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 Karen Kahn blames it on unconscious bias and an inability to build a talent pipeline.
When I started out in public relations, I felt like I'd snuck a peek 'behind the Wizard's curtain'.
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
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.
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?
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
Senior recruits at National Grid, Citizen wins egg account and hires director, Swiss hires LaunchCourt and names new director and more from PRWeek UK.
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".
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".
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).
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.
Craig Woodhouse, formerly a senior political journalist and latterly a press aide to the Prime Minister, will join Edelman UK next month.
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".
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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Jess Walsh, MD of health and wellness at Hill+Knowlton London and former patient advocate, thinks it's time to consider how creativity can help increase compassion...
At its core, traditional brand positioning is a flawed construct - to have cut-through of true value you need to keep moving and stay nimble.
What does your listening face look like? FleishmanHillard Fishburn's new brand campaign shines a light on the business value of really listening to others.
As a settlement is agreed in the long-running pensions crisis at Tata Steel, what does the deal mean for those it affects?
This month we look at two companies that, in the eyes of their critics, have failed to take sufficient notice of values commonly held by the public.
From online shopping and management of personal finances through to business and government operations, we are all using technology on a daily basis - but how much about its safety do we actually know?
How does big data, revolutionary technology and an innovative scientific understanding of the human mind transform marketing practices around earned content and breakthrough experiences?
Kevin Akeroyd on how communications pros can leverage tech and data to demonstrate PR's value to the C-suite
Meshari Abokhodair is an account executive with H+K based in Riyadh. With the world's media recently focused on global relations in Saudi Arabia, Meshari examines the power of international networks and the importance of local talent.
Political news continues to hog the limelight, but some business stories break through into the public consciousness