World

Somaliland Passes Revolutionary Rape Law

Somaliland – not to be confused with Somalia – has taken an exemplary step in the right direction with its recent passing of the law surrounding rape. Before the new law (that precedents rape as illegal and sees its perpetrators facing up to 30 years in prison), it was common practice for a victim to… Continue reading Somaliland Passes Revolutionary Rape Law

Student/PR

KFC Demonstrates why Crisis Management is so Important

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd have heard of KFC and their chicken (or rather lack of) problem this week. A chicken restaurant that runs out of chicken due to a supply issue doesn't exactly sound like a recipe for success now, does it? But what does a company do in this situation?… Continue reading KFC Demonstrates why Crisis Management is so Important

Student/PR

What Happens When You Don’t Think a Campaign Through?

You've probably heard of the 'white creme egg' campaign thanks to Cadbury's, who have promised to give away thousands of pounds to those who find an exclusive white version of the Easter-favourite 'creme egg'. But in reality - did they really think it through? Keen shoppers desperate to find one of the white eggs have… Continue reading What Happens When You Don’t Think a Campaign Through?

Student/PR

LadBible – a Stellar Example of Business Growth Done Right

It started as a Facebook page and now turns over £££s, has its own 'headquarters' in Manchester and employs 120 staff members in just 5 years of operation - so, just how did LadBible go from Facebook commonplace to a highly profitable business? They are the perfect example of how to home in on your… Continue reading LadBible – a Stellar Example of Business Growth Done Right

Lifestyle

Staying sane in your Final Year of University

Spoken as a final year student myself, it is stressful, with graduation right round the corner and deadlines mounting left right and centre, it can seem impossible to upkeep your studies, social life, work and get enough sleep. But fear not, it can be done - all it takes is a little organisation. Here are… Continue reading Staying sane in your Final Year of University

Student/PR

Tesco and the £4bn Equal Pay Crisis

Checking the news this morning saw something catch my eye - Tesco are heading to court surrounding a £4billion speculation regarding the underpaying of some women in their warehouses. Alongside the speculation, many shop workers have came forward contending they are doing the same, if not more work than those who work in the warehouse… Continue reading Tesco and the £4bn Equal Pay Crisis

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Can Nike Expect a Backfire From it’s Latest Product?

Nike are infamous for its past of exploiting young labour through the use of sweatshops for their products - and that label does not go away overnight. Even now many have cut ties to the brand and would boycott them - so is their latest release expected to rattle a few feathers? I would certainly… Continue reading Can Nike Expect a Backfire From it’s Latest Product?

Lifestyle, Student/PR

YSL Make a Massive Marketing Slip-Up

They may be one of the most renowned luxury brands around these days, but YSL may have just made a major *pardon* cock-up. More diverse makeup tones are hot off the press recently (finally) with Fenty Beauty setting the standards, And many others following suit... It would seem that YSL have made a slapdash attempt… Continue reading YSL Make a Massive Marketing Slip-Up

Student/PR

Royal Weddings – Are They Worth it from a PR Point of View?

So yesterday saw the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and although many have expressed their congratulations towards the happy couple, as always, there are sceptics amongst the crowds. Royal weddings, although lovely, are often extortionately priced and this primarily comes out of tax payers money (allegedly) - leading one to question: are they… Continue reading Royal Weddings – Are They Worth it from a PR Point of View?

Lifestyle

Why I Decided to Give Blood & Never Look Back!

5 years ago, if someone would have told me i'd have been a regular blood donor i'd have said nah, not a chance. Petrified of needles to say the very least, the thought would have never crossed my mind. After a gone-wrong blood test while I was at school, and after having a Dad with… Continue reading Why I Decided to Give Blood & Never Look Back!