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The Public Relations and Communications Association has announced it will act as a representative body for the UK PR and comms industry in the government’s new Kickstart Scheme, a programme which provides funding to businesses to create new six-month job placements for young people (16-24) who are on Universal Credit and long-term risk unemployment.

Recent findings from research-based consulting Hogan Assessments identity a strong correlation between specific components of personality and leadership behaviours supporting diversity and inclusion. Personality assessment, it seems, is essential to advance diversity and inclusion goals for organisations.

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The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has cautiously welcomed moves to introduce new legislation on social media, delivering on the government’s commitment to make the UK the "safest place in the world to be online.".
Home improvement retailer Wickes has joined with charity YoungMinds in a two-year partnership aimed at raising £1m to support young people across the UK.
The British Interactive Media Association (BIMA), which represents the UK’s digital and tech sector, has announced the winners of its 2019 Digital Day challenge.
The PRCA is aiming to increase diversity in the PR industry with its schools outreach programme, designed to encourage students to consider a career in PR.
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Comms leaders need to focus more on listening to their employees, according to a new report by the International Association of Business Communicators.
In-house content creation is set to grow in 2020, according to a new study, but companies can do more to share existing content between departments.
Here’s our pick of the latest in video communications from Christmas cheer to very special deliveries. For more from #CommunicateLens, follow @Communicatemag.
Google is the UK’s best place to work based on employee feedback, according to the 6th annual Best Places to Work list by job site Glassdoor.