Reputation Institute Uncovers 10 New Reputation Macro-Trends Worldwide

The Reputation Institute tracks and analyzes stakeholder perceptions in 25 industries and for more than 7,000 companies worldwide. In 2017, the firm partnered with a variety of Fortune 1000 companies by measuring their reputation and uncovering valuable insight into how and when to take meaningful action that results in enhanced reputation and greater returns. “We looked at the data from 2017 and discovered emerging trends that are critically important for CEOs and business leaders to be mindful of as they plan ahead for this year and beyond,” explains Reputation Institute’s…

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CIPR Spotlights Reputational Threat to British Industry from Pay Inequality

The news that male BBC news presenters will take a pay cut to address newsroom pay inequality, spotlights the reputational risk to organisations when pay inequality isn’t addressed, says the CIPR. In April 2018, by law, employers with 250 employees or more staff will publish gender pay gap data annually. “Unequal pay is unlawful and remains one of the most pressing business issues facing UK industry. The BBC is a cautionary tale of mishandled communication and a warning for large companies to put their house in order. Public relations professionals…

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CAP and BCAP Launch Document Explaining How They Conduct Evidence-based Policy

The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have published a new version of the document which sets out how they conduct evidence-based policy making. CAP and BCAP keep their Codes under review and always aim to deliver regulation that is transparent, accountable, proportionate, consistent and targeted where action is needed. CAP and BCAP always welcome new evidence on where they might need to offer additional protection, where existing protections might no longer be necessary or proportionate, or where other regulatory action may be required.  The new document sets out…

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Football backs Tull 100 to remember one of Britain’s best

One hundred years after his death, the achievements of Walter Tull, the first man of black heritage to become an officer and lead men into battle in the British Army and one of this country’s first black professional footballers will be commemorated through a series of community engagement projects, backed by the governing bodies of football in England. Born in Kent to a Barbadian father and local British mother, Tull was orphaned at the age of 8 and spent his formative years in east London children’s home. After making his…

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Mental Health Foundation Releases Guide To Talking To Your Children About Scary World News

A survey of parents with children aged 5 to 18 has revealed that 41% of parents think their children are anxious about the threat of terrorism. The YouGov survey of over 1,800 parents was commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation to uncover the impact world events could be having on children, and equip parents to respond. Almost a quarter of parents (23%) indicated their children were anxious about the threat of nuclear war. A third of parents (33%) thought their children were anxious about Donald Trump’s presidency. A third of…

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