Posts Tagged ‘Whitehall’

PR is GREAT: New book celebrates the profession

It was my privilege to be able to contribute to Platinum, a new book published today celebrating 70 years of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations with a host of luminaries examining excellence in the profession. The fact that Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, CBI has put her name to it underlines not only the book’s…

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Experienced NHS communicator added to BakerBaird team

Sarah Matthews

BakerBaird, a strategic communications and public affairs agency based in Nottingham has added to its roster of staff by bringing in an experienced NHS communicator and former journalist. Sarah Matthews was news editor at the Nottingham Post, before spending several years working in NHS communications for Nottingham University Hospitals. She was responsible for both internal…

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Midlands Engine set to roar

midlands engine

The Midlands Engine summit this time last week, held at Trent University’s impressive city conference centre, attracted a broad mix of business leaders, universities and local authorities and from the outset, the question of the Midlands identity was broached and dealt with. Opinions on where and what is the Midlands tend to muddy the water…

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Engagement is a contact sport

holding hands

I like my neighbour. If he came around now and said “Stuart, can I borrow your car for a day, mine’s knackered” I would give him the keys. I’ve known him 17 years, every day we say hello, I know his grandkids, he knows my in-laws. Had John for the last ten years moved to…

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