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News: PRCA MENA mental health survey shows 41 per cent impacted by Covid-19

PRCA MENA is celebrating Mental Health Week in an effort to promote mental wellbeing in the public relations and communications industry in MENA. It has launched the results of its joint report with YouGov, which surveyed 1,923 public relations professionals…

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News: Look After evolves from volunteer initiative to full service creative agency

LOOK After has today evolved into a full service creative agency, six months since its launch as a creative comms volunteer initiative that supported charities through the Covid-19 pandemic. The agency is built around a core team with over 350…

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News: 90 per cent of PR and comms leaders confident about future, reveals PRCA

THIS week, the relaunched Public Relations and Communications (PRCA) Confidence Tracker shows a net positivity score of +85. Nine out of ten public relations agency heads and in-house leaders are confident about the future of their organizations. This compares with…

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News: Weber Shandwick Ireland acquires business from Interpublic Group

THE managing director of Weber Shandwick Ireland, Siobhán Molloy, has acquired the business from its owner Interpublic Group (IPG) for an undisclosed sum in a management buy-out. The full service communications and public relations agency will be independent from IPG…

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News: Irish tech company Workvivo announces plans to create 100 new jobs

IRISH tech company Workvivo, one of the world’s fastest growing providers of internal communications technology, has today announced plans to create 100 new jobs with support from Enterprise Ireland. Workvivo has experienced significant growth in new business as its communication…

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News: CIPR launches two new mental health training courses

THE Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has launched two new training courses to support public relations practitioners to understand and address mental health challenges. ‘Mental Wellbeing at Work’ and ‘Building Resilience’ will both run in November online and face-to-face…

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News: Teneo acquires Kotinos Partners

TENEO, the global CEO advisory firm, has acquired Kotinos Partners, a Dublin-based consultancy focused on organizational performance. Kotinos was founded in 2010 by James Bowen and Brian MacNeice and serves a global client base working with business leaders to reshape…

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News: The PR Loop launches news communication platform

THE PR Loop™, an online membership communications platform for in-house and agency public relations professionals and journalists, has been launched in the United States. Designed to create greater interaction and shared resources, The PR Loop enables public relations professionals to…

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News: PRCA and PRWeek launch #PowerOfPR campaign as new research reveals industry’s importance to business

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has partnered with PRWeek to launch a new campaign highlighting the value of PR to business and society. The campaign comes as the PRCA publishes new research revealing eight of ten (82 per…

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News: Management buyout at Drury Porter Novelli

THE directors of leading Irish public relations company Drury Porter Novelli have acquired the business from its owner Omnicom Group Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a management buyout. The management team is led by managing director, Anne-Marie Curran, chairperson,…

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News: Irish awards for excellence in public relations goes online

FOR the first time in its 27 year history, the Awards for Excellence in Public Relations in Ireland were presented online before an audience of almost 500. Winners included Trocaire, LinkedIn, Tusla, and The Central Bank.  The awards are hosted…

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News: ProsInComms™ freelancer community connects communicators and tech industry

COMMUNICATIONS and public relations professionals in the tech industry now have a new online community, “ProsInComms,” to find jobs, access discounts on communications and business software and services, and receive small business advice from legal, finance, human resources, employment law,…

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