CIPR RELEASES REPORT ON ITS PERFORMANCE IN 2017
Producing the largest surplus since 2013, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) conquered 2017, reaching one milestone after the other. With 1,800 new members joining, member retention levels increased significantly, turnover went up and costs went down.
EFL AND MIND TEAM UP TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES
On Monday, a Barnsley FC fan received a letter from the CEO of his favourite club offering him a friendly ear and a word of support. CEO Guathier Ganaye says to the fan, Chris Ryder, that the club had noticed Ryder was going through a hard time, based on his social media posts. He closes the letter by including contact details for the UK’s mental health charity, Mind.
FIVE MINUTES WITH RICHARD HINGLEY
Starting at communications consultancy drp at the age of 14 for work experience, Richard Hingley has been with the company through thick and thin, eventually climbing to the role of group creative director. Now, he talks to Communicate magazine about his role at drp and the challenges he faces daily.
PRCA RESPONDS TO BBC’S PR MOVE AND PUBLISHES MERGER PROPOSAL WITH APPC
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 recognise the cutting edge in digital communications across a broad range of categories including deliverables, social media, and sector. The 2018 Digital Impact Awards winners will be announced on 16 October 2018.