British filmmaker and composer Gary Tarn has created A Requiem for Meters - a classical piece performed on instruments made from old gas and electricity meters - as part of Smart Energy GB's national campaign.
Every month PRWeek UK chooses a Top of the Month and a Flop of the Month - for November, the respective accolades went to Pret's do-good Christmas campaign, and the sexual bragging of Tinder's chief executive.
At PRWeek's Best Campaigns of 2015 seminar, agency and in-house heads explained the thinking behind their award-winning campaigns.
National pub group Admiral Taverns has appointed Hudson Sandler to a new brief handling its external PR.
As Black Friday looms and consumers either roll up their sleeves or roll their eyes, a creative ecommerce and digital retail agency has created a tool to track retail spending that is expected to break the £1bn mark.
As world leaders prepare to gather in Paris on Monday for the crucial Climate Change Conference - in a city under a state of emergency following the terrorist attacks - PRWeek looks at how the comms of climate change have shifted since the disastrous Copenhagen summit six years ago and why walking the tightrope of language between misery and complacency is vital to tackling the issue.
UK foundation The Wellcome Trust, the world's second largest charity, has launched an initiative with design consultancy Blast and other agencies to encourage people across the UK to think about food, health and the planet.
Damon Jones, Procter & Gamble's director of external communications, said the company is reassessing agency partners for its baby and feminine care segment and other businesses globally.
Online retailer Made.com has launched a social media campaign to explain why it is not taking part in Black Friday this year.
Opus Energy, the UK energy supplier to independent businesses, has appointed Bottle to lead its external comms and raise awareness of the brand in the SME market.
In brief: Clarion lands Teletext Holidays, account wins for Palm PR, Tidy Eye and Rich Leigh, Amanda Moss launches in Liverpool
Clarion wins Teletext Holidays, Palm PR brought in to launch juice, Tidy Eye PR appointed by Performers and more from PRWeek UK.
Conservation charity WWF UK is launching its Christmas campaign tomorrow, #WorldNeedsLove, including a TV ad fronted by singer Will Young.
Jakki Lewis, former publicity manager at Sky, has taken up the role of PR director at Guinness World Records for the EMEA and APAC regions.
Durex has launched a global campaign to create an official #condomemoji ahead of World Aids Day.
The John Lewis campaign, about a little girl's attempts to connect with a lonely old man on the moon, has taken every other major retailer's efforts to the cleaners during the decisive early stages of the Christmas trading period. It has proved to be a clear favourite among 15 major retail campaigns tracked exclusively for PRWeek on Twitter, but does social sentiment translate into sales? Experts insist that it does.
In Flack this week: Israel comms chief's Obama rap, McDonald's bold slogan, water good PR idea, and who likes short shorts - or bacon-scented pants?
Perhaps with the exception of The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), not many brands would go out of their way to be associated with violent rioting, writes Warren Johnson
So, having offered the Church of England a bargain 55 per cent off ratecard to advertise the Lord's Prayer in the run up to Star Wars - and Christmas - the cinemas caught a chill and banned it. Surprise!
In the marcomms world, November means blockbuster Christmas campaign launches, writes Olly Honess at Cubaka.
Why do major brands act like social media is the enemy?
Social media is overflowing with "tips" from journalists on how PRs should interact with them. Some are genuinely constructive, many are amusing and occasionally you stumble across the downright absurd.
I remember wondering about this question three years ago. Today, I'm still looking at them daily, writes Joel Windels of Brandwatch.
Developing a positive professional reputation requires a commitment to hard graft and consistently exceeding expectation, writes Ned Ellison of Haggie Partners.
Yesterday's breaking news in the world of media was far from shocking; 'lads' mags' FHM and Zoo will suspend publication from the end of this year, writes Dan Neale of Alfred.
Discounted towels. A bargain toaster. Half-price baby formula. Not your usual shopping list when you think of treating yourself, yet these are some of the deals that were bought on yesterday's Chinese Singles' Day, writes Heidi Myers of Meltwater.
Communications Manager Imperial Tobacco UK Bristol - although flexibilty on base location may be considered
Associate Director, Consumer The Foundry - Original London (Central), London (Greater)
Senior Account Manager Dynamo London, NW1
Associate Director - Big 5 Agency - mix of global and UK - Retail Fashion brand! £75k Workfish London (Central), London (Greater)
Account Manager, Technology Burson-Marsteller UK London (Central), London (Greater)
Security provider Securitas, which employs 15,500 people in the UK, has announced the appointment of a new marketing and comms director for the UK.
In brief: Revolution to steer SAS rowing partnership, We Are Caffeine wins ZipJet, WhatClinic appoints FleishmanHillard globally, Zeitgeist lands Fame
Revolution to steer SAS' PR on row to Rio, We Are Caffeine wins start-up ZipJet, WhatClinic appoints FleishmanHillard globally, Fame Music appoints Zeitgeist and more from PRWeek UK.
Jo Levin, formerly creative fashion director at the magazine GQ, has joined fashion, beauty and lifestyle agency The Communications Store as consultant creative director.
In brief: 30 Under 30's Emma Carr joins Hanover, Tangerine wins Sport Relief work, Lapthorne's Doll merged into Premier, National Trust appoints Good Agency
30 Under 30's Emma Carr joins Hanover, Tangerine wins Sport Relief work, Lapthorne's Doll merged into Premier, National Trust appoints Good Agency and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: Rule 5 wins World Cycling Championships, M&C Saatchi hires Roxanne Kalha, Kiss appoints ex-Nokia comms director
Rule 5 wins World Cycling Championships account, Roxanne Kalha takes M&C Saatchi PR director role, Kiss appoints ex-Nokia comms director, former BBC comms director turns recruiter and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: UK's Steven Spurr to head Edelman Australia, Eloqui founder Chris Genasi named new Grayling Kenya MD, electronics firm hires Radiator
Eloqui founder Chris Genasi named new Grayling Kenya MD, top-level reshuffle at Edelman Australia, electronics firm hires Radiator for automotive brief and more from PRWeek UK.