Andy’s blog

A regular blog about things connected – sometimes only vaguely – to what we do at salt. I’ve worked in PR for 20 something years, at salt since we set it up in 2000, and I’m interested in what makes communications work. I hope you find something interesting in these ramblings, and I’d love to hear what you think.

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Personality goes a long way

May 9th, 2014

One of the perennial criticisms of CSR programmes is that they are designed at best to assuage corporate guilt, or at worst to deflect attention away from negative impacts on the planet and society. Accusations of greenwash centre on this. The...
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I am not a robot

April 23rd, 2014

One of my oldest friends finishes sentences with, “It was the best ever”. My trip to India was the best ever. My weekend in Swindon was the best ever. My current boyfriend is the best ever. I've always loved her energy, but have seriously...
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The dragon of Silicon Valley

April 1st, 2014

It’s back! The drama, tribulation, intrigue and power struggles. Facebook that is, the ever-acquiring social media platform is buying up technology companies like they’re in the discount section in Tesco. However, its latest acquisition has...
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