PR has changed dramatically in the last two years as data and digital skills come to the fore and the industry has less of an inferiority complex than it did, according to WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell.
Joey Jones, the former Sky political journalist and briefly a media adviser to Theresa May during her home secretary tenure, has been appointed by Weber Shandwick as head of public affairs.
UK Power Networks has appointed Julie Minns as head of customer engagement, a new role where she will oversee external communications, stakeholder engagement and sustainability for the UK's largest electrical distributor.
Labour must convey the message to voters beyond the conference hall that it can hold the Government to account on the issues on which it is united, such as Brexit, grammar schools and health, according to Tony Blair's former comms director, David Hill.
Peter Donald, the New York Police Department's assistant commissioner for communication and public information, talks about the steps his team has taken since Saturday night's explosion.
Confectionery giant Wrigley has issued a deft response to Donald Trump's son comparing refugees to poisoned Skittles, saying: "Skittles are candy. Refugees are people."
A new report has found that a large number of headlines leading up to the EU referendum focused on the 'remain' and 'leave' campaigns' strategy and comms, rather than the vote itself.
Stoptober, the annual 28-day mass quit smoking campaign from Public Health England and Freuds, is back for a fifth year and is using Facebook - including a new Facebook Messenger bot - as its key social channel.
The second PMQs session of the new Parliamentary season saw Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn question Theresa May in his final session before the opposition's leadership election.
An attempt by the Government to open up major communications contracts to PR firms has resulted in a surge of applications to be part of a new framework - although some agencies remain unconvinced.
The PRCA has issued a warning to members after PRWeek found discrepancies between two agencies' entries on the APPC and PRCA lobbying registers, one of which was in breach of the body's code of conduct.
SEC, the Italian PR firm that listed in London in July, has taken a 60 per cent stake in Newington Communications, the UK public affairs agency previously known as Bellenden.
McTernan will lead the firm's international political practice effective next month.
Teneo has combined its entire UK operations, including Blue Rubicon, into one business under the new name Teneo Blue Rubicon.
Today, the PRCA has announced it will include gender pay gap reporting in its kitemark accreditation for consultancies for the first time, in a game-changing move that could have far-reaching implications for the industry and fair pay for women.
The man who led the comms for official Brexit campaign group Vote Leave and the former director of strategy for David Cameron have come together to launch an agency based in East London.
Labour MP Carolyn Harris has hit back at the PRCA after being condemned by the trade body for apparently employing a lobbyist and giving him a parliamentary pass.
There's an irrefutably good communications logic at the heart of the Government's intended upgrade of its Neighbourhood Planning legislation.
Political turmoil at both national and party level means September's conference season brings a wealth of opportunities for punchy policy advice.
Theresa May is back from China, half-way through her first 100 days as Prime Minister and this is the period in which leaders establish - by default or by design - their governing style, narrative and priorities.
Autumn 2016 may come to be seen as a turning point in the debate around equal pay for women in the PR industry, as the PRCA moves to compel agency members to include gender pay gap reporting in its quality kitemark.
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At its best, PR is the most satisfying and effective form of communication there is - a hugely sophisticated form of precision marketing that transforms businesses and builds reputations.
Before you dismiss this article and its clickbait heading, ask yourself what your relationship to porn is.
The recent announcement that a further 3,000 armed police would be deployed on the streets of Britain to prepare for a "not if, but when" terror attack, should also be a call to action for crisis management experts to prepare clients for their worst possible case scenario.
A plea by cancer charities Breast Cancer Now and Prostate Cancer UK to make innovative treatments more widely available on the NHS is not a surprising headline.
Don't just focus on 'doing' - clients want a 'thinking' agency that will be proactive and provide guidance rather than just taking orders.
They say three's a crowd and sometimes it feels like the phrase was intended for PR and comms professionals who sit in on media interviews.
In an industry that's about perfection, image and reputation, disability is the name badge no-one wants to wear.
A PR agency brief can be the difference between the success and failure of a campaign.
When I read Saatchi & Saatchi's executive chairman Kevin Roberts' comments on diversity, I was at first shocked, then horrified, then angry and then very, very sad.
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Newgate adds partner, BoldMove for PRCA, JBP's Cardiff win and more from PRWeek UK.
Finn's sweet wins, mental health initiative, ibtm appoints Davies Tanner and more from PRWeek UK.
A former special adviser to Nick Clegg has been appointed global head of comms at the media rights company MP & Silva.
Golin wins Vets Now, Griffiths leaves Instinctif, Maitland's Nomura hire and more from PRWeek UK.
The Manchester agency Social Communications has opened a London base led by Ben Ruse, who has spent the last three years as lead spokesman for the rail project High Speed 2.
APCO hires health chief, Road wins anti-superbug brief, Spreckley opens in Scotland and more from PRWeek UK.