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Watch: APCO Worldwide celebrates Pride month with staff tales

Watch: APCO Worldwide celebrates Pride month with staff tales

APCO employees around the world have come together to show their support for colleagues and highlight the firm's commitment to diversity.

London-based Brand Communications Group opens Ivory Coast office

London-based Brand Communications Group opens Ivory Coast office

London-headquartered comms agency Brand Communications Group has opened an office in Ivory Coast, its third in Africa.

Iceland (the supermarket) wins big on social media after minnows defeat England

Iceland (the supermarket) wins big on social media after minnows defeat England

The England football team was spectacularly knocked out of Euro 2016 by Iceland last night, leading to plenty of opportunities for humorous promotion of the supermarket chain of the same name.

One in 10 Brits influenced by social media every day, finds study

One in 10 Brits influenced by social media every day, finds study

A new survey of more than 2,000 UK adults has found that one in 10 say they are influenced on a daily basis by what they see on social media.

Thousands sign petitions to ban misleading political ads

Thousands sign petitions to ban misleading political ads

More than 40,000 people have signed online petitions to regulate lies or misleading statements in political advertising.

Next Fifteen to 'benefit from falling pound', expects 'modest' impact from UK/EU downturn

Next Fifteen to 'benefit from falling pound', expects 'modest' impact from UK/EU downturn

Next Fifteen Communications Group says it should benefit from the falling value of the pound following the EU referendum due to the size of its overseas business, while the impact of any economic downturn in the UK or EU should be "relatively modest".

In brief: Carlton picks Wild Card, W to launch energy drink, H+K gets DH's Berry

Carlton picks Wild Card, W to launch energy drink, H+K hires Berry from DH and more from PRWeek UK.

CIPR 'financially stable', says CEO, as results show deficit and membership fall

CIPR 'financially stable', says CEO, as results show deficit and membership fall

The chief executive of the CIPR has told PRWeek that the organisation is "financially stable, despite difficult trading circumstances early in 2015", after its annual report showed that it lost £160,000 - and more than five per cent of its paying members - in the year.

MSLGroup rejigs UK consumer leadership after Victoria Biggs' departure

MSLGroup rejigs UK consumer leadership after Victoria Biggs' departure

MSLGroup has made changes to its UK consumer team following the departure of consumer managing director Victoria Biggs, with healthcare MD Avril Lee named as acting consumer head.

'Bite me': Pro-Brexit group issues 'heartfelt apologies' to Lineker, ICO and others

'Bite me': Pro-Brexit group issues 'heartfelt apologies' to Lineker, ICO and others

Leave.EU, one of the groups that succesfully campaigned for a vote for Britain to leave the European Union, has issued five eye-catching "apologies" to companies, individuals and groups with which it has clashed.

Watch: Air Canada offers potential American political refugees a 'test drive' of its country

Watch: Air Canada offers potential American political refugees a 'test drive' of its country

Many Americans are disgusted with the options on this November's ballot. But Air Canada thinks those considering a move to the Great White North should visit the country before filing immigration papers.

WPP takes Holding Company of the Year at Cannes Lions

WPP takes Holding Company of the Year at Cannes Lions

CEO Martin Sorrell used the company's sixth consecutive win as an occasion to pledge WPP will be "as European as ever" after the Brexit vote.

Be careful of online fraud, London PR MD warns after scam

Be careful of online fraud, London PR MD warns after scam

The MD of agency London PR has warned PR firms to be vigilant after an online fraudster used its branding to scam a tech blog.

Ruth Davidson MSP brings Gordon Hector to Scottish Conservatives press unit

Ruth Davidson MSP brings Gordon Hector to Scottish Conservatives press unit

Circle Health's head of comms, Gordon Hector, is to run the research team for Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

Trainline brings in MSLGroup's Victoria Biggs as European comms chief

Trainline brings in MSLGroup's Victoria Biggs as European comms chief

Senior MSLGroup director Victoria Biggs will join train booking company Trainline in August in the newly created role of European director of comms.

Watch: Pimm's signs up Judy Murray as 'CFO' as Wimbledon begins

Watch: Pimm's signs up Judy Murray as 'CFO' as Wimbledon begins

Judy Murray, tennis coach and the mother of British star Andy Murray, has been drafted in as 'chief foliage officer', highlighting the problems of excess mint in a glass of Pimm's, as Wimbledon kicks off.

PRCA, ICCO and AMEC launch group to provide feedback on measurement framework

PRCA, ICCO and AMEC launch group to provide feedback on measurement framework

The PRCA, ICCO and AMEC will collaborate to set up a global working group to provide feedback on AMEC's Integrated Evaluation Framework, which launched last week.

