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The Ashley Madison hack: The tangible damages

Aug 28, 2015 15:37 BST Schillings Paul Price, Software Architect & Security Analyst at Schillings, recommends taking immediate precautions to protect your organisation and employees falling for any phishing attempts.

Top of the PR Pops: August

Aug 28, 2015 08:15 BST Mynewsdesk Hello folks, it’s inspiration (work-related procrastination) time! Our pick of the jolliest summer campaigns launched this month. It's a scorching start with Doritos' #12HourHoliday dare, check out Cantona challenging the channel and cool off with an ice bucket challenge update. Finally, though we’re still mourning the end of summer, it’s the first of the inevitably ‘too soon’ Christmas ads.

When Is It Too Soon To Talk About Christmas?

Aug 27, 2015 11:33 BST Stoke Park ​Some of you will be adamant that Christmas must not be mentioned before December but we know it’s only a matter of time before the advent calendars hit the supermarket shelves and we are forced to face the fact that Christmas is just 119 days away from now.

DFS outwitted by agile sloth

Aug 24, 2015 13:00 BST Decisive Public Relations

Thomas Cook - a lesson for us all

Aug 24, 2015 11:49 BST Decisive Public Relations Comment on Thomas Cook's handling of a recent PR crisis, first published 4 July 2015. This article advocates that the communications team - and preferably the communications director, with a seat at the Board table - must have the gravitas and credibility to exert influence with the CEO and Board in such situations. Such influence, of course, is not won in the middle of a crisis.

How Mynewsdesk Transformed Telia's Workflow

Aug 20, 2015 12:35 BST Mynewsdesk David Engstrøm, PR Manager at Telia, explains how Mynewsdesk helped the organisation ease and improve their workflow.

The Ashley Madison Affair #2: Tarnished by association?

Aug 20, 2015 10:05 BST Schillings Alex McCready, Associate at Schillings, builds upon the implications from the Ashley Madison hacking scandal and provides recommendations for companies that are connected to exposed individuals.

Bootcamp Session #3: Supercharge your SEO!

Aug 19, 2015 08:30 BST Mynewsdesk So far we’ve held two bootcamp sessions, “Back to Basics”, and Setting KPIs”, both of which have received really good feedback! So thank you for being a part of this series and making the time to listen to us harp on about newsroom best practise, and test out our cheese jokes on you.

8 Reasons To Become a Stoke Park Member

Aug 17, 2015 17:25 BST Stoke Park We want Members to treat Stoke Park as their home away from home and it is here to be enjoyed at your leisure when you become a Member.

Newsrooms In Numbers | July 2015

Aug 14, 2015 16:20 BST Mynewsdesk Each month we’ll be taking a look at the key stats and lessons learnt from the best performing newsrooms, starting with July…