Four Reasons why Heartstopper is the most important TV show in a generation for LGBTQ+ Representation

by Emma Franklin-Wright

Senior Associate Director, Entertainment
June 1, 2022

Why the menopause is even harder for women of colour

The menopause is far too often talked about in hushed tones, rather than said out loud from fear of embarrassment. This has to change. All women will go through the menopause. We are half the population, and we need to be more open about the impact of menopause on our physical and mental wellbeing. The … Read more

NEWS: H+K London’s Emma Franklin-Wright helps relaunch PRCA’s LGBTQ+ Network

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has relaunched its LGBTQ+ Network with a mission to help the PR and communications industry ‘show up’ for the LGBTQ+ community as colleagues and consultants. With a long-standing commitment to inclusivity, the PRCA announced its LGBTQ+ group two and a half years ago working in partnership with YouGov. Since then, the group … Read more

Let’s break the bias in women’s health

On International Women’s Day 2022 it is a shocking fact that the UK has the biggest gender health gap of all the G20 countries. While women in the UK live longer than men on average, we spend a greater proportion of our lives in ill health and face a gaping chasm when it comes to … Read more

An alternative route into PR

Long gone are the days when university was the only route into the corporate world. Now that businesses are identifying skill gaps within their own workforce, as well as the general labour market, they’re looking to apprenticeships to close those gaps by providing practical, on-the-job learning, creating an entry-level route into the industry. Apprenticeships aren’t … Read more

Roots Recommends: Journalists to Follow this Black History Month

Today I’m celebrating Black History Month by highlighting a selection of Black and biracial journalists who are blazing a trail.  Deciding who would make the cut from a long list list that includes Edward Enninful, Meena Alexander, Kenya Hunt, Baz Bamigboye, Alicia Adejobi, Funmi Fetto, Natalie Morris, Fayola Douglas and many more was not going … Read more

H+K London X Black History Month 2021: Our Pain is Real

‘Black people don’t feel pain’ is a statement that I and many people within the Black community have heard one too many times. This myth has affected our access to care and has systematically contributed to us being undertreated for pain. This stereotype is a hindrance, allowing medical racism to become more systemic. It is a … Read more