Nearly two in three consumers say they feel businesses should work more with charities to tackle social and environmental issues, and just under half say they would be more likely to buy products from a firm that endorses a charity.
Thomas Cook, Britain's best-known holiday firm, has rebuilt its UK and Ireland comms function in the wake of the damaging scandal over its handling of the deaths of two children in Corfu in 2006.
In brief: Cheapflights hires Bloomfield to head PR, WhatsOnStage.com chief joins Corner Shop, MHP gets McDougle, 26 Letters, FleishmanHillard
Cheapflights hires Bloomfield from Virgin Holidays to head PR, WhatsOnStage.com managing editor to join Corner Shop PR, MHP gets WPP's McDougle for business development, 26 Letters PR appointed for two RAF airbase regenerations, Yin leads Fleishman in Singapore and more from PRWeek UK.
Google's logo change lit up social media, with designers, agencies, individuals and companies including the PR firm Manifest London all joining the discussion.
In brief: Supermarket baker Finsbury hires Beattie, Ranieri works with Smarter, Weleda takes on Pegasus, Ketchum, Matter PR
Supermarket baker Finsbury hires Beattie; Ranieri works with wifi coffee machine maker Smarter; Weleda takes on Pegasus for consumer comms; Ketchum's London office retained by dwell and more from PRWeek UK.
British Gas has put its consumer PR account out to tender, PRWeek has learned.
The tech PR firm Brown Betty PR turned London commuters into real-life treasure hunters on Friday as part of a stunt to promote the new mobile gaming product Lara Croft GO.
Williams & Glyn will be separated from RBS next year, prompting the new high street bank to appoint PR representation, PRWeek has learned.
London Zoo's annual weigh-in, which took place on Wednesday, plays a crucial role in the organisation's work but is also a good PR opportunity for the zoo, as a member of its press team explains.
Expedia is on the hunt for a new agency to represent it in the UK, replacing incumbent FleishmanHillard to deliver a consumer-focused brief.
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.
Heineken has launched its Rugby World Cup campaign by transforming Somerset House in London into a 'virtual' rugby stadium.
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.
Counting down the top five campaigns that caught our eye in August.
The path from journalism to 'the dark side' has been well-trod by many a scribe seeking better remuneration, but what of the few brave souls who make the opposite transition? Liam Maguire tells his story.
The commercialisation of space is inevitable, argues British astronomer Chris Impey, and it's big brand founders like Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos who will be taking the biggest leaps for mankind.
Education, role models and investment are the top three diversity challenges facing the PR industry, argues Andrew Barratt of Ogilvy Public Relations.
In Flack this week: Ryanair's batty photoshoot; Time Out's embargo woe; and PRCA chief Francis Ingham gets cheeky with his opposite number.
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.
It was simply a matter of time before vlogger guidelines were introduced into the Cap Code, which is what happened last week. But what effect will it have, asks Mark Stringer, founder of Pretty Green?
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.
Daniel Gluck, Museum of Sex executive director and founder, talks to Diana Bradley about elevating discussions around sex and having a boob bouncy house.
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In brief: Hozelock appoints The Ideas Network, The Cult PR gets street food deal, Bottle hires editor
Hozelock brings in The Ideas Network on year-long contract; Street food firm Magicgoal hires The Cult PR; Bottle appoints Liz Beswick as editor and more from PRWeek UK.
Alistair McLean, the co-founder of Edinburgh-based agency Acumen PR, will retire at the end of September, leaving the other founding director Kevin Dorrian in sole charge of the business.
Grayling has made the internal appointments of Craig Ling and Hayley Longdin as joint heads of Grayling Midlands, with immediate effect.
Ruth Barnett will join office space start-up Second Home in September as director of comms.
Former Liberal Democrat pensions minister Steve Webb has been appointed as director of policy and external comms at mutual life and pensions company Royal London.
Former motoring journalist Rory Lumsdon will join Mercedes-Benz Cars as a PR manager on 24 August.