The Week

Sir Thomas Legg, the man charged with auditing MPs' expenses, has recruited Caroline Wright, a former BBC journalist and chief press officer at the departments of Trade and Industry and Work and Pensions to field media enquiries.

The CIPR's 2010 President Elect will be either Paul Mylrea, director of comms at the Department for International Development, or Jenifer Stirton, director of comms at NHS Lothian.

Control Room, the events producer, has hired LD Communications to handle the UK and Europe media campaign for the FIFA World Cup global kick-off concert.

The IPA/BDO Bellwether survey for the last quarter has found the rate of decline in marketing spend is slowing, but PR remains worst hit.

Vero Communications, the sport business consultancy behind Rio's winning 2018 Olympic bid, has appointed Sujit Jasani as senior consultant.

Notts County, the League Two football club subject to a controversial takeover, has called in Mace Sport after its comms director Matthew Lorenzo quit after just two weeks.

Mark Blundell, the ex-Formula 1 driver, has signed up Braben for PR support for his company, 2mb Sports Management.

McCarthy & Stone, the retirement living specialist, has named Haslimann Taylor as its retained consultant.

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