Controversial bookmaker Paddy Power is offering Arsenal fans the chance to vote on the future of beleaguered boss Arsène Wenger before the FA Cup semi-final.
Another press aide to Theresa May has departed in the wake of her decision to call a snap general election - and her party's appointment of Lynton Crosby to run its campaign.
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind horse-racing events including the Grand National, has appointed Daily Mirror executive editor Barry Rabbetts as its first group head of media to build on a "resurgence" in the sport.
PR firms should encourage staff to be involved in the general election campaign because it is "a great way to develop skills" - with one public affairs professional arguing that firms should not hide behind laws under which this may sometimes count as a political donation.
Publicis Groupe has reported revenue of €655m ($704.4m) in Europe for the first quarter of the year, up 3.8% compared with the same period last year, and boosted by growth in the UK and France.
Instagress, a service that helped Instagram users get new followers, has been "forced to close" by the picture-sharing platform.
MHP Communications has opened an office in Singapore to meet what it says is a growing client need in South East Asia.
British Land, one of the UK's largest property developers, is reviewing its public affairs account, PRWeek has learned.
PR firms should 'go all in' to embrace election opportunities - but also be wary of blips in business
Theresa May's decision to hold a snap general election presents a "huge opportunity" for creative work by consumer PR agencies and their clients - but may also present some with the prospect of a temporary blip, according to agency professionals.
Asian restaurant chain Wagamama has hired creative comms agency Talker Tailor Trouble Maker to run its consumer PR.
Theresa May's decision not to participate in televised debates ahead of June's snap general election is "strategically sound", political communicators agree - but they are divided on how influential Lynton Crosby will be in the election.
Coca-Cola is bringing back its "Share a Coke" packaging campaign - but this time, bottles and cans will feature the names of top holiday destinations.
Cirkle created sweet bouquets to raise awareness and increase sales of a range of Valentine's Day-themed cakes from Mr Kipling.
In brief: Wins for Munch, Brighter and Fourth Day, funeral site hires PR chief, Instinctif's IPO work
Marketing platform hires Munch, Travel agent appoints Brighter Group, Fourth Day wins Hamburg Marketing, and funeral site hires first head of PR.
One of Britain's top universities, Durham, is planning to spend more than a quarter of a million pounds in the next four years in a bid to boost the reputation of its business school.
The government has significantly stepped up the amount it spends on an integrated comms campaign to tempt people into teaching.
Home Office officials have praised the work of its comms professionals in averting what could have been a propaganda coup for terror groups - by helping prevent the broadcast of footage showing the killing of an insurgent in Afghanistan.
The West of England is one of six new combined authorities to hold mayoral elections on 4 May. In the fourth part of this series, PRWeek looks at the local election campaigns and how comms and PR are being used to raise awareness and turnout.
Council bosses in Kent have appointed Four Colman Getty to help promote the 350th anniversary of the Battle of Medway, when a daring raid by the Dutch Navy inflicted a humiliating defeat on the Royal Navy.
Richmond, previously SVP of talent acquisition and development is reporting to WE CEO and cofounder Melissa Waggener Zorkin.
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M&C Saatchi PR has announced a new lead for its Germany office, and the creation of a new "strategic and creative hub" in its London HQ, led by two new hires and the agency's co-founder.
Growth in North America, Omnicom's largest region, was slower than others in Q1 at 1.1% to $2.1 billion. Revenue growth in the U.K. was 8.1% in the first quarter to $309.2 million, and Asia-Pacific was up 9.1% organically in the period to $375 million.
Oliver Pauley has resigned from Portland and is to set up his own agency, PRWeek has learned.
Frank wins travel site Kiwi, Cera appoints W, wins for ex-Grayling pair at Barley and more from PRWeek UK.
Rod Cartwright, who has lead Ketchum's global corporate practice from its London office for nearly six years, is leaving the firm next month.
Drinks behemoth Diageo has hired The Romans for a new comms brief for Gordon's Gin, PRWeek has learned.
In brief: Dowling leaves Lansons, new fashion chief and client for instinct, wins for Full Fat and Brandman
Dowling to leave Lansons, new fashion chief and client for instinct, quartet of musical wins for Full Fat and more from PRWeek UK.
Next 15, the listed owner of PR agencies Bite, Lexis, Text100 and The Blueshirt Group, has launched a $2m (£1.6m) fund to help develop employees' ideas into "viable businesses, products or services".
Rachel Whetstone, global head of communications at Uber, has stepped down after two years with the ride-hailing service.
Church of England comms director Arun Arora has stepped down to become a vicar again - and has told PRWeek that seeing the church make a major investment in digital comms was a key moment in his tenure.
Louise Fish, a comms pro who has worked for Portland, the NHS Confederation and NICE, has left her role at Tonic Life Communications and will become CEO of charity the Tuberous Sclerosis Association in June.
In brief: Climate NGO hires comms directors, asset manager grabs Peregrine, wins for Well Hello and Fever
Climate NGO appoints comms directors, RAM grabs Peregrine for PR, Condom firm gets in on with Well Hello and more from PRWeek UK.
The iconic founder of Golin passed away Saturday morning at his second home in Scottsdale, Arizona.