A week in the world of PR

blog by Carly Odell Before starting my master’s degree in journalism at Nottingham Trent University, I had heard very little about the industry of PR or what it entailed. But now, after spending a week in the suitably red Poppy-PR office, I would confidently be able to explain to a PR novice what the field […]

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Tina’s predictions for 2018

This year has seen many changes in the world of PR and marketing. GDPR is giving many of our clients a headache as they come to grips with their legal responsibilities in terms of getting consent for activities such as email marketing, and this in my opinion will give way to more emphasis being placed […]

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An insight Into Public Relations Work Experience- By Rachel Boulter

As I am currently studying Journalism at Nottingham Trent University, I wanted to gain experience in as many aspects of the field as possible.  After spending time in a news room, I felt the next place to look should be Public Relations. Walking into the office of Poppy PR on Monday, with no knowledge of […]

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We Are Drop Off Point For Shoebox Appeal

Poppy PR is the only designated drop off point in the Ilkeston area for this year’s Chesterfield Shoebox Appeal, and is encouraging people to get involved, after donations this year have seen a slump. We decided to support the charity in its annual campaign, after our account manager Sarah Dixon single-handedly packed 50 boxes last year, for […]

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Read About Our New Contract in the North West

Poppy–PR has been appointed to carry out PR for Palace Chemicals Limited- A signing, which will see the agency working in the North West for the very first time. The appointment will see the Derbyshire based PR agency devising a PR and social media strategy, for the company based in Liverpool. Palace Chemicals was founded in 1978 and has seen continuous growth throughout almost 40 years. This has been backed by  significant investment in […]

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We Have The ‘Skills’ To Take Holiday Firm Forward

Derbyshire based PR and Communications agency, Poppy PR has proved it has the skills required to secure a contract with Skills Holidays, the iconic coach travel company. The Ilkeston based agency will be providing PR support to the firm based in Bulwell, to drive the company’s three main brands- Laver, Coach Style and Skills Holidays. […]

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Bake offs, fashion designers and creating campaigns

Bradd Farnsworth on his week spent with the Poppy team I have recently been studying for my masters degree in journalism at Nottingham Trent University and whilst the course proved valuable I wanted to enhance my skills in a practical workplace environment and so I contacted Tina at Poppy PR in Ilkeston to enquire about […]

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GDPR- When PR Becomes Even More Valuable

Tina Clough is managing director of Poppy-PR. Tina has seen many changes to the face of PR over the last seven years- some making life more difficult to carry out effective media relations, and some which have transformed the industry for the better.  Here she outlines why PR could see a boost amidst these latest […]

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Never a dull day!

It’s been a busy old week for the Poppy PR team, we can hardly believe it’s Friday already. We started the week by meeting with Craig from Your IT Department,  who won our competition for a free press release. The company are doing great at the moment and we have written the story, ready to […]

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Free Event Enables Business Owners To Take That ‘Next Step’

A free networking event is set to take place later this month, designed to equip business owners and entrepreneurs with essential information on how to generate more profit, save tax and handle HR queries. The event, which will be hosted from 6-8pm on April 25 at the Morley Hayes Hotel & Golf Club, has been organised to offer business […]

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