Trumpeting the name change, founder Rachel O'Connor enthuses: 'This evolution really reflects the skills-set that we now have within the agency.' And Siren PR's exciting new name? Er, Siren Communications ... Not to be outdone, the British Retail Consortium this week sent out a press release headlined: 'Fule duty rises would do double damage.' Flack has seen a few typos over the years, but has it ever been done in the first word of a release? ... Congrats to Precise Media's Kristina Andriotis who, we learn via The Sun, is expecting a child next month with footie legend Teddy Sheringham. The Currant Bun did not provide details of Kristina's job, other than to describe her as a 'PR girl'. But the tabloid made amends by describing her as Teddy's 'striking partner'. Puntastic ... Finally, the Communicative Relations Awards from PR Professionals (CRAPPs) are back! The awards, devised by PR agency 10 Yetis, celebrate 'the uniquely frosty relationship PR people and journalists share'. New categories include the most 'fanciable journalist', alongside old fave 'most likely to tell you to sling your hook' award. Nominations are open until 30 November, with the results to be unveiled on 15 December ...
Digital Account Director - Consumer and Creative Communications Reuben Sinclair London - Central
Associate Director - Food, Drink, Groceries and Retail Reuben Sinclair London - Central
Account Manager - Financial PR Reuben Sinclair London - Central
Client Champion: Senior Account Executive/ Account Executive PR and Everything Inbetween Shoreditch, London
Director - Financial Communications Fabric London
John Doe has been hired by Project Zoltar, the creative collective covering fashion and art spearheaded by Dan Macmillan and Kieron Livingstone.
Olympic diver Tom Daley this week shot a highly personal video message revealing he was in a relationship with a man.
Ali Gee, the former Edelman planning chief who has just been handed the role of driving the integration of the three agencies in the Fishburn Hedges Group, is the right woman for the job, according to former clients.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls can recover from his faltering performance in Parliament yesterday, but the content of his argument could be more of a problem, public affairs experts have said.