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Crisis management: What 2019 taught us

26.12.19

Crises happen – it’s as simple as that. But from a PR perspective, how you handle crisis management can have a huge impact on corporate reputation.

2019 has seen its fair share of crises happen to companies, organisations and individuals. Some of them heartbreakingly tragic, some of them thought-provoking.

We take a look at three notable crises of 2019, and how they were handled from a communications perspective: (more…)

Mackie Mayor Manchester places to eat Manchester

19.12.19

Anyone who follows us on social will know that on Fridays, we hold a very sacred tradition of Fat Friday, where we basically fill ourselves up on something deliciously unhealthy! As we’re based in the heart of the Northern Quarter, we’re so spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing amazing places to eat – but here are just a few of our favourites only a short walk away.  (more…)

Design Manchester

18.12.19

Recently, we attended the annual Design Manchester Conference at The Bridgewater Hall.

Having been to past conferences, we were looking forward to hearing from more world-renowned designers and creatives and getting inspired by work from speakers from different fields and disciplines.

Here are our highlights and takeaways from the day. (more…)

Is Facebook listening to me?

10.12.19

Ever had a conversation in the office, then gone onto your phone to check social media very important work emails, and get served an ad for the exact thing you’ve just been talking about?

We’re here to talk about whether Facebook is reading your mind, or if it’s just a big coincidence.

(Spoiler – it’s not a coincidence.(more…)