The CIPR has warned PRs that they have "absolutely zero to gain" in subverting the rules around editing Wikipedia articles on behalf of an employer or client.
Japan's Suzuki Motor Corporation has won a major decision against rival manufacturer Volkswagen in the International Court of Arbitration with help from the litigation support team of comms firm Bell Pottinger.
Stonehage Fleming Family & Partners, the newly merged group offering wealth management and other support to wealthy families, has appointed Montfort Communications as its comms adviser.
Sky News executive producer Kate McAndrew is to join Cicero Group as a senior counsel working in its corporate PR and public affairs practices.
In brief: Supermarket baker Finsbury hires Beattie, Ranieri works with Smarter, Weleda takes on Pegasus, Ketchum, Matter PR
Supermarket baker Finsbury hires Beattie; Ranieri works with wifi coffee machine maker Smarter; Weleda takes on Pegasus for consumer comms; Ketchum's London office retained by dwell and more from PRWeek UK.
Global revenues at the world's largest PR firm rose to $833 million in the 12 months to June 30, 2015, while the US was up 9% to $504.7 million in the same period.
In brief: Globalisation boost for Bluefocus, charity sector PR firms ally, Movember partners with Premiership Rugby, Reputation Institute
Globalisation brings 30 per cent growth for Bluefocus; charity sector PR firms Slack and Third Sector ally; Movember partners with Premiership Rugby for men's health awareness and more from PRWeek UK.
Law firms with the biggest revenue do not necessarily have the highest media profile, according to a study.
Yankees Director of Media and Publicity Jason Zillo walks PRWeek though the ins and outs of game day from a PR perspective.
Four Communications Group has bought financial PR agency Broadgate Mainland, its first acquisition since receiving a £10m investment from the Business Growth Fund.
The Met Office head of comms says she will emphasise the broader role the weather forecasting agency plays in UK life after the well-publicised loss of its BBC contract - but says there is no need for a major overhaul of its PR strategy.
Betting firms Paddy Power and Betfair will keep their individual brands if the £5bn merger deal of the two companies goes ahead.
Burger King grabbed media attention across the world yesterday when it held out a supposed olive branch to McDonald's ahead of next month's International Day of Peace - but did McDonald's win the day with its pithy response?
Manifest London hired to increase Sugru awareness and sales; We Are Social US founder departs; Inspiresport appoints Lotus UK to support global expansion and more from PRWeek UK.
Today is the final chance to complete our gender pay gap survey.
Duracell has signed up Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton as a brand ambassador as it announces Duracell #PowerCheck, a stats service created in partnership with Opta Sports for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
Education, role models and investment are the top three diversity challenges facing the PR industry, argues Andrew Barratt of Ogilvy Public Relations.
It might surprise you to hear that the potential for new business has never been greater, but only for those agencies that can devise and deploy the right strategy, writes Shaun Varga of Ingenuity.
You wouldn't treat your tailor or your new lover this way so why is it OK in competitive pitches, asks Hamish Thompson of Houston PR.
The PR industry knows something that many populist politicians find hard to accept, which is that diversity matters both for company credibility and competitiveness, writes financial and corporate PR specialist Imran Khan.
So-called 'white hat' hackers could just be the guardian angels you never knew you had, so should corporations punish or reward 'good' hackers, asks Robert Bownes at data science consultancy Profusion.
Jeff Bezos: "I strongly believe that anyone working in a company that really is like the one described in the NYT would be crazy to stay. I know I would leave such a company."
HMRC's threat to 'name and shame' tax avoiders is not the best way to motivate them to pay up and could even backfire, writes Simon Maule of Linstock Communications.
For PR professionals who are tired of having their pitch shot down in flames by journalists, it's a good idea to get the basics right before making contact, writes Hanover PR consultant Charlie Simon.
The global PR team has become "a catalyst" as the company strives to target milennials and boost its mobile platforms. But is CEO Marissa Mayer's strategy working?
The PR world has always had a large number of gay practitioners but support networks for this community remain notably absent.
PR Associate Director- corporate communications for international brands The Works Search Ltd London
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Marketing Account Manager Remarkable Group Winchester, Hampshire
Communications Officer DEFRA London (Greater)
PR Manager NBC Universal London (Central), London (Greater)
Pearson succeeds former Shazam comms leader Brendan Lewis, who left the music app in June.
Tesco group media relations director Tom Hoskin is to leave his role to join Barclays in the new position of MD for group media relations.
Made in Chelsea's Jamie Laing hires Frank PR for candy brand; Crest Nicholson hires Red; Nick Darken moves into Albion Drive creative directorship; Gretchen Huestis moves from London to launch Ketchum Change in Asia; and more from PRWeek UK.
In-house PRs have moved roles between vehicle retailers Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen, after a new more senior role was created at the latter firm.
Both the Department for Education and the Cabinet Office will bring in experienced Whitehall figures as their new heads of comms in the coming weeks.
George Trefgarne, a partner at Maitland, has left to set up his own financial comms firm, which will be launched later this year.
PRWeek chatted with Publicis Worldwide president Arthur Sadoun on what the holding company was looking for in MSLGroup's next CEO and how the firm will collaborate more with other agencies under the Publicis umbrella.