Coronavirus: One Year On

On the 23rd March, exactly one year after the UK was plunged into our first lockdown, one minute’s silence was held to remember all of those who lost their lives over the past year to Coronavirus.  One year, and 115 million global cases later, there isn’t a person who hasn’t been affected by the social, economic and political instability that has […]

The Importance of Timing

Any fly on the wall of MK HQ will often hear me boring my team about the importance of timing when it comes to a successful PR plan. I’m not talking about the editorial deadlines of the local newspapers, or the best time to push out a Linked In post (although they are also equally […]

Recovery, recovery, recovery

Read our latest blog by our Managing Director, Caroline Woffenden.  Last weeks’ budget outlined the ‘path to recovery’. Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledged to do ‘whatever it takes’ to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic, prioritising growth and incentivising investment with £65 billion allocated to revival measures. Inevitably, tax rises will follow to help […]

10 stats that could help boost your brand’s online presence

For those looking to boost their brands’ online presence, the Hootsuite Digital Report is the perfect place to start. The report, annually produced by the social media management site Hootsuite, looks comprehensively into consumer digital behaviour.   Below are 10 stats taken from the report that we believe can be used to help boost not […]

Cyber Security Support for Businesses

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a significant increase in cyber fraud, with small businesses, the self-employed, and freelancers working from home, identified as most as risk. Cyber-crime is a growing concern for everyone, from a personal as well as professional perspective. As communication experts, identity and reputation is at the heart of all we do, […]

PR 101 – Press Releases

Read our latest blog by our Communications Assistant, Sadie Cole. Writing press releases is at the centre of what a PR exec does. That being said, there is stiff competition when it comes to grabbing a journalist’s attention. Still, the process of writing a press release, issuing it, and securing coverage need not feel overwhelming. […]

The Power of Social Media

Read our latest blog written by our Communications Intern, Hannah Butler. For those of us immersed in the world of media and communication, there is little debate that social media plays a pivotal and very powerful role. A place where citizen journalists can post what they want and all in the comfort of their own […]

Starting a Career During a Pandemic

Read our latest blog written by our Communications Intern, Hannah Butler. There won’t be many people across the world who haven’t been affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. And for those of us in the employment world, job security (and lack of…) has had damaging consequences with rising unemployment rates reported daily. But what about those […]

Spending Review: What does 2021 have in store?

Read our latest blog by our Managing Director, Caroline Woffenden.  Rishi Sunak is one of the most popular politicians on the front bench and, the politics aside, I fully understand why. He’s bright, driven, appealing. He oozes contained, yet steely, confidence – and is an excellent communicator. The sort of feller you want to head […]

Social Media Consumption in the Information Age

Read our latest blog by our Communications Assistant, Sadie Cole. Another day in lockdown meant another night flicking through Netflix, desperately trying to find something new to watch to distract from the calamitous events of 2020. I recently came across a docudrama – The Social Dilemma – and whilst watching, I began to think about […]