PRCA LATAM and PRovoke Media Launch Inaugural Latin America Census

The Public Relations and Communications Association Latin America (PRCA LATAM) and PRovoke Media have launched the PR and Communications Census 2020. The Census will gather demographic data on the PR and communications industry and investigates factors and issues including trends, recruitment practices, mental health, and social mobility. The survey takes 15 minutes to complete and all responses will remain anonymous.  Isobel Arrowsmith MPRCA, Director, PRCA LATAM, said: “The PRCA LATAM and PRovoke Census is the first piece of research done of its kind on this scale. The data will allow…

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£475K for Refill Infrastructure projects announced in second round of UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects grants

WRAP has announced Round 2 of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) competition to find innovative solutions to plastic waste. £475,000 will be awarded in Refill Infrastructure grants of between £50,000 – £150,000 for projects that trial new ways to implement refill infrastructure within an existing or new supply chain. Successful projects in Round 2 will have strong commercial potential to reduce the use of single use primary plastic packaging. Assessors are looking for inventive proposals that will challenge the status quo and change the way retailers and their suppliers…

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Health in Mind joins UK charities together to address hate speech on social media

This July, Facebook’s policies for addressing hate speech are under increasing global scrutiny as big businesses boycott advertising on the platform. But the reality is that this is a problem for any organisation which uses their platforms. In response to this moment, Health in Mind has joined forces with 37 other charities to form a working group which will review what’s happening, how it impacts our ability to support beneficiaries and bring recommendations of change to the social media owners. As charities, we recognise that these platforms have a role…

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Channel 4 asks the UK to #BeMoreRainbow in new campaign

Channel 4 has revealed its brand-new Stay Safe #BeMoreRainbow film, it launched on 3rd July during the ad break of Celebrity Gogglebox. As the country grapples with important social issues and moves out of lockdown and into a new kind of normal, the campaign aims to remind viewers of the need to carry on being community-minded, to be kind to each other and to Stay Safe – all in a typically Channel 4 way. 4Creative, Channel 4’s award-winning, in-house creative agency is behind the new 40-second film featuring an animated…

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The Mix has launched a brand-new coronavirus information hub for young people

The Mix have launched a one-stop hub of information, support and advice for young people about the pandemic. During the coronavirus outbreak, young people have told The Mix that they were feeling confused and anxious while having to look for information in lots of different places and not knowing which sources to trust. So The Mix have created this page to support young people through the crisis and to empower them to be informed about the issues that affect them. The page includes article content on everything from money and…

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