Behind the scenes of #ad: the trust gap between influencers and brands

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By Adam Williams, CEO of Takumi, The influencer marketing industry is under greater scrutiny than ever before. Question marks remain over authenticity, resulting in mounting criticism from consumers. Just a few months ago, fashion influencer Marissa Casey Fuchs ‘surprise’ marriage proposal was revealed to be a pre-planned series of brand partnerships. Yet a lack of trust between …

Bridging the PR skills Gap

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By Amanda Fone, founder and CEO, f1 Recruitment, I have been recruiting in PR for over 30 years both in house and agency side and at junior level right up to the boardroom. In that time I have helped candidates forge their careers and have been a fierce advocate of inclusion, diversity and social mobility. …