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UK-based mental health charity Mind has partnered with National Tea Day to encourage people to talk about their mental health ‘over a cuppa.’ The campaign is meant to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and to emphasise that having a conversation about mental health can be as simple as sitting down for a cup of tea.

In a recent survey conducted by Campus Society, the UK’s leading social network for university students, students ranked the top 10 brands they admired most and why, with Nike, Apple and Adidas topping the list.

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Ten years ago, smartphones were only beginning to become commonplace. Social media communications were focused almost wholly on Twitter and Facebook. Companies were still coming to terms with the changes to communications strategy presented by fast-moving digital technology. It was in that context that the Digital Impact Awards were launched.
There are countless memes about Millennials and home ownership. Debt-stricken young people poke fun at themselves and their avocado toast predilections while subtly bemoaning the housing industry’s outdated model and difficult-to-access opportunities. Across the country, home ownership among Millennials has dropped from near 50% to near 20% since 1984, according to the Guardian.
Home to 1.1 million people, but better known for its manufacturing heritage than its digital future, Birmingham is a city at a crossroads. The West Midlands city has an economy that is undergoing change, though, according to insights from jobs site Monster.co.uk.
Corporate affairs directors that are to succeed in the challenging landscape presented by modern communications will need to be courageous. And they should exhibit good judgement.
As per the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is the Year of the Boar. According to Pantone, the 2019 is the year of the colour ‘living coral.’ But for the PRCA, 2019 is the year of digital change, PR professionalisation and a maturation of the market.
If the years of experience were counted between the judges of the inaugural Internal Communications and Engagement Awards it would surely be in the hundreds. If the levels of experience were tallied, it would cover nearly every sector from financial services to government communications to FMCG to professional services to health and more.
In our autumn roundup, we examine events, interviews and news that took place in the last quarter of 2018. Dragon Rouge’s new head of voice, Bee Pahnke, spoke with Communicate magazine and at a Dragon Rouge event about the use of verbal identity in corporate communications.
In our autumn roundup, we examine events, interviews and news that took place in the last quarter of 2018. On 13 November, Gorilla Gorilla! hosted an event examining its annual video research, exploring best practice in corporate film.
In our autumn roundup, we examine events, interviews and news that took place in the last quarter of 2018. On 6 December, Instinctif Partners hosted an event examining internal communications, featuring speakers from across the sector.