PRCA launches the PR and Communications Census 2018

The PRCA has launched the PR and Communications Census 2018, which reveals that the UK PR and communications industry is worth £13.8bn, showing growth of 7% since 2016 when it reached £12.9bn. The Census is produced in conjunction with PRWeek and global market research agency Norstat. The PR and Communications Census 2018 also revealed that there is a total of 86,000 employees. This is a steady increase from 2016, when there was a total of 83,000 employees. Key figures:  – Diversity in the industry has improved slightly and the industry…

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PRCA and PRWeek launch PR Internships Awards 2018

The PRCA and PRWeek have launched the PR Internships Awards 2018, to celebrate excellence in both PR internships and interns. The PR Internships Awards 2018 are now open for entries, the latest step in the PRCA and PRWeek’s broader campaign to improve standards and recognise quality internships. There are two categories: Best Internship Programme, and Best Intern. You can find out more here. The awards conclude the joint PRWeek/PRCA PR Internships For All (PRIFA) initiative, which was launched in 2014 to lead a concerted drive to bring more young people from diverse backgrounds…

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PRCA launches plans for cross-industry working group to target sexual harassment following survey

The PRCA, in partnership with PRWeek and Women in PR, has revealed the extent of sexual harassment in the PR and communications industry in a new survey – and plans to launch a cross-industry working group to target the issue. The survey revealed that 85% of respondents have experienced some form of sexual harassment, with 26% having experienced it in the past year. 15% reported that they had experienced an attempted or actual sexual assault. Only 27% of those who had experienced harassment reported it. When questioned about whether their…

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PRCA and PRWeek launch PR and Communications Census 2018 with Norstat

The PRCA and PRWeek are launching the fourth PR and Communications Census in partnership with global market research agency Norstat, which will provide the definitive overview of the UK PR and communications industry. The online survey goes live today, and is open to everyone who works in PR and communications in the UK, covering the size, shape, and scope of the industry. The PRCA is offering the prize of a free face-to-face training session to one randomly-chosen respondent who completes the survey and leaves their email address at the end.…

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