agencies

October 23, 2014 #CommsChat on the PR Agency of the Future

At its national conference last month, the PRCA (@PRCA_UK) introduced the PR Agency of the Future – one which is agile, creative and able to meet the changing needs of clients. On this week’s #CommsChat we’ll be joined by Matt Cartmell, communications director at the PRCA and Danny Whatmough (@dannywhatmough), head of digital consumer at […]

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April 9, 2014 #CommsChat on advertising standards

The Advertising Standards Authority, and the regulations surrounding advertising in Britain and the EU, present considerable challenges to agencies and brands. This week, on #CommsChat, we’ll explore the issues these regulations present and how companies can work within them to produce excellent branded content. Topics include: What are some cases of ASA interference in an […]

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March 24, 2014 #CommsChat on Advertising Week Europe

This week’s #commschat will feature Advertising Week Europe. This year, communicators from across the continent have descended upon London for a menu of seminars, events, discussions and networking at BAFTA Piccadilly. Tonight, we’ll discuss: How are advertising events like AWE significant from a communications perspective? What do you think will be the hot topics at […]

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November 5, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on recruitment

Last night we were joined by Tom Ewen, associate director of Ellwood Atfield (@ellwoodatfield), who discussed comms recruitment with us. We chatted about youth entry to the profession, the skills required for comms roles and leadership positions within an organisation. Some standout tweets include: @Caanz You have to remember public relations is a different job. Journalists […]

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October 4, 2013 #CommsChat with CDF 2013

This year’s Communication Directors’ Forum will address the latest topics and trends in PR and the UK’s communications industry. We’ll be joined by speakers and suppliers from the Forum, including Paul Willis (@ukprman) the PRCA’s Matt Cartmell (@mattcartmell), Claire Duggan from Playgroup (@playgrouptweet) and more. Wether you’ve been on the boat before, are going this year, […]

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September 9, 2013 #CommsChat on Digital Impact Awards

Communicate magazine has announced its 2013 Digital Impact Awards shortlist. Tonight on #CommsChat, we’ll be joined by some of the shortlisted companies who will discuss the latest in digital communications. Topics include: How have mobile technology and apps changed digital comms? What role does or can video play in communicating with stakeholders or employees? How […]

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August 12, 2013 #CommsChat on corporate engagement

Tonight’s chat will be all about corporate engagement. We’ll be joined by some experts in the field, including @JackieFast from @Slingshot_UK. If your company engages in partnerships, your agency works on the communications or your organisation is often part of a corporate partnership, this is the chat for you. Topics we’ll address:  How do companies […]

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June 13, 2013 #CommsChat on IC with the big yak

On 21 June, 180 internal communications professionals will descend on Richmond to attend the big yak, the IC Crowd‘s first unconference. “The agenda is set by you,” The IC Crowd says, “In true unconference (or free-to-attend conference if you prefer that name) style, you decide what the topics are and we will pull together the […]

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February 8, 2013 #CommsChat on Transform Awards

Last week, Communicate announced the shortlist for its fourth annual Transform Awards. With over 50 companies shortlisted in 27 categories, the Awards are slated to be the biggest celebration of European rebranding, repositioning and brand transformation. The Awards will be held on 19 March at the Brewery in London. But before that, this week’s #CommsChat, […]

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February 6, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on diversity in PR

Last week, we were joined by representatives from the CIPR and PRCA, both of whom have initiatives aiming to alleviate the obstacles facing PR industry jobseekers. The CIPR’s Diversity Working Group was represented by Alex Louis (@commsnetwork) and Matt Cartmell (@mattcartmell), comms director at the PRCA which recently launched its Diversity Network. The debate ranged […]

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