Pediatric cancer organizations say the Empire State Building has unfairly shot down their requests to light the landmark gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Meanwhile, the building's management says its employees are being bullied.
Multibillion-pound pharma heavyweight Merck is pitching out UK PR work for its Seven Seas vitality brand.
Lord Chadlington has denied that a shareholder revolt led to him stepping down as CEO of Huntsworth, stating he made the decision to depart last year.
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.
The NHS is considering creating an additional comms roster as the service continues to shift in the wake of last year's structural reforms.
Freuds is believed to have partnered with another agency in order to keep hold of its work for Public Health England (PHE), for which the new government marketing services roster bars it from pitching directly.
Just Health has bolstered its medical comms offering with the appointment of TVF Communications' Glen Halliwell and an internal promotion.
The latest issue of PRWeek magazine is winging its way out to subscribers, tackling everything from the World Cup through to particle physics via some of the biggest names in communications.
Pro-smoking group Forest has launched a 72-hour ad blitz on the political online advertising network MessageSpace to pressure David Cameron to rethink the potential introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes.
The Harley Medical Group has appointed Maitland and Pegasus to handle its corporate and consumer comms respectively.
PRWeek looks into the work of the key communicators on the opposing sides during US drugs company Pfizer's £69bn play for unwilling UK takeover target AstraZeneca.
The swift rejection of Pfizer's "final" £69bn offer by the board of AstraZeneca was quickly followed by the latter's chairman Leif Johansson telling BBC Radio 4 that its shareholders will have the final say.
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.
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.
You don't need to be Machiavellian to rid departments of unaccountable 'embedded' communicators.
Pfizer might be better advised to adopt GE's approach to takeovers if it renews its interest in AstraZeneca.
Calling a journalist with a pitch could be a make-or-break moment for you and your client.
The NHS needs to communicate its data programme carefully to ensure it isn't misconstrued - or shelved.
Persuading patients to use over-the-counter products for minor ailments will make people better faster.
Success in crisis communications often means your work goes unsung as potential crises are averted.
Healthcare and pharma companies must overcome their reticence to embrace social media.
The Omnicom Group firm has promoted Butenhoff to director of Ketchum's global technology business.
Lord Chadlington has announced that he is set to stand down from his role as CEO of Huntsworth.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has appointed Matt Tee, the former permanent secretary for government comms, as its first chief executive.
Hoffman will lead public policy, corporate communications, government affairs, community relations, and philanthropy when he starts on August 25.