Behind the business scenes A monthly chat with the often-unseen public relations and communications professional – behind the business scenes one PR person at a time. Mark Swift, Head of Communications at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation From trainee pilot to Sliding Doors, probably the best ten pounds he’s ever spent, and a real-life living and…

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GDPR and public relations: an interview with Suzanne Dibble, the small business law expert by Ellen Carroll I think that I’m pretty typical of many PRs (especially those of you that are freelance or run your own small agency) in that GDPR is most certainly on my radar.  I’m working towards GDPR compliance for Nellie…

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2018 is the Year of Engineering, this week is National Apprenticeship Week and today… today is the day I’ve published my Ultimate PR Diary for UK Manufacturers full of all the dates you need to know to raise your profile.  But why?  Manufacturing is a passion of mine – it’s in my blood.  After emigrating…

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LATEST PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING NEWS The Budget On the 22nd November, Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn 2017 Budget. Alongside key economic figures, such as the UK growth forecast falling from 2% to 1.5%, the budget outlined key changes that will directly impact UK businesses. These include a freeze of the VAT threshold at 85,000…

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I absolutely love illustration but find myself visually inapt – I’m more of a words person – but that doesn’t stop me looking on longingly and with more than a hint of a green eye when it comes to other businesses and their pretty pictures.  And, don’t get me started on people that draw amazing…

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