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News: PRCA welcomes proposed lobbying ban for MPs

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Public Affairs Board has welcomed the Committee on Standards’ proposals to tighten lobbying rules for MPs. Under the new proposals, MPs can neither initiate nor participate in approaches to parliamentarians where they stand…

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News: PR industry stands firm on Russian ban

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has reminded PR professionals to consider the moral, ethical, and reputational consequences of working with Russian organisations, following media reports that other professional service sectors are seeking exemptions to the Government’s ban on…

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News: Ukraine Communication Support Network expands with international subcommittee

THE Ukraine Communication Support Network (UCSN) has appointed 16 country leads to a new subcommittee established to drive international support for the people of Ukraine. The international subcommittee will work with the UCSN Steering Committee to share information and support…

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News: CIPR relaunches free and universal lobbying register

THE Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has relaunched its UK Lobbying Register (UKLR), the only free and universal lobbying register operating in the UK.  The UKLR originally launched in 2015 to complement the statutory regime with the aim of…

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News: Irish awards shortlist recognises excellence in public relations

THE nominees for The Awards for Excellence in Public Relations 2022 were announced today. They celebrate the best Irish public relations and communications work by public, private and not-for-profit organisations and are hosted by the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA)…

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News: An Post tops the Ireland RepTrak® 2022 study

THE Reputations Agency has announced the results of the Ireland RepTrak® 2022 study, the largest and longest running study of reputation in Ireland.       An Post took the top spot overall as the most reputable organisation in Ireland with an Excellent…

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News: Ethical risks and opportunities of new technology explored in PRCA Global Ethics Council Annual Perspective

THE PRCA Global Ethics Council has published its 2022 Annual Perspective, featuring insight from 30 global leaders, exploring the ethical challenges when engaging in the Metaverse, NFTs, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and other new technology.  The Annual Perspective aims to spark…

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News: CW8 Communications appoints Colm Woods as corporate practice lead

CW8 Communications has hired Colm Woods (pictured) as senior director and corporate practice lead.  Woods joins from US multinational PLC, Aramark, where he served as director of communications and head of ESG for Northern Europe. There, he built and led…

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News: Comms Reboot – the communications unconference – takes place in October

COMMS Reboot – the communications unconference – was launched this week and will take place on the 8 October 2022 at The Studio in Birmingham. Formerly The Big Yak, the event has been brought under the umbrella of communications consultancy,…

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News: PoliMonitor announced as PRCA exclusive public affairs partners

THIS week, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) announced global political monitoring platform PoliMonitor as its public affairs partner.   PoliMonitor will be the headline sponsor for a series of face-to-face member-exclusive events and industry awards in 2022, including the…

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News: Chartered PR and marketing statuses give businesses competitive edge, find CIPR and CIM

RESPECT among chartered professionals in the public relations and marketing industries has improved in the last decade, but remains low compared to other professions, according to a new study from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Chartered…

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News: PRCA Latin America board launches

A new Latin America board, designed to oversee growth and engagement across the region, has been launched by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA).  The Board is comprised of eight industry leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Mexico.…

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