Said IPA Director General Paul Bainsfair:
"It is with a heavy heart that we hear the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She has been Head of State and our Queen for all of our lifetime and she was revered across the World for her wisdom and her sense of duty. The greatest honour bestowed upon the IPA in its long history was when Her Majesty awarded our Royal Charter in 2015. We extend our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family as the nation enters a period of mourning."
For agencies looking for advice on how to conduct their day-to-day business activities during the official period of mourning, the IPA advice is:
The IPA Legal Team have also issued a fuller guidance note which includes advice on use of images and more.