A good news day! – British Citizen Awards

A good news day! We don’t get anywhere near enough of them but when one like the British Citizen Awards comes along you just have to soak up every last wonderful, inspiring, humbling minute of it.

As official sponsors of this wonderful event our team was fortunate enough to head to London en masse for the bi-annual awards ceremony at The House of Lords.

Not only did we love every minute of it but we couldn’t have felt prouder of what was achieved in that room overlooking the Thames.

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Read it and weep but not over an OSCAR speech

Read it and weep but not over an OSCAR speech

So it’s Oprah for president after she led the charge of a new era at the Golden Globes. Not a dry eye in the house apparently after her rousing speech stole the night writes Tracey Rous.

Problem is while Oprah may represent some of the changes we would like to see in the world nothing really has changed. This is THE event where all the attendees should really stick to the day job. As a woman I found nothing so depressing as the protest of black dresses on the red carpet. Every expensive designer gown was still designed to basically make it all about what these women were wearing.  Slashed to the navel, cut to the thigh it was still about selling looks rather than anything like ability or a person’s worth – something that might make a difference.

And the holier than thou string of speeches was infuriating from powerful stars who have turned a blind eye to so many incidents of ill-treatment until it is trendy and career-friendly to speak out. The deluded stance being they can fix everything with a few soundbites from behind a podium with no suggestion they are willing to actually stick their head above the parapet and take a risk to do some good. The Golden Globes was a nauseous back-slapping exercise in “how wonderful are we at being humans in an awful world that needs us to save it” in an industry which really has no interest in what real life is all about.  Unless it boosts the old career.

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Hat trick of client wins for Nathan Rous PR

Hat trick of client wins for Nathan Rous PR

Nathan Rous PR has announced a hat trick of client wins with new contracts to handle the UK PR for Hattons of London, Ideal Carehomes and Purition – all in the last month.

From collectable coins to a nutritional goodness drink the Shropshire-based PR agency, has been appointed to lead campaigns to raise the profile of each business throughout Britain.

Director Nathan Rous today described the client wins as the ‘perfect additions’ to the ever-growing portfolio of prestigious British brands.

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