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News | New CIPR report reveals less than 4 per cent of investigations into suspected unregistered lobbying activity saw civil penalties imposed

An exclusive report from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), Failure by Design, lays bare how frequently lobbying is allowed to fly under the radar.  Just two civil penalties have been issued following investigations into suspected unregistered lobbying under…

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Interview | Workvivo — the digital heart of organisations —  connects people by giving everyone a voice

Fresh off becoming the employee communications platform for Meta, Workvivo is enjoying its moment in the sun, writes Deirdre McArdle. But for CEO John Goulding, this is just the beginning for Workvivo, which was acquired by Zoom a year ago. …

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Extract | Employee Experience by Design

This extract from Employee Experience by Design by Belinda Gannaway and Emma Bridger is © 2024 and reproduced with permission from Kogan Page Ltd. All rights reserved. What is EX design and why does it matter? Every employee has an…

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News | AMEC announces new chair

The International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) has announced the new incoming chair of the association. Continue reading or listen here: [audio m4a="https://strategic-hq.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/AMEC-announces-new-c.m4a"][/audio] AMEC, the world’s largest media intelligence and insights professional body, announced Raina Lazarova…

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Opinion | When truth and trust are under attack, good communications is no longer a luxury

Who is telling the truth these days? Who can tell?  We may be living in what some commentators term a ‘post-truth’ world, but can we simply shrug and give up on holding ourselves and others to the highest standards of…

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Beyond the brand | Jared Meade | Reputation management and crisis communications speak to human behavior

Jared Meade, MPS, APR, MPRCA, brings more than 20 years of public relations experience – emphasizing the healthcare and education sectors – to his current roles as associate vice president of Meehan Business Advisers (MBA) and founder and principal of…

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News | Onclusive launches election comms podcast, Politicomms

Onclusive, a leading global provider of tools and services for comms pros, has launched its new election communications podcast, Politicomms. This bi-weekly podcast is hosted by industry experts Jack Richards, Stephen Canning, and Elena Campbell. Politicomms is set to offer…

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Opinion | Are innovation narratives the key to driving a new vision of Africa?

In recent years, a new innovation narrative has emerged from Africa, with new stories about how technology is enabling people across the continent to access a wide range of services that were previously out of reach, writes Olugbeminiyi Idowu. From…

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Beyond the brand | Grace Keeling | The world of B2B tech communications is centred on making complex things simpler

Grace Keeling is the co-founder of award-winning communications agency, Made By Giants. She started her own agency with her co-founder James Beveridge in the middle of the pandemic, working with fintech, martech, enterprise tech and cyber companies, driving growth for…

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Beyond the brand | Finola Sloyan | We have to embrace AI in PR because it is here to stay

Finola Sloyan is a public relations consultant working in the technology sector. Her business, Sloyan PR, specialises in amplifying awareness of personal and corporate brands and their expertise. The industry Why did you pursue a career in public relations and…

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News | PRCA/CIPR Mental Health Audit 2023/2024 highlights persistent challenges and trends in PR industry

There has been an increase in diagnosis of mental health conditions in the PR industry according to new research carried out by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). The research –…

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Interview | PRCA CEO looks ahead to period of growth and innovation 

Almost four months into his new role as CEO at the PRCA, James Hewes spoke with Laura Oliver for Strategic a week before he flew to Dubai to meet international members of the industry’s trade association. He’s focused on developing…

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