Juliet Cameron, who led Octopus Group's consumer brand agency Union Street, has joined Launch PR as director of brand PR.
Careers website Plotr has brought in Claremont Social Communications to encourage more teachers to use its free psychometric careers game for 11- to 14-year-olds.
Hatch Communications has won a pitch to help support the 150th anniversary celebrations of Yorkshire Building Society.
More than two-thirds of in-house PR professionals enjoyed a pay rise this year, a survey has found.
Harrow Council has issued a tender for internal and external comms services as it seeks to weather £75m of cuts over the next five years.
Four Communications is making preparations to buy Consolidated PR next month as it seeks to strengthen its consumer credentials.
Public affairs consultancy Curtin&Co has appointed veteran broadcast journalist Frank Wintle as it launches a crisis comms-focused offshoot.
Facebook has poached The Walt Disney Company's Anouska Ruane to lead comms across the UK & Ireland.
Bell Pottinger has launched a five-strong luxury division with clients including Mulberry as it seeks to exploit the rapidly growing multi-billion-pound market.
This week saw Apple’s latest product launch event, with the unveiling of its new iPhone models and Apple Watch.
Industry bodies have voiced frustration at proposed regulations for a register of lobbyists provided for under the new Lobbying Act 2014.
A third of agency staff have received a low level of digital training, with SEO the skill most in demand among PR professionals, according to a new survey from the PRCA.
Corporate PR specialist Dragon Associates has hired Nick Barrington-Wells and Claire Rumbellow as consultants.
Royal Bank of Scotland's announcement that it would relocate its HQ from Edinburgh to London in the event of a vote for independence was driven by "media speculation", an internal memo has revealed.
Luxury cruise liner Celebrity Cruises has appointed DeVries SLAM to raise its reputation and consumer profile within the UK.
M&C Saatchi has reported a 17 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £8.5m for the half-year to 30 June compared with the same period last year.
As Alibaba executives go city to city as part of a 10-day roadshow, the pressure is on. Despite a bevy of new interactive media tools, roadshows are still a critical communications strategy for companies going public.
Media stocks surge as Chinese President announced plans to merge media into 'strong, influential and credible' groups. But what does this mean for the PR industry?
The CPG giant is making plans to rid itself of more than half its brands. While it does so, it must push a message of innovation and cost savings, say experts.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa has posed comms challenges in the region, where the focus is on containing the outbreak by educating those affected, and in the UK, where reassurance is more the order of the day.
With Malaysia Airlines contemplating a change of name following two passenger aircraft tragedies close together, PRWeek asks whether a rebrand is the right course.
Don't expect press releases to cease to exist anytime soon. But look for them to evolve rather than die out.
Lego's reaction to Greenpeace's PR attack on its partnership with oil company Shell provides a case study of how a company should, or should not, react when it is targeted as a corollary in a protest campaign.
The two global fast food chains scramble to assure Chinese customers after a TV sting report accuses supplier of processing expired meat. What can these MNCs do to win back consumer trust in the wake of the latest scandal to hit their credibility?
The airline's decision to go to social media first with what little information it had is a sign of the times and an "appropriate" tactic, say crisis comms experts.
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Kenya is looking for a global PR agency to help turn around a decline in the number of tourists and investors coming to the country following assaults by Islamist militias.
The multibillion-pound company pension safety net launched by the government nearly ten years ago is hunting for external PR support for the first time.
Agency assistance is being sought to promote Portsmouth International Port, with the work potentially worth up to £750,000 over five years.
One of the 'big six' energy firms has begun approaching PR agencies to gauge their interest in pitching for consumer-led work currently held by 3 Monkeys and Tangerine PR.
Edelman's hold on its Starbucks relationship across Europe has weakened after the global coffee giant shifted work in both the UK and France to new agencies.
Edelman, the world's biggest PR network, has today bought all the shares of ELAN, France's biggest independent communications consultancy, in a bid to break into the top three agencies in the country.
Florentia Village, China's first luxury designer outlet has appointed Golin as their communications agency of choice, tasked with both consumer and corporate communication
Powerscourt is handling comms for the Bank of Cyprus, which last week secured a major funding boost following a disastrous year.
MSLGroup has hired former Weber Shandwick digital chief James Warren in an EMEA-wide role as the agency labels digital "a top priority".