR launches new on demand training platform with course of crisis communication

THE Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has launched a new on demand training platform, giving users the opportunity to learn anywhere at any time. Designed to complement the Institute's suite of live training courses, the on demand platform offers…

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News: Penta expands global footprint with acquisition of Hume Brophy

PENTA has announced the acquisition of Hume Brophy, a global public affairs, communications, and strategy firm that provides cutting edge consultancy, digital, and reputation management services to clients in the corporate, public, and non profit sectors. This acquisition will further…

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News: 42 per cent of UK SMEs don’t measure impact of internal communications

INDEPENDENT research has uncovered that almost half of UK medium sized businesses (42 per cent) are failing to accurately measure the impact that internal communication brings to their business.  One in five UK business decision makers admits to either never,…

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News: Alice Public Relations announces new chair and expanded team

ALICE – the public relations agency founded by Martina Quinn in 2015 – has announced the appointment of Dermot Ryan as chair of its board of directors. Ryan began working with the agency – as an associate director – in…

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News: PRCA announces 2023 Council lineup

THE Public Relations and Communications Association has announced the lineup of its PR and Communications Council for 2023. The Council’s 2022 vice chair, Claire Williamson, managing director, Resonance, will become chair of Council from January. Williamson succeeds 2022 Chair Rob…

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News: Internal communication “engine room of communications profession”

COMMUNICATION leaders have a massive opportunity to grow as leaders – to help define agendas and shape trends, as opposed to being defined and shaped by them. That was the main conclusion of this year’s Communication Leaders Survey “Break Free…

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News: PRCA becomes corporate partner of Strategic

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has become a corporate partner of Strategic, the only online B2B public relations publication for executives. PRCA members can now join the Strategic community at no additional individual cost. For further information on…

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News: CIPR launches ‘Lobbying for Good Lobbying’ campaign in Parliament

THE Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) launched its ‘Lobbying for Good Lobbying’ campaign at an event in Parliament last night, attended by MPs, journalists, and the lobbying industry.  At the event, CIPR CEO, Alastair McCapra (pictured) spoke of the…

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News: Research shows lack of leadership understanding about internal communication

NEW research shows that UK businesses lack a coherent internal communication strategy, with over a quarter (28 per cent) of UK business leaders saying they didn’t know if their organization has an internal communication strategy (11 per cent) or that…

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News: PR practitioners less likely to take time off for mental health than other UK workers

PR professionals are significantly less likely to take time off work to rest and recover from poor mental health compared to other UK workers, according to new research carried out by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the…

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News: INTO director of communications elected president of PRII

DAVID Geary (pictured) has been elected president of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII). Geary is the director of communications for the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), heading a large communications team in Dublin and Belfast. Over the course…

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