UK Government tasks PRCA with delivering No Deal Brexit practical advice

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has been awarded a grant from the UK Government to help public relations businesses prepare for the potential of a No Deal Brexit. The PRCA will deliver a programme of events and resources by 31st October to help PR professionals navigate the challenges of the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU). This will include legal guidance to ensure PR professionals remain compliant with the law after the UK’s exit. The grant was approved by the Government’s Business Readiness Fund, which supports efforts…

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PRCA and SCRP sign partnership agreement for international cooperation

The Syndicat du Conseil en relations publics (SCRP), representing PR and communications practitioners in France, has today signed a partnership agreement for mutual cooperation with the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA). Operating since 1988, SCRP has more than forty of the leading public relations consultancy agencies in France, representing around 1,500 employees and 65% of the market who share the same vision and the same ethics in the practice of their day-to-day business. Founded in 1969, the PRCA operates in 66 countries around the world, and has offices in…

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PRCA launches PRCA Russia to raise PR and communications standards in the region, consolidate the industry, and raise its profile internationally

The Public Relations Communications Association (PRCA) has launched PRCA Russia. Founded in 1969, the PRCA is the world’s largest PR professional body, operating in 66 countries around the world. PRCA Russia is the first PRCA organisation in Europe to be founded outside of the UK. It is also the first international organisation representing all areas of public relations and communication, and uniting major corporations, leading consultancies, and professionals within Russia. The new organisation will draw on PRCA’s 50 years of global experience representing the industry, grouping together multiple pre-established businesses…

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PRCA launches the Douglas Smith Prize for young public affairs professional of the year

The Public Relations Communications Association (PRCA) is delighted to announce the annual Douglas Smith Prize for young public affairs professional of the year. The award is accompanied by a £500 prize, in memory of PRCA Founding Fellow Douglas Smith. Applicants should submit an article on the following subject: ‘How has the overwhelming focus on Brexit affected engagement with Parliament?’ The entry can be up to 1,000 words in length. This should be supported by a 300 word endorsing statement by someone you work with on a day-to-day basis. Applicants must…

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PRCA and Women in PR join BBC’s 50:50 Project

The PRCA and Women in PR have together joined the BBC’s 50:50 Project, with a commitment to improving the balance of representation for genders in content, while providing improved representation to minority groups. The PRCA and Women in PR have launched their own challenge to the PR industry to follow suit. Launched by the BBC, the 50:50 Project is the biggest collective action on increasing women’s representation in BBC content that there’s ever been. More than 500 teams including several thousand journalists and content-makers at the BBC are involved across…

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