Why Quirky PR Doesn’t...

By Megan Morgan, Senior Account Executive Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the last few weeks, you’ll have clocked the storm brewing on social thanks to #bloggergate. For those not so immersed in the Twittersphere – influencer and YouTuber Elle Darby put her shellacked and Louboutin-ed foot in it by sending a misinformed […]

PR lessons we can...

Our Senior Account Executive, Megan Morgan gives us the low-down on what Shakespeare can teach us about PR. If you’ve ever told a knock knock joke, fought fire with fire, not slept a wink or worn your heart on your sleeve, you have Shakespeare to thank. This week marks the annual national celebration of Britain’s […]

Game-changing businesses that have...

By Charlotte Dowd, Senior Account Executive Innovation continues to drive our lives forward and a fresh take on ‘the established norm’ can transform not only a customer’s experience but also entire marketplaces. Business leaders and entrepreneurs alike need to constantly be on the alert for opportunities to make both incremental improvements and transformational changes to […]

Oxfam scandal

Crisis communication has to be a core component of a decent PR strategy: private, public and charity sector alike. We live in an era of insatiable reporting, with most of us self-acclaimed participants, as well as consumers. A double edged sword indeed. This last week one of Britain’s biggest charities found itself firmly in the […]

The power of social...

There can be no dispute that social media provides many of us with a great way to network; convey messages; express opinions and keep up to date on news and events – indeed recent figures indicate that over 328 million of us engage on a monthly basis. But social media doesn’t come without its own […]

The Samantha effect: why...

Working in PR, I find myself constantly explaining to people what PR actually is, and what PR’s do day-to-day. For some, they picture us standing outside a bar handing out leaflets, for other’s we’re swilling martinis, air kissing and calling everyone ‘dahhling’. But, for those a little more clued-up, “You have SUCH a fun job!” […]

MK PR win major...

MK Public Relations is the proud winner of a Silver Award at the CIPR Pride Awards 2017 in the Consumer Relations Campaign category for our work with Meadowhall on their ‘Oona the elephant’ campaign. Upon partnering with Sheffield Theatres in early 2017, Meadowhall called upon MK to raise awareness of the partnership and, by bringing […]

BIG news… And what...

Unless you’ve been residing under a rock over recent weeks you will know that there has been much speculation about whether Prince Harry was planning to propose to Meghan Markle – an American actress, model, and humanitarian. Headlines of late have referred to her quitting her role as Rachel Zane in the legal drama Suits, […]

The Floow Case Study

The Floow – Innovative telematics technology provider announces the opening of its first US office at Connected Car Insurance USA Project Overview: From its HQ in Sheffield The Floow has cemented its position as one of the leading organisations in the global telematics industry with MK acting as its retained PR consultancy since 2014. Earlier […]

Lessons from toddlers

By Caroline Woffenden, managing director. When I’m not cutting through the challenges (and delights) of running a regional PR agency, I’m doing the far harder role of managing two young children. And I mean that. Managing a business is tough – and often lonely – but nothing compared to the true responsibility of bringing up […]