Watch: Mindshare's Norm Johnston on why programmatic is like Viagra

Watch: Mindshare's Norm Johnston on why programmatic is like Viagra

Mindshare's Norm Johnston dishes on the next wave of digital disruption, programmatic, and Chinese social media.

Watch: Ukonwa Ojo on preserving the legacy of a 178-year-old brand

Watch: Ukonwa Ojo on preserving the legacy of a 178-year-old brand

Ukonwa Ojo, senior global director at Knorr Masterbrand at Unilever, said Cannes is a great place to "invest in yourself."

Watch: BlueFocus CEO Oscar Zhao: We want to be a 'new type' of holding company

Watch: BlueFocus CEO Oscar Zhao: We want to be a 'new type' of holding company

Check out the video below to hear what Zhao had to say about BlueFocus' objectives and how the firm is using platforms such as Facebook to expand Chinese clients' businesses in the global market.

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H+K launches Sherlock+ influencer tool to move beyond 'usual suspects'

H+K launches Sherlock+ influencer tool to move beyond 'usual suspects'

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has launched an influencer mapping dashboard, built in partnership with social media analytics firm Brandwatch, which it says will help clients realise there is more to influencer marketing than turning to the same "usual suspects" every time.

EBay appoints Porter Novelli for EMEA b2b and corporate comms brief

EBay appoints Porter Novelli for EMEA b2b and corporate comms brief

Porter Novelli has won a four-way competitive pitch on an EMEA-wide b2b and corporate external comms brief for eBay.

Invest NI seeks U.S. PR firms to promote Northern Ireland to businesses

Invest NI seeks U.S. PR firms to promote Northern Ireland to businesses

The economic development organization is looking for as many as two agencies to promote Northern Ireland as a great place to do business.

VaynerMedia CEO 'stunned and angry' about 'attractive women only' Cannes party invitation

VaynerMedia CEO 'stunned and angry' about 'attractive women only' Cannes party invitation

VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk has said he is "stunned and angry" about an invitation to an event at Cannes co-hosted by the agency, that said only "attractive" women and models could attend, blaming it on a third party.

Italy's SEC in 'advanced talks' to buy UK PR firm amid planned £5m London float

Italy's SEC in 'advanced talks' to buy UK PR firm amid planned £5m London float

SEC, which claims to be Italy's largest PR and integrated comms group, has announced its ambitions for the UK market, including an impending acquisition, and its intention to raise up to €6m (£4.6m, $6.8m) by floating on AIM.

In brief: Influence briefed by Jaguar, Cartwright hired by recruiter, Branding Business launches

In brief: Influence briefed by Jaguar, Cartwright hired by recruiter, Branding Business launches

Influence briefed by Jaguar, Cartwright recruited by recruiter, Gravity Global launches Branding Business and more from PRWeek UK.

Watch: Andy Murray signs up as Jaguar UK ambassador to promote #FeelWimbledon campaign

Watch: Andy Murray signs up as Jaguar UK ambassador to promote #FeelWimbledon campaign

British tennis number one Andy Murray has become the latest big name sportsperson to be signed up by Jaguar to drive its global brand expansion.

Watch: Burger King pokes fun at itself ahead of expansion in France

Watch: Burger King pokes fun at itself ahead of expansion in France

Global fast-food chain Burger King takes a self-deprecating look back at the period between 1997 and 2012 when it pulled out of France due to poor sales in a mockumentary titled 'Whopper Blackout'.

In brief: MHP expands Kleenex work, Aduro wins Mr Men, Newmarket, Manifest London

MHP to handle Kleenex social media, Aduro wins Mr Men campaign, Bell Pottinger gets influential with Air France and more from PRWeek UK.

CMOs are 'lazy' and 'don't take risks', says ABInBev marketing chief

CMOs are 'lazy' and 'don't take risks', says ABInBev marketing chief

Chief marketing officers are "lazy" and "need to take more risks" with campaigns, Anheuser-Busch InBev's marketing chief Jorn Socquet told a session at the Cannes Lions today.

Virgin Red loyalty app launches with a nationwide treasure hunt

Virgin Red loyalty app launches with a nationwide treasure hunt

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson is the face of an integrated campaign to launch the firm's first loyalty rewards app across all its UK businesses.

In brief: Bellenden and AAT hires, Sarcoma UK appoints House, maternity discrimination campaigners

Bellenden and AAT make senior hires, cancer charity Sarcoma UK appoints House to raise awareness, 'Pregnant Then Screwed' launches buddy service for women going through tribunal system and more from PRWeek UK.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies promotes Joan Ramon Vilamitjana to Spain CEO

Hill+Knowlton Strategies promotes Joan Ramon Vilamitjana to Spain CEO

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Joan Ramon Vilamitjana as CEO of its Spanish business, replacing H+K veteran Eloisa Alonso, who becomes chairman.