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NHS Smokefree – Health Harms campaign 2014

Posted on January 3, 2014, in Front page news, Guest Blog, PR and Campaigns, Press/Media, with 0 comments

Public Health England has launched a new campaign raising awareness of the harm smoking does to your body. The new hard hitting new advertising shows the damaging effect that toxins from smoking have on the blood, lungs, heart and brain..

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Francis Maude, MCO on GCS Board

Posted on December 17, 2013, in Front page news, Guest Blog, Leadership, Strategic Communications, Working in Government, with 0 comments

In July, Cabinet decided to strengthen Government’s expert corporate functions.  Our functional leadership programme is intended to improve the quality of professions such as communications. We want to increase capability, reduce costs and drive other efficiencies. Part of creating a stronger government.

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GCS – Government Comms Superstars…

Posted on December 17, 2013, in Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Leadership, Modernising Press Office, Professional Development, Strategic Communications, Working in Government, with 0 comments

… and Great Creative Strategies…  and Genuinely Clever Synergies. I’ve been fortunate enough to spend time over recent months with communication colleagues from the European Commission, from Greece, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Estonia and Latvia – all of whom look to UK government.

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Thinking of job sharing?

Posted on December 17, 2013, in Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Professional Development, Talent and Leadership, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Do you job share, or are interested in finding out about job sharing? Why not take a look at the new cross-government job sharing webpages, packed with guidance, tips and case studies, and join the new Linked In network (‘Civil.

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Achieving CIPR Chartered PR Practitioner status

Posted on December 16, 2013, in Front page news, Guest Blog, How-to, Professional Development, Talent and Leadership, with 0 comments

In November, I was awarded the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Chartered PR Practitioner status, an achievement that has been described as not only a ‘gold standard’ of Public Relations practice but also as ‘no mean feat’. I had.

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