The challenge of the eleventh-hour arrival of Jackie Brock-Doyle to lead comms for Glasgow 2014 was eased by "years of planning", one of the Commonwealth Games' key PR figures has revealed.
Lego's reaction to Greenpeace's PR attack on its partnership with oil company Shell provides a case study of how a company should, or should not, react when it is targeted as a corollary in a protest campaign.
Labour peer Paul Drayson has shifted work for his personal public relations and expanding wireless wireless power transfer business to Bell Pottinger.
Worldwide Exposure, the creative agency behind a series of global VIP fundraisers, has appointed Golden Goose PR.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed Hope&Glory PR to support the launch of a new TV channel following a three-way pitch shootout.
Cirque du Soleil has chosen AKH Communications and Guesty PR to jointly run the PR account for the London leg of its travelling show, Kooza.
Channel 4 has promoted its head of corporate press James MacLeod in the wake of press and publicity director Jane Fletcher taking a job at Sky.
The Chinese developer of One Nine Elms, a luxury hotel and apartment complex planned to open in Vauxhall in 2018, has brought in FTI Consulting.
Porter Novelli has promoted Fenella Grey to managing director of its UK office.
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The area around London City Airport and the ExCel exhibition centre has appointed Bullet PR to help establish it as an "exciting and distinctive new place" in the minds of Londoners.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has won out in the pitch for Visa Europe's region-wide strategic comms work.
Nissan Motor Company has agreed a global partnership with City Football Group (CFG) which will see it become the official partner of the Manchester City FC owner.
Spider PR has launched a division aimed at international and UK clients in the real estate sector with three new accounts.
Airbnb has overhauled its brand identity with a new look and logo that focuses on the "A" of its name, but which it says can be adapted by its customers and community across the globe to create their own personalised versions.
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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The Edelman CEO's Grand Prix win last month symbolises his vision for the modern PR agency. He outlines to Danny Rogers his ambitious plan to remould Edelman as a corporate 'game-changer'.
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Facebook's recently revealed study in 'emotional contagion' provoked angry responses from many internet users - and a pending inquiry from the Information Commissioner's Office. The response from the company not only showed a lack of understanding and empathy, but is a textbook example of how not to respond to a crisis, says Aspectus PR's Alastair Turner.
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.
Former EE chief of brand and communications Steven Day has joined his former colleagues Stuart Jackson and Lynne Arrowsmith at Up Communications, which officially launches today.
Bauer Media Radio has restructured its comms team following the acquisition of Absolute Radio.
W has poached Roxanne Kalha from Weber Shandwick to become head of lifestyle at the agency.