Mental illness in the PR and comms industry is frequently ignored or treated as a performance issue, with huge costs in lost working hours and staff turnover, according to the latest #FuturePRoof report for the PRCA.
Global media organisation The New York Times has launched a campaign that tackles fake news and underlines the commitment required to produce quality, independent and honest journalism.
The high-profile incident of an agency distributing a 'fake' video of a cyclist taking revenge against sexist men in a van has been described as a cautionary tale for the PR industry.
In brief: Save the Children's Nick Jones joins Action for Children, plus wins for PRCO, Redtorch, Flint
Action for Children has hired Save the Children's Nick Jones in a senior role that includes comms. Plus Redtorch to publicise Detriot, Flint hired for Mayfair Art Weekend, The PRCO wins Pure Salt Luxury Hotels account, and more from PRWeek UK.
TV subscription and on demand service TalkTalk TV's new "Kid Critics" campaign calls in the toughest critics of all - children - to pass judgement on this year's Oscar-nominated films.
Kerris is set to join the agency on March 6, reporting to Kym White.
You're 'All Worth It' - Cheryl and Helen Mirren back Prince's Trust and L'Oréal campaign for under-confident young people
Dame Helen Mirren and Cheryl are among celebrities fronting a three-year campaign from The Prince's Trust and L'Oréal, which aims to help 10,000 young adults plagued with self-doubt.
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has appointed Red Consultancy as its UK consumer PR agency, following eight years with Weber Shandwick, PRWeek has learned.
Instinctif Partners was named City Agency of the Year at last night's PRCA City and Financial Awards, with Schroders picking up the award for the In-house Team of the Year.
Fever PR has appointed Thom James to the newly created role of head of social, as it looks to build its digital offering and break down "organisational barriers".
Sport England wants to avoid the 'difficult second album' with the next wave of its groundbreaking 'This girl can' activity, which has morphed a campaign into a community.
In brief: PRCA City and Financial Awards winners, Fever hires social media chief, Spark's six-figure Bromium win
Who won at last night's PRCA City and Financial Awards? Plus Fever appoints social media chief, Bromium hands Spark six-figure brief, Beattie opens Cornwall office, House PR retain London Art Week, Cult's food festival win, and more from PRWeek UK.
Hanover has hired former BT director of corporate affairs Michael Prescott to a new senior corporate and political role, as the agency reports 25 per cent revenue growth to £11.4m in 2016.
Membit is an AR photo-sharing app that allows "pictures to be placed and viewed in the exact location they were captured."
Ministry of Sound hires Smarts Communicate for gym launch, Gumtree takes on PLMR, Fourth Day signs Canada partnership, Amec Foster Wheeler names new director of corporate affairs, and more from PRWeek UK.
PR pros give 'car-crash' #Piegate stunt a red card while brands look to cash in on Sutton footballer Wayne Shaw
The #Piegate publicity stunt has been labelled as "car-crash PR" by comms experts, although brands are looking to cash in on beleaguered Sutton goalkeeper Wayne Shaw.
The Department for Education is to launch a major new strand of its apprenticeships campaign, using multiple channels to convince smaller businesses to take on young people.
Louis Vuitton, Oscar de la Renta and Stella McCartney appear in the "Beauty and the Beast" star's posts.
Comms is playing a central role in making Britain's court system more transparent and upholding the principle of justice being seen to be done, according to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).
Whitehouse joined the company last April as VP and chief communications officer.
CONSULTANT – ADVOCACY TEAM Hanover Communications London (Central), London (Greater)
PR Account Director - Consumer Healthcare PR - Up to £50K Reuben Sinclair London
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PR Account Director - Corporate PR - Up to £60K Reuben Sinclair London
Director of Communications Global Canopy Programme Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ogilvy PR has appointed ex-Diffusion PR consumer brand specialist Remy Le Fèvre to the role of creative director in the UK.
Trade body The Energy Institute (EI) has appointed former Madano energy practice chief Nick Turton as its new external affairs director.
David Brain, president and CEO of Edelman Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, is to leave the agency after 13 years.
Chris Calland has left Freuds after eight months to re-join Hanover as an associate director.
Pagefield hires Grayling's Chris Rogers as partner, 'distruptive' finance company Nava Finance appoints MRM, H+K to service Lawn Tennis Association campaign and more from PRWeek.
Weber Shandwick has appointed Heather Blundell as managing director of its Manchester office, following 12 months as acting MD.
Edelman UK has hired Ryan Reddick, formerly creative director at content agency The Moment, to the new position of content director.
Jersey's tourism board Visit Jersey has hired One Green Bean as its retained creative agency spanning PR and content.
Major League Baseball (MLB) has hired W Communications to a wide-ranging, six-figure brief to grow the brand across Europe.
Beattie Communications, the London-based agency with eight offices in the UK, has reported a seven per cent rise in revenue to £9.3m in 2016, which it labelled "a year of achievement and progress".
In brief: More than half of Snapchat users watch branded content, MHP wins Nanoco, Kin&Co's Danone campaign
More than half of Snapchat users open and watch branded content, nanotech giant Nanoco calls on MHP, Danone hires Kin&Co for internal comms campaign, and more from PRWeek.
Huntsworth has issued an upbeat trading statement ahead of its full-year trading update next month, saying it "traded well" in Q4 and stating that the restructure of Grayling is "now complete".
Once the deal is complete, Goldman Sachs will own 15% of the company.