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Why does an industry that is two-thirds female serve women so badly when they have kids?

Why does an industry that is two-thirds female serve women so badly when they have kids?

Next Monday, PR professionals will attend a 'hack day' at the CIPR headquarters where a topic for debate will be how to stem the tide of skilled female practitioners leaving PR because of unsatisfactory maternity and return-to-work practices.

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Agencies on board for LinkedIn's 'largest ever' UK consumer PR campaign

Agencies on board for LinkedIn's 'largest ever' UK consumer PR campaign

Brands2Life, Firstlight PR and Kallaway are supporting LinkedIn's 'Bring In Your Parents' (BIYP) initiative, a global campaign to engage parents with their child's career, in what is set to be the social networking site's largest consumer campaign in the UK to date.

PRWeek and PRCA launch mentoring scheme to inspire future PR leaders

PRWeek and PRCA launch mentoring scheme to inspire future PR leaders

PRWeek has joined forces with the PRCA to launch The Fast Track in PR Mentoring Scheme, aimed at inspiring the next generation of PR leaders to follow in the footsteps of current sector leaders.

Why silence, not fundraising tactics, sunk GoGen

Why silence, not fundraising tactics, sunk GoGen

The demise of GoGen last weekend was an object lesson in the dangers of not refining your crisis comms response.

Arts sector PR agency launched by 30 Under 30 alumna Maura Brickell

Arts sector PR agency launched by 30 Under 30 alumna Maura Brickell

Maura Brickell, the former campaigns director at Riot Communications and one of PRWeek's 30 Under 30 in 2013, has launched her own agency for the arts and creative sector called Maura PR & Communications.

FleishmanHillard and Fishburn office-sharing arrangement fuels merger rumours

FleishmanHillard and Fishburn office-sharing arrangement fuels merger rumours

FleishmanHillard and Fishburn are to share offices from the autumn, PRWeek understands.

Golin joins project to encourage PR firms to bring mothers back to work

PR firm Golin has joined the back2businesship initiative, a joint programme helping female media and marcoms professionals to re-enter the industry after career breaks of five or more years.

Wigan Council suspends head of PR following embarrassing ITV documentary

Wigan Council suspends head of PR following embarrassing ITV documentary

The head of PR at Wigan Council has been temporarily suspended from his duties pending a council investigation into its participation in an ITV documentary.

Max Clifford appears in court on new assault charge

Max Clifford appears in court on new assault charge

Max Clifford appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court this morning charged with indecently assaulting a 17-year-old girl.

Professional associations for internal comms are the living parody of the Cheshire Cat

Professional associations for internal comms are the living parody of the Cheshire Cat

For the past decade "IC is at a crossroads" has become a clichéd topic in books, conferences and online discussions.

Teneo: The ambition is global

Teneo: The ambition is global

The acquisition of Blue Rubicon and StockWell by Teneo Holdings last week has sent shockwaves through the industry. The scale of the ambition is huge: to set up a global City and crisis shop to challenge stalwarts such as Finsbury and Brunswick, and become the market leaders in this field. PRWeek assesses the impact on the industry as well as what it says about the health of the mergers and acquisitions market for PR agencies in the UK and beyond.