Flack at the Labour Conference: Milne out rumours circulate, 'comedy Corbyn', funny ex-spad, iNHouse Communications
A special edition of Flack from the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, which ends today, including Seumas Milne, 'comedy Corbyn' and a funny ex-spad, iNHouse making itself at home and Portland's passes.
Judge Michael Chambers QC was damning in his judgement of Merlin Entertainments yesterday (27 September), saying the Smiler crash last June was a "catastrophic failure...a needless and avoidable accident", resulting from safety protocols which fell "far short of required standards".
Scotch whisky brand Ballantine's has launched a gamified film series where viewers can control the golf shot selection of 2014 Ryder Cup-winning captain Paul McGinley.
Digital coverage of the Trump vs Clinton debate took many innovative forms but, depending on which medium you chose, a starkly different reality was on offer.
Andy Poole is leaving his role as deputy managing partner of Weber Shandwick's Manchester office to join Manchester-based Citypress, with the latter also hiring Goodyear Dunlop's Kate Macnamara as co-head of its Birmingham branch.
W has opened a full-service office in Amsterdam, in partnership with the Netherlands-based boutique consultancy roycomm.
As public affairs matures as a profession and the UK's party political conferences become stage-managed rally-like events rather than policy-making forums, there is a feeling among some that conference season is not as fun as it used to be.
Actors and fashionistas including Liv Tyler and Daisy Lowe star in the new #ShareTheLove campaign for Blood Cancer Awareness Month.
England manager Sam Allardyce's reputation lay in tatters this morning following a sting in the Telegraph in which he allegedly advised undercover reporters how to "get around" strict FA rules on player transfers and offered his services as a keynote speaker for £400,000.
Halpern to support Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock musical, Common Industry to run a brand campaign for Peppersmith sweets, Redleaf to represent Kuflink, Splendid launches SEO service, and more.
Digital marketing and PR group Next 15 has continued its expansion spree with the acquisition of tech PR agency Pinnacle for £4.4m ($5.7m).
HP is ending its relationships with Omnicom-owned PR agencies FleishmanHillard and Porter Novelli, the latter after 28 years.
M&S Bank is seeking a new consumer PR agency, PRWeek has learned.
Apple has retained its title as the UK's perceived "coolest" brand, despite growing doubts over the company's ability to innovate.
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Social-media disruption of PR is real and it's happening now. Lines between PR and social-media teams are increasingly blurred, and integration is rapidly becoming non-negotiable.
Mark Glover, chairman of the APPC, says that public cynicism around parliamentary lobbying would be greatly reduced if the participants were more committed to being openly registered
If brands want to control the way they are viewed online, they need to get into the A&R business and recruit the most influential consumer-generated content stars, says Conrad Withey of Instrumental
Rick Nye, managing director of Populus' reputation and strategy team, argues that the level of public anger at big businesses failing to put their house in order helped to drive Brexit and is likely to force governments to respond to voters losing patience with globalisation
With Olympics fever gripping the nation in August, the collapse of BHS remained the most noticed business news story of the month
A properly search optimised site is lead gen gold dust - so why haven't PR agencies cottoned on? And how do you combine PR and SEO properly?