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What Young Lions Can Teach Us Old Cats

by David Gallagher| May 29, 2014

Earlier this year, ICCO helped launch a new feature of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Young PR Lions – a global competition of 28-and-under talent drawn from the world’s leading agencies to solve a pressing communications problem, in real time. This was a calculated risk, but with huge upside. Showcasing the power […]

What’s Hot in Wearable Technology

by Rafi Mendelsohn| May 28, 2014

Wearable technology – clothing and accessories that incorporate advanced technology – is a hot topic in the tech world at the moment. Calculator watches defined this category in the 1980s. Fast-forward two decades later and this field is being driven by a revolution in computing power that allows technology to become increasingly accessible, usable and, […]

The Campaigning Challenges of a Future EU Referendum

by Jordan Campbell| May 27, 2014

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage’s comments on the back of his party’s successful EU election campaign, in that it was “the biggest change in politics for 100 years”, may have sounded at first hearing as a slight overstatement, however on closer examination, Farage’s comments are not far off the mark. UKIP has undeniably disrupted the UK […]

Managing Your Reputation in an Age of Data Protection

by David Vindel| May 27, 2014

Data protection in the UK and Europe encompassing privacy, technology and reform is one of the most challenging issues corporations are currently grappling with. On the one side legislation is becoming tougher and tougher, with greater fines being issued to offending companies; and on the other hand technology is moving at such a pace that […]

Parody Exemptions to Take Most Brands by Surprise

by Dan Howe| May 27, 2014

Later this year, the government will be making a series of small but important changes to UK copyright law following recommendations made by Professor Ian Hargreaves in his 2011 report. The changes will update the rules to bring them into line with the digital age and one change will allow for parody videos to be […]

Cannes Lions Predictions for PR 2014

by David Gallagher| May 27, 2014

As I write this from cold, grey and wet London, it’s hard to believe that in just a few weeks the world’s marketing and communications geniuses will descend on the sunny South of France in droves for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The PR community has been making itself felt at Cannes with […]