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.

WE CAN SOLVE BRITAIN’S HOUSING CRISIS – JUST NOT WITH UGLY HOUSES

November 22 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

If you look back over the domestic #architecture featured in the capital and further afield, you’ll see some of the finest examples of Victorian and Georgian housing dating back to the 18th and 19th century. These innovative designs were how architects of that day responded to the increased demand for urbanisation – what we would…

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A WOMAN IN A MAN’S WORLD

November 8 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

As a woman in business for over 30 years, I have been privileged to meet a variety of strong and talented women in powerful, highly-respected roles. On the surface, they wave the flag for females, proving that it isn’t just men that can ‘get the job done’, however beneath what connects all these women I…

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POLITICIANS AND THEIR FREE PASS INTO PR

October 25 2018 | Thought provoking blogs |

It’s not often I feel the need to air my bugbears publicly but as I draw closer to celebrating a huge milestone for Clare PR (our 30th anniversary), I have become even more conscious of how the fame and status of individuals in the public eye seems to help accelerate their careers over others who…

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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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