Statements

CIPR, 12:27PM, 9th December 2011 » CIPR responds to PRCA decision to leave UKPAC

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has responded to the decision of the Public Relations Consultants Association to leave the UK Public Affairs Council. This is a disappointing move by the PRCA and as far we know comes without any consultation with the board of UKPAC or the CIPR or APPC as joint founding bodies.

CIPR, 2:14PM, 6th December 2011 » CIPR calls for Government to get on with statutory register

In a statement following the reports in the Independent newspaper about senior staff at a Public Affairs firm claiming access at the highest levels of government, the CIPR has called upon the Cabinet Office to launch the consultation on a statutory register of lobbyists without delay.

CIPR, 12:00PM, 18th November 2011 » CIPR Presidential and Council Elections – ballot now closed

Thank you for your support for the 2011 CIPR Presidential and Council Elections. Voting closed today at 12 noon. The results of the elections will be released next week.

CIPR, 3:45PM, 17th October 2011 » CIPR CEO responds to Lobbyist Register Consultation reports

We are extremely disappointed that, once again, politicians appear to be pointing the finger at lobbyists when the political scandal is of their own making. Adam Werrity is a not a lobbyist in the way that the vast majority of public affairs professionals would recognise. Most lobbyists have transparency as a guiding operating principle and are happy to disclose who their clients are.

CIPR, 1:55PM, 29th July 2011 » Amendments to CIPR Regulations

At the CIPR Council meeting on 30 June, it was resolved to amend Charter Regulation 26 (by-law 34), which governs the selection of the Executive Board of the Institute.

CIPR, 4:16PM, 27th July 2011 » Statement in response to the NLA / PRCA / Meltwater appeal ruling

Following today's ruling, we are concerned about the potential costs to our members, to the UK PR industry and to business in general.

Jane Wilson, 5:25PM, 7th July 2011 » Jane Wilson, CIPR CEO, reacts to announcement of News of the World closure

This is a great example of traditional media and social media working together to produce a staggering outcome. The Guardian has broken good investigative story that has dominated the week's news agenda, having a similar impact to the Daily Telegraph coverage of the MPs expenses scandal.

CIPR, 4:26PM, 23rd June 2011 » Public relations profession reacts to the announced closure of the COI

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has reacted to today’s announcement by the Cabinet Office that the Government’s Central Office of Information (COI) is to close.

CIPR, 11:52AM, 25th May 2011 » Council amends CIPR regulation 16: guidelines for Chartered and Accredited practitioner

At its May meeting, the CIPR Council, following discussion, approved an amendment to our Charter and Regulations, setting out the guidelines for achieving chartered or accredited practitioner status.

Jane Wilson, 12:18PM, 5th April 2011 » CIPR CEO Jane Wilson responds to reports on the Governments Business Compact on social mobility

We welcome any initiative that positively engages public and private sector organisations in improving transparency and equality of opportunity in access to careers, as these are the founding principles of the CIPR’s approach to diversity.