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News: PRII National Council appoints Sarah Ryan

SARAH Ryan (pictured) has been appointed to the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) National Council.  Ryan brings more than twenty years of international communications experience to the work of the council. Her previous in-house roles include EMEA corporate communications…

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News: Lack of diversity in public relations, new CIPR research finds

THE UK public relations profession must work harder to become more diverse or it risks a skills and recruitment crisis, warns new research from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).   The public relations industry employs nearly 100,000 people adding…

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News: Irish Awards for Excellence in Public Relations entry deadline approaching

THE deadline to enter the Excellence in Public Relations awards 2023 is less than a month away on Tuesday, 7 March.  The Awards celebrate the best Irish public relations and communications work by public, private and not-for-profit organizations and are…

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News: Nearly one in five businesses have no PR support – new IoD and CIPR report finds

A new report has found nearly one-in-five businesses have no public relations support, either internally or externally. At a time when the UK faces the challenges associated with an economic downturn, the report finds many businesses are failing to be proactive…

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News: New CIPR-supported training launches to help industry manage work related pressure and stress

THE Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has partnered with communications agency fox&cat, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the Healthcare Communications Association (HCA) to launch Under the tree, a free training program designed to equip PR practitioners…

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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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