Episode 6: Protecting reputation from crises
In the current global climate, crises are an inevitability for almost every organisation, let alone an inevitable part of a CEO or CCO’s career.
Joining Tony Langham in the Lansons studio is Rachel Atkins of Schillings and Lansons’ Ralph Jackson, discussing crises preparedness and managing reputations during the ‘eye of the storm’.
In this day and age, crises are becoming more frequent and the impact they have on reputations are longer-lasting.
Our experts explore crises from a lawyer and communicators perspective. From handling the media to analysing the pitfalls for companies, boards and individuals, preparedness is key when protecting reputations from a crisis.
The risk of a crisis can not be eliminated but preparedness and proper management can help in protecting reputations.
Rachel Atkins is a partner at Schillings. A specialist in safeguarding the reputations of prominent individuals and businesses, Rachel couples her experience in media law with a detailed knowledge of reputation threats that emanate from non-media sources. With a wealth of experience in this area – from disgruntled employees to black swan.
Ralph Jackson, Director and Partner at Lansons. He has over 30 years consulting experience covering reputation management, corporate crises communications, and public policy advice. His experience spans a variety of sectors including financial services, energy, pharmaceutical, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail.
Tony Langham is Lansons Chief Executive and Co-Founder with over 30 years front line experience building and protecting the reputations of companies, organisations and Governments.
His book, ‘Reputation Management: The Future of Corporate Communications and Public Relations’ is out now and available to order from Amazon: https://amzn.to/2zjFQJa