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.
'Don't compare our rivalry to war': McDonald's rejects Burger King's McWhopper for peace day PR stunt
McDonald's has rejected rival fast food chain Burger King's proposal that the two set aside their differences on next month's International Day of Peace by creating a 'McWhopper' mash-up of each brand's signature dish.
Brands have published a range of canine-themed posts on social media today to coincide with National Dog Day.
Today is the final chance to complete our gender pay gap survey.
In a move to stir up excitement among its viewers, The X Factor has revealed a series of twists for this year's competition, including letting the public vote on Twitter which category each judge will mentor.
Duracell has signed up Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton as a brand ambassador as it announces Duracell #PowerCheck, a stats service created in partnership with Opta Sports for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
In brief: Fila hires Three Halves, Udemy appoints CubanEight, Italy's SEC acquires Germany's Kohl, Aspectus, BRANDstand
Fila hires Three Halves to lead UK digital comms; Udemy appoints CubanEight for UK PR brief; Italy's SEC acquires Germany's Kohl PR and more from PRWeek UK.
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.
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.
So-called 'white hat' hackers could just be the guardian angels you never knew you had, so should corporations punish or reward 'good' hackers, asks Robert Bownes at data science consultancy Profusion.
The revamped colonel campaign is grabbing consumer attention and generating brand buzz.
The row over the Press Association having to pull a story after the case study was found to be a PR firm's employee is anything but a storm in a teacup, argues CIPR president-elect Rob Brown.
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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.
W has appointed mobile phone business veteran Mark Mitchinson, ex-MD of Carphone Warehouse and former executive VP of Huawei Technologies UK, as its first chairman as it targets growth in the UK and overseas.