Engine Group is facing a potential revolt by a number of shareholders over the terms offered as part of the group's pending acquisition by Lake Capital, announced on Wednesday.
Heineken has brought in former Carlsberg Group global brand PR manager Joanna Dring as a PR and press manager.
Weber Shandwick has hired award-winning filmmaker Mike Buonaiuto for its new head of content and distribution role in the UK.
Mastercard has hired James Thorpe as head of comms for the UK and Ireland following the exit of Neil Henderson in January.
Engine Group's confirmed sale to Lake Capital today will see the advertising-to-PR group combined with Lake's entertainment and research arms to form an independent marketing services group with more than $400m revenues and $50m in profits.
Engine Group, the owner of PR firms MHP Communications and Mischief and ad agency WCRS, is set to confirm its sale to private equity group Lake Capital later today.
Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt has sought to deflect a media storm after he was reported to have said the Commonwealth Games were "a bit shit".
The Government will not be replacing Unity on its PR roster following the agency quitting in protest at what it dubbed a "fundamentally flawed" system.
The Dream Gran Castillo Resort in Lanzarote has brought in Weber Shandwick's Manchester office following a three-way pitch.
The brewer of Old Speckled Hen is turning to consumer PR to generate sales of the ale after appointing Popcorn PR
Luxury confectionery brand The Grown Up Chocolate Company has appointed Bell Pottinger for a new retained social media and content marketing brief.
Edelman has been put on alert by Starbucks as the coffee company pitches out its UK consumer brief following five years with the agency.
Malaysia Airlines may change its name as it contemplates a rebrand to salvage its reputation after two tragic incidents in less than six months.
Tulisa Contostavlos' PR manager Simon Jones has said he holds no grudge against The Sun despite its stories about her over the past year and is "not concerned in the slightest" about a BBC Three documentary airing on Monday night because Contostavlos "has nothing to hide".
Peter Cross, director of communications at John Lewis, is to return to work following an internal investigation.
Singer and former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos chose to be filmed for a BBC Three documentary, 'Tulisa: The Price of Fame', as she went on trial for supplying cocaine to an undercover Sun reporter.
Chris Haynes, director of external affairs at Team Sky and Sky Sports, and Joel Keoghan, director of marketing at Team Sky, talk about managing Team Sky's communications around this year's Tour de France.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
Airbnb, the short-term accommodation businesss, updated its brand identity this week and introduced a new logo that it named the Bélo, "the universal symbol of belonging".
German companies celebrate their team winning the World Cup for the fourth time.
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Huntsworth has put Tonic Life founders Scott Clark and Oliver Parsons on gardening leave until next January following the pair giving notice of their decision to quit the agency after failing to reach terms about their future involvement.
Porter Novelli has appointed Phil Buehler to serve as EVP and global director of strategic planning.
We Are Social has poached talent from companies including Edelman in a trio of senior appointments.
Unity has appointed Davnet Doran, who joined as a director last year, to the new role of managing director, allowing co-founders Nik Done and Gerry Hopkinson more time to grow its client offering.
Good Relations has recruited Oliver Dove to replace Simon Shaw, who left the agency to join Hill+Knowlton Strategies in May.
Stricker is continuing to report to CEO Dick Costolo with responsibility for leading Twitter's consumer marketing, global media, and worldwide PR efforts.