2018: WRAPPING UP THE YEAR

As 2018 draws to a close I wanted to take a moment to reflect and look back over the past year. 2018 has brought some incredible opportunities, chances to see parts of the world that I never thought I’d see and great times with both new and old friends to name a few. I’ve learnt …

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WHAT DOES THE GENDER PAY GAP ACTUALLY MEAN FOR WOMEN?

This week, the deadline passed for companies to declare their Gender Pay Gap. At midnight on 4th April, all companies of over 250 employees were required to calculate and publish the average difference between the amount of money paid to men versus the amount of money they paid to women. Companies such as KMPG, Coca …

DID WE KNOW ENOUGH OF THE TRUTH TO VOTE IN THE BREXIT REFERENDUM?

Studying public relations, I am interested in the nature of promotional culture and how it affects democracy within the UK, both for good and bad. A concern first manifested itself when I wrote a paper on the effects of political promotion on democracy last year and looked back at the referendum on 23rd June 2016 …