Why the UK’s biggest corporates are at risk of reputational damage


November 10th, 2023

37 mins 16 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode Stella interviews the Chief Executive of the CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) Alastair McCapra.

They talk about FTSE 100 businesses and the lack of PR expertise in executive leadership teams and on boards in the UK.

Alastair and Stella explore the reasons for this; including reputation management being viewed as a ‘when it happens’ scenario right through to senior opinions on the financial value of PR.

Alastair Shares examples of what can happen when PR and reputation isn’t being considered at board level and the risks businesses face financially.

This episode is relevant to PR people in all sectors. It’s full of advice from Alastair and the CIPR on what you and your team can do to raise awareness of the importance of corporate reputation management in your organisation and with your clients.

Together we can raise the profile of PR at a senior level where it belongs.