As public affairs matures as a profession and the UK's party political conferences become stage-managed rally-like events rather than policy-making forums, there is a feeling among some that conference season is not as fun as it used to be.
Actors and fashionistas including Liv Tyler and Daisy Lowe star in the new #ShareTheLove campaign for Blood Cancer Awareness Month.
England manager Sam Allardyce's reputation lay in tatters this morning following a sting in the Telegraph in which he allegedly advised undercover reporters how to "get around" strict FA rules on player transfers and offered his services as a keynote speaker for £400,000.
Halpern to support Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock musical, Common Industry to run a brand campaign for Peppersmith sweets, Redleaf to represent Kuflink, Splendid launches SEO service, and more.
Digital marketing and PR group Next 15 has continued its expansion spree with the acquisition of tech PR agency Pinnacle for £4.4m ($5.7m).
HP is ending its relationships with Omnicom-owned PR agencies FleishmanHillard and Porter Novelli, the latter after 28 years.
M&S Bank is seeking a new consumer PR agency, PRWeek has learned.
Apple has retained its title as the UK's perceived "coolest" brand, despite growing doubts over the company's ability to innovate.
The veteran of ConAgra, Cigna, and State Farm most recently led communications at Cargill.
Allianz Worldwide Care uses the relationship between a boy and his dog in an emotive YouTube video to launch its 'things you can't leave behind' expat insurance campaign.
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In brief: CSM CEO Zak Brown to step down, Teneo MD hire, Powerscourt handles Nets IPO, Lewis' German launch
Zak Brown to depart as CEO of Chime's CSM division, Lewis to open fourth German office in Hamburg, Powerscourt advises on Nets flotation, Iredale Comms names new chair and other hires.
O2 owner Telefónica has brought in Finsbury as it considers options for its UK business, including a possible IPO, PRWeek has learned.
Facebook has appointed Unity to handle PR for the UK launch of its virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, with the account understood to be worth around £500,000 a year, PRWeek has learned.
Arthur Sadoun, the chief executive of Publicis Communications, has rejected suggestions that he may reduce the number of brands within the creative agency collective.
PR has changed dramatically in the last two years as data and digital skills come to the fore and the industry has less of an inferiority complex than it did, according to WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell.
Joey Jones, the former Sky political journalist and briefly a media adviser to Theresa May during her home secretary tenure, has been appointed by Weber Shandwick as head of public affairs.
Yahoo's disclosure of a major 2014 attack by hackers looks at best odd and at worst "incredibly irresponsible" in the way it has been communicated, according to tech PR experts.
UK Power Networks has appointed Julie Minns as head of customer engagement, a new role where she will oversee external communications, stakeholder engagement and sustainability for the UK's largest electrical distributor.
Newgate adds partner, BoldMove for PRCA, JBP's Cardiff win and more from PRWeek UK.
Consumer Associate Director - 4 day week and flexi hours - high level global work Utterclub London (Greater)
Senior Account Executive Keith Bishop Associates London
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She has joined the electric car company as senior director of communications.
InsureandGo hires Hills Balfour, BDO brings in Roling, ZPR hired by Jewlr and Abbey Road hires Starscream.
M&C Saatchi's PR agencies continued to outperform the business overall in the first half of 2016, as parent company CEO David Kershaw says he doesn't predict the EU Referendum to hit the business in the next two to three years.
The two organizations will also roll out a conflict shop called Wye Communications.
Bell Pottinger has moved two staffers with performing arts experience into new roles as the agency's joint creative team, with a senior figure at the firm saying PR firms have often been "a bit conservative" in their creative arrangements.
Hotwire goes Latin with new partnership, TVC hired to promote Virgin event for 'disruptors', Satellite75 launches.
Centaur Media, which owns titles including Creative Review and Marketing Week, has acquired Oystercatchers for £3.35m.
Nick Hindle has been appointed global head of corporate comms by the dairy giant Arla Foods.
Finn's sweet wins, mental health initiative, ibtm appoints Davies Tanner and more from PRWeek UK.
Axon Communications, one of the UK's largest healthcare agencies, has opened its fifth global office, in Switzerland.
Chief influence strategist Erin Lanuti is leading the platform.
David Hunt has joined WE Communications as head of its operations in China, while Miranda Cai has moved from Fleishman to lead the company's Shanghai office as MD.
'PRs deserve to be paid': Agency boss defends legal action against 'Angel of the North' Katie Cutler
PR agency CEO Claire Barber has strongly defended her decision to take Katie Cutler - who famously raised £330,000 for disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes last year - to court over unpaid fees.