The next chapter…

I believe strongly that leadership is, in part, about building capacity for an organisation to function effectively in the long term. That’s why one of my goals over the past 12 months has been to ensure that I could move on from my current role at Deeson with...

Cision Top 10 UK PR blogs

My blog’s been ranked in Cision’s top 10 UK PR blogs once again – which is something I’m really chuffed about. I was wondering how the list was determined. Here’s an excerpt about how Cision put it together: Cision’s blog ranking...

"Town hall Pravdas" once again

Pretty much since the government published the latest version of the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity back in March 2011, Eric Pickles has been talking about putting compliance with the code on a stronger legal footing. At the moment under the...

Five days in…

So I’m now five days into my new job. The week’s whizzed by quickly, yet looking back I have a feeling of having accomplished a lot in a very short space of time. I’ve spent two days in Medway Council’s Gun Wharf office in Chatham with the team...

An exciting new job next month

I’ve got some news about a new role I’ll be taking on from 25 February – Medway Council and East Sussex County Council have entered into a partnership to develop proposals for a regional shared communications agency for the local public sector. And...