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News: Irish award winners for Excellence in Public Relations 2022 announced

THE Irish Awards for Excellence in Public Relations were presented last Friday in The Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland. Hosted by the Public Relations Consultants Association Ireland (PRCA) and the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), they recognize best practice in…

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News: CIPR #AIinPR panel revisits crowdsourced tool project

THE CIPR's #AIinPR panel has launched a crowdsourced project to characterize the AI tool market in public relations. It is inviting practitioners to submit details of the tools that they use in practice via this form before 12 August 2022.…

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News: PRCA welcomes call for MP lobbying reform

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Public Affairs Board has strongly welcomed a call to reform parliamentary standards on MPs lobbying by the Prime Minister’s former anti-corruption champion. Former Minister, John Penrose MP, resigned recently and said it was…

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News: Aura relaunches and focuses on sustainable future of businesses

AURA, the Scottish strategic business and communication advisory which runs the PRFest community, has relaunched with a specific focus to help future-proof businesses and organizations by working towards a sustainable future. On World Environment Day, Aura also launched its ‘Synergy…

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News: PR salaries go up to help employees meet rising cost of living

MORE than two-thirds (67 per cent) of PR agencies around the world are increasing salaries to help staff meet the rising cost of living, according to the latest PRCA ICCO Confidence Tracker research published today. 139 CEOs, Directors, and Department…

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News: New #StateofPR research finds a growing industry stunted by skills shortage

THE public relations industry is struggling to meet an increase in demand as vacancies remain unfilled due to low numbers of skilled applicants and a resulting fierce battle for existing talent, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute…

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News: Young Communications Professional of the Year in Ireland nominees announced

THE shortlist for the Awards for Excellence in Public Relations Young Communications Professional in Ireland has been announced. The Awards celebrate the best Irish public relations and communications work by public, private and not-for-profit organizations and are hosted by the…

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News: Drury announces new leadership team and structure

IRISH independent public relations agency, Drury, has announced five senior promotions and the evolution of its leadership structure. The promotions see the appointment of three divisional managing directors, a chief operations officer and a financial controller. The new appointments are…

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News: PRCA welcomes proposed lobbying ban for MPs

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Public Affairs Board has welcomed the Committee on Standards’ proposals to tighten lobbying rules for MPs. Under the new proposals, MPs can neither initiate nor participate in approaches to parliamentarians where they stand…

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News: PR industry stands firm on Russian ban

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has reminded PR professionals to consider the moral, ethical, and reputational consequences of working with Russian organizations, following media reports that other professional service sectors are seeking exemptions to the Government’s ban on…

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News: Ukraine Communication Support Network expands with international subcommittee

THE Ukraine Communication Support Network (UCSN) has appointed 16 country leads to a new subcommittee established to drive international support for the people of Ukraine. The international subcommittee will work with the UCSN Steering Committee to share information and support…

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News: CIPR relaunches free and universal lobbying register

THE Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has relaunched its UK Lobbying Register (UKLR), the only free and universal lobbying register operating in the UK.  The UKLR originally launched in 2015 to complement the statutory regime with the aim of…

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