PR has a diversity and inclusion perception and reality gap

As Chair of the CIPR Diversity & Inclusion Forum I welcome the profession-wide monitoring of key diversity and inclusion data each year. We will only know the reality of the state of our profession if we continue to ask the right questions and encourage a culture of sharing. The arguments for greater diversity and better […]

There is no such thing as one-size fits all in communications

Regardless of the sector you work for, or the part of the world you are based in, your audience is diverse. Fact. It’s made up of different ages, backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations and identities, disabilities, long-term health conditions and education-levels.Statistically speaking 51% of the population is female, 12 million people in the UK have a […]

PRs diversity gap

Last week the CIPR published State of the Profession 2015 – an annual report covering the trends, issues, opportunities and challenges facing the business of public relations as revealed by research conducted with over 2,000 PR professionals. Catherine Grinyer, Chair of the CIPR Diversity Working Group and Director of Big Voice Communications, has analysed the […]

First ever CIPR Diversity & Inclusion Summit

Something very exciting happened yesterday; the CIPR held its first ever diversity & inclusion summit, kindly hosted by the London College of Communication. It was a morning full of thought-provoking presentations on how and why our profession must embrace diversity and inclusion in the delivery of communications campaigns. There was an impressive line up of […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day, 15 May

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the whole idea started from one single blog and its now in its 2nd year. I’ve already lost count of the number of Tweets (#GAAD), interesting articles, webinars, marketing content and infographics that have been published today to mark the occasion and half the world is just getting to […]