Your conference guide and checklist

Adam Honeysett-Watts is Executive Director at Conservatives in Communications, Co-Chair of the PRCA Corporate Group and Founder & Director at do Different.  Non politicos are always baffled about party conferences. "Why bother with them?" they ask. Whether it's for fun, work, to learn, to advance your political career, a combination of these or all the above, party conferences are essentially … Continue reading Your conference guide and checklist

We’re optimistic about the future with Rishi and Kemi

Tories can no longer be accused of being ‘male, stale and pale’  Though the Prime Minister should promote even more women and young talentSeveral supporters were re-/ elected as Councillors on May 6   Conservatives in Communications (CiC), the independent and informal industry network of professionals and students, has today published the results of its second annual … Continue reading We’re optimistic about the future with Rishi and Kemi

Delivering bad news

Adam Honeysett-Watts is Principal Director at Conservatives in Communications, Co-Chair of the PRCA Corporate Group and Founder & Director at do Different.  I recently hosted an event for the PRCA Corporate Group, where we discussed 'delivering bad news'. With many thanks to two of my clients: Aisha Cuthbert, Head of Communications at One Housing, and Andy Taylor, Head … Continue reading Delivering bad news

Populism isn’t dead — it’s alive and well

Adam Honeysett-Watts is Principal Director at Conservatives in Communications, Co-Chair of the PRCA Corporate Group and Founder & Director at do Different. He is a former National Executive Officer of Conservative Future (Young Conservatives) This week, President Trump ended former President Obama's 12-year run as the 'most admired man in America’ (according to the annual Gallup survey). The recognition — which … Continue reading Populism isn’t dead — it’s alive and well

2021: A review

Adam Honeysett-Watts, Principal Director at Conservatives in Communications, spoke to Matt Honeycombe-Foster at POLITICO about the future of the industry. The image below includes the comments that were used for his article, otherwise you'll find the full transcript as a blog post. Do you predict public affairs/comms industry will carry on with bits of the … Continue reading 2021: A review

Corporate reputation management

Adam Honeysett-Watts is Principal Director at Conservatives in Communications, Co-Chair of the PRCA Corporate Group and Founder & Director at do Different.  This time yesterday I was co-hosting an event, on behalf of the PRCA Corporate Group, which posed the question: When should business #TakeAStance? And in the spirit of doing things differently, we wanted to keep it brief yet engaging. … Continue reading Corporate reputation management

When should business take a stance?

PRCA Corporate Group event hosted by Adam Honeysett-Watts | Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 4:15-5:00pm Pandemics aside, 2020 has been a tumultuous year politically and ideologically. Brexit has never been far from the headlines, racial justice demonstrators have swelled streets across the globe, and public debate has become ever-more polarised on issues from vaccinations to … Continue reading When should business take a stance?

The message is central: government comms in a post-Covid world

GUEST POST: Eliot Wilson is Co-Founder of Pivot Point and a former House of Commons Clerk. Follow on Twitter. Connect on LinkedIn Only the most loyal and optimistic Downing Street hanger-on would now argue that the Government has had ‘a good war’ when it comes to the media handling of the pandemic. The failings of … Continue reading The message is central: government comms in a post-Covid world

Networking – the key to success

Lionel Zetter is Patron of Conservatives in Communications Conservatives in Communications is open to all communicators who identify with the aims and values of the UK Conservative Party. Its chair, directors, patrons and supporters include politicians and journalists as well as communications professionals from every branch of that broad discipline. However, given the political connection … Continue reading Networking – the key to success