Industry reacts to the latest State of PR report

By Martin Flegg. For over a decade the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has conducted industry-wide research exploring issues and challenges facing the public relations profession. The latest State of the Profession 2022 research report was published last week. Based on the responses of over 800 PR professionals, the data in the latest report […]

PR at a crossroads

It seems that PR and communication is going through a state of flux and change in the aftermath of two years dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) latest State of the Profession report gives some insight into an industry that has built a strong position in the past 24 […]

State of the Profession matters: Shape the future of the PR business

By Jon Gerlis, public relations and policy manager, CIPR, I have a favour to ask and it’s right at the bottom of this post so I’m more than happy for you to skip to the end on this occasion.  If you’re still with me, allow me to indulge in a rare moment of reflection. 2019 […]

Schools not out for PR: an industry for white public-school alumni

The PR industry agrees that diversity is important for attracting the best talent, to bring fresh thinking, creativity and insights into new audiences, but our actions speak louder than our words. And our actions are building a profession of white public-school alumni; we are less diverse than we’ve been for the past five years, with […]

Your opportunity to participate in the CIPR State of the Profession survey

1,000 people have participated in the CIPR’s annual #StateofPR survey. The CIPR is keen to double the sample size. Please consider getting involved. The CIPR State of Profession is underway. It aims to characterise public relations in the UK and spotlight issues and opportunities. The annual report will be published in February 2018. It’s the […]