Law firms with the biggest revenue do not necessarily have the highest media profile, according to a study.
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.
In brief: Fila hires Three Halves, Udemy appoints CubanEight, Italy's SEC acquires Germany's Kohl, Aspectus, BRANDstand
Fila hires Three Halves to lead UK digital comms; Udemy appoints CubanEight for UK PR brief; Italy's SEC acquires Germany's Kohl PR and more from PRWeek UK.
'If you want to make a fool of yourself, comment on the stock markets': PRs offer 'Black Monday' advice
Corporations should focus on the fundamentals of their own businesses during a stock market decline and not join the debate around global financial markets, City PR experts have told PRWeek.
Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to the dip in the company's share price amid the decline in global markets on Monday by emailing CNBC presenter Jim Cramer to offer reassurances about its trading performance.
Two City PR figures have praised the contrition and "refreshing honesty" with which the Co-operative Bank announced its disappointing interim results yesterday.
There is still time to take part in an industry-wide gender pay gap survey, organised by the PRCA, Women in PR and PRWeek.
The 'sweaty-gate' affair together with the Department for Work and Pensions' fictional case studies might suggest such fakery is alive and well in PR and comms land, much to the chagrin of the industry. But journalists are also complicit in this game, leaving readers to guess whether the subjects of so-called 'real life' stories are just playing a part. How widespread is the practice and can it ever be justified, asks Ian Griggs.
MPs trust airline operators to act ethically more than any other sector, while short-term loan companies are viewed as the least reputable, according to new research that points to a significant level of mistrust and cynicism among MPs about 'big business'.
McDonald's UK's longstanding senior vice-president of corporate affairs, Nick Hindle, will step down on 4 September to pursue "the next big opportunity".
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.
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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.
MSLGroup has hired former Metro.co.uk deputy editor Alistair Potter as head of content - replacing Kinda Jackson, who has been promoted to director within MSL's consumer PR practice.