New trustee appointments at iprovision

The CIPR benevolent fund, iprovision, has strengthened its board with the appointment of three new trustees  – Lizzie D’Angelo, Baroness ‘Olly’ Grender and James Harkness. Announcing the appointments, iprovision chair and former CIPR president Tony Bradley said: “A number of long-serving trustees reached the end of their term at Christmas, and after carrying out an …

Liverpool FC: Champions of CSR

Liverpool football club is tackling local poverty through its Red Neighbours community campaign Football has come far since the advent of the Premier League in 1992, turning from a sport of muddy pitches and local lads into a global business where the average top-flight player earns more than £2m per year. This has led some …

‘Creativity will get us out of this mess’

Those were the words of Frederike Magnussen, co-founder of A Plastic Planet, the charity which provided the brief for this year’s Creative Shootout finalists. A Plastic Planet’s aim is to provide consumers with the choice to go plastic-free while shopping and the Shootout brought some of the most creative agencies in the UK together to …

Influence Live 3 – the future for Brand Britain

Influence Live is back and is coming April 2019! We are delighted to announce our first speaker: Formerly the UK’s youngest-ever ambassador, Jules Chappell OBE has spent her career working in the highest echelons of foreign affairs. During 15 years at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chappell worked to strenghten the UK’s relationships around the world …

‘PRs don’t value ideas highly enough.’ Discuss…

At an Influence roundtable, eight PR professionals took a stand against giving ideas away for free. After a year-long hiatus, in April 2018 Kanye West returned to Twitter. “As a creative your ideas are your strongest form of currency. You have to protect your ability to create at all costs. Try to avoid any contractual …