The British public's trust in business, government, media and NGOs is plummeting because of an "unprecedented crisis of trust shared across the Western world", Edelman's Trust Barometer 2017 has found.
Nicky Law, previously MD at The Academy, has joined Ogilvy PR in London as managing partner of its brand marketing and technology division.
Pro-'leave' supporters feel optimistic about the country - but pessimistic about themselves and their families - while the reverse is true of those who backed 'remain', according to an exclusive poll carried out for PRWeek.
Trust in most U.S. institutions rose as populist sentiment grew in a year of change.
Animal rights campaign PETA has bought shares in LVMH, owner of Louis Vuitton and a number of other luxury brands, allowing it to attend shareholder meetings and question the board.
Edelman agency Smithfield hires director, FleishmanHillard Fishburn adds two, Rocket Fuel appoints Bite, and Curve Group recruits Limelight.
Fast food brand KFC is simultaneously reviewing its UK advertising and consumer PR business, although Freud Communications' corporate comms brief is not affected.
The chief strategist of Hillary Clinton's 2016 White House campaign will continue in his role leading Benenson Strategy Group.
Lee Nugent is taking over as Asia-Pacific director as Anne Costello becomes regional chair.
England's rugby governing body the Rugby Football Union has created a campaign aimed at encouraging more women to play a contact version of the sport.
VisitScotland has issued a tender for PR services from London-based creative agencies, having also recently decided to part ways with its PR agency in Ireland.
Wellcome Trust hires Third City, Havas handed global software brief, Headland wins banking group Paragon, bandv brings in Maz Beagley and more from PRWeek UK.
Engine Group agency Mischief has been appointed on a consumer retainer by Asda, but the supermarket is also looking to do more consumer PR work in-house after splitting with Freuds.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed the international agency Way to Blue to launch its luxury brand Kimpton into Europe, with the account led from London.
The submission deadline for the inaugural Brand Film Festival London has been extended to 26 January - and senior ad man Nils Leonard has been announced as chair of the judging panel.
She has held roles at S&P Global, American Express, and Hill & Knowlton.
Sunday Times deputy political editor James Lyons will join NHS England as its new head of media and public affairs next month, as the health service faces what has controversially been called a "humanitarian crisis".
The WPP firm also promoted several senior staffers.
Following the briefest of pleasantries, it did not take long for hostilities to begin between the main political parties, at the first PMQs of the year.
Bell Pottinger's hires and fashion work, Acer UK hires Agent42, Travel Portland hires Black Diamond, new US boss for Burson and more from PRWeek UK.
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Golin has pledged to house new interns rent-free in London Zones One or Two for their first month, and offer an interest-free loan for a deposit and first month's rent in the capital.
Marketing agency Agent42 has launched a PR division with two former senior gaming executives, which has taken on a PR brief for an existing client - computer maker Acer UK.
The PRWeek UK Best Places to Work Awards presentation took place last night at The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design in Soho - and a PRWeek snapper was on hand to capture the evening.
Accusations of sexism that led to Kevin Roberts leaving his role at ad group Saatchi & Saatchi are "irrelevent" to the CEO of the UK comms agency of which he has now been appointed chair.
Stephen Benzikie, a former MD of Bell Pottinger's Corporate & Financial practice, has teamed up with other senior comms figures to launch a new London-based communications agency.
Four months after joining the WPP agency as chair of its global corporate and financial practice, Mike Fernandez has a new role: U.S. CEO.
Kevin Roberts, who left ad group Saatchi & Saatchi last summer after comments made about gender diversity, has joined UK comms group Beattie as chair.
Former Hudson Sandler MD Kirsty Leighton has launched her own agency, Milk & Honey PR.
Ex-George Osborne aide Thea Rogers has become Deliveroo's PR chief, while the food delivery business will appoint new consumer and corporate agencies after ending work with Havas PR.
KPMG hires ex-Ketchum PR man for Brexit role, Dublin opening for Hanover, Rule 5 wins restaurant group brief, MSL launches luxury off-shoot and more from PRWeek UK.
Claire Boussagol, managing director of APCO Worldwide's office in Brussels, has been appointed chairman for the European region at the company, following the prior incumbent's departure to Brunswick.
Flight Centre hires Rooster, Remarkable adds to northern team, Beauty app Missbeez appoints Bite, AD joins Four Colman Getty, and more from PRWeek UK.
Pete Murray has joined agency Hume Brophy's London office as director of corporate affairs, following two years leading comms for Metro Bank.