The Romans star duo win UK Young Lions Competition

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is pleased to announce that Jack Moriarty and Scarlet Pughe from The Romans have won the UK Young Lions Competition 2024 for their ‘Bedroom Blue’ campaign. The duo will go on to represent the UK at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Responding to a brief set by Barnardo’s, a UK childcare charity, Jack and Scarlet beat a field of 48 teams with their campaign ‘Bedroom Blue’. Each team had 24 hours to create a campaign to help reduce child poverty in…

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PRCA revises Client Consultancy Partnership Charter in line with modern industry needs

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched the 2024 edition of its Client Consultancy Partnership Charter, a comprehensive framework designed to develop collaboration and effectiveness within the public relations industry. This 11-Point Charter underscores the PRCA’s commitment to promoting true partnerships between PR practitioners and their clients, clear communication, and the highest standards of professionalism. For the first time, AI is included in the Charter. Since the last edition was published in 2013, PR has changed dramatically, with new technology, a more diverse workforce, and more flexible organisational…

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PRCA remembers Francis Ingham, with new initiative to open doors to the profession, working with Taylor Bennett Foundation

PRCA, the trade association for the PR, communications and public affairs industry, this weekend marks the first anniversary of the death of its Director General, Francis Ingham, who led the organisation from 2007 to 2023 and was known for his efforts to make the industry more accessible and to support early-career practitioners. A professional development programme to break down barriers that prevent people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds from thriving in the PR and communications industry, has been launched today by the PRCA and Taylor Bennett Foundation (TBF).…

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PRCA calls for examples of good practice in working towards gender equality

On this years International Women’s Day 2024 the PRCA issued a call for examples of good practice within the PR industry in working towards gender equality and combating misogyny. The trade association will compile a set of case studies on topics such as: flexible working, leave for parents and carers, recruitment, training and promotion, equal pay and policies on supporting colleagues who are, for example, going through the menopause. The work is being led by the PR and Communications Professional Board and the PRCA Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board (EIAB).…

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PRCA – Polimonitor Public Affairs Awards 2024 winners announced

The PRCA – Polimonitor Public Affairs Awards 2024 ceremony took place last night at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square to recognise and celebrate the very highest standards in public affairs. This year’s headline sponsors are Polimonitor. Additional sponsorship includes CARMA, Higginson Strategy, Melbury Wood, Reuben Sinclair, and Women in Public Affairs(WiPA). We are proud to reward the excellent achievements of these individuals and teams. Best In-House Consultancy Collaboration – Sponsored by CARMA Highly commended: Cavendish Liquid Gas: Off-Grid Green Winner: PLMR PLMR + Ella’s Kitchen – Write to your…

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