Those likely to be in the front line in times of emergency or crisis whether seasoned PR and comms professionals or bosses whose day-to-day responsibility doesn't usually include media handling.

We tailor this workshop for each and every client based on a careful assessment of their organisational risks and needs. That said it is likely to be scenario-based with real time injects into a breaking news event to test your ability to handle the media in the most challenging of times.

Richard Uridge has seen several large scale emergencies both as a journalist and broadcaster (Rwandan genocide, the break of of the former Yugoslavia, the Selby rail crash) and as a trainer. He's helped NHS Trusts and the Health Protection Agency prepare for pandemics, the Environment Agency plan for flooding and local authorities deal with everything from bad weather to terrorism. He's currently helping a nuclear power generator with its statutory emergency exercises and has worked with the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency. Read his thoughts on BP's mishandling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill here.

Register your interest in a mixed group session

We understand individuals and small businesses may not have the resources to book an exclusive group or one-to-one session, so we operate a wait list system. Give us you contact details and when enough people have registered their interest we'll be in touch to organise a date. For most sessions you'll be alongside (virtually that is) no more than five other trainees.

Book an exclusive group session

If you're ready to order a group session for you and your colleagues (think in-house but online) and you want to use our secure, online booking system then click on the order in-house button below. You'll get a chance to let us know your preferred date at the next step.

Price From £1299 per session

Ask about in-house options

If you have more than a few staff to train, want to tailor the content to your exact organisational needs, prefer the privacy of one-to-one training, or simply want the flexibility of choosing a date and, for our face-to-face workshops, venue that suits you, then this is a great and, in most cases, cost-effective alternative to our public sessions.

Price From £1299 per day (or per hour)*

* Please note the rate depends on workshop type and duration. You may pay even less than the price shown for shorter sessions.

What our clients say:

"An excellent training session, very well run and very engaging. I would go as far as to say probably the best training session I have ever been on."
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