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Brexit | Housing and PR communications
Lessons from Brexit: The Uncivil War
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Yerin reviews Brexit: The Uncivil War and discusses the takeaways. BREXIT. The word that no one can escape from. Especially as communications professionals, it gets frustrating when all other sector news is over shadowed by the daily coverage of the...
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#ukhousing | See Media
Trust me, this is the most important word in #ukhousing in 2019
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Rebuilding trust is one of the most important tasks for #ukhousing in 2019 and beyond What is the most important issue in #ukhousing this year? Easy, right? Brexit. Over the next few months, yes. However, the most important issue for...
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Communications campaign | See Media blog
Communications campaign of the year 2018: KFC or is it FCK?
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Yerin Seo sets out why KFC’s response to a crisis is her favourite campaign of 2018.
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Comms stories | See Media | Housing PR
Two of my favourite comms stories of 2018
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Here, Stuart Macdonald explains his favourite comms stories of 2018. Star Wars hands the baton to Avengers The Force is strong: Star Wars hands the baton to Avengers: Infinity War for the record box office opening What is it? Brilliant...
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Key messages | Housing PR and comms
Three key messages from the Inside Housing Comms Conference
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The most notable thing about Inside Housing’s recent Communications Conference was not its wide array of speakers – drawn from inside and outside the housing sector – but the fact they reached strikingly similar conclusions about what successful PR looks...
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How Donald Trump changed political communications forever | See Media
How Donald Trump changed political communications forever
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There is no doubt that the President has heralded a new era of communication in American politics. He introduced a style that is personal, frequent and instant. We may never see another politician use social media in quite the same...
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Knife crime | Housing PR & marketing
What Sadiq Khan should have said on knife crime
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When the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, gave an interview on rising knife crime in the capital to BBC Radio Four’s Today programme earlier this month, he knew it was going to be tough. However, he would have hoped to avoid...
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Estate regeneration ballot | See Media
Why Barnet tenants backed HA in estate regeneration ballot
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Although the week has been dominated by Brexit, from a housing perspective, the news of the first successful estate regeneration ballot in London is worth rescuing from beneath the deluge of EU-related headlines.
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Who will be the next Tory leader? | | Strategic housing communications
Who will be the next Tory leader?
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An old CEO of mine used to repeat each year, with a tedious sense of dread: “I hate going to the party conferences. But I always come back feeling closer to the politics.”
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NHF Summit | See Media blog
Four reasons why Theresa May’s appearance at the NHF Summit was a good thing
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The speech given this week by Theresa May at the National Housing Federation’s Summit has provoked a host of reactions from housing professionals – many of them negative. Was it a cheap stunt? Was it nothing more than just platitudes?...
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