Lansons has promoted two associates to the board and raised four other team members to associate directors, bolstering its senior team.
James Clark, a director at corporate, financial and public affairs agency The Cardew Group, will move into automotive PR in August when he takes a role for Toyota and Lexus in the UK.
Barry Gardner has ended a six-year tenure as corporate comms director at CYBG, the holding company of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank, PRWeek has learned.
Interpublic's CMG unit, which includes most of its PR firms, reported 2.8% organic year-over-year revenue growth in Q2 2016, to $369.4 million - Weber's Andy Polansky says organic growth at his firm was in high single digits.
Jane Lawrie will join retail giant Tesco on 10 October as group comms director.
Kenwerks is the third agency Steinreich Communications Group has acquired in the past 12 months.
Japanese technology giant SoftBank has hired Finsbury to provide comms support for its £24.3bn ($32.2bn) acquisition of UK tech company ARM Holdings.
Almost half of PR professionals believe client budgets will be reduced in the next 12 months following the EU referendum result, according to an exclusive PRWeek/PRCA survey.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will welcome a new director of brand and corporate reputation in October, joining from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Euro Car Parts, the UK's largest car parts and accessories retailer, is reviewing its PR support with a view to appointing a lead agency for the first time, PRWeek has learned.
Convenience store and newsagent firm McColl's Retail Group has hired Headland as its financial and corporate comms agency, replacing Brunswick in the role.
London-headquartered agency MHP has announced a new strategic partnership with New-York based Dukas Linden Public Relations (DLPR), and a new office in Germany.
The partnership also includes Abernathy MacGregor in the U.S., Maitland in the U.K., and National Public Relations in Canada.
Cloud accounting software firm Xero and its PR partner Shine have recorded Chasing Payments, a parody of Adele's 2008 hit Chasing Pavements, to highlight the stress caused for SMEs when clients take their time in stumping up payment.
Fears that PR firms would suffer catastrophic economic effects from Britain's decision to leave the EU are largely unfounded so far, an analysis by PRWeek of the share price of quoted marcoms groups listed in London and Paris shows.
The group is made up of staffers from Ogilvy PR and Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
There was talk of 'cause fatigue' at Cannes this year, but that doesn't mean the industry should move on - it's simply that purpose has evolved.
It is only three weeks after the EU referendum, but more has happened politically than we might see in three normal years.
From the boardroom: Neville Koopowitz, CEO of health and life insurer Vitality, says PR is key to building consumer trust and consistent brand messaging
Pokémon GO has become a cultural phenomenon in a matter of days since its launch, eclipsing Twitter, Snapchat and Tinder users. Two writers give their views on how PR-land can capitalise on its features and talkability.
Hello from the midway point of jury duty at Cannes - we've seen pretty much everything we're here to judge, but we're yet to get to the pointy end of shortlist and silverware selection.
A recent study revealed that the public relations industry is finally, after years of oversight, embracing creativity as a central driving force, with 88 per cent of PR practitioners citing it as fundamental to what they do.
The LinkedIn chief executive worked to put users' and employees' minds at ease on Monday morning about its impending acquisition by Microsoft.
Maria Sharapova has been handed a two-year ban for using meldonium, a drug that treats heart disease.
Astute boardroom leaders are realising that managing reputations online brings a new set of threats.
Politicians are famous for dodging journalists' questions, and it is happening all too often.
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In brief: Lewis launches Observa, Sompo appoints Newgate, Westco's Ogilvy partnership and Rayner launches PRInABox.com
Lewis launches analytics service Observa, Japanese insurance firm Sompo appoints Newgate and Máquina Cohn & Wolfe's Vestas victory.
Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street comms and special adviser team began to take shape last night with several key appointments, including head of comms Katie Perrior and PRWeek UK Power Book entrant John Godfrey.
In brief: Michael Murphy joins Interel, Brandnation wins American Golf, John Doe hires, Olaogun launches Walex
Michael Murphy joins Interel, new business for Honda's Olawale Olaogun, John Doe hires Rik Salmon, American Golf tees up Brandnation and more from PRWeek UK.
Finsbury partner and former BAA public affairs chief Scott Colvin has been appointed to oversee the London-based agency's public affairs arm, following the departure of longstanding head of public affairs Will Tanner.
Chime-owned Harvard hires Gareth Clark, Manc Frank's new base, Colin Byrne leaves PRCA board and more from PRWeek UK.
WPP-owned tech agency AxiCom has chosen former Racepoint executive Cathy Pittham to succeed Helen Ridgway at the tech agency.
Eddie May, the co-founder of the agency Threepipe, has joined Hanover to lead a new creative comms offering, which its group CEO says signals the start of life as a full-service agency.