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Slave Labour

Apparently the Public Relations industry is one of the worst offenders for employing unpaid workers, despite the existence of the PRCA’s Intern Programme, which commits members to paying interns working for longer than a month at least the national minimum wage. A PR Week article in April stated that ten per cent of the 100 […]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

PR Week reports that APPC, CIPR and PRCA act on lobbying register

PR Week today reports that these three industry bodies have sent a joint definition of ‘professional lobbying’ to the government minister overseeing plans to legislate for a statutory lobbying register.

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Once the horse has bolted…….

I have finally read through last week’s copy of PR Week and an article about the horse meat scandal caught my eye. The article reviews how Findus UK’s response to the crisis has been lambasted as ‘not fit for purpose’, describing the company as ‘a rabbit in the headlights’. One commentator said that the company […]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013