Nottingham based public relations agency, BakerBaird Communications, has added to its roster of  staff by bringing in an experienced NHS director of communications. Gaby Taylor (nee Insley) has 16 years’ public and third sector communications expertise, with a specialism in health. She has worked on national campaigns for the Department of Health, regional NHS projects…

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  BakerBaird Communications is based in Accelerate Places Nottingham, part of the tech venture builder Blenheim Chalcot. One thing you tend to notice when you visit Accelerate Places is the furniture. It’s different, it’s interesting. And oddly enough, furniture is where Nottingham’s story starts when it comes to tech. Go back to the 1960s (the…

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As summer starts to fade, thoughts will start turning to the Autumn award ceremonies. Entries are valuable investments of your time. It’s easy to dismiss them as a vanity project, or prioritise any one of the other hundred things on your to do list, but at BakerBaird we’ve found a shortlisting or winning an award…

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brass monkeys

In Greek mythology, Nemesis lured Narcissus to a pool where he was so absorbed  with his own reflection, he lost the will to live. Is the world of PR so obsessed with itself that others lose the will to live? At our best PR people are relentlessly positive. It’s a great attribute. Go getting, finding…

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Chris Child

Experienced communicator Chris Child is the latest addition to the BakerBaird family, delivering superb work for our clients already. Chris has been a communicator for over 40 years, more than half as a journalist and latterly in public relations for the Government and the charity sector. An award-winning journalist, he was health correspondent and a…

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Stuart Baird at awards ceremony

BakerBaird Communications scooped two awards at this year’s prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide ceremonies, one in the Midlands and one north of the border in Scotland. Stuart Baird won Gold as the Independent Practitioner of the Year for the Midlands, while work with clients NHS Education for Scotland led to a Silver award…

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PRide 2016 Shortlist

BakerBaird were shortlisted this week for their work in both England and Scotland in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards. In Scotland, work with client NHS Education for Scotland has been shortlisted for Best use of design in PR, while in the Midlands, Stuart Baird has been shortlisted for outstanding independent…

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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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