PRCA: APPGs perform a valuable role in our democracy

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has responded to a report in The Daily Mirror about the resourcing of All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs). PRCA Public Affairs Board Chair, Liam Herbert MPRCA said: “It is clear that APPGs perform a vital function in the democratic process. They offer Parliamentarians access to expert insight and ensure policymakers in this country are properly informed on the matters on which they make law. “Transparency and disclosure are vital. PRCA members observe the highest ethical standards and are regulated by the industry’s most rigorous self-regulation mechanisms:…

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CIPR reveals 2021 PRide Awards shortlist

Over 230 public relations teams and consultancies have been shortlisted in the 2021 CIPR regional PRide Awards, as revealed in a series of Twitter announcements yesterday. The PRide Awards are the UK’s leading regional PR awards, and this year celebrate outstanding practice in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and across six English regions over the past two years. The names of the companies and professionals who will go head to head across the categories were published yesterday and include the new, free-to-enter ‘Best COVID Response’ category, reflecting the outstanding work public relations professionals have demonstrated throughout the pandemic. The winners will be announced across virtual awards ceremonies on…

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ASA – ASA issues Enforcement Notice to the fertility industry

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: ASA issues Enforcement Notice to the fertility industry. 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. We have, jointly with the Human and Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, issued an Enforcement Notice to the fertility industry, including IVF clinics, instructing practitioners in this sector to review their advertising materials, including claims on their websites and social media sites, to ensure…

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CAP – Top Tips for Influencer Giveaways

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Top Tips for Influencer Giveaways. 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. Prize draws or ‘giveaways’, where a winner is chosen at random from all valid entries, are ever popular on social media and increasingly being run by creators and influencers for the benefit of their followers.  Although running prize draws can help boost your engagement…

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CAP: Getting the job done: getting your ads for employment opportunities right

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Getting the job done: getting your ads for employment opportunities right. 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. With the pandemic still there, people have realised that, whilst life feels different to what we once knew, it still rumbles on. This means that this year, people are increasingly doing things that they couldn’t do easily in…

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