Guidance launched to improve media reporting of social workers

New advice has been launched to provide more protection for social workers at risk of abuse and harassment as a result of media coverage. The guidelines for media outlets were developed after social workers approached the Social Workers Union Campaign Fund with harrowing stories about the impact of poor media reporting about the profession. The …

Week to inspire young people into engineering turns 10

November sees Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (7 to 11 November) celebrate a decade of inspiring young people into engineering careers. Since its inception in 2012, hundreds of thousands of young people have been involved in Tomorrow’s Engineers Week. Campaign Collective has been proud to provide communications support for the campaign for the past six years. This …

Awareness days: PR advice and tips from Louise Akers

Campaign Collective Member Louise Akers appeared as a guest speaker at the PRCA Charity and NFP Group event, “Awareness days, weeks and months: what works?” on Thursday 15 September. The webinar, which welcomed around 100 attendees, set out to address the pertinent topic of awareness days and how useful they are for charities and not-for-profit …

Swollen mountain river in Pakistan

Disasters Emergency Committee launches Pakistan Floods Appeal 

As floods devastate Pakistan, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has launched an urgent appeal to help millions across the country who are in need of immediate help to survive.   One third of the country – an area the size of the UK – has been submerged, according to the government of Pakistan, with floods …

Charity launches new site to expose the harm of pornography

The Centre to End Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) has launched a new site to support people of all ages who have been harmed by pornography. Expose The Harm, which launched this June, is a space for people to share, safely and anonymously, about the ways pornography has harmed them. Expose the harm was announced at a …

Success for fairer votes campaign

Delegates at UNISON’s annual conference have backed a motion to reject the First Past the Post voting system and instead adopt proportional representation (PR) for UK general elections. This was the latest in a line of successes for the Politics for the Many campaign, which is coordinated by Campaign Collective and supported by the Electoral …

Students shine at South Wales college

Students at Campaign Collective client UWC Atlantic have been inspiring change in the world, following the creation of an innovative new app, developing projects to meet the UN’s sustainability goals, and inspiring audiences at a TEDx event in Swansea. Students at the college recently launched AILEM, the first ever language app for refugees and asylum …

Leadership candidates need to address the energy price crisis, say campaigners

Campaigners have written to candidates in the race to become the next Prime Minister asking that they urgently set out how they plan to address the cost of living crisis driven by soaring energy bills. The letter from a new national coalition, Warm This Winter, which brings together anti-poverty and environmental organisations, including Save the …

Charity spreads the word about melanoma danger

May was Melanoma Awareness Month, and UK charity Melanoma Focus ran a huge campaign to get the word out to the public about skin cancer. Campaign Collective led and delivered on media relations activity for the month by developing a UK-wide campaign based on several high impact news stories. The charity was thrilled to get …