WPP has grown its European PR footprint after buying a majority stake in German PR agency Nicole Weber Communications (NWC).
New West End Company, the UK's largest representative group for retail businesses, has hired Bell Pottinger to increase awareness of the contribution made by firms in the West End to the UK economy.
Officials have until the end of the week to indict former Toyota global communications boss after her oxycodone arrest
2 Sisters Food Group, one of the UK's largest food manufacturing firms, has appointed Newgate Communications as its first retained PR agency for a combined corporate and financial comms and public affairs brief.
Consilium Strategic Communications has appointed Chris Gardner of Citigate Dewe Rogerson as partner.
Hunters has appointed Smithfield to handle PR for its IPO as it targets rapid expansion to become the UK's largest estate agency brand.
The City's approach to using social media is a "patchwork" and "less advanced" than the US, according to Bell Pottinger partner and former broadcast journalist Greg Wood.
Greenpeace has produced a new campaign film that celebrates electronic motor sport Formula E.
The UK Public Affairs Council has announced that it is closing with immediate effect and handing over responsibility for its register of lobbyists to the CIPR.
Alice Macandrew has resigned as director of corporate communications at Sky, PRWeek has learned.
Lynne Anne Davis, president Asia Pacific at Fleishman Hillard and chair of this year's judging panel at Cannes, speaks to Steve Barrett about why PR is having a good year at Cannes.
Aldi has appointed Citypress to its UK corporate PR account, replacing Weber Shandwick, following a competitive pitch.
Greene King has hired Tesco PR and corporate affairs veteran Greg Sage to the new role of comms director, as the brewing and pub giant completes its £774m acquisition of Spirit Pub Company.
Airbus Group has appointed Powercourt as its retained corporate PR adviser for the UK, replacing Instinctif, whose managing partner David Simonson has worked on the Airbus account for 20 years.
TV and media production group Ten Alps has appointed FTI Consulting ahead of its planned acquisition of Reef Television and following the departure of founder Bob Geldof from its board.
Ex-England international rugby player Tom May has brought in Thirteen Communications to promote his business development programme.
The communications industry has been rebooted. As last month's Cannes Lions demonstrated, the creativity of the advertising sector has been augmented by the hard rigour of data science. Marketing, too, is being revolutionised by super targeting possibilities.
PRWeek's party at the InterContinental Carlton in Cannes celebrated this year's award winners from the PR industry.
As the ink dries on the certificates of same-sex marriages taking place across every US state, we are now wondering what this could mean for companies across the western world.
The much-hyped, media-saturated Cannes Lions week is over for another year and it is easy to forget that, beyond the glittering yachts and the Yves St Laurent (apparently), the whole point of this 'international festival of creativity' is to be the showcase of the best campaigns from around the world.
Steve King, global CEO of ZenithOptimedia, talks programmatic to Steve Barrett.
Steve Barrett speaks to the chief executive of Interpublic Group.
I wasn't surprised to read recently that the PR industry is one of the worst industries for supporting flexible working patterns.
Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the really sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others. Or there's the third group, who keep making the same mistakes over again. Which are you?
This time last year I was in Cannes. This year I am not. Have I missed anything? I think not - apart from a Rose hangover.
To be honest, I have always wondered what all the fuss was about.
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IncrediBull will integrate into Text100 at the beginning of next year.
Recently formed science publishing giant Springer Nature has created a 40-strong global comms team headed by former Macmillan comms director Joyce Lorigan, which will work alongside a new policy and external relations department.
Michael Mullen, SVP of corporate and government affairs at Heinz, is to take the same role at the new, enlarged business following its expected merger with Kraft that will create one of the world's largest food and drink companies.
Viridor, the UK's largest recycling firm, is in the final stages of cutting its PR agency roster from six to one amid a £1.8bn infrastructure overhaul that has also seen a shake-up in its internal comms department, PRWeek has learned.
Beves, who joins Hanover in August, is currently a partner in Bell Pottinger's corporate and brand division.
Malaysia Airlines has appointed Faridah Hashim, formerly head of corporate comms for telecoms company Axiata Group Berhad, as head of corporate comms as the troubled airline considers a rebrand following last year's air disasters.
Sarah McGhie has stepped down as Domino's head of PR for the UK, Ireland, Germany and Switzerland, with former Post Office head of PR Nina Arnott appointed as her successor.