PRCA Race and Ethnicity Equity Board appoints Emmanuel Ofosu-Appiah

Emmanuel Ofosu-Appiah, UK PR Manager, Mercer, has today been appointed to the PRCA’s Race and Ethnicity Equity Board (REEB). Emmanuel brings a wealth of experience in the Corporate Communications world where he has made significant contributions at FTI Consulting and Kekst CNC, before joining Mercer. An expert in profile building, media relations and reputation management, Emmanuel is a strong advocate for diversity and is dedicated to helping break the back of racism in the PR and communications industry. Emmanuel has also campaigned tirelessly for equal progression and greater pay for…

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PRCA REEB’s Ethnicity Pay Gap Guide freely available

The PRCA’s Race and Ethnicity Equity Board’s (REEB) Ethnicity Pay Gap Guide is now freely available to all PR and communications professionals. The comprehensive 24-page guide was previously available to PRCA members only. Closing the ethnicity pay gap in the PR and Communications industry – authored by Michelle Gyimah, a former Equalities and Human Rights Commission pay equality specialist – is packed with practical tips on how to track and act on ethnicity pay gaps. The guide features advice on how to overcome challenges in ethnic pay reporting, including how to improve ethnicity disclosure amongst…

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2021 PR and Communications Council election results announced

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is delighted to announce the 2021 PR and Communications Council elected members and the appointment of Julia Herd CMPRCA as its Chair. The PR and Communications Council provides a formal mechanism for the industry’s most senior practitioners to consult on the key issues impacting PR and communications. The Council – which acts as a think-tank for the industry – informs the PRCA’s strategic priorities and delivers best-practice guidance for professionals. The 22 new elected members will be joined by the Chairs of all…

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‘Empathy and ethics must form the heart of PR’s recovery’ – 2020 PRCA PR Census

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has published the results of its flagship annual PR and Communications Census. This year’s study combines data gathered in March and October to offer a comparative snapshot of the PR industry before and after the COVID-19 outbreak. The research, sponsored and carried out by Norstat, is based on survey responses from 1,251 PR professionals across the UK. The 2020 Census data gathered in March shows that the industry was on course for another year of growth, having contributed £15.7bn to the economy and…

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PRCA REEB publishes new ethnicity pay gap guide

The PRCA’s Race and Ethnicity Equity Board (REEB) has published new guidance to help public relations agencies and in-house teams identify and address their ethnicity pay gaps. Closing the ethnicity pay gap in the PR and Communications industry is a comprehensive 24-page guide, packed with practical tips on how to track and act on ethnicity pay gaps. The guide – authored by a former Equalities and Human Rights Commission pay equality specialist – is freely available exclusively to PRCA members. The guide features advice on how to overcome challenges in…

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