WATCH: President Mandy Pearse's November video update


In her monthly update to members, CIPR President Mandy Pearse looks back on a busy November that included two BBC News appearances from our CEO, our Annual Conference, and the launch of a new podcast, research into AI, and an event series of climate change.

November also saw hundreds of members commit to keeping their knowledge and skills up-to-date by taking part in our CPD Kickstart Challenge.

November highlights: 

  • Our #AIinPR Panel published their latest research into the AI and Big Data readiness of the PR profession. Find out more.
  • A number of our member Groups announced a series of sector and region-themed climate change events for PR professionals following COP26. Find out more.
  • We welcomed moves to ban MPs from working as paid consultants but called for further details and commitments to be announced. Find out more.
  • Our latest Engage podcast is out now and looks at the topic of strategic communications. Find out more.
  • Nearly 200 PR professionals attended our 2021 Annual Conference on the theme of stakeholder engagement. Find out more.
  • We called for further debate to proposals under the Online Safety Bill. Find out more.
  • The Committee on Standards in Public Life published their latest report, featuring evidence from the CIPR. Find out more.

Keep an eye out for: 

Our regional and sectoral groups are continuing the #CIPRClimateComms series of events to support PR professionals better understand the issue of climate change and to explore the impact of COP26 on the industry. Sign up and find out more.


About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the world's only Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas with nearly 10,000 members.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).