NUJ Press & PR


NUJ PR & Communications branch
c/o NUJ HQ 72 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NB.
0207843 3700.

PR & Communications Branch Organiser: Fiona Swarbrick 0207 843 3729

Chair: John Millington

Branch Secretary: Mark Whitehead 07906720141

Branch Treasurer: Carmel McHenry

Auditors: Charles Harkness & Mick Holder

Newsletter Editor: Lisa Browne

Membership and Recruitment/Retention Officer: Mark Whitehead

Branch Equality Officer: Carmel McHenry 0207 226 5501

Welfare Officer and DM Convenor: Debbie Cavaldoro

Sector NEC member: Sian Jones

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Future branch meetings 2017

New Venue until further notice: London Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8UE. The building is fully accessible. The nearest tube/station is King's Cross/St Pancras International.

Meetings: Wednesdays 6.30pm 11 October, 8 November.


NEW German parties want lobbyist registry, may mandate hack reports
Thursday, November 16, 2017
BERLIN (Reuters) - German parties exploring a coalition government agreed on Tuesday to set up a mandatory registry of lobbyists and may require private firms to disclose breaches of cyber defences, according to a draft paper on security seen by Reuters.
NEW Brexit debate: Some ministers are 'not fond' of workers' rights, warns senior Tory MP Ken Clarke
Thursday, November 16, 2017
It came as the Government avoided any serious backbench rebellion after a series of amendments to the bill were voted down by MPs in the Commons on Wednesday evening
So, you want my job? Media relations manager (campaigns), Network Rail
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Donna Mitchell's job as media relations manager (campaigns) at Network Rail?
Journalists set up Second Source group to tackle harassment
Friday, November 03, 2017
UK women’s network gains cross-party political support for mission to encourage change across media industry
Washington's Legions Of Lobbyists See Danger In Special Counsel's Indictment Of Manafort
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Violations of the federal law that requires US citizens that represent foreign governments to register have long gone unprosecuted. Is that about to change?
Why PR agencies and their spin should be the subject of greater scrutiny
Sunday, October 29, 2017
It was one of the biggest and best-known British PR agencies around. So when Bell Pottinger came crashing down earlier this year, you could be forgiven for wondering why it hadn’t prepared a better crisis strategy to deal with the fall-out.
Public supports ban on long unpaid internships
Monday, October 23, 2017
MOST people support proposed legislation that would ban unpaid internships lasting more than four weeks, a survey by the Social Mobility Commission reported yesterday.
Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Call for stricter ‘revolving door’ rules after former No 10 special adviser Kate Marley plugs cigarette firm at Tory conference