CIPR announce new #CIPRdiversity event: Creating Inclusive Cultures in PR

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and their Diversity and Inclusion Network will run a free event – ‘From experience to action; creating inclusive cultures in PR‘ – on Thursday 9 July, 10:00-11:00am. The event follows the publications of CIPR’s ‘Race in PR’ report – highlighting an industry in which BAME practitioners are too often unable to access the same opportunities as white colleagues and treated unfairly or inappropriately. It will cover practical advice for businesses and individuals to address the lack of diversity in their workplaces as well as…

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CIPR launches Influencer Marketing Panel

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has announced the launch of its new Influencer Marketing Panel.  Led by co-chairs, Scott Guthrie, Anne-Marie Lacey and Deb Sharratt, the Panel’s purpose is to educate and empower CIPR members to practise influencer marketing ethically and effectively, to provide a voice of authority to this developing discipline and to enable practitioners to consider their own influence.  The CIPR has previously stated how influencer marketing and PR practice sits within its Code of Conduct. The Panel will assist the Institute in leading from the front in a fast-growing industry sector as a way…

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CIPR and Global Alliance team up to deliver new series of webinars

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management have partnered to deliver a series of free webinars from PR practitioners from all over the world, throughout the month of April. In support of Global Alliance’s ‘Education and Training Month’, the CIPR is hosting a number of free digital webinars to encourage members, and the wider PR community, to continue learning during these challenging times. Kicking off on Wednesday 1 April, the first webinar of the series will be delivered by José Velasco Guardado with…

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CIPR launch new webinar series to support profession through the Coronavirus crisis

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is launching a new weekly series of #CIPRLearn webinars aimed at advising public relations professionals on managing their work during the COVID-19 outbreak with tips and tools on working from home, communicating with staff, crisis management and business continuity. The webinars will be available for all – including non-members – to watch live and will remain available for CIPR members. Registration is required for each of the webinars by clicking the relevant links below. Wednesday 1 April, 11am – Crisis management Wednesday 8 April, 11am – Internal communication *pre-recorded and available to all…

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PRCA & CIPR issue joint statement on COVID-19 outbreak

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) have issued a joint statement praising the efforts of communications professionals during the coronavirus outbreak. The two bodies have also published an open letter to the Chancellor calling for more support for freelance practitioners.  The letter to the Chancellor can be read here. Joint statement:   The coronavirus outbreak and the extraordinary measures brought in to protect public health have had an unprecedented impact on the public relations industry.   PR organisations across the UK have already lost staff, while up to 8,500 freelancers face the prospect of losing clients and being unable…

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