Is #PRpaygap missing the point?

Posted on September 21st, 2015

For anyone in the PR profession, Twitter newsfeeds have been dominated this week by PR Pay Gap. The hashtag follows the latest PRCA salary survey, which revealed that women in the sector typically earn £8,000 to £10,000 less than men in a similar role. It’s been an interesting conversation, with much talk about transparency and […]

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Do you pass the happiness test?

Posted on September 10th, 2015

    How many people have returned to work after their annual two weeks in the sun this summer with the words ‘back to the grindstone’ or some other such clichéd expression of discontentment. My philosophy has always been ‘if you don’t enjoy what you do, do something else!’ – and it shows! Not just […]

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It’s about time PR became more like construction

Posted on August 13th, 2015

The Construction Products Association’s latest survey has found that the sector is now into its third year of growth, which is great news across the delivery chain. But the upturn comes with its own pressures and, as with any service industry, your reputation is only as good as your current performance. With programmes tighter than […]

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Would you take your car to be serviced at a restaurant?

Posted on July 16th, 2015

So, according to a recent article in PR Week magazine, the world of PR is changing to such a degree that agencies should now be equipped to provide whatever skills it takes to ‘make a client successful’. That’s a great idea, in principle, and there’s a lot to be said for the one-stop-shop. But hang […]

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