All Metropolis articles – Page 7

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: Sh! PR

    2018-12-10T14:24:00Z

    In between drafting a press release and amending (more accurately, rewriting) the chairman’s statement for some September year-end results, I am aghast to read just how unequal the PR workplace is for women.

  • One Great Day
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    Help in a heartbeat

    2018-11-30T12:26:00Z

    Charity supported by shopping centres raises funds for children’s health

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: roll on Christmas parties

    2018-11-30T12:26:00Z

    8.30am, Olympus room: “Roll on the Christmas party,” I say brightly, after delivering the bad news, the worse news and the plain chilling news – the bad news being the imminent appearance of one of GBH’s own in court, charged with sexual harassment against one of our female graduates ...

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    LandAid looking for new chair as Liz Peace steps down

    2018-11-27T17:01:00Z

    Property industry charity LandAid has officially launched the search for a new chair of the board of trustees.

  • Cannes
    News

    Just the ticket... not

    2018-11-23T10:00:00Z

    PR ends up in stand-off with bus inspector en route to Mapic in Cannes.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: Black Friday

    2018-11-23T10:00:00Z

    I nearly choke on my banana and cinnamon porridge when I read that M C Saatchi PR has changed its name to M C Saatchi Public Relations, saying “the abbreviation of the discipline to PR has caused it to lose its original meaning”. What nonsense.

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    Big Splash for Dr Who

    2018-11-16T16:17:00Z

    Regenerated Park Hill scheme fitting location for regenerated Dr Who

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: revaluations

    2018-11-16T16:17:00Z

    8.30am, Adriatic Room: Young Thruster waltzes in, looking a prat in a pink grandpa vest and skinny jeans. I tell him to bugger off home and change back into his Thomas Pink shirt and M S chinos.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: earned media

    2018-11-09T00:00:00Z

    Well, fancy that. A former colleague, who left to set up his own digital PR firm, claiming “press releases are passé and the future is social media”, has done a U-turn.

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    Insight

    Tim Henman to headline at all-new MipimTennis Classic for 2019

    2018-11-08T16:24:00Z

    Next year’s Mipim Tennis Classic will again take place at the Cannes Tennis Club (behind the Martinez) and the 2019 edition will have more star power than ever before.

  • Craft Beers
    News

    Call for last orders

    2018-11-07T17:30:00Z

    WeWork plans to limit members’ beer consumption with mechanised taps

  • Lexington groundbreaking
    News

    Breaking virtual ground

    2018-11-07T17:30:00Z

    Metropolis has been to a few groundbreaking ceremonies where it felt like the guests’ minds were elsewhere, but developer Moda has taken things a step further with the first-ever virtual reality ceremony at Liverpool Waters. 

  • Agent P
    News

    Agent P: Ructions in Riyadh

    2018-11-02T00:00:00Z

    8.00am, Titanic Room : Gloom, 40 fathoms deep. All hope for a £90m deal has just sunk like that bloody ship on the wall, along with a whale of a fee.

  • Construction Rocks 2018
    News

    Block rockin’ beats

    2018-11-01T16:35:00Z

    WSP’s annual battle of the bands raises nearly £35,000 for charity.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: Henrietta PR?

    2018-10-26T09:12:00Z

    “What do you think about Marcus?” my colleague Hugo asks me. “Marcus?” I reply, wondering what on earth he is referring to. Ex-boyfriend, ex-client, footballer, celebrity… I’m struggling. “Yes, like Jack’s. Naming a company after the founder’s Christian name. Goldman Sachs’ retail bank,” he says, putting me out of my ...

  • Paris
    News

    Caught on the hop

    2018-10-26T09:12:00Z

    Paris plays on French stereotypes and Brexit anxieties to woo UK occupiers.

  • CRASH Winchester Churches Nightshelter
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    Goose Chase gains benefit Winchester Nightshelter

    2018-10-26T09:12:00Z

    Metropolis was pleased to see the outside antics of our team goosing around at the recent CRASH Wildgoose Chase have helped provide homeless people in Winchester with a new place to stay inside.

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    'London Stone' comes home

    2018-10-19T09:14:00Z

    ’London Stone’ back in situ after Cannon Street development completes.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: double dealing

    2018-10-19T09:14:00Z

    8.00am, Homeric Room: Posh Girl shifts uneasily in her seat as Young Thruster explains the move he’s made to muscle out a one-man-and-his-dog tenant rep team from a deal.

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    Height of success?

    2018-10-11T23:00:00Z

     New Knight Frank structure not to be confused with failed jet programme