News & Comment from Clare PR

As a leading construction PR agency for all sectors connected to the built environment, Clare PR is always connected to the news agenda.

TEAM WORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

October 18 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

We’re all different and have unique ways of working, but when it comes to running a tight ship in the context of business, there’s no getting away from the fact organisation is key. Here Clare PR, a building and construction PR agency in Manchester, reveals just how it has been able to deliver consistently for…

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WORKING ALL HOURS? IS THIS THE RIGHT WAY TO DELIVER THE BEST RESULTS?

October 4 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

We all know an imminent deadline can often be the cause of a few extra hours in the office past 5pm, but a recent article in The Guardian discussing #ElonMusk’s jaw-dropping work schedule, which involves working such long hours he forgot to celebrate his own birthday, prompted me to consider just how work can often…

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RETIREMENT? NOT LIKELY!

September 20 2018 | Clare PR News |

Having reached the ripe old age of 60 earlier this year, I had some time to reflect on what life would have in store for me over the coming years. For both men and women, this milestone can often trigger a series of lifestyle changes. I very quickly dismissed the idea of a sports car,…

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IS PR THE ANSWER TO THE DEMISE OF THE HIGH STREET RETAILER?

September 6 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

I can’t deny it, I hold my hands up and admit that when it comes to retail purchases I would sometimes rather log on to my #Amazon account and select the next-day delivery option than contend with my local high street where car park spaces are few and far between, not to mention the limited…

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IS A TIDY MIND THE KEY TO BUSINESS SUCCESS?

August 20 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

There’s no denying it: Britain’s homes are shrinking. The average British house size is the lowest it’s been in 90 years but at the same time the nation’s spending has increased. So what are we left with? Houses that are bursting at the seams. Cue the rise of professional ‘declutterers’. Across the world, specialists are…

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DON’T RISE TO VIRTUE SIGNALLING TO RAISE YOUR PROFILE

August 6 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

We all dread those round robin emails from senior management in the workplace. Headphones permitted only in break times, no eating during work hours, mobile phones, personal calls and internet use prohibited – the list of rules and regulations enforced by companies can go on. But what if you were to receive an email from…

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LATE PAYMENT CULTURE: A CHANGE IS GOING TO COME

July 23 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

As news breaks that the construction industry is still very much hindered by a late payment culture, here at Clare PR we reflect on the need for honest and reliable payers if businesses sector-wide are to succeed. Just when we thought the demise of #Carillion would be the catalyst to shake up the industry’s payment…

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AN EDUCATION IN WINNING BUSINESS IN THE PR INDUSTRY

July 7 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

When we recently learnt that the Open University had opened tender for £17m #marcomms and media accounts, it got us thinking about the landscape of winning business in the PR industry and ultimately, what should companies look out for? The opportunities for #marketing and PR agencies have evolved hugely in the last few decades.  In…

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HAVING A RUFF DAY? BRINGING YOUR PET TO WORK COULD BE PAWS FOR THOUGHT

June 21 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

As the nation prepares to take part in #BringYourDogToWorkDay this Friday, here at Clare PR we reflect on the huge rewards that can be reaped from the presence of pets in the workplace. Our furry friends have a lot to answer for. After a hard day at the office, a warm greeting from our dearest…

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THE DESIGN OF FUTURE RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

May 31 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

As Zaha Hadid Architects leader, Patrik Schumacher, sparks controversy with his claims that millennials don’t need living rooms, Clare PR reflects on how housing ‘ideals’ have shifted and will these new trends shake up our housing system amidst a heavily ambitious Government target? The UK is facing its biggest housing shortfall on record according to…

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