Hair straightener manufacturer GHD is choosing between six agencies for its consumer PR account, which has been held by Shine Communications for six years.
The 1,000-year anniversary of the founding of Borough Market on the South Bank of the Thames in London has prompted the market to bring in consumer PR agency Tin Man.
Waggener Edstrom (WE) has increased its equity share in Australian comms agency Buchan, as the agency embarks on a global growth plan.
The holding company behind Burson-Marsteller and Hill+Knowlton Strategies has reported disappointing third quarter revenue growth at its PR and public affairs division.
Recent departures from the regional comms team at new-generation taxi service Uber include EMEA head of comms Rachel Channing and EU head of policy Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, PRWeek understands.
Clarity PR has won a three-way pitch from Premier Inn to launch a technology-focused hotel, targeting people aged between 25 and 40.
PRWeek's Strategic Internal Communications conference on 27 November, which brings you expert advice from IC professionals, will be holding a Decade of Achievement Awards drinks in the evening.
The body leading the development of industrial carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology has hired the Madano Partnership to ensure its project is more widely known about.
On behalf of Oxfam and M&S, the London-based PR firm oversaw the launch of a pop-up Halloween shwop shop, where consumers can swap their old clothes for items donated by celebrities.
Goldsmiths, the 236-year-old jewellery business that made the Rugby League Trophy, and David Morris, which has produced jewellery used in James Bond films, have each appointed new PR agencies.
Brands2Life has hired Lydia Howard to join its consumer team as a practice director.
Curzon PR has won the account for the Museum of the Jewish Soldier in WWII, in Latrun, Israel.
Consumers believe the UK's most authentic brands are largely supermarkets and high street shops, according to a study conducted by Cohn & Wolfe.
Samaritans has teamed up with digital agency Jam to launch a free app that people can use to receive alerts when their friends write tweets that suggest they are at risk of suicide.
Taco Bell's website and social media platforms went dark on Tuesday morning as part of a campaign to promote the chain's new mobile app in a way that would make it stand out from rivals.
Ogilvy Public Relations has been retained by Brand USA as its global partner for media relations.
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.
As Alibaba executives go city to city as part of a 10-day roadshow, the pressure is on. Despite a bevy of new interactive media tools, roadshows are still a critical communications strategy for companies going public.
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.
Consumer Director The Foundry - Gold London (Central), London (Greater)
Digital Media Manager Save the Children London (Greater)
(Senior) Associate Director, Corporate, FPS, London The Foundry - Gold London (Central), London (Greater)
PR Account Director (B2B) Bray Leino Ltd Bristol, City of Bristol
Head of Digital VMA Group London (Greater)
Asian restaurant chain Wagamama has approached a number of agencies about a new consumer PR brief.
Yorkshire Water has asked 12 PR agencies to pitch for a new community campaign.
Brand USA is accepting proposals for a global media relations agency to promote international travel to the US.
The company with the most cinemas in the UK and Ireland is drawing up a shortlist for a new consumer PR agency as it ends a long-running relationship with The Red Consultancy.
Mark Cater, the former senior Cohn & Wolfe director, is joining consumer PR agency Citizen as EMEA MD with temporary responsibility for its in-flux UK operations.
Public and corporate affairs agency Hanover has rehired Emma Eatwell, who left in April 2013 to join healthcare business Swedish Orphan Biovitrum as head of public policy and advocacy.
Brands2Life has promoted practice directors Adele McIntosh and André Labadie to its executive board.
John Lewis is set to spend the day shrugging off a number of headline-grabbing comments about France by its MD Andy Street as "tongue in cheek".
Edelman's hold on its Starbucks relationship across Europe has weakened after the global coffee giant shifted work in both the UK and France to new agencies.