business support, public relations, small business

Capital event for PR independents

ENTREPRENEURS interested in launching their own PR firms are being encouraged to attend an event in Edinburgh this weekend. The Institute of Public Relations (IPR) has organised “Independents’ Day” – a half-day workshop to help people running small PR consultancies, or those who want to be self-employed. The event will take place in the Apex… Continue reading Capital event for PR independents

awards, promotions, public relations

Thirty battle for honours in Scottish PR awards

MORE than 30 organisations and individuals have been shortlisted for honours in this year’s Scottish PR awards. The competition, organised by the Institute of Public Relations in conjunction with The Drum magazine, aims to showcase the best PR practitioners north of the border. The shortlisted entries cover every part of the PR industry, with nominees… Continue reading Thirty battle for honours in Scottish PR awards

business support, public relations, training

PR Group targets Scots councils on training

THE Institute of Public Relations has written to every council in Scotland to promote its extensive training schedule north of the Border. The Institute's Scotland Group recently teamed up with London-based Communication Skills Europe to create a comprehensive PR training programme in Scotland. The courses, being held in Perth, are open to members and non-members… Continue reading PR Group targets Scots councils on training