How our people-first culture led to the launch of Milk & Honey Australia

Just over a week ago, we announced the launch of our Milk & Honey office in Sydney with the help of The Holmes Report. Since then, a lot of people have been interested to hear the reasons behind the decision. Our new Australian managing director, Caroline Addy, explains the story behind our people-first culture. If […]

Milk & Honey PR launches in Australia & New Zealand

Milk & Honey PR will celebrate its third anniversary in January with the launch of its first international office in Sydney, Australia. The company, which specialises in managing and nurturing reputations for ambitious growth companies, will be led by current Milk & Honey PR board director, Caroline Addy.   Addy will work closely with managing partner and PR veteran of 25 years, Kirsty Leighton, as well as financial director, Laura Reijnders-Dorr. Prior to setting up Milk & […]

Just a small town boy…

The prospect of relocating for a new job can be exciting and daunting. You’ll be raring to go, but you’ll also find yourself asking countless questions: what will the area be like? How are the people there? Will I enjoy the work? Not forgetting: Can I get a decent curry…?  Naturally, I asked myself all these things as I made the decision to leave my northern homeland and fly to the hive for a new start in the […]

Personal Group appoints Milk & Honey PR

Milk & Honey PR, has been appointed by Personal Group, a leading employee benefits and insurance company, to champion the voice of workers and help employers support their staff to the fullest. Entering its 35th year, Personal Group has a history of protecting the working backbone of the UK, including bus drivers, factory workers and care support staff. Personal […]

Milk & Honey PR certified B Corp as a purpose-driven business

Whilst the rest of the PR community globally is talking about the importance of purpose, we have put words into action. Today we are incredibly proud to share that we are a certified B Corporation! This means we have been recognised for balancing purpose with profit, meeting rigorous social and environmental standards. The certification process covers five key […]

Queen bee selected for Forbes Global Communications Council

Queen of the crop!  Our very own Queen Bee (@Kirsty Leighton), has been hand-selected to be part of the Forbes Global Communications Council. As a Forbes author, Kirsty will be contributing regular blogs and opinion articles on the communications industry and how she juggles life as a PR titan.  Forbes Councils are communities of successful industry leaders […]

Bee Brilliant PR Training

Training and development in an ever-evolving PR industry I remember my first training session as a bright-eyed, bushy tailed account executive. It was presentation focussed and I fully mastered the ‘Bill Clinton’ technique – smiling and flirting, basically. Very effective. I shall never forget the sheer horror of having to watch myself back on camera. […]

I said yes…to PR! 

As the curtain closed on my political communication Master’s degree, it was time to enter the graduate job market. The competition was going to be tough. I was grateful for a role that would help tide me over and be relatively linked to my degree. At least that was my mindset at the time. Don’t […]

How to adopt a growth mindset

A growth mindset is the belief that we can always learn, grow and better ourselves. It’s about believing that we can do and achieve more – and that human capability is not fixed. Companies from Microsoft to Google have credited this culture and mentality as being key to their success. At Milk & Honey we […]

Is Twitter the world’s biggest newsroom?

Twitter has become a vital PR tool that I use daily here at Milk & Honey PR. The ‘trends’ column listing popular hashtags helps me keep an eye on what big stories are being widely covered by the media. Monitoring what is trending on Twitter can help determine if a story we plan to sell-in […]