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 …

Charities urged to take action on online hate

Will you help take action against online hate and abuse? Charities Against Hate was set up in 2020 to try to tackle the scourge of online hate. Since then, the group has put pressure on social media platforms and provided support to the charity sector. But, if you work for charity and not-for-profit communications, the …

Collective 2021 Social Impact Revealed

Why is measuring the social impact of communication important? Campaign Collective is one of the only communications agencies in the UK that is truly a social enterprise. The agency is also committed to proving the social impact of its work. Measuring social impact is difficult, but the Public Relations & Communications Association definition of social value is …

Free leadership coaching workshop

Campaign Collective has announced a new coaching workshop for clients and friends.  The workshop takes place on 31 March (12.00 – 13.30), exploring barriers and challenges facing leaders in the workplace today, and supporting those about to step into a leadership role or who have leadership ambitions. The session will be delivered by Campaign Collective …

Communicators must sever ties with Russia

Campaign Collective has welcomed moves by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to expel any members working with sanctioned Russian organisations. The industry association for communications firms and professionals has also urged members to consider the reputational consequences of working for companies which whilst not sanctioned, nonetheless have links with the Russian Government. In …

Global education movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign Collective client United World Colleges (UWC) has been nominated for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize. UWC received the nomination in recognition of its mission to ‘unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future’. Faith Abiodun, Executive Director of UWC International, claimed that the news “affirms the importance of education as a …

Rampant food insecurity hitting most vulnerable

Two-thirds (64%) of social workers have reported concerns about families being able to provide food for children, according to new research. The figures, from the campaign group Food Is Care, have uncovered a scale of food poverty and insecurity not seen before. The Group is being supported by the Social Workers Union Campaign Fund, run …

Cancer survival gap still deadly

NHS data released in advance of World Cancer Day 2022 shows that cancers of the lung, liver, brain, oesophagus, pancreas and stomach continue to have drastically lower survival rates compared to other common cancers. The Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce is calling for more research, better treatment and earlier diagnosis to close the deadly cancer gap. …

Charities react to energy bills crisis

Members of the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which is co-ordinated by Campaign Collective, have reacted to the news of “sky-rocketing” energy bills and a “woeful” response by the UK Government. Described as a catastrophic rise, the New Statesman quoted the Coalition’s immediate response: This is actually the lives of our kids and the health and …

Social workers case loads putting vulnerable at risk

Almost two-thirds 58% of social workers say their caseloads are unmanageable, according research for Social Workers Union, the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and LBC Radio, carried out by Campaign Collective. With almost all social workers (97%) saying that the vulnerable would be better protected if case loads were lighter, the Union and BASW …