Does PR have a communication problem?

With increased media scrutiny on the industry amid the Bell Pottinger scandal, is it about time PR addressed its communication problem? The Bell Pottinger scandal which has engulfed the PR world over the past week has put the industry at the forefront of the news agenda, making the front-page splash of big business papers like The Financial … Continue reading Does PR have a communication problem?


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