Nick Clegg speaks at Lunar Society annual dinner

Nick Clegg speaks at Lunar Society annual dinner

Last week, we held an event for our client The Lunar Society at the Edgbaston Stadium. The Society’s 2017 Annual Dinner featured The Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg as speaker, and he spoke to just over a hundred members and guests about artificial intelligence and machine learning and the impact on politics and society, and also […]

Are you using social media effectively?

Are you using social media effectively?

Aneesa Malik, account executive at Clarke Associates shares her thoughts on best practice for posting on social media by looking at user behaviour. I recently attended a Google Garage workshop, which is part of a six month Google project offering free digital support for anyone in Birmingham looking to develop their online presence. During the […]

Is the business card dead?

What an embarrassment! There I was, at a council meeting of Birmingham Chamber introducing myself to a guest speaker, suddenly realising that – having put on a freshly dry cleaned suit – I had omitted to put any business cards in my top pocket (which is where I normally keep them). It was even more […]

Why, despite funding challenges, schools should still consider investing in PR support

Why, despite funding challenges, schools should still consider investing in PR support

CA’s Education account manager, Kathryn Baldock takes a look at the imperative role of PR in schools. I have great admiration for teachers. My sister is a teacher and I have friends and acquaintances who are also in the profession. It’s a tough job; it’s widely reported that teachers have low morale, at times suffer […]

‘We’re in the audience business’

‘We’re in the audience business’

Lydia Marshall, senior account executive at Clarke Associates shares her thoughts on the digitalisation of the newspaper industry. A colleague and I recently attended the Birmingham Civic Society’s summer reception hosted by DWF LLP. Marc Reeves, editor of the Birmingham Post and Mail and editor-in-chief at Trinity Mirror Midlands, spoke on the subject of the […]