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  • A seat at the top table

    My professional body, the CIPR [Chartered Institute of Public Relations] has been doing some great work over recent years in highlighting the importance of seeing the communications function in organisations properly represented at Board level.  This is a key issue… Read More ›

  • For they are jolly good Fellows!

    Champagne corks popped round the CIPR Local Public Services Committee following the  announcement that two of our leading lights are amongst the four new Fellows named by the Chartered Institute. Awarded for an outstanding and prolonged contribution both to the… Read More ›

  • Trello changed my life …..

    Trello. Yeah, the online workflow management tool. Changed my life, it did. Yes, really. I mean, online workflow management tools aren’t generally the kinds of things about which people write folk songs. And I’m not usually one to get over-excited… Read More ›

  • CIPR Panel backs ethics-driven approach to AI

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    The CIPR’s Artificial Intelligence Panel (#AIinPR) has backed guidelines proposed by the European Commission that promote an ethics-driven approaches to AI. Kerry Sheehan, CIPR LPS Committee Member and Deputy Chair of the institute’s AI panel, called on colleagues to support organisations in… Read More ›

  • Winning awards is the key to opportunity

    CIPR Excellence - Winning Matters

    By Mandy Pearse, Chair of the Local Public Services Group Winning an award is not an end in itself however lovely the award ceremony or black tie dinner. The bigger prize has to be the potential that winning or being… Read More ›

  • Contribute to 2019’s State of the Profession Report

    CIPR State of the Profession 2018 report front

    Why you should take the time to complete the survey Help document the issues faced by the PR and communications profession by contributing to the 10th anniversary survey by the CIPR.  Kerry Sheehan, CIPR Council and Local Public Services Committee… Read More ›

  • How organisations deal with mental health

    As part of our #WorldMentalHealthDay work, we highlight a blog written by a communications practitioner on her experience of how organisations deal with mental health issues. It has been posted by Stephen Waddington. The 2018 State of the Profession research recently revealed… Read More ›