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.

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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YOU’VE BUILT YOUR REPUTATION, BUT CAN YOU PROTECT IT?

May 21 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

Gym membership; ice cream maker; 750-piece socket set….we all invest in things we never use from time to time. But there is one thing that every business should invest in with the hope that they never need to use it and that’s a crisis comms plan. And it’s particularly sound advice for any company involved…

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UNDERGROUND TUNNELS MIGHT JUST BE THE WAY TO DIG THE COUNTRY OUT OF ITS TRANSPORT CRISIS

May 3 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

For the most part, I would say the UK’s construction industry has got it right. The country has a suite of elite buildings, the standards to which these projects are highly acclaimed and we are committed to demonstrating sustainable development. Yet, despite pushing the boundaries of design, the country is significantly missing a revolutionary way…

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SUPPORT BRENDAN ON HIS AFRICAN COAST TO COAST CHARITY FUNDRAISER

April 23 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

As a construction PR agency, we are fortunate to be able to specialise and dedicate ourselves to an industry that will always have a demand for our services. Look across any city skyline and you’ll see we’re a development rich nation, with firms forever competing to design the ‘next big thing’. When the media reflects…

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MODERN ARCHITECTURAL GEMS OF THE NORTH

April 19 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

As a leading #construction #PRagency based in the north of England, we can’t help but be a little biased about the standard of buildings that have graced our northern cities over the last decade. From libraries and museums through to cultural centres and health facilities, we have a host of highly-acclaimed and award-winning projects that…

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LET’S TRAIN TO GAIN – OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP BRIDGE THE SKILLS GAP

March 26 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

In a constantly changing industry, driven by updates to legislation and improved methods of construction and building processes, the pressures to stay on top and keep up with production demands are even more apparent . Housebuilder, BerkeleyHomes’ most recent announcement that production can’t rise above existing levels only demonstrates there is a severe problem with…

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