Marks & Spencer is ending its relationship with Finsbury and has hired Grayling for consumer PR in the UK, amid a move to a "new way of working" for its in-house team.
P&G's Mark Chakravarty has joined pharma giant Novartis in a senior role, PRWeek has learned.
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.'
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.
'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.
Workspace Group, the FTSE250 owner and operator of 65 properties housing more than 4,000 companies across London, has replaced Bell Pottinger with Edelman UK as its retained corporate comms advisor.
Huntsworth's losses narrowed in 2016 thanks to a strong performance from the holding company's health comms arm, and despite a "difficult" year for Grayling, whose like-for-like revenue fell 17.4 per cent.
'Grown-ups build brands for the long term': ASA warns PR firms against deliberately courting controversy
The chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority has urged PR firms to think twice before courting notoriety by creating "deliberately provocative" adverts for clients.
Manifest has promoted director Neil Hallmark to managing director of its London office, following four years at the agency.
Brands are celebrating St Patrick's Day by turning the world emerald green. PRWeek UK rounds up the best promotions so far...
Insurance giant Legal & General has hired former BBC and Sky journalist and presenter Dharshini David as corporate affairs director.
Milk & Honey PR hires Jo Cresswell from Rostrum, Radioactive PR wins child care site, Greenbrook appoints former IoD chief, Golin expands its digital division and more from PRWeek UK.
E-commerce site Etsy hires Alfred, Flymo lawnmower brand owner appoints O PR, Neat PR wins sock firm ChattyFeet, multiple hires at Whitehouse Consultancy, and more from PRWeek UK.
PR bodies welcome National Insurance u-turn but call for change to dividends and 'staggering' business rates
The CIPR and the PRCA have welcomed Chancellor Philip Hammond's decision to scrap plans that would have seen an increase in National Insurance levels for self-employed people, including many PR professionals.
Headland has won an expanded PepsiCo UK public affairs and corporate PR brief, following the food and drink firm's decision to replace FleishmanHillard Fishburn.
Senior comms experts from John Lewis, Edelman, Virgin Media, UKTV and Spark PR have been added to the stellar line up for PR360, PRWeek's must-attend conference in London next month.
Once upon a time, PR agencies didn't see the need for planners: whereas ad agencies employed them to ground their creative ideas in genuine insights about their audience, the PR industry took a different route.
A painful paradox lies at the heart of the Government's rail policy - an anomaly that is tarnishing some of the biggest brands in the transport sector.
The campaign received 650 traditional media placements, garnering more than 315 million impressions worldwide.
Flemming Ørnskov, Shire's CEO, wanted to transform the Ireland-based company, well known for ADHD treatments Adderall and Vyvanse, into a biotech powerhouse having a speciality in rare diseases.
Disney needed to generate buzz without giving away too much of the movie's plot -- and it had to be something retailers could use.
REI created the #OptOutside movement, urging Americans to leave their credit cards behind and spend the day after Thanksgiving enjoying more natural pursuits.
The fast-food chain said it wasn't behind a tweet posted and pinned on Thursday morning mocking the president's "tiny hands."
Consultancy pitching is sometimes like the proverbial cobbler's children - all too often comms agencies fail to communicate effectively to the prospect.
Spring cleaning is not just a good exercise for your home, it can also be a useful tool for maintaining your mental health
What defines a purposeful company? Will Hutton and Clare Chapman of the Purposeful Business Taskforce have begun to answer that question with the publication of their eponymously titled report on the subject.
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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.
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.
Previously, he had a two-year stint at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Frank hired for Chuck Norris game, chocolatier and tea brand brief Spider, Promote hires Hussain and more from PRWeek UK.
NHS Blood and Transplant has appointed Steve Park as its new assistant director of comms.
Jeremy Galbraith has stepped down as Burson-Marsteller EMEA chief executive after 22 years at the agency.
Digital marketing and comms agency Caliber Interactive has appointed former Grayling COO Rav Singh as its new global CEO.