Campaigners have published a critical report into lobbying in Scotland ahead of the SNP's annual conference this Thursday.
In brief: South Australia brief for Consolidated PR, ICCO's new president, Mexia gets Lord's contract, Instinctif win
South Australia tourist account for Consolidated PR, ICCO appoints Bulgaria's Maxim Behar as president, Mexia secures Lord's events and hospitality contract and more from PRWeek UK.
Business leaders fear disruptive brands such as Uber entering their marketplace more than any other type of threat, a crisis survey by Burson-Marsteller reveals.
BP is looking to draw a line under the damaging 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill following the US government's latest announcement on the disaster - but PR and reputation professionals say challenges for the firm, and the broader energy industry, have not gone away.
You might think that the biggest crisis many CEOs predict for their business in the coming year is a cyber-attack or the impending threat of regulatory scrutiny, but you would be wrong: according to Burson-Marsteller's annual 'Crisis Survey', published today, the biggest threat for companies is the entrance of a disruptive competitor such as Uber, Airbnb or Deliveroo into their marketplace.
Ketchum London has promoted Jo-ann Robertson to the position of deputy CEO, London, while Deirdre Murphy has been made chief operating officer, London, effective immediately.
Grayling has been selected by the Government of Turkey to oversee international comms for next year's World Energy Congress in Istanbul.
Instinctif has hired former Edelman global energy sector chair Rishi Bhattacharya as managing partner in its international corporate affairs practice.
In brief: BIS gets new head of news; TVC Group picks up Intu; Johnson King merges into Finn Partners; Mc&T lands B&W
BIS gets new head of news, TVC Group picks up Intu account, Johnson King merges into Finn Partners, hi-fi brand Bowers & Wilkins tunes into Mc&T and more from PRWeek UK.
Yell UK, the directories business, has sent out a brief for agency support in marketing, PR and creative services, PRWeek has learned.
FTSE 100 companies believe that having a set of corporate values is still an effective way of presenting their organisation's culture to the public, but they need to be genuine, a new report says.
He most recently served as vice president of corporate affairs at Kraft before taking the role at Mondelez International, the owner of snack food brands such as Cadbury and Oreo, this week.
Buchanan, the WPP-owned financial comms agency, has appointed Giles Sanderson to the newly created role of deputy chairman and partner.
The Volkswagen Group scandal, which began when the company admitted fitting 11 million cars worldwide with a so-called 'defeat device' to fool emissions tests, threatens to overwhelm its numerous brands but is there also a danger that the issue could spill over into a sector-wide reputational crisis for the motor industry as a whole?
Responsible investment management firm Alquity is looking for an ambassador to kick-start a global conversation about the relationship between business and society as part of a new campaign called 'Ubuntu People'.
In brief: Fishburn finance head joins Benjamin Ball, Burning Night appoints Golley Slater, Stature wins BAFTA brief
Fishburn's finance head Paul Farrow joins Benjamin Ball, Burning Night bar group appoints Golley Slater, Stature PR wins BAFTA games brief and more from PRWeek UK.
"This isn't easy. But it is right," Dorsey said in his letter explaining more than 300 layoffs.
Earlier this year, the BBC came under scrutiny for publishing videos of the Queen allegedly performing a Nazi salute as a child, writes Tom Blake of Imagen.
Businesses contribute much to society and have important things to say that affect us all, writes Gavin Devine of MHP.
Greenpeace can now put the best possible spin on years of campaigning to bring a halt to its arch-enemy Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic, after the company pulled the plug on its operations in the region.
Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn spent Thursday morning being peppered with questions by members of Congress about the company's emissions regulations evasions.
Is PR an art or a science? With a plethora of publishing platforms created in the past five years, combined with instant access to ROIs and the monitoring of shared content, one would point to this technology making our profession more scientific than ever before, writes Doug Keighley.
The future has looked bleak for Huntsworth with falling revenues and a boardroom overhaul, but new CEO Paul Taaffe is looking to steady the ship and relishes the challenge of steering the group towards profitability and growth again, finds John Harrington.
As a social media professional, I spend a worrying proportion of my working life consuming images of fluffy kittens and online articles demanding I 'click here' to reveal the biggest scandal to hit the world ever, writes Caolan Mahon of Shine Communications.
I first attended the Conservative Party Conference in 1989 and, even in the twilight years of Mrs Thatcher's tenure, I'm not sure I've ever seen anything quite like what I saw waiting at the gates of the secure zone in Manchester this year, writes Mark Gallagher of Pagefield.
No-one in their right mind would rebrand their investment bank as Lehman Brothers, so why are two companies trying to breathe new life into Arthur Anderson, asks Richard Elsen of Byfield Consultancy.
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National Grid will bring in Sean Kemp, formerly a director at public affairs agency Open Road, as its new UK head of media relations.
In brief: Grosvenor hires Cogent; Launch gets shot with Caffè Nero; PRWeek Asia round-up; MWW; Tin Man
Cogent PR gets Grosvenor Casinos deal, Launch PR gets a shot with Caffè Nero, Society Generale extends remit with Lansons, this week's news from PRWeek Asia and more.
Mark Schmid has left Halpern as managing director after six months in the role to start an online betting business, PRWeek has learned.
In brief: PCM Healthcare acquired, Ketchum London's senior promotions, UEA gets new corporate comms chief
PCM Healthcare acquired by Cogora, Ketchum London makes senior promotions, UEA gets new corporate comms chief, uSwitch appoints 3 Monkeys for energy brief and more from PRWeek UK.
Andrew Stronach, currently head of comms and marketing at Norfolk Community Health Care NHS Trust, will join the University of East Anglia as head of corporate comms in the New Year.
In brief: Instinctif takes on Edelman's Bhattacharya, Whitfield joins H+K crisis team, MHP works for FTSE-listed manufacturer, news from Huntsworth
Instinctif takes on Edelman's Bhattacharya, Simone Whitfield leaves Blue Rubicon for H+K crisis team, Huntsworth non-exec steps down, MHP works for FTSE stone manufacturer Marshalls and more from PRWeek UK.
Chris Wynn has been appointed to the role of director of comms at the broadcaster and comms regulator Ofcom.