Cadogan Cosmetics, a private plastic and cosmetic surgery clinic in London, has hired PHA Media to handle its UK PR.
Spanish beer brand Estrella Galicia has appointed House PR, following a five-way pitch, to promote the brand in the UK via music and food.
Scottish distillery William Grant & Sons, which owns Sailor Jerry Rum and Hendrick's Gin, has appointed Salt to manage its UK comms, following a five-way pitch.
London-based all-day and late-night espresso and cocktail bar Grind & Co has called in W to support its London expansion plans.
Bell Pottinger has appointed John Rivett from Lexis as managing director of its consumer practice.
The PepsiCo veteran will relocate to the automaker's Tokyo headquarters next month.
Bacofoil, the aluminium foil and cling film brand, has engaged Brazen to handle its PR, social media and content output, following a three-way pitch.
Archant, the privately owned newspaper and magazine publisher, has hired MWW to drive awareness and engagement within the UK business, advertising and media community.
Cake and M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment have reached the final stage of a pitch process for Virgin Atlantic's consumer PR account.
An exclusive interview with Jeff Shafer, vice president of global corporate communications at Lenovo, about how his company handled the Superfish crisis and what lessons both Lenovo and the industry can take from the incident
The new company will reportedly focus on long-form storytelling and documentaries.
LD Communications has been appointed by event organiser Control Room to handle the UK and European PR for climate change concert Live Earth: Road to Paris, following a three-way pitch.
Smarts Illuminate has won two digital accounts, including working with the NHS for Baywater Healthcare, following its rebrand at the end of last year.
Amaya Alvarez has joined Cirkle as senior account director to work on key consumer clients as the company expands.
Leeds-based agency Umpf has won a competitive pitch for Texas-based pet food company Canidae to launch its products in the UK.
The issues of privacy and data security just won't go away. Last month The Daily Beast broke a story about how Samsung Smart TVs listen to private conversations in remarkably Orwellian fashion, which the BBC and Mail Online also picked up.
Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile conference in the world with stands from Samsung, HTC and Sony, and keynotes from Facebook. Here are some tales from the event so far.
3 Monkeys Communications with First Great Western Trains, June-August 2014
You suss each other out online. Maybe you have a coy call or two. Then you get together and show off your best side while working out whether the other party would embarrass you in front of your mum. If it wasn't in a business setting, a 'chemistry meeting' would be called what everyone knows it really is: a first date.
Companies are facing increased risks to their reputation every day, but Schillings partner Chris Scott suggests that looking carefully at their practices and analysing the right data can provide an early warning system to alert them to danger.
Savse smoothies has launched a digital campaign #MySavse Promise to encourage consumers to donate to the Magic Breakfast charity, which aims to ensure all children have a healthy breakfast.
The past few Sunday evenings have seen the Feller family squeeze on to the sofa to devour Broadchurch and Wolf Hall.
Former Spice Girl Mel B has reprised her role as Scary Spice in a rap battle video to promote Weetabix's Pick Your Nose packs, in aid of Comic Relief.
Standard Life, the savings and investments company, has launched a campaign by 3 Monkeys Communications to get people talking about upcoming pension changes.
My children are avid fans of Peter Pan.
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Engine, the marcoms firm that owns PR agencies MHP and Mischief, has appointed Simon Peck to the new role of UK group MD.
The Academy has appointed Nicky Law from Grayling as its managing director.
Fishburn has made four redundancies in its consumer team including the managing director of the division, Nadia Gabbie, as part of a wide-ranging restructure of the agency.
He started as the technology company's first marketing chief on Wednesday.
Ogilvy has promoted Michael Frohlich to CEO of its UK PR division and chief operating officer for the EMEA region.
Portland has broadened its offer with the launch of a content production unit and the hire of 'digital diplomat' Scott Nolan Smith from the British embassy in Washington.