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PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in hospitality comms

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in hospitality comms

PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective fields. Today, we list the top five comms pros in the hospitality industry.

Coke follows McDonald's by axing YouTube show

Coke follows McDonald's by axing YouTube show

Coca-Cola is ditching its weekly UK YouTube shows in favour of a more "nimble" digital content strategy.

In brief: New role for Ketchum Pleon Germany boss, wins for Tin Man and Nudge, women's sport agency launches

In brief: New role for Ketchum Pleon Germany boss, wins for Tin Man and Nudge, women's sport agency launches

New role for ex-Ketchum Pleon Germany boss, grocery box firm Gousto hires Forge, Tin Man ordered for Funkin Cocktails, ex-Chime chief launches women's sport agency and more from PRWeek UK.

Speed, Mongoose and Bray Leino owner reports eight per cent revenue growth in 2016

Speed, Mongoose and Bray Leino owner reports eight per cent revenue growth in 2016

The Mission Marketing Group, which owns PR and comms shops including Speed, Mongoose and Bray Leino, has reported an eight per cent rise in revenue to £65.9m in 2016.

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in entertainment comms

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in entertainment comms

PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective fields. Today, we list the top five comms pros across the entertainment industry.

In brief: ex-Hammond spad joins Newgate, Cow wins Micro Scooters, Mercieca has its Weetabix, energy briefs for FTI

Newgate hires another ex-spad, Cow wins Micro Scooters brief, trio of energy briefs for FTI, Mercieca has its Weetabix as a new client and more from PRWeek UK.

'People can hear the truth', says Matthew Freud as he takes a swipe at Uber

'People can hear the truth', says Matthew Freud as he takes a swipe at Uber

PR legend Matthew Freud made a rare appearance on stage yesterday for a live interview with PRWeek UK editor-in- chief, Danny Rogers. The session was called 'Harnessing fame for the greater good.'

So, you want my job? Senior media officer for select committees at the House of Commons

So, you want my job? Senior media officer for select committees at the House of Commons

PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Nicholas Davies' job as senior media and comms officer for select committees at the House of Commons?

Met tests readiness of both police and comms in dramatic anti-terror exercise on the Thames

Met tests readiness of both police and comms in dramatic anti-terror exercise on the Thames

The Metropolitan Police's comms team is preparing for the eventuality of dealing with a terror attack in London, including taking part in a dramatic terrorist hijacking and rescue staged on the River Thames on Sunday (19 March).

'Google has known about this for years': tech giant too slow to seek solutions, PR pros agree

'Google has known about this for years': tech giant too slow to seek solutions, PR pros agree

Google's only solution to scrutiny and boycott over its treatment of offensive and extremist content is tangible action, having sat on the problem for too long, senior UK PR professionals agree.

A comms budget cut by two thirds calls for more targeted campaigns, says NHS transplant service

A comms budget cut by two thirds calls for more targeted campaigns, says NHS transplant service

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is taking a more targeted approach to its comms, in response to significantly reduced resources, PRWeek can reveal.

Hotwire chief Brendon Craigie exits firm

Hotwire chief Brendon Craigie exits firm

The agency did not immediately name a successor.

Watch: BBC's W1A holds 'fundraising ideation generation session' in Red Nose Day special

Watch: BBC's W1A holds 'fundraising ideation generation session' in Red Nose Day special

The BBC's in-house creative team has collaborated with the creators of sitcom W1A to produce a special for Red Nose Day, promising "ground-breaking fundraising ideas, immediately delivered from a blue sky thinking session".

MPs' probe of comms salary spend reveals changing fortunes of Government departments

MPs' probe of comms salary spend reveals changing fortunes of Government departments

Some government comms teams have shrunk from significant cuts while others have grown bigger, according to recently released figures provided to MPs - triggering criticism of Whitehall departments that have not reduced the amount they spend on comms.

'I'm sorry' - Google chief apologises as more public sector bodies and brands speak out on extremist ads scandal

'I'm sorry' - Google chief apologises as more public sector bodies and brands speak out on extremist ads scandal

The EMEA boss of Google has offered an apology to public and private sector advertisers in a growing row over ads appearing next to extremist videos on YouTube.

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