Month: April 2015

Getting what your PR needs, not what you ask for

Sometimes the best relationships are those that give you what you actually need not what you asked for.  Of course a relationship has to be trusted before you can ignore the words your client has spoken, and instead go with the gut instinct that tells you exactly what they need.  Reading between the lines is …

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Not so Grim after all

BBC Radio 1 bosses are reportedly ‘livid’ with presenter Nick Grimshaw. The DJ lost his voice after partying with celebrity friends in Istanbul over the weekend. Pictures were posted on Instagram, by ‘Grimmy’ himself it would appear, living-it-up and enjoying the celebrity lifestyle. On Monday morning, however, he had lost of voice and was unable …

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Engaging your PR team early reaps the best rewards

Our local Waitrose is undergoing a major refurbishment. Given that it is squeezed in between homes and businesses in an historic town with virtually no room for manoeuvre, this was never going to be an easy task. Customers are facing a scaled-down temporary store, ongoing works, carpark closures and general construction chaos. You would expect …

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Netto nimbys – not all surprises are good surprises

Residents of Lymm in Cheshire are apparently up in arms after the Waitrose they expected, turned out to be a Netto. As part of a new retail development, the villagers of historic Lymm were promised a luxury supermarket and had believed they were soon to be shopping in the likes of Waitrose, Marks and Spencer …

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