What’s on this week for comms pros to attend? From debates on the power of culture to an introduction into internal communication, there are lots of events to choose from. Over the past week I’ve published various articles including a free ebook I’ve written a chapter of, #PRStack, plus a brand new infographic guiding you through […]Read more >
How do you un-brand a company and provide a nod to its heritage at the same time? A train operator here in the UK, First Group, has just announced it is readopting the historical name Great Western Railway, which was first used in the 1830s. My new office is based at Paddington Station in London, and the […]Read more >
Video is a powerful medium to portray exactly the message you intend. That’s never been truer than today, with the launch of a brand new short film as part of an innovative campaign. The Anaphylaxis Campaign @Anaphylaxiscoms, is the only UK-wide charity solely supporting people at risk from severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Together with production company […]Read more >
Today I’m going to share a dose of inspiration with you. It comes in the form of my cousin David, who worked as a professional Hollywood stunt man for almost 10 years. Back in 2009, when he was working as Daniel Radcliffe’s double in the Harry Potter series, a stunt went wrong and it left […]Read more >
On Saturday night I donned my headphones, set up my microphone and co-hosted the iconic Hobson & Holtz report, which is out now for your listening pleasure. I’m an avid listener of the weekly podcast to learn about the latest happenings in the world of communication and technology. It has been produced for 10 years by Neville […]Read more >
The reputation of family-friendly travel company Thomas Cook has plummeted due to the way it handled the appalling tragedy of two children’s deaths and the fact it took eight years for them to apologise. Christi Shepherd, 7, and her six-year-old brother Bobby died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty boiler while on a Thomas […]Read more >
Want to access articles about internal communication while on the go, travelling on public transport or to save them for later? Now there’s a new way to interact with the All Things IC blog, as today I’m launching a free app to help you make the most of the content on my site. You can find and […]Read more >
Thank you for all the positive feedback following last week’s inaugural What’s on this week. I’m delighted to hear you’ve found it useful. Readers told me it would be helpful to look up to 10 days in advance, so you can plan your diaries. So here’s a look at what’s going on in the world […]Read more >
Ethics are personal. Just as everybody thinks they have a good sense of humour, so everyone thinks they are ethical. That’s why it can be a challenge for companies to communicate with employees what they mean by “doing business ethically.” I’ve just been featured in a brand new Good Practice Guide by the Institute of Business […]Read more >
Today I took delivery of a brand new Apple Watch and have been experimenting with various apps and functions. If you follow me on Twitter @AllthingsIC you’ll have had a glimpse of what I’ve been up to. Following various requests to do so, I thought I’d write a short post with my initial impressions. Packaging […]Read more >
Today the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has revealed superstar entrepreneur and one of my personal heroes, Biz Stone, has been awarded the CIPR President’s Medal. Biz (pictured) has had a glittering career to date helping people communicate effectively. He’s the founder and CEO of Super.Me, co-founder of Twitter and also helped build Jelly, Medium, […]Read more >
The happiest UK public relations professional is most likely to be a man, over the age of 60, working as an Independent Practitioner and based in the Midlands or East of England. The unhappiest is most likely to be a woman, aged 35 to 44, working as a Head of Communications in-house in the public […]Read more >
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