Agency president Paul Verbinnen is leading its team.
MRM has won the UK account for the Wealth Platform of SEI, the global financial firm.
The Football Association's group director of comms Adrian Bevington is set to leave at the end of December after 17 years at the organisation.
Quarta will join the board on January 1, 2015, and stand for re-election at the company's annual general meeting in June.
The Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) has been fined £300,000 following a four-year court battle with the PRCA over charging people for reading online content.
Carver PR, the specialist entertainment PR agency headed by ex-Radio 1 producer and former Outside Organisation MD Megan Carver, has made a senior appointment by hiring Becky Anderson to the role of publicist.
Global electronics manufacturer Casio has called in Bite to lead its UK PR account and develop a campaign to promote the use of technology in maths teaching.
AML has created a digital Christmas cracker card and will donate £1 for the first thousand opens.
Social media monitoring company Brandwatch has made its first acquisition with the purchase of influencer analysis provider PeerIndex.
After nearly 33 years as CEO of his eponymous firm, David Fenton has sold the agency and appointed a new chief exec, as he shifts to the role of chairman, effective immediately.
Infinite Spada has made its first senior appointment since announcing its formation in October, hiring former Linklaters global head of corporate comms Bruce Wraight as a director.
MHP Communications has been appointed by Palmer & Harvey, the national food, drink and tobacco wholesaling giant with an annual turnover of £4bn, to advise on financial and corporate comms.
Topdeck Travel, a tour operator for 18- to 30+, has appointed youth comms agency Thinkhouse to lead its PR strategy and build a stronger connection with the UK's youth travel audience.
Citizen Relations, whose owner is in the process of being acquired by China's BlueFocus, said it plans to expand its footprint in Asia if the deal closes.
London City Airport has been inviting passengers to send Christmas messages for friends and family overseas, as part of its 'Across the Miles' campaign.
Digital Realty, a data services firm, has extended its relationship with Lewis PR for a European campaign.
'Uber' is a prefix denoting an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing. Unfortunately, the company of the same name has been outstanding for all the wrong reasons.
Sluts, breastfeeding and immigrants on the M4: Lambert has a job on his hands with UKIP's comms role
Sluts not cleaning behind fridges, women breastfeeding in the corner and immigrants clogging up the M4. Every time Nigel Farage or members of his party make such statements, the 'Metropolitan elite' they deride throws up its hands in horror with a look of disbelief. But what sounds like a gaffe to some is music to the ears of UKIP's supporters and plays straight into the anti-politics 'everyman' image of Farage and his party. So why has UKIP chosen this moment to up its game with the appointment of BBC veteran Paul Lambert as director of communications?
Delhi has banned Uber after a female passenger reported she was raped by one of its contracted drivers, adding to the string of crises surrounding the San Francisco startup. We asked India-based PR experts to weigh in.
Ironically for a firm which sells £2,000 handbags, Harvey Nichols has unveiled a Christmas campaign with far less money behind it than other retailers have deployed, meaning that it has had to rely instead on clever PR techniques and viral shareability.
With a few weeks to go before Christmas, fresh sentiment analysis for PRWeek shows that the John Lewis and Sainsbury's highly integrated festive campaigns are dominating the social media conversation, leaving the other major retailers trailing.
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?
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Dubai Tourism and the government of Dubai are looking for a global consumer agency to develop a five-year plan to boost the city's brand identity and increase tourism.
Weber Shandwick has been appointed by FIFA to manage communications for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Mischief has been appointed as the retained UK consumer PR agency for Odeon, as the cinema chain ends its 17-year relationship with The Red Consultancy.
Thermostat maker Nest Labs, which was bought by Google last year, is looking for a UK consumer technology PR agency.
Automotive PR specialist PFPR Communications has recruited two former account managers to its senior management team following the addition of new clients in 2014 including Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
Ketchum has been appointed by global mobile app LINE to boost the brand's profile in the UK and Spain, following a five-way pitch.
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry has been appointed as the new international PR agency for LogMeln, the fast-growing US-based remote internet service provider.
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.