The Royal Wedding, PR...

A whirlwind romance, a picture perfect couple, Amalfi lemons and welsh gold. The Royal Wedding promised to be nothing short of perfection. But sadly for the Royal couple, the days leading up to the biggest day of their lives were steeped in drama. ‘Markle Debacle’ notwithstanding, the event really was beautiful- captivating the attention of […]

Playing with the boys

In 2011, the Football Association (FA) announced a seemingly insignificant rule change to junior football. This rule amended the regulations regarding mixed-gender football; now allowing girls and boys up until the Under13 age group to play in the same team. At the time, I wasn’t aware how this seemingly small change would impact my life. […]

A three week adventure...

By Sarah Clark, University of Sheffield student and PR Intern at MK PR. Every so often, an opportunity comes along that is high on the life-changing spectrum, providing an occasion far removed from day-to-day life by stretching the bounds of your comfort zone. Recently, one of these opportunities came along and taught me the importance […]

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 […]