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May 22, 2015 10:45 BST Zoodikers By Marcus Chrysostomou Last week I was invited to an event hosted by Wilkins Kennedy LLP at Leeds Castle to see Lord Digby Jones speak. I was grateful for the opportunity as he clearly has a lot to say, and as a crossbencher in the House of Lords, can be very honest about his views.

FutureComms15: 5 Minutes With David Schneider

May 21, 2015 16:14 BST Mynewsdesk David Schneider. An actor in Hollywood blockbusters such as Mission Impossible, and Steeve Coogan's I'm Alan Partridge. A stand-up comedian. Oh...and a Twitter obsessive with over 196k followers (not that he's counting) and founder of ThatLot (an agency specialising in viral videos and images) - will be speaking at FutureComms15. Here are a couple of spoilers of what to expect from his talk:

Putting you in control of managing, tracking and reporting mail and package delivery inside your organisation

May 19, 2015 12:00 BST Neopost What if some high value mail or parcels went missing? Concerns over the standard mail network, high value online purchases and bulky, heavy items means that more people and organisations are increasingly choosing to pay a little extra to ensure delivery. But, these services only work until delivery to your organisation.

Dreams scoops Roses Creative Award for 'Train' TV campaign

May 18, 2015 09:01 BST Dreams Dreams has won the Roses Creative Silver Award for Best TV/Cinema Commercial Under 21 Seconds for its 'Train' TV advertising campaign

​Which brands were the election winners?

May 14, 2015 16:48 BST Pearlfinders Pearlfinders' Editor Mike Thorne takes a look at which industry sectors are set to benefit from impending policy shifts more than others...

FutureComms15: 5 Minutes With Francis Thomas

May 12, 2015 16:56 BST Mynewsdesk Francis Thomas, Head of Communications at London Midland will be appearing on our panel for a discussion about the state and evolution of PR at this year's FutureComms. Read what he had to say ahead of the event...

​Top Of The PR Pops: April

May 11, 2015 14:03 BST Mynewsdesk From a big-name boxing match to the fighting talk of Westminster, April 2015 truly was a month of battles. And for PR and comms people alike, we’ve had a field day observing and analysing the events as they’ve unfolded, and indeed, the outcomes. This month, we’re looking at two of the biggest events that have got PR tongues wagging and divided the nation:

Neopost’s road to postage discounts

May 11, 2015 11:16 BST Neopost ​The recent Royal Mail price increase, which saw the cost of 1st and 2nd Class stamps go up by 1p, came into force on 30th March. While this may not sound like a drastic increase, with so many still relying on physical post to communicate with customers, it all adds up – particularly for smaller businesses.

​Top 10, 7 Ways & 32 Reasons: Are Listicles Becoming A Content Marketing Disease?

May 07, 2015 16:24 BST Mynewsdesk With "top 10" this, '7 ways' that all over the net, it comes as no surprise that on average, 20-25% of the daily content produced by publications such as PR Daily and E-Consultancy is made-up of lists. And the reason behind the number that's used? Well that's dependent on how many points the writer can think of...

​Russell Brand: An Unlikely Political Brand Advocate

May 06, 2015 16:02 BST Mynewsdesk The topic of influencers has been hotting up again over the past week, following Russell Brand and Ed Miliband's vlog. We look into what went on and just why it might have worked so well.