The investment and financial sectors are finally waking up to the importance of corporate reputation, according to new research.
Brands2Life has been appointed to handle iPhone repair service iCracked's UK launch after a three-way pitch.
Hill+Knowlton (H+K) Strategies London has expanded its Energy + Industrials team with the hire of Kate Samuel as a senior associate director.
CBRE, the commercial property agent, has brought in Teamspirit after a strategic review of its UK agency and in-house comms.
Young people spend half as much time watching live television as adults, according to new research by Ofcom that suggests an opportunity for PR to take the lead on campaigns.
The explosive growth of comms technology is making it increasingly difficult to take a strategic approach to managing corporate reputation, according to new research.
Two thirds of company bosses expect to increase their use of digital and social media over the next two years, but the same proportion believe they are ill-equipped to deal with greater levels of digital communication.
Habitat, the furniture retailer, has dispensed with a physical press show in favour of a digital-only launch for its new collection.
John Lewis has put the PR account for its Financial Services division out to tender, PRWeek has learned.
A poll of PRWeek readers has revealed that a majority believe the industry is losing experienced professionals because of poor maternity practices.
Mike Mathieson is to step down as chief executive of Cake PR to launch a new music consultancy called Harmonic, with current chief operating officer Adrian Pettett named as the new Cake CEO.
Genero has brought in Propeller to manage its comms, in a bid to raise its profile in the advertising, technology and business sectors.
Premier, the creative comms agency, will move to new premises in Covent Garden at the end of the year.
TransCanada and Edelman both released statements Wednesday saying they will part company after Greenpeace leaked five documents last week outlining the energy company's communications strategy.
Luchford APM has been appointed as the international PR agency for London Marriott Hotel Park Lane and the retained agent for The Lanesborough in Hyde Park.
Keep it brief, include video and present information in a news-style format was the advice given to parliamentarians by PR professionals this week.
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?
Supermarkets are hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons again but three examples of customer relations failures show that it's not the size of the mess you make but how you clear it up that makes the most lasting impression.
The future of Huntsworth has become a subject of speculation following the sudden departure of its chairman Lord Myners, together with the expected retirement of its chief executive Lord Chadlington and a gloomy financial performance.
Greenpeace's success in forcing Lego to stop making Shell-branded toys shows that brands need to be wise to public sentiment when agreeing long-term partnerships.
Ebola has arrived in Europe and the World Health Organization warns that new cases on this continent are inevitable. So how will health agencies communicate the threat level without causing public panic?
Was the Conservative media response to a damaging sex scandal and UKIP defection up to scratch? Ian Griggs asks the experts what they thought of the tactics.
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Thermostat maker Nest Labs, which was bought by Google last year, is looking for a consumer technology PR agency.
The National Trust (NT) is reviewing its UK consumer account, with incumbent firm Mischief repitching for the work.
US wine and spirits company Brown-Forman has shortlisted agencies to compete for consumer work for its raspberry liqueur brand Chambord, which is understood to be worth £120,000 annually.
The Croatian National Tourist Board (CNTB) is inviting agencies to pitch for its international PR account.
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.
Gabriela Lungu, the EMEA chief creative officer at Weber Shandwick, is leaving the agency six months after it acquired Swedish creative powerhouse Prime.
Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, has told PRWeek his £2.3bn deal to buy Sapient will benefit the company's clients and its individual business, such as PR group MSL.