It’s been a flying start for Task 2 in our first month in business. With the Welsh Assembly elections in full flow, entries have been piling in for our election prediction competition. All you need to do is guess the number of seats each party will have and email them to email@example.com the closest answer will get a bottle of champagne.
Our launch client, the Haemophilia Society got a great result from the Welsh Assembly Government as they sought support for victims of the contaminated blood scandal. Many victims will now receive financial compensation as is the case in other parts of the UK. This follows years of campaigning by the Society, victims and their families and many more. The story was covered by broadcast and print media. Over the coming months Task2 will be continuing to help the campaign as they seek to make sure that all those affected will receive more support.
The Sheila McKechnie Campaigner Awards 2011 are now open. Designed to support the best of the UK’s campaigners winning an award means an invitation to celebrate at a great party in London and some top notch campaigns planning and advice. So if you know a campaigner who inspires you nominate them in one of the 9 award categories.
The annual e campaigning forum took place at the end of March in Oxford. One of the hottest debates was around the role of e-campaigning, and the danger of creating slacktivists. You can catch our response, and links to the video’s covering it on the Task2 blog.
It’s been all change – and exciting change- for Apex Communications the public affairs agency we work with in London. Apex have become Maitland Political joining forces with the formidable Maitland PR. Public Affairs News and PR Week both carried the news