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  • Public sector engagement and budgets

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    CIPR Local Public Sector committee members Mandy Pearse and Jennifer Robson led a workshop on engagement this month. They focused on communications work in the North East of England and Plymouth. The session was delivered by the CIPR LPS for… Read More ›

  • Supporting & celebrating democracy

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    Discover our tribute to democracy and how local public services can help it thrive This feature will be updated throughout the week. Share your stories with our reporting team Abha Thakor and Holly Bremner. The celebrations & voter awareness campaigns Abha… Read More ›

  • Priorities for Independent PR Practitioners Network

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    More than 220 PR professionals completed a survey to help set priorities for the CIPR’s new network for independent practitioners and to gather information on the environment faced by freelancers working in communications. This data has been added to the… Read More ›

  • Comms Unplugged 2018 line-up

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    Drum roll please, this year’s Comms Unplugged headliners have been revealed. Georgia Turner, Co-Creator of the event, told LPS news: “We have Sam Hodges, the Head of Comms for actual Twitter UK! Speaking in or field, at an event with… Read More ›

  • #CIPRChat to help support mental health in PR

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    The CIPR will host a Twitter chat at 12pm, Friday 18 May 2018 on mental health in public relations, in support of Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s State of the Profession research recently revealed around one in six (16%) PR professionals live with a mental… Read More ›

  • 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 ›