How healthy is your heart?

Lorna Cowan Blog

“Roses are red, violets are blue. Be healthy and safe in all that you do” What better way to mark Saint Valentine’s Day than with a team session on healthy hearts?! We welcomed Catherine from Health Matters back to MCE for our second health and well-being session on Friday. Over a (relatively) healthy breakfast we chatted about the lifestyle factors that can …

We’re Hiring: Client Executive (Corporate Communications)

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MCE is seeking an ambitious, hard-working client executive to join its growing corporate PR and communications team in Belfast. The successful candidate will work on a diverse range of projects, from innovative profile building and employer brand campaigns to helping clients with reputation management and crisis communications issues. This is a rare opportunity to work with some of the best …

Why Tribeca is now Belfast’s best chance to integrate old with the new

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By Paul McErlean My first real exposure to the world of the public relations was in 1997 when the company I was working for at the time, Macmillan Media, won the work of the only publicly listed property company here, Ewart plc. Under the leadership of its then chief executive Barry Gilligan, Ewart was doing some really interesting things to …

Kicking Cancer’s Butt

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The MCE team got together this week over fancy cakes and cream buns to raise money for World Cancer Day. It was particularly poignant for us as we celebrated the incredible news that our colleague and friend Anna Connor has kicked cancer’s butt and is now cancer free! We also raised £100 for Cancer Research UK.

Five Ways to Wellbeing, Health Matters

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There are no January blues at MCE this week – ok, maybe just a little bit (longest month ever – is it payday yet?!) Instead of letting ‘Blue Monday’ get to us, we kick-started our week with a lunch time yoga session. Expert yogi, Anna Leckey from Hot Yoga Belfast, guided us through a series of gentle stretches and breathing …

How Jim epitomises links between sport and business brilliance

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Back in the mid-90s during my playing days for the Antrim Gaelic football team, we came up against Dublin in a National League game (yes, we were in the same division as Dublin). It was one of those freezing cold, wet, winter Sundays in Casement Park. Dublin were physically stronger than us and they won the game. One member of …

Chambers’ entente will help with exploring ‘home’ opportunities after Brexit

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By Paul McErlean WHILE the politics of this place have been pretty depressing for some time, one of the more unfortunate developments in recent months was the decision by Simon Hamilton, former DUP minister, to leave politics altogether. Having said that, his decision to leave was marked by the announcement that he was taking up the role of chief executive …