Winners and losers

Communication winners and losers #9

Communication winners and losers #9

October was not without its communications disasters. There was newly ennobled Shami Chakrabarti’s embarrassing attempt to defend her party’s opposition to grammar schools while having to admit she paid for her own child to be educated privately...

Communication winners and losers #6

Communication winners and losers #6

Nobody likes a killjoy, especially one that appears to delight in killing the joy of small children. So step forward the unnamed sales assistant at Morrisons supermarket who refused to let a local primary head teacher buy ice lollies for her children in last month’s mini heat wave because she hadn’t pre-ordered them...

Communication winners and losers #5

Communication winners and losers #5

It was difficult for education stories to puncture near-saturation referendum coverage last month but one firm managed to, and not in a good way. Step forward Baker Small, a firm of lawyers based in Milton Keynes that specializes in helping local authorities fight appeals brought by the parents of special educational needs children...