UK-based domestic and European airline Flybe is in talks with agencies about its corporate and financial PR after a decade with Instinctif Partners.
Paul Baverstock and Robert Nuttall, the founders of reputation management consultancy Fortitude Partners, have set up a reputation insurance broker called Reputation Risk Solutions.
David Plouffe "will be managing all global policy and political activities, communications, and Uber branding efforts," the company's CEO, Travis Kalanick, wrote in a blog post on the hire.
The Westminster & City Property Associations has hired TTA Property senior partner Charles Begley as executive director.
Max Clifford's PR firm is to be wound up owing £473,000 to 19 creditors including the taxman, Channel 4 and the Newspaper Licensing Agency, records at Companies House show.
Forster Communications is changing its structure from client-focused teams to corporate, creative and campaigns divisions, and has hired Cathy Byrne to head the corporate team.
Parcel delivery company Yodel has appointed Berkeley PR to handle a comms brief aimed at consumers, retailers and stakeholders.
Ashley Zandy will return to Facebook after less than a year at Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group.
Edelman, the world's biggest independent PR agency, has issued an apology for a blog post that described the death of actor Robin Williams as "a carpe diem moment for mental health professionals".
Lord Chadlington, who announced his forthcoming departure from Huntsworth yesterday, is "one of the greats" of the PR business and will be difficult to replace, according to friends and former colleagues.
Lord Chadlington has denied that a shareholder revolt led to him stepping down as CEO of Huntsworth, stating he made the decision to depart last year.
Lord Chadlington has announced that he is set to stand down from his role as CEO of Huntsworth.
Fishburn has hired Del Jones as an associate director and Grace Keeling as a consultant to strengthen the agency's financial and professional services team.
Former Labour minister Lord Malloch-Brown is set to step down from his role as EMEA chair for FTI Consulting.
The CPG giant is making plans to rid itself of more than half its brands. While it does so, it must push a message of innovation and cost savings, say experts.
The Qatari government has hired Portland Communications for a wide-ranging new global brief thought to be worth millions of pounds.
The morality of news management is in the spotlight once again after Gawker slammed Edelman as a "soulless PR conglomerate" for its 'Carpe Diem' blog on Robin Williams.
As Huntsworth's half-year results were looming last week, and as the share price continued to flatline, one suspected the group would pull yet another rabbit from its top hat; few predicted that rabbit would be Lord Chadlington himself.
Let's stop being apologetic about wanting to reduce our hours, says founder of LMC PR Lara Molins Caplin. Project work is the future of comms and is perfectly suited to flexi-workers.
Fund managers' refreshing willingness to speak at key times is now a handy weapon in our PR armoury.
Tesco announced this week that its CEO Philip Clarke is to be replaced by Unilever's head of personal care, Dave Lewis.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
Airbnb, the short-term accommodation businesss, updated its brand identity this week and introduced a new logo that it named the Bélo, "the universal symbol of belonging".
Women are often paid less than men but it's our responsibility to make our case, says Hotwire director and member of the PRWeek Mentoring Project, Kate Hamilton.
It is almost impossible to grab attention through all the noise. The truth has become invisible.
The future is bright for the global PR industry. But it will only maximise growth by ceasing to be the PR industry as we know it.
John West has left financial and corporate PR agency Tavistock Communications after seven years as chief executive and has been replaced by board directors Matt Ridsdale and Jos Simson.
Sarah Richardson, a director at Edelman and former Lord Mayor of Westminster, is to join Centrica Energy in the newly created role of director of public affairs.
The Omnicom Group firm has promoted Butenhoff to director of Ketchum's global technology business.
The Red Consultancy has poached Edelman's Steph Bailey for a newly created role amid the departures of its corporate and technology MDs.
Capital MSL has hired David Kingsmill-Moore as the agency develops its clout in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Citigroup has hired Brunswick Group partner Jennifer Lowney as head of corporate communications, effective early September.
Matthew Freud has acquired a "significant minority" stake in former Independent editor Simon Kelner's PR agency Seven Dials, as well as hiring Seven Dials chair Andrew McGuinness as CEO of Freuds.