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Abha Thakor is a senior communicator, journalist and digital media professional working in a variety of sectors.

  • Measurement speaker at LPS AGM

    As pressure continues on budgets, demonstrating the impact of communications, while tailoring and modifying tactics to ensure the best outcome for campaigns, has never been more important. Stuart Bruce will be the keynote speaker at the LPS event on 26/4/2018.

  • Authenticity and branding place

    Polly Cziok MCIPR from the London Borough of Hackney talks about the importance of being authentic when developing a successful place brand.

  • Women in senior public sector posts

    On International Women’s Day in March [2018], my organisation, the New Local Government Network, was joined by 15 chief executives from local authorities and almost 200 future leaders for an afternoon of leadership discussion and networking. It was brilliant and… Read More ›

  • Supporting independent practitioners

    Help shape the CIPR’s new independent practitioner network by filling in its launch survey. The Chartered Institute of Public Relations is launching a new network to provide tailored support to freelance and independent PR practitioners. The CIPR said: “Working independently offers… Read More ›

  • Behaviour change workshop – give nudge a go

    delegates sat around tables for the workshop

    CIPR LPS’ popular workshop with the Behavioural Insights Team helped communicators explore nudge theory. It highlighted how public services can improve outcomes for their residents through better understanding of human behaviour.

  • 25 year commitment to professional learning

    Peter Holt, Local Public Service PR practitioner and CIPR LPS committee member, shares his Chartership journey. He writes about the preparation involved and the attraction of being tested rigorously by experienced fellow professionals and alongside his peers.

  • Local public service comms marked in CIPR’s 70th anniversary

    front cover of the service booklet featuring picture of St Bride's

    The LPS Committee was the first committee to be formed in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. This year in 2018, we mark 70 years of the CIPR supporting practitioners in communications and PR.

  • Why I adopted nudge theory and you should too

    Local Public Services CIPR committee member Dominic Ridley-Moy on why he adopted behavioural insights, often referred to as nudge, and how they can benefit your organisation. Book for our workshop on 31/1/2018.