Four Communications has acquired retail and luxury sector specialist PR agency Rain Communications for an undisclosed sum - its second acquisition this month.
The UK's place in the European community is "a fact that no referendum could erase", according to the founder of an Italian PR group that was admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange this morning.
The chief media officer at Liverpool FC says the club wants to win new US fans by making them feel part of its "family" - a strategy that has seen it bring in help from two high profile fans - as its American tour continues.
Carling's HSE Cake deal renewed, TVC hired by NOW: Pensions, MRM appointed by Target Group, win for Rooster and more from PRWeek UK.
Huntsworth has reported an improved performance in the first half of 2016, with pre-tax profit rising 21 per cent to £7.3m ($9.5m) on the back of revenue growth in three of its four divisions, although Grayling continued to struggle.
Portland has appointed the director of comms for the UK's Department for International Development as a partner, as well as another new hire to boost the agency's new Brexit Unit.
FTI Consulting overtook Brunswick as the PR agency that handled the most M&A deals globally in the first half of 2016, although Brunswick retained the top spot by value of deals - despite that value more than halving.
Former Liberal Democrat senior press officer Debbie Gore and ex-campaign and membership chief Austin Rathe are two key figures supporting MoreUnited.uk, the new group promoting progressive and centrist voices in UK politics, PRWeek has learned.
FTI Consulting has hired David Waller, former FT journalist and most recently director of external relations for the Association of Financial Markets in Europe, as a senior MD in its financial services practice.
Samsung has kicked off its integrated campaign for the 2016 Olympic and Paralymic Games, reprising its 'School of...' concept starring Jack Whitehall.
Porter Novelli has hired former ITV News deputy editor Richard Zackheim as media director at its London office.
Sir Philip Green's reputation as the king of retail is in ruins thanks to a damning report by MPs - and one corporate PR expert says that plugging the pension gap in his former company is the only way his image can recover.
Merlin Entertainments, the group whose portfolio includes Alton Towers, the London Eye and more than 100 attractions across 23 countries, is looking for several PR firms to handle properties in London, PRWeek has learned.
Alex Myers now owns the newly created Manifest Group outright, with its sister agency rebranding while Manifest itself looks to a South African opening within the next 12 months.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby has interrupted a press conference to check the progress of a journalist who was playing Pokémon Go.
Three senior former press aides to David Cameron have been named by The Times today among a list of his close allies that the Cabinet Office could reportedly block from receiving honours.
In Flack this week: Gossip and glamour from the PRCA Boat Party, a sneak peak at our journos vs PRs survey, and why has Mark Borkowski become a robot called Irene?
Lansons has promoted two associates to the board and raised four other team members to associate directors, bolstering its senior team.
James Clark, a director at corporate, financial and public affairs agency The Cardew Group, will move into automotive PR in August when he takes a role for Toyota and Lexus in the UK.
Southwest Airlines leveraged all media channels to communicate with its customers following a major technology outage.
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Barry Gardner has ended a six-year tenure as corporate comms director at CYBG, the holding company of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank, PRWeek has learned.
Interpublic's CMG unit, which includes most of its PR firms, reported 2.8% organic year-over-year revenue growth in Q2 2016, to $369.4 million - Weber's Andy Polansky says organic growth at his firm was in high single digits.
Dentsu Aegis Network pulled ahead of WPP in marcoms mergers and acquisitions activity in the second quarter, as the rate of deals around the world was down 11 per cent compared with the same period last year.
MSLGroup owner Publicis has reported organic revenue growth of 2.8 per cent in the first half of 2016, buoyed by particularly strong growth in Europe, as the group says it "should not be heavily impacted" by Brexit.
William Murray Communications, the specialist food, drink and hospitality PR agency, has undergone a management buyout led by CEO Anita Murray.
Turkey comms sector unites to 'fiercely' condemn coup attempt and vows to 'maintain prudent language'
Three comms trade bodies in Turkey have issued a joint statement "fiercely" condemning the recent attempted coup in the country, and promising to "maintain a prudent communication language" in its aftermath.
PRWeek UK rounds up the best quotes of the month including the seminal question: have we reached peak emoji?
Teneo acquires PSG, CIPR to leave Russell Square, AA picks Prova and more from PRWeek UK.
Czech beer brand Kozel is launching a 'Tap Out' button that, when pressed, will arrange for a taxi to pick up the button presser and take them to the nearest pub that serves the drink.
Jane Lawrie will join retail giant Tesco on 10 October as group comms director.
Barri Rafferty assumes Rob Flaherty's worldwide presidential duties at Omnicom firm - Flaherty adds Ray Kotcher's former chairman responsibilities to his CEO role.
PRWeek's editor-in-chief, Danny Rogers, participated in a Lansons podcast to discuss the findings from the 2016 UK RepTrak rankings and the impact of Brexit.
Engine hires Leo Burnett's Richard Dutton as CMO, Claremont takes contact lens brief, LyteSpark brings in Redleaf and more from PRWeek UK.