resigning in style

Resigning in style – lessons from the Conservative party.

by Jack Buckley Someone once told me that if you can’t say something nice, say something clever but devastating. Niceties now exhausted, Boris Johnson and David Davies, key leaders behind the UK’s Brexit strategy, have now hit the latter stage – clever and devastating. Regardless of your views on Brexit, the effectiveness of these two, or even whether they should have been in government in the first place, one thing …

Adapting to the 24 Hour News Cycle

In today’s 24 hour news cycle, it is vital that people understand the power and influence of the media if they wish to gain favourable coverage. Corporations, celebrities and politicians all work with PR agencies to maintain a working relationship with journalists and secure coverage in order to stay relevant. Perhaps nobody has illustrated the idea of staying “relevant” better than socialites Kim Kardashian and Katie Price – two women …

How Corbyn Can Utilise PR to His Advantage

            By Joe Paley, Account Executive [email protected] Jeremy Corbyn was recently elected the new leader of the Labour Party in perhaps the biggest upset in British political history. The self-described socialist, who had been a backbench MP since 1983, was initially given odds of 200-1 by bookmakers William Hill only to triumph with nearly 60% of the vote. But now the 66 year-old, who represents the …

Jeremy Corbyn & the Value of Authenticity in PR

          By Joe Paley, Account Executive [email protected] Jeremy Corbyn is currently providing the biggest shakeup to the Labour Party since the creation of New Labour in the 1990s. Corbyn, 66, who was elected to the House of Commons in 1983 as MP for Islington North, has created front-page newspaper headlines since his surge in the recent leadership polls. Party members, who helped bring Labour into the political …

Political campaigning and PR: What’s the difference?

          by Hannah Prigg PR & Communications Executive [email protected] The race is on, as we enter the final four weeks before that all-important day. For the party leaders, every article, interview, and public appearance counts. Labour and the Conservatives have fiercely locked horns and are determined to do whatever it takes to clinch the keys to Downing Street for at least the next five years. But, …