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The silver strivers

The silver strivers By Brighton PR Ollie Wilson, MatchFit Media * One in 20 Britons over 70 are still working * It is not uncommon for unscrupulous employers to throw loyal staff aged 50 and above out of work * Weak employment law makes it easy for bad bosses to get rid of long-serving staff […]

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From rejection to perfection

By PR Brighton Laura King One of the first things every business book tells you is that when you start a new business you need to acquire the skin of a rhinoceros – and fast! Rejection is about to become an occupational hazard and this time it is personal! No matter how challenging your former […]

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The Printed Page Fights Back!

By Brighton PR Laura King Saving money, reaching a worldwide audience and being sustainable into the bargain, it seemed like a winning formula! Turn all your printed matter into web content, social media and e-newsletters and, hey presto, what could go wrong? Well, for one thing retail companies – even online ones – quickly realised […]

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Do Clothes Still Maketh the Man (or Woman)?

By MatchFit Media Training image expert Laura King Do Clothes Still Maketh the Man (or Woman)? On a recent shopping trip to update my work wardrobe, I was amazed to find absolutely nothing suitable in my local Marks and Spencer. I then tried shop after shop but it was just the same: hippy skirts, jeggings, […]

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Taking a Peek at the Internet

By MatchFit Media Partner Laura King It was the mid-90s and, although I worked at a computer every day and had heard of the Internet, I had never actually seen it. As was standard practice in 1990s workplaces, internet access had been cut off lest we employees be tempted to “abuse it for personal use” […]

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Is Your Business Ready for PR?

By Media Training expert Ollie Wilson, MatchFit Media Training Business PR and media relations are key areas that are greatly misunderstood by many firms. Many companies with good stories to tell, and plenty to blow their trumpet about, under-use PR, preferring to rely on their own social media efforts and word of mouth to grow […]

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Communication Let Me Down

Image of burnt-out telegraph pole to illustrate "Communication let me down" blog by Laura King of MatchFit Media

‘Communication let me down, And I’m left here, I’m left here’ Spandau Ballet

At MatchFit Media, we are continually surprised by companies we encounter who claim to specialise in communications but then do not or cannot communicate.

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