2017: The Good, The Bad and The PR

It’s been quite a year for PR and Communications. From Poundland’s polarising Christmas social media campaign which sparked controversy this week to Bell Pottinger’s spectacular fall from grace earlier this year, I take a look back at the plethora of industry news to hit the headlines in 2017… PR has enjoyed, or perhaps more accurately … Continue reading 2017: The Good, The Bad and The PR

Let’s talk PR

It’s been a while, I know. But as followers of my Twitter feed will testify, I haven’t gone radio silent. Rather, I discovered CommsChat. A lively, informal Twitter discussion between PR professionals, exchanging thoughts on anything and everything in the world of comms. Now a staple of my Monday nights, there’s nothing I love more than … Continue reading Let’s talk PR

Our security services do a great job. Let’s report that

The terror attack in London on Wednesday, which killed five people and injured around 40, was a tragedy that struck at the very heart of Westminster. While UK security services had been preparing for such an attack following the recent wave of terror across Europe, it was a day they wished would never come to pass. In … Continue reading Our security services do a great job. Let’s report that


We’re living in precarious times. I’m not talking about the storm around fake news or the seemingly relentless doomsday tone of current news headlines. No, I’m talking about the unsettling, and very real, prospect of losing one of our most beloved social media platforms. With its share price down and growth stalling, Twitter is in … Continue reading #SaveTwitter