The Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists (ORCL) plans to issue formal rules in January that will determine whether lobbyists will have to join a register under the new Lobbying Act 2014.
Visa Europe worked with content creation agency The 10 Group to create a video that shows Christmas day workers and volunteers being surprised with gifts.
Two thirds of PR and comms professionals do not think UKIP's PR strategy is up to scratch, according to an exclusive PRWeek poll.
New research from mobile marketing company Global Messsaging reveals insight into the habits of those born around the year 2000, known as Generation Z.
The Big Partnership, the Glasgow-based PR and digital marketing agency, has announced two new appointments "designed to meet rising demand for digital services".
Google Trends has rounded up the top 10 most searched stories in 2014, with the Malaysia Airlines disaster stories topping the list.
The effort was inspired by the #IceBucketChallenge.
The rebranded Havas Formula will be a part of the holding company's Creative Group alongside Havas PR and other firms.
Global power giant ABB Group has recruited a new public affairs team and strengthened its media relations team, with the changes effective from 1 January.
The deadline for entry to PRWeek UK's Best Places to Work Awards 2015 has been extended to Wednesday 7 January.
New CEO Brad Staples names leadership team, including wider roles for Nelson Fernandez and Nicolas Bouvier.
The former Hill & Knowlton CEO and Groupon comms leader is set to become chief executive of Huntsworth in April, replacing the retiring Lord Chadlington.
Red Cell PR, the Essex-based marketing and communications agency, has been retained by Rangemaster Sinks & Taps to manage its PR from January 2015.
SkyParlour, the B2B marketing and PR consultancy, has been appointed to handle comms for myPinPad, the 'next generation' payment authentication service.
They may be languishing at the bottom of the Premier League, but Leicester City is top of the table when it comes to use of social media among UK sports teams, new research shows.
Curzon PR has taken on a brief to support a descendant of the imperial Romanov family, the artist Prince Rostislav Romanov, to provide digital support for his online platform.
'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.