Peter Andre has been recruited as the new face of Iceland, the frozen food retailer, which will roll out TV ads featuring the former pop star.
Parcel delivery company Yodel has appointed Berkeley PR to handle a comms brief aimed at consumers, retailers and stakeholders.
Instinct PR has been appointed by clothing retailer Blue Inc to handle its consumer media, campaigns and celebrity outreach.
Greggs became victim to a viciously satirical version of its own logo yesterday, when Google searches for the baker displayed a fake tagline that read, "Providing shit to scum for over 70 years".
IKEA's solar panel installation partner, Hanergy Solar UK, has appointed Pavla Kopecna to promote its service to the public.
The company behind Thomas & Friends and Fireman Sam has hired 3 Monkeys Communications for a social media brief.
Max Clifford's PR firm is to be wound up owing £473,000 to 19 creditors including the taxman, Channel 4 and the Newspaper Licensing Agency, records at Companies House show.
Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Mountain Warehouse has appointed House PR to bolster its marketing strategy following a non-competitive pitch.
Soundcheck Group has been hired to handle UK PR for Barbra Streisand as she releases her latest album.
AB InBev UK, part of the world's largest brewer, has launched a major consumer pitch for some of its biggest brands.
While they are most often found laughing out loud, the Twitterati are also regularly confused head-shakers with a penchant for cursing, a new survey of social media acronyms has found.
Multibillion-pound pharma heavyweight Merck is pitching out UK PR work for its Seven Seas vitality brand.
Prominent tech start-up TransferWise has provoked agency ire after launching a £3,000 hunt for a creative idea that it plans to hand on to another agency to implement.
East Coast Trains has become one of the first UK brands to trial Twitter's new promoted video ad service.
Cake has won a retained brief from Sony Mobile focusing on the creation of material for media coverage of its smartphones and wearable technology products.
Tech start-up TransferWise was criticised last week for asking PR agencies to present an idea to be executed by another agency.
The morality of news management is in the spotlight once again after Gawker slammed Edelman as a "soulless PR conglomerate" for its 'Carpe Diem' blog on Robin Williams.
As Huntsworth's half-year results were looming last week, and as the share price continued to flatline, one suspected the group would pull yet another rabbit from its top hat; few predicted that rabbit would be Lord Chadlington himself.
"It is a privilege to do this job. Make sure you enjoy it." Those were the words going round my head as I entered the Commonwealth Games village two weeks ago to join up with the media operation supporting Team England at Glasgow 2014.
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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E-cigarette brand Blu eCigs has hired James Dodkin to oversee PR following the company's recent rebrand from Skycig.
The Samaritans has split its top comms role and hired Sophie Borromeo as the charity prepares to develop a new six-year strategy.
TVC Group has launched a sporting division with the appointment of Hill+Knowlton Strategies' sponsorship specialist Ben Barker.
Heineken has brought in former Carlsberg Group global brand PR manager Joanna Dring as a PR and press manager.
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.