Jim Donaldson is to join FleishmanHillard from rival agency Weber Shandwick in a new role heading the consultancy's operations in the UK and the Middle East.
Weber Shandwick has announced changes to its EMEA team, with the promotion of John Phelan and Greg Prager, as EMEA corporate practice chairman Jim Donaldson departs to join rival agency FleishmanHillard.
Sophie Duder will leave her role as head of comms and events at think-tank Demos to join Lodestone Communications as account director.
Madano has promoted partner Michael Evans to managing partner. Evans starts in his new role immediately as part of a restructure in the company's management team.
Constellation Healthcare Technologies has appointed the financial agency Redleaf PR ahead of flotation on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
Bell Pottinger has appointed Julie Minns, head of public policy and corporate responsibility at mobile operator Three, as a partner in its political team.
The PRCA says rival trade body the CIPR is "wrong" to suggest the industry "should be scared to say no" to calls to voluntarily disclose information on meetings they have with ministers or civil servants as part of the new lobbying register.
The Local Government Association (LGA) is launching its annual Twitter campaign on Wednesday for councillors and council employees across England and Wales.
CEO and founder Margery Kraus will become executive chairman on January 5, and Evan Kraus will take on the role of president and MD of operations. Neal Cohen will be vice chairman of the board and president of global client strategy.
UNICEF's goal: demystifying Ebola to audiences around the world.
Kaper has won a three-way pitch to lead the global PR for Unilever's French mustard brand Maille.
Third City has been appointed as the first PR agency for the National Army Museum in London.
British American Tobacco (BAT) is to integrate its legal and corporate & regulatory affairs functions from next April, with the new division to be headed by current assistant general counsel Jerome Abelman who will become corporate & regulatory affairs director.
The National Trust (NT) is reviewing its UK consumer account, with incumbent firm Mischief repitching for the work.
Highland Marketing has been brought in to launch a product by software development company Niche Health, which allows GPs to securely transfer patient information to third parties electronically.
Huntsworth has appointed Derek Mapp, described by the group as a "serial entrepreneur" who among other things founded the pub chain Tom Cobleigh and Leapfrog Nurseries, as its new chairman.
Other agencies are weighing the risks of representing the embattled world soccer body, as well as the controversial host nations: Russia and Qatar.
The Christmas marketing war among Britain's retailers increasingly features a central battle between John Lewis and Sainsbury's. Both have launched talkable, even controversial, campaigns for this year.
On Monday, Publicis Groupe announced the $3.7bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of Sapient, a move which took the industry by surprise, coming as it did several months after the failed attempt to merge with Omnicom - a deal which would have created a marketing services giant to overtake Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP.
A trend is emerging in which alcohol and tobacco firms are replacing comms specialists with lawyers to negotiate the regulatory landscape, but is this the right move?
Supermarkets are hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons again but three examples of customer relations failures show that it's not the size of the mess you make but how you clear it up that makes the most lasting impression.
The future of Huntsworth has become a subject of speculation following the sudden departure of its chairman Lord Myners, together with the expected retirement of its chief executive Lord Chadlington and a gloomy financial performance.
Greenpeace's success in forcing Lego to stop making Shell-branded toys shows that brands need to be wise to public sentiment when agreeing long-term partnerships.
Ebola has arrived in Europe and the World Health Organization warns that new cases on this continent are inevitable. So how will health agencies communicate the threat level without causing public panic?
Was the Conservative media response to a damaging sex scandal and UKIP defection up to scratch? Ian Griggs asks the experts what they thought of the tactics.
Head of Media & PR London & Partners London (Central), London (Greater)
Client Services Director The Foundry - Gold London (Central), London (Greater)
Senior Consultant – B2B and B2C – Manchester - £30-35K plus benefits Judge & Howard Manchester, Greater Manchester
PR Account Manager - B2B Agency – International/UK Ceris Burns International Limited East Sussex, South East England
US wine and spirits company Brown-Forman has shortlisted agencies to compete for consumer work for its raspberry liqueur brand Chambord, which is understood to be worth £120,000 annually.
The Croatian National Tourist Board (CNTB) is inviting agencies to pitch for its international PR account.
Accommodation-sharing business Airbnb has invited agencies to pitch for its UK PR work, which it is understood incumbent Freuds has decided not to defend.
AutoTrader, the online marketplace for new and used cars, is expected to start a search for a new consumer PR agency in the coming weeks after giving notice to Citizen.
FIFA has lined up at least five global PR agencies to compete for the job of reassuring fans and sponsors about the next two locations for the World Cup - Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022 - amid yet more controversy over its handling of corruption allegations.
Maitland, Cake and Havas PR parent company Havas has reported overall organic growth of 6 per cent in its third quarter results.
Gabriela Lungu, the EMEA chief creative officer at Weber Shandwick, is leaving the agency six months after it acquired Swedish creative powerhouse Prime.
Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, has told PRWeek his £2.3bn deal to buy Sapient will benefit the company's clients and its individual business, such as PR group MSL.
Maine's Tourism Office is looking to sign a firm for public and media relations support to help promote travel to the state.