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Up Communications to merge with Home Office PR as Stuart Jackson relinquishes CEO role

Up Communications to merge with Home Office PR as Stuart Jackson relinquishes CEO role

Up Communications is to merge with Home Office PR (HOPR), in a move that will see Up CEO Stuart Jackson step back from day-to-day operations of the agency.

Revenue no guarantee of publicity in legal industry, research finds

Revenue no guarantee of publicity in legal industry, research finds

Law firms with the biggest revenue do not necessarily have the highest media profile, according to a study.

Castrol, ASOS, Paddy Power and other brands celebrate #NationalBurgerDay

Yesterday it was National Dog Day, today burgers take centre stage. Here's how brands took advantage across social media.

Met Office comms chief will emphasise non-BBC activities after contract loss

Met Office comms chief will emphasise non-BBC activities after contract loss

The Met Office head of comms says she will emphasise the broader role the weather forecasting agency plays in UK life after the well-publicised loss of its BBC contract - but says there is no need for a major overhaul of its PR strategy.

Paddy Power and Betfair to keep dual brands following merger

Paddy Power and Betfair to keep dual brands following merger

Betting firms Paddy Power and Betfair will keep their individual brands if the £5bn merger deal of the two companies goes ahead.

Heineken launches Rugby World Cup campaign with virtual stadium at London's Somerset House

Heineken launches Rugby World Cup campaign with virtual stadium at London's Somerset House

Heineken has launched its Rugby World Cup campaign by transforming Somerset House in London into a 'virtual' rugby stadium.

Winning new business requires a mixture of the personal and the technological

Winning new business requires a mixture of the personal and the technological

It might surprise you to hear that the potential for new business has never been greater, but only for those agencies that can devise and deploy the right strategy, writes Shaun Varga of Ingenuity.

In brief: Manifest London hired by glue maker, We Are Social's new US boss, Tangerine, Lotus UK

In brief: Manifest London hired by glue maker, We Are Social's new US boss, Tangerine, Lotus UK

Manifest London hired to increase Sugru awareness and sales; We Are Social US founder departs; Inspiresport appoints Lotus UK to support global expansion and more from PRWeek UK.

BBC hits back after Daily Mail article accuses it of 'pointless PR stunt'

BBC hits back after Daily Mail article accuses it of 'pointless PR stunt'

The BBC has defended an experiment it carried out to see whether people wanted the corporation to be axed, after Conservative and UKIP MPs branded it as a "pointless PR stunt" and a "cheap propaganda charade" in the Daily Mail.

'Don't compare our rivalry to war': McDonald's rejects Burger King's McWhopper for peace day PR stunt

'Don't compare our rivalry to war': McDonald's rejects Burger King's McWhopper for peace day PR stunt

McDonald's has rejected rival fast food chain Burger King's proposal that the two set aside their differences on next month's International Day of Peace by creating a 'McWhopper' mash-up of each brand's signature dish.

Amazon, EastEnders, Xbox, Google: brands jump on National Dog Day bandwagon

Amazon, EastEnders, Xbox, Google: brands jump on National Dog Day bandwagon

Brands have published a range of canine-themed posts on social media today to coincide with National Dog Day.

Seb Coe spokeswoman defends Nike ambassador role following IAAF appointment

Seb Coe spokeswoman defends Nike ambassador role following IAAF appointment

Lord Coe has defended his ambassadorial role with sportswear brand Nike after being elected president of the International Association of Athletics Federations earlier this month.

Last chance to complete gender pay gap survey

Last chance to complete gender pay gap survey

Today is the final chance to complete our gender pay gap survey.

The X Factor reveals social media twist to bring in viewers

The X Factor reveals social media twist to bring in viewers

In a move to stir up excitement among its viewers, The X Factor has revealed a series of twists for this year's competition, including letting the public vote on Twitter which category each judge will mentor.

H+K pushes Duracell's power and endurance messages in Rugby World Cup tie-up

H+K pushes Duracell's power and endurance messages in Rugby World Cup tie-up

Duracell has signed up Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton as a brand ambassador as it announces Duracell #PowerCheck, a stats service created in partnership with Opta Sports for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.

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