Grayling has been selected by the Government of Turkey to oversee international comms for next year's World Energy Congress in Istanbul.
Four Communications has continued its expansion with the acquisition of Wales-based PR, design, marketing and public affairs agency Francis Balsom Associates (FBA) for an undisclosed sum.
Good Relations owner Chime Communications has passed another hurdle in its £374m sale to US private equity firm Providence, with the High Court of Justice of England and Wales sanctioning the acquisition.
European technology PR firm Johnson King has merged into global agency Finn Partners, becoming Finn Partners Ltd.
Instinctif has hired former Edelman global energy sector chair Rishi Bhattacharya as managing partner in its international corporate affairs practice.
The CIPR has rejected two complaints made about its presidential election, resisting calls to reopen nominations.
Chris Wynn has been appointed to the role of director of comms at the broadcaster and comms regulator Ofcom.
Hurt, humiliated and "absolutely gutted" were the words used by England's rugby team to describe their 33-13 Rugby World Cup loss against Australia on Saturday - and this upset may help the team avoid a fine for not fulfilling post-match media obligations.
PRWeek is hosting a new, half-day seminar offering valuable advice on devising and executing fantastic campaigns from those with proven ability: our PRWeek Awards 2015 winners.
Many companies consider managing how their customers talk about their brand to be more important than managing their media reputation, according to research by independent agency network Global PR Network.
In brief: BIS gets new head of news; TVC Group picks up Intu; Johnson King merges into Finn Partners; Mc&T lands B&W
BIS gets new head of news, TVC Group picks up Intu account, Johnson King merges into Finn Partners, hi-fi brand Bowers & Wilkins tunes into Mc&T and more from PRWeek UK.
Brand consultancy Interbrand today launched its 16th annual top 100 list, ranking global brands by value. A total of five British brands made it on to the list, but which was deemed the most valuable?
Speculation had been rife last week that Jack Dorsey would return to the role of chief executive of Twitter - this move was confirmed in a series of tweets on Monday.
Intu Properties, one of the largest shopping centre owners in the UK, has appointed TVC Group as its first consumer comms firm, following a competitive pitch.
FIFA has yet to release an official statement on calls by four sponsors for the organisation's president Sepp Blatter to step down immediately, although Blatter's lawyer has stated "he will not resign".
The CIPR is in the process of forming an independent panel to review complaints it has received since it closed voting for a new president following the withdrawal of one of the two candidates last week.
Yell UK, the directories business, has sent out a brief for agency support in marketing, PR and creative services, PRWeek has learned.
Two-thirds of UK PR professionals believe the term 'PR agency' will not be used at all by the year 2030, as the range of functions agencies carry out increasingly diversifies and marcoms integration continues apace.
FTSE 100 companies believe that having a set of corporate values is still an effective way of presenting their organisation's culture to the public, but they need to be genuine, a new report says.
The Conservative Party's 2015 conference will focus on traditional Tory messages of security, opportunity and stability, PRWeek has learned.
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Specialist PR agency to launch Asia regional hub based in Singapore in January 2016
He most recently served as vice president of corporate affairs at Kraft before taking the role at Mondelez International, the owner of snack food brands such as Cadbury and Oreo, this week.
Frankie Oliver, joint managing director of Fever and board director of parent company Nelson Bostock Group, has decided to step down, after more than eight years at the group.
Andy Green has announced on Twitter that he is suspending his campaign to stand for president of the CIPR, leaving only one other candidate in the running.
Buchanan, the WPP-owned financial comms agency, has appointed Giles Sanderson to the newly created role of deputy chairman and partner.
In brief: Mumsnet in tie-up with Cadbury, Seven Hills hires IDS adviser, Brands2Life, Stature, BlueCurrent
Mumsnet announces content partnership with Cadbury, Seven Hills gets ex-IDS spad, Brands2Life hires ITN's Pearson to consumer team and more from PRWeek UK.
Hans-Gerd Bode has joined Volkswagen as head of group comms, investor relations and external relations.
In brief: Fishburn finance head joins Benjamin Ball, Burning Night appoints Golley Slater, Stature wins BAFTA brief
Fishburn's finance head Paul Farrow joins Benjamin Ball, Burning Night bar group appoints Golley Slater, Stature PR wins BAFTA games brief and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: Champollion appoints ex-Diageo comms chief; new comms head at Red Cross; Cohn & Wolfe's India acquisition
Champollion appoints ex-Diageo comms chief Ian Wright, Abrams to head comms at British Red Cross, Cohn & Wolfe acquires Six Degrees to boost India offering, Gerber appoints Aduro Communications for EU brief, and more from PRWeek UK.
UK-based integrated creative agency FCB Inferno has been involved in creating and promoting 'The Unsigned Petition', which is part of Pearson's Project Literacy initiative.
The British Red Cross has appointed Zoe Abrams as its new executive director of comms and engagement.
Porta Communications has appointed Steffan Williams, former partner at Finsbury and co-founder of Publicis-owned Capital MSL, as group managing director, with a remit to "lead the next stage of the group's development".
Former Liberal Democrat health minister Paul Burstow has joined MHP to provide strategic advice and support to clients and staff.