Articles by Simon Wakeman
Simon is a senior communications and marketing professional with experience working across the full communications mix in the public and private sectors. He is currently Head of Communications, Marketing and Transformation at Medway Council and writes a leading public sector communications blog.
“Town hall Pravdas” once again
Pretty much since the government published the latest version of the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity back in March 2011, Eric Pickles has been talking about putting compliance with the code on a stronger legal footing. At the moment under the Local Government Act 1986 councils must “have regard” to the code of recommended practice on […]
The future of public sector communications - 2013 and beyond
At the recent Public Sector Communications Awards in Manchester I delivered a presentation about the future of public sector communications in the coming years. I’ve since had a few emails and Twitter messages asking to see the slides, but given they were a one word minimal affair, I thought instead I’d turn the presentation into […]