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In brief: W wins Elephant & Castle, Zest's Somme project, City AM journalist joins Burson

In brief: W wins Elephant & Castle, Zest's Somme project, City AM journalist joins Burson

W wins Elephant & Castle redevelopment brief, City AM journalist joins Burson, £250K Creative Shootout award opens, Zest PR appointed for Somme project, plus more from PRWeek UK.

HP's diversity initiative one year on: Agencies exceed gender targets, fall short on minority representation

HP's diversity initiative one year on: Agencies exceed gender targets, fall short on minority representation

HP's Karen Kahn blames it on unconscious bias and an inability to build a talent pipeline.

The age of the influencer may have dawned, but does it help or hinder PR?

The age of the influencer may have dawned, but does it help or hinder PR?

When I started out in public relations, I felt like I'd snuck a peek 'behind the Wizard's curtain'.

Former Labour strategy chief Greg Beales takes Shelter comms and policy role

Former Labour strategy chief Greg Beales takes Shelter comms and policy role

Former Labour Party strategy chief Greg Beales has joined homeless and housing charity Shelter as director of communications, policy and campaigns.

#Lab17 preview: Agency attendees to rise at this year's Labour Conference as party relevance increases

#Lab17 preview: Agency attendees to rise at this year's Labour Conference as party relevance increases

Several PR agencies are sending more staff to this year's Labour Party Conference in Brighton than to last year's event, given the party's renewed relevance to business and strengthened position in Westminster.

Cirkle MD Ruth Allchurch leaves as agency opens London base

Cirkle MD Ruth Allchurch leaves as agency opens London base

Ruth Allchurch has left her role as MD of the FMCG and retail-focused PR agency Cirkle, which is now seeking a replacement, and has recently opened a second office.

Uber reactions: 'arrogant firm got its comeuppance', TfL's language is 'tough', or just posturing from the Mayor?

Uber reactions: 'arrogant firm got its comeuppance', TfL's language is 'tough', or just posturing from the Mayor?

Industry reactions to the news that Transport for London (TfL) will not renew Uber's private hire licence after 30 September have been flooding in - here, PRWeek highlights the best.

In brief: Senior recruits at National Grid, Citizen wins egg account and hires director, Swiss hires Launch

In brief: Senior recruits at National Grid, Citizen wins egg account and hires director, Swiss hires Launch

Senior recruits at National Grid, Citizen wins egg account and hires director, Swiss hires LaunchCourt and names new director and more from PRWeek UK.

Rooster PR accuses Hotwire of plagiarism and sends 'cease and desist' letter over new brand

Rooster PR accuses Hotwire of plagiarism and sends 'cease and desist' letter over new brand

London agency Rooster PR has accused Hotwire of plagiarising its brand, and demanded that it takes down its relaunched website - but the global tech agency has called the demand "absurd".

Former Hotwire CEO Brendon Craigie will soon join agency's 'long line of spin-offs'

Former Hotwire CEO Brendon Craigie will soon join agency's 'long line of spin-offs'

Brendon Craigie, the former CEO of Hotwire, has said that he will shortly be launching a new venture, saying that the number of start-ups created by his former colleagues is a sign of his old agency's "entrepreneurial culture".

Why I've been keeping mum about my maternity leave anxiousness

Why I've been keeping mum about my maternity leave anxiousness

When people ask me about whether I'm excited about having a baby I always respond "yes, absolutely" (well that's what they want to hear and because, of course, it is true).

Episode 2: NFL, Premier League, rugby - sport's global question

Episode 2: NFL, Premier League, rugby - sport's global question

Hosted by PRWeek editor-in-chief Danny Rogers and author and journalist Richard Gillis, episode two of The Line asks "do tribes scale?" as the NFL returns to London this weekend.

Edelman gets ex-Number 10 adviser and Sun journalist Craig Woodhouse as director

Edelman gets ex-Number 10 adviser and Sun journalist Craig Woodhouse as director

Craig Woodhouse, formerly a senior political journalist and latterly a press aide to the Prime Minister, will join Edelman UK next month.

Francis Ingham: Bell Pottinger expulsion not enjoyable; 'toughest' decision ever for PRCA

Francis Ingham: Bell Pottinger expulsion not enjoyable; 'toughest' decision ever for PRCA

PRCA director general Francis Ingham will tell delegates at the association's national conference this morning (22 September) that expelling Bell Pottinger was the "toughest decision the PRCA has ever made".

Ex-Golin and Havas social lead Neil Kleiner joins Newgate and Publicasity

Ex-Golin and Havas social lead Neil Kleiner joins Newgate and Publicasity

Neil Kleiner, former head of social and content at Golin, has been appointed as partner and strategic director across Porta-owned agencies Newgate Communications and Publicasity.

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