The Week

Next Fifteen Communications has called off talks with Huntsworth and Chime Communications over a possible sale.

Publicasity has been appointed trade PR agency for Britvic Soft Drinks. The beverage company previously handled all PR comms in-house.

Ogilvy PR has appointed Ross Cathcart to the newly created role of senior director of the London corporate practice team. He joins from Edelman JCPR.

Stripe Communications has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of former Red Consultancy director Vicki Fox in the same role at the Edinburgh-based agency.

Stu Campbell, former MD of Custard PR, now part of Loewy's Speed Communications, has launched a consumer comms agency called Fire.

Pitch has been hired to handle PR for the Wembley Cup, a new pre-season football tournament featuring Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur.

Westminster Kingsway College has appointed The SPA Way to run a media relations campaign surrounding the launch of its £53.5m Kings Cross Centre.

WPP looks set to face investor rebellion at its AGM in Ireland on 2 June over a proposed bonus scheme that could net chief executive Martin Sorrell as much as £60m.

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