The challenge of the eleventh-hour arrival of Jackie Brock-Doyle to lead comms for Glasgow 2014 was eased by "years of planning", one of the Commonwealth Games' key PR figures has revealed.
The PRCA has rejected an offer of a meeting with the Copyright Licensing Agency because it falls short of the terms it called for.
Labour peer Paul Drayson has shifted work for his personal public relations and expanding wireless wireless power transfer business to Bell Pottinger.
Banking and financial services company Standard Chartered has hit back at a report in the Financial Times (FT), claiming the views of its investors were misrepresented.
Both will offer public policy advice and communications counsel to corporate, association, and nonprofit clients in the newly created roles.
UKIP has made Patrick O'Flynn the party's economic spokesman as part of a front bench reshuffle.
Worldwide Exposure, the creative agency behind a series of global VIP fundraisers, has appointed Golden Goose PR.
The Government has launched a tender for PR support worth up to £100,000 for a bank intended to make it easier for small businesses to access funding.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed Hope&Glory PR to support the launch of a new TV channel following a three-way pitch shootout.
The importance of social media to European communications professionals appears to be tapering off, according to the latest European Communication Monitor report.
Fishburn has expanded its public affairs team with the appointment of Downing Street press officer Ben Crosland as an associate director.
Mark Lund will be tasked with turning McCann Worldgroup's UK agencies into a seamless offering when he joins as its chief executive in October, Campaign reports.
Cirque du Soleil has chosen AKH Communications and Guesty PR to jointly run the PR account for the London leg of its travelling show, Kooza.
Channel 4 has promoted its head of corporate press James MacLeod in the wake of press and publicity director Jane Fletcher taking a job at Sky.
NEW YORK: RLM Finsbury has tapped former FTI Consulting senior MD Kal Goldberg as partner, based in the firm's New York office.
The Chinese developer of One Nine Elms, a luxury hotel and apartment complex planned to open in Vauxhall in 2018, has brought in FTI Consulting.
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.
Initial reaction to yesterday's extensive Cabinet reshuffle suggests that the promotion of women did not resonate with the public as much as the Conservatives might have hoped.
The Vatican, an institution not best known for its culture of openness, has announced the formation of an 11-strong committee to be led by Chris Patten that will oversee the modernisation of its communications.
A new study of 500 UK businesses has revealed the extent to which social media are viewed as a "ticking time bomb", with three-quarters of firms flagging up negative content as their biggest single problem online.
Freuds, one of the great survivors of government budget cuts, is having to fight to keep hold of public health communications work that has earned it at least £700,000 in recent months.
Walmart's comms team lives by the mantra "no free shots." So when it read an op-ed in The New York Times it felt was unfair, the retailer punched back in a unique way.
Describing David Cameron as "bumbling" and Craig Oliver as "just clueless" seems to be in character for a man whom people describe as a "tribal" operator.
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Four in ten agencies may change teams between pitching for a brief and working on it, a new study has found.
Global real estate powerhouse CBRE is reviewing its 14-year-old relationship with FTI Consulting for PR across EMEA and the UK.
The NHS is considering creating an additional comms roster as the service continues to shift in the wake of last year's structural reforms.
Global banking giant HSBC has kicked off a review of its UK public affairs agency requirements, which have been handled by Quiller since 2009.
Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of MSLGroup parent company Publicis Groupe, has described the company's weak first-half revenue growth as "not satisfactory by our standards".
A team from UK PR agency Perowne Charles Communications (PCC) is in Amsterdam to assist Malaysia Airlines with communications around the MH17 disaster, PRWeek understands.
After a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was reportedly shot down by a surface-to-air missile in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, the airline went straight to Twitter and Facebook to communicate with the public about the situation.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has won out in the pitch for Visa Europe's region-wide strategic comms work.
Huntsworth, the holding company for Grayling, Citigate and Red, has warned investors that its first-half profits will be below expectations.