Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:21 | Category : Guest Blogger
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Just under a year ago I was nervously and reluctantly thrown into the world of PR freelancing with a lot of misgivings. Now, looking back on my first year as a freelancer, I can honestly say it was the best career move I ever made and wonder what took me so long. Up until February […]

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 16:37 | Category : Guest Blogger
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“If I am a storyteller it’s because I listen.” (John Berger 1926-2017). What is the nature of story and storytelling and how is that relevant to the organisations in which we work? The visceral energy created by listening to the cadence of cultural storytellers is mesmerising. It leaves behind something in you that’s never forgotten; […]

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 23:35 | Category : General
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The PRN team are delighted to be working with new educational aid brand Mrs Wordsmith, the world’s most effective vocabulary programme. Mrs Wordsmith brings words to life by making word associations hilariously illustrated by the artist behind the hit animation “Madagascar”. The London-based company was set up in 2016, after its founder Sofia Fenichell concluded […]

Friday, 10 November 2017, 16:08 | Category : General
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Back in 2014 we launched (very successfully may we add) the Open University Business School’s Managing My Money course – a free course developed by very clever personal finance academics, to help us all be a little bit better with our own finances. Over the years this and its follow up courses have helped more […]

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 12:50 | Category : General
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After many weeks of preparations, last week our UK b2b team announced the findings of the latest Vistage UK SME Confidence Index. The Index is based on a survey of 300+ Vistage members who are MDs and business owners running companies in all key sectors across the UK. Our findings centred around the impact of […]

Friday, 20 October 2017, 8:29 | Category : General
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Our European team have been busy this week promoting the news that US firm Withlocals, the leading global marketplace for personalised travel experiences, has raised EUR 3.5 million (USD $4.1 million) in Series A funding led by Inkef Capital. Withlocals currently offers over 1,200 customisable private tours and activities led by 900 local hosts in […]

Social media is the source of a lot of frustration in the modern PR industry. I see many campaigns where it’s put in as something of an afterthought to the offline media event or as the tail-end of a TV ad campaign. The view is often that social media is not going to make much […]

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 18:07 | Category : General
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I recently attended a panel debate organised by the Women in PR networking group (I’m on the Committee) hosted by Newgate Communications in London, looking at the veritable merits of mentors and sponsors for PR professionals. We heard three different perspectives from senior industry figures in the agency world, and a leading entrepreneur. The panellists […]

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:58 | Category : General
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Our b2b tech team has been working with enterprise technology expert, Keytree, for the last couple of years, promoting its large customer implementations through media and analyst relations and social media. Last week we announced a major development for Keytree at food-on-the-go retailer, Greggs. This latest phase sees extensive engagement of both Greggs’ shop and […]

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 19:09 | Category : General
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The PR Network’s green team have been busy over the last few months planning the UK’s first ever National Clean Air Day which launches today, 15th June, with a 50-strong coalition and the clear aim to educate and inspire the nation to act on air pollution, now. The day aims to engage over 2 million […]