Brand consultancy Interbrand today launched its 16th annual top 100 list, ranking global brands by value. A total of five British brands made it on to the list, but which was deemed the most valuable?
Intu Properties, one of the largest shopping centre owners in the UK, has appointed TVC Group as its first consumer comms firm, following a competitive pitch.
Yell UK, the directories business, has sent out a brief for agency support in marketing, PR and creative services, PRWeek has learned.
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.
Frankie Oliver, joint managing director of Fever and board director of parent company Nelson Bostock Group, has decided to step down, after more than eight years at the group.
Global PC and tablet accessories provider Logitech has appointed Creston agencies Fever Unlimited and Things Unlimited to a UK PR and social brief believed to be worth six figures, PRWeek has learned.
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?
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.
The charity Comic Relief has hired House PR to manage a national campaign to promote the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Games 2016, following a five-way pitch.
Volkswagen has appointed PR firms Finsbury in the UK and Kekst in the US as the car company continues to deal with the fallout from its emissions crisis.
TUI Group, the owner of holiday brands Thomson and First Choice, has hired Exposure on a one-year contract to develop brand PR campaigns following a competitive pitch, PRWeek has learned.
Launch PR has created a campaign called 'A Streetcar Named Hyundai', to celebrate the vehicle maker's tenth anniversary in the UK.
Taylor Herring has been retained as the consumer agency of vehicle repair and servicing chain Kwik Fit, following a five-way pitch.
The agency - now known as WE - also has a new logo and revamped website.
Greenpeace claimed victory over Shell this morning after the company announced it would end all Arctic exploration "for the foreseeable future".
According to research by the University of Oxford and Deloitte, there's a three per cent chance that a robot will steal my job in the not so distant future, writes Robert Bownes of Profusion.
This month we found out from the Office for National Statistics' 2015 Labour Force survey that there are now 55,000 PR professionals in the UK - that's up almost 50% in two years, writes David Benigson of Signal.
They named themselves the 'people's car', but with an $18bn fine, a 20 per cent drop in share price and board members potentially facing criminal charges, Volkswagen is in trouble, writes Caroline Skipsey of Igniyte.
Back in 2005, when I got my first job in PR, everybody seemed to be arguing about how we measure the value of PR with something more meaningful than AVE, writes Lance Concannon at Sysomos.
Jay Wright, CEO of online wine merchant Virgin Wines, says now is the time to use PR to shout about the business from the rooftops.
Lord Browne's announcement on the need to kill off PR and CSR didn't have me scrambling around for a new career, even though I agreed with a lot of what he said.
When someone as venerable and experienced as Lord Browne calls on CEOs in a time of crisis to sack their PR and CSR teams it certainly ignites debate on the purpose of what we do, writes Yuki Finch of Teamspirit.
The Rugby World Cup has come home. But it comes at a time when sports sponsorship is under increasing scrutiny, from health lobbying groups in particular, writes Mary Harding of Tangerine.
Shell has faced reputational problems for years, largely caused by environmental campaigners and the oil giant's reluctance to engage in public debate. Its vice-president for media relations tells Alex Benady why drilling in the Arctic is not as destructive as it sounds and how the company is embracing engagement to convince the world that hydrocarbons are the future.
Jeremy Corbyn's dramatic leadership win is a turning point in Labour's history and it is also a turning point for those who wish to engage him. Most communicators and those wishing to engage on policy will never have seen anything like it before, writes Nick Williams, a former Labour Party adviser.
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Local Communications Manager - East Anglia Tesco Hertfordshire
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In brief: Mumsnet in tie-up with Cadbury, Seven Hills hires IDS adviser, Brands2Life, Stature, BlueCurrent
Mumsnet announces content partnership with Cadbury, Seven Hills gets ex-IDS spad, Brands2Life hires ITN's Pearson to consumer team and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: Champollion appoints ex-Diageo comms chief; new comms head at Red Cross; Cohn & Wolfe's India acquisition
Champollion appoints ex-Diageo comms chief Ian Wright, Abrams to head comms at British Red Cross, Cohn & Wolfe acquires Six Degrees to boost India offering, Gerber appoints Aduro Communications for EU brief, and more from PRWeek UK.
Porta Communications has appointed Steffan Williams, former partner at Finsbury and co-founder of Publicis-owned Capital MSL, as group managing director, with a remit to "lead the next stage of the group's development".
In brief: MHP hires ex-minister Burstow, Mother recruits FinchFactor, Ezzeldin named IBT PR lead for EMEA
MHP hires ex-minister Burstow, Mother recruits FinchFactor, Ezzeldin is the first IBT PR lead for UK and EMEA, FCA lawyer joins Houblon Communications, and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: 3x1 makes acquisitions and London move, The Romans gets whisky business, Overture and Cratus make hires
3x1 makes acquisitions and London move, The Macallan appoints The Romans for global brief, Overture bulks up professional services offering and more from PRWeek UK.
In Brief: Hills Balfour to launch Evaneos; H+K promotes Walsh to healthcare MD; Rooster wins Irish drinks brand
Hills Balfour wins account to launch Evaneos Travel, H+K promotes Jessica Walsh to MD of Healthcare, Clarion gets breakfast brand MOMA and more from PRWeek UK.