The Digital Impact Awards and PRCA join forces to reward digital communications excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Digital Impact Awards and PRCA join forces to reward digital communications excellence during the COVID-19 pandemic – with new award at no cost to enter or attend Communicate magazine and the PRCA have announced a new joint award, the Best Digital Communications During Covid-19, to be held at their combined awards evening. The Best Digital Communications During Covid-19 category will recognise the challenges that companies have faced during the Coronavirus pandemic and will acknowledge those organisations that have overcome the obstacles of the global pandemic and excelled in their…

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African Union and APO Group in partnership to reach more African news media

The African Union’s Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is joining forces with the APO Group, the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, to organise regular online press conferences once every month, to provide Africans with vital information on the continental preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as per the mandate given to the Africa CDC by all 55 African Heads of State and Government. This support by the APO Group will complement the weekly press briefings that the Africa CDC has been holding every Thursday since…

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ForgottenPAYE Launches New Fundraising Appeal for the Samaritans

ForgottenPAYE have launched a charity fundraising initiative MIND THE GAPS in association with other campaign groups on the #ExcludedUKAPPG: NewStarterJustice MaternityPetition ForgottenLtd BBC PAYE freelancers support group MIND THE GAPS aims to raise £1 million for Samaritans in a bid to help support those struggling with their mental health as a result of falling through the gaps in the government’s coronavirus support schemes. Spokesperson, Ellie Phillips said: “We have seen rapidly increasing numbers of excluded taxpayers experiencing a steep decline in mental health. The same themes run through their cries…

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Doner LA launches first creative work for Icelandic Glacial Water

Doner LA has launched its first creative work for Icelandic Glacial Water, the world’s first water certified CarbonNeutral for both product and operation. The campaign, “You Are What You Drink,” highlights how Icelandic Glacial sources its water directly from the legendary Ölfus Spring in Iceland, underscoring the importance of sustainability. The campaign idea comes from the insight that today’s consumers want to know where their water is sourced and are more mindful about what they’re putting into their body. Just like with food, people don’t only want to know where…

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CAP – On the road again: travel marketing and COVID-19

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: On the road again: travel marketing and COVID-19. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. Non-essential travel may now be possible, both within the UK and, subject to government restrictions, further afield.  But before travel marketing campaigns take off again, it’s important to make sure that they are compliant with the rules. Whether you are advertising…

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