TOMMY’S BREAKS SILENCE AROUND BABY LOSS
Although one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth, and half of those losses go unexplained, baby loss remains a taboo topic. Tommy’s, the largest pregnancy and baby charity in the UK, breaks this culture of silence by collaborating with global media agency Mindshare to start a social media campaign designed to support and empower women who have gone through the heartbreak of baby loss.
TRANSPARENCY AND TRUST KEY TO FUTURE OF HEALTH TECH
Earlier in July, the NHS celebrated its 70th birthday. Launched by then-health secretary under Clement Attlee’s Labour government, Anuerin Bevan, at Manchester’s Park Hospital, the first day of the NHS set the precedent for the 20th century and beyond - first class healthcare, free to all at the point of use.
PRCA MENA APPOINTS CHAIRMAN FOR EGYPT
In continuing its global expansion and commitment to delivering excellence in public relations across all regions, the PRCA MENA has announced that Mohammed El Batta MPRCA, managing director of Fekra Communications, has been appointed the association’s chairman in Egypt.
The proliferation of artificial intelligence is a hot topic in comms. But, asks communications consultancy Instinctif, what could a rise in workforce robotics mean for business culture?
For Bacardi’s Jessica Merz, a global upbringing has led to a global perspective and the desire to learn. How has this passion for education, coupled with a penchant for risk-taking, characterised Merz’s career? Brittany Golob reports
Fresh from launching the PRCA’s ethical professionalism campaign and its diversity and inclusion guidelines, Francis Ingham suggests how the communications industry can continue on the path to diversification and true ethical professionalism
CONFERENCES IN 2018
Communicate magazine runs a number of conferences covering a variety of topics centred around corporate communications, from investor relations and digital stakeholder engagement to employer brand management and internal communications.
CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT AWARDS
The Corporate Engagement Awards recognises the most successful and innovative corporate partnerships and sponsorships, and the communication strategies around those collaborations. More than ever, companies are striving to demonstrate the good in business and how an organisation can engage its partners, support charities and work for communities in which it operates. In turn, these activities showcase successful collaborations that raise brand awareness, and more importantly, build reputation. Entries close on 6 April.
DIGITAL IMPACT AWARDS
The Digital Impact Awards recoginise the cutting edge in digital communications across a broad range of categories including deliverables, social media, and sector. The 2018 Digital Impact Awards programme is open for entries until June 15. Enter by May 4 to receive £100 off your entry costs.