Land Rover is offering the world the chance to win a space trip for four people in the hope of creating a three-month talking point around its new compact SUV.
International entertainment-focused communications agency Way To Blue has made its first acquisition, swallowing up ten-strong PR and marketing agency Abundant in a cash deal for an undisclosed sum.
MRM, a specialist financial services agency that works for clients including John Lewis Insurance, is launching a public affairs division under former Financial Conduct Authority figure Havard Hughes.
Communications consultancy Liquid has appointed Adrian Wheeler as a non-executive director.
A company offering the cancer treatment allegedly denied to Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour taken from hospital without doctors' consent by his parents, is working with Results PR.
Global software company Progress Software has awarded Racepoint Global its European hub and UK market PR programme following a five-way pitch.
A 'tweet-powered' fashion show in which teenagers control every aspect from clothes to hair and make-up launches tomorrow in New York.
Golden Goose PR has been appointed by Le Peep Boutique, a Mayfair members' club set to launch in October.
Food, drink and FMCG specialist Richmond Towers Communications has acquired Van Communications.
Tower Hamlets Council spent £128,000 of taxpayers' money on PR and lawyers as part of attempts to first block a BBC programme about its controversial mayor, Lutfur Rahman, and then train Rahman to appear on it.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has called in Frank PR to handle its consumer PR projects, including the California camper van.
The man who succeeded Steve Jobs at the helm of Apple is making the company and its PR team "friendlier and more transparent", according to an in-depth investigation.
Kenya is looking for a global PR agency to help turn around a decline in the number of tourists and investors coming to the country following assaults by Islamist militias.
Fast-growing tech firm Chelsea Apps Factory has appointed Up Communications to run its internal and external comms.
Rebel shareholders won parity for their shares but were forced to sell them after blocking the £100m sale of Engine Group to Lake Capital, PRWeek can reveal.
Topman has appointed Livity to help develop a digital content strategy after a six-way agency pitch for the work.
Media stocks surge as Chinese President announced plans to merge media into 'strong, influential and credible' groups. But what does this mean for the PR industry?
The CPG giant is making plans to rid itself of more than half its brands. While it does so, it must push a message of innovation and cost savings, say experts.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa has posed comms challenges in the region, where the focus is on containing the outbreak by educating those affected, and in the UK, where reassurance is more the order of the day.
With Malaysia Airlines contemplating a change of name following two passenger aircraft tragedies close together, PRWeek asks whether a rebrand is the right course.
Don't expect press releases to cease to exist anytime soon. But look for them to evolve rather than die out.
Lego's reaction to Greenpeace's PR attack on its partnership with oil company Shell provides a case study of how a company should, or should not, react when it is targeted as a corollary in a protest campaign.
The two global fast food chains scramble to assure Chinese customers after a TV sting report accuses supplier of processing expired meat. What can these MNCs do to win back consumer trust in the wake of the latest scandal to hit their credibility?
The airline's decision to go to social media first with what little information it had is a sign of the times and an "appropriate" tactic, say crisis comms experts.
Initial reaction to yesterday's extensive Cabinet reshuffle suggests that the promotion of women did not resonate with the public as much as the Conservatives might have hoped.
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The multibillion-pound company pension safety net launched by the government nearly ten years ago is hunting for external PR support for the first time.
Agency assistance is being sought to promote Portsmouth International Port, with the work potentially worth up to £750,000 over five years.
One of the 'big six' energy firms has begun approaching PR agencies to gauge their interest in pitching for consumer-led work currently held by 3 Monkeys and Tangerine PR.
UK-based domestic and European airline Flybe is in talks with agencies about its corporate and financial PR after a decade with Instinctif Partners.
Florentia Village, China's first luxury designer outlet has appointed Golin as their communications agency of choice, tasked with both consumer and corporate communication
Powerscourt is handling comms for the Bank of Cyprus, which last week secured a major funding boost following a disastrous year.
MSLGroup has hired former Weber Shandwick digital chief James Warren in an EMEA-wide role as the agency labels digital "a top priority".
The importance of social media to European communications professionals appears to be tapering off, according to the latest European Communication Monitor report.
Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of MSLGroup parent company Publicis Groupe, has described the company's weak first-half revenue growth as "not satisfactory by our standards".