Once the official schmoozing was over, a select few diehards staggered to the pub for post-party drinks. Among those displaying impressive staying power were Royal Mail's Richard Stephenson, Salt's Andrew Last, Eulogy's Adrian Brady and Downing Street's Vickie Sheriff, complete with fold-up bike ... One of the big climbers in this year's Power Book was Tesco's corporate and legal affairs director Lucy Neville-Rolfe. The Mail on Sunday reported that she was seen sporting an intriguing electric blue streak in her otherwise black hair. Clearly a cunning disguise after she was name-checked by that rascal Stephen Byers in the 'lobbygate' sting ... The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board may have embarrassed a few of its PR agencies this week. In a surprise move, it sent out the results from a recent tender for the Potato Council. Everyone involved was informed that 3 Monkeys, Porter Novelli and Wild Card PR received low marks for their presentations on consumer PR. Oops ... Finally, who is the haughtiest hack of them all? A disgruntled PRO directs us towards the Twitter feed of Amanda Baillieu, editor of trade mag Building Design. One tweet stated: 'My opening salvo in my war against PROs is a filter to remove anyone who addresses me chummily as Amanda.' What a charmer!
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The CIPR is expected to produce new guidance on maternity leave as part of a promise to tackle the issue of equal pay for women and gender balance in the workplace.
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has terminated the membership of Lord Laird after an inquiry prompted by a media sting on parliamentary lobbying.
Former Equal Opportunities Commission media director Claire Maugham has joined a new body charged with selling the benefits of internet-connected electricity and gas meters to Britons ahead of a nationwide installation programme.
Nordic bank SEB has brought in Broadgate Mainland to support its communications in the UK and across Europe.