David heads up communications at the Scount Association, having formerly been head of public relations and engagement at Action for Children. In July 2014 he was named PR director of the year by the CIPR and Institute of Directors.
Crisis communications used to be associated with big business: many charities felt they could leave it well alone. But social media and the relentless 24-hour news schedule has changed that – as has the increased scrutiny charities operate under. We believe the charity sector often doesn’t respond to reputational crises well, and this isn’t helped […]