Stephanie Lvovich, most recently global chair of the food and consumer products practice at APCO Worldwide, was named global chair of Edelman's public affairs practice. She starts next month.
A key parliamentary committee has taken a swipe at the Government as it approves the choice of former Royal Mail commercial director Alison White to oversee the lobbying register.
Portcullis Public Affairs has begun an office-sharing arrangement with Butler Kelly but denied rumours that the two firms are merging.
Former Edelman Brussels director and climate change specialist Bas Batelaan has been hired by Aspect Consulting.
Industry bodies have voiced frustration at proposed regulations for a register of lobbyists provided for under the new Lobbying Act 2014.
As new polling reveals 60 per cent of voters believe in man-made climate change, a non-profit comms director has claimed the Government risks "playing catch-up" with public opinion.
The former White House press secretary will start work at the network Wednesday night, analyzing the president's speech on action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
The Cabinet Office has revealed former Royal Mail commercial director Alison White as its preferred candidate to oversee the introduction of a statutory register of lobbyists.
FTI MD Simon Elliott has been hired by Hume Brophy to lead its new international corporate practice.
Global financial professional body ACI has hired Chatsworth Communications as it seeks to rebuild trust in the "battered" reputation of the markets.
Nearly three-quarters of Conservative MPs do not accept that climate change has been proven to be caused by human activity, according to a new poll.
The Church of England has hired Martha Linden as senior media officer after 16 years with the Press Association.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has hired BBC documentary-maker Matthew Laza for a new role handling broadcasting as the party seeks to avoid TV gaffes.
Message Matters, a two-year-old Edinburgh-based public affairs and PR agency founded by two former Scottish Conservative figures, has struck a partnership with international agency Cicero.
Cicero Group has backed efforts to expand airport capacity through sponsoring pressure group Let Britain Fly's receptions at the upcoming party conferences.
Wood Group, the energy services giant, has appointed Yvonne Harley to the position of group head of comms.
MRM, a specialist financial services agency that works for clients including John Lewis Insurance, is launching a public affairs division under former Financial Conduct Authority figure Havard Hughes.
All PR people love working a room, right? Not always. Talk Talk's PR manager Clara Biu shares what she has learnt about how to become a more active networker (and even enjoy it).
General election polling suggests the era of coalitions and political uncertainty will be with us a while longer.
The public's obsession with climate change, a common feature during much of the 1980s and 1990s, has been waning rapidly.
We're not failing to communicate climate change; we're failing to communicate what to do about it and to get people to buy into the necessary radical action.
"Union on a knife edge" cried the Daily Mail at the end of August as its opinion poll showed just six points between a No vote at 53 per cent and Yes at 47 per cent.
This week the CIPR introduces a new package of measures helping PR women navigate maternity leave. Board member and chair of the Professional Practices Committe Sarah Hall explains why this is so important.
Press secretaries during President Bill Clinton's administration used more evasive language than any other White House chief communicator since 1993, according to a BuzzFeed analysis.
As Huntsworth's half-year results were looming last week, and as the share price continued to flatline, one suspected the group would pull yet another rabbit from its top hat; few predicted that rabbit would be Lord Chadlington himself.
The major cable news networks picked up President Obama's 9 pm statement from the White House on new action in Iraq, but the Obama administration also used the full range of social media tools to get its message across.
After months of 'will he, won't he' speculation, London Mayor and potential future Conservative leader Boris Johnson has declared he will stand as an MP next year.
The Scottish independence campaign kicked off for real last night with a TV debate between First Minister Alex Salmond and former Chancellor Alistair Darling.
That our leading newspapers have accepted a former government PR chief to discipline and defend them speaks volumes about the tricky position they are in, but also provides another twist in Matt Tee's varied career.
The Gaza conflict, now into its third week, has had one distinguishing feature in the eight days.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
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Jonathan Oates has joined Manchester Airports Group as director of external comms.
Sarah Richardson, a director at Edelman and former Lord Mayor of Westminster, is to join Centrica Energy in the newly created role of director of public affairs.
Citigroup has hired Brunswick Group partner Jennifer Lowney as head of corporate communications, effective early September.
Dave DenHerder, US CEO of Burson-Marsteller, will step down from his role on September 1. US president Michael Law will succeed him.
Fishburn has expanded its public affairs team with the appointment of Downing Street press officer Ben Crosland as an associate director.
Several special advisers including former Hanover consultant James Wild are following their senior Conservative bosses to new departments.