The appointment of Daily Mail political editor James Slack as Theresa May's official spokesperson is a 'super-smart move' that also shows the 'alignment' between Downing Street and the newspaper, political comms experts have told PRWeek.
A husband-and-wife team who were both former lobby journalists have set up a new PR agency.
Law firms are often "over-egging the pudding" with claims of providing public affairs and lobbying services - meaning they often do not need to submit to the statutory lobbying register, according to the head of the regulator.
Belgium-based public affairs agency Interel has acquired US association management services and government affairs consultancy AMG for an undisclosed sum.
FTSE 100 banking group Standard Chartered has hired Tracey McDermott, former acting CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, to a new role overseeing public affairs, comms and sustainability.
Sean Spicer says Donald Trump has "never asked him to lie" but that spin plays a big part in his role as the White House press secretary.
PR and public affairs experts say that the Government's White Paper on Brexit is a "useful filler" that provides little extra detail - with one commenting on its "purposefully bland" title.
In an ultra-politicized world, Silicon Valley has to choose between angering the world's most powerful man or a vindictive consumer market. Since last weekend, it's picked the former.
John Wren, Michael Roth, and Martin Sorrell vow to protect their workers from executive order restricting immigration from seven countries.
Was Theresa May and her team's handling of her visit to President Trump, and its immediate aftermath, a hit or a miss from a comms perspective? PRWeek asks the PR experts.
The annual Power Part Time list has been released, featuring several figures from comms, the media and politics.
Portland senior partner Toby Orr is to leave the agency to become director of communications at the Government's Department for International Trade.
'Twitter-phobic' May should emphasise the impersonal to make Trump trip a comms success, say PR pros
Theresa May and her PR team would be wise to remain restrained in their comms strategy and must avoid "personalising" the UK-US relationship as she heads to meet President Trump.
Baroness Fall, a member of the House of Lords and for six years a senior aide to former PM David Cameron, has joined the UK's second-largest PR firm in a role focused on recruitment.
Four Communications Group has acquired John Lehal's Insight Consulting Group (ICG) for an undisclosed fee, creating a 50-strong public affairs team.
Robin Gordon-Farleigh, a senior comms strategist at Downing Street advising Theresa May and her predecessor David Cameron, has been hired by Edelman to work in its Dubai office.
Senior communicators emphasized how dangerous it is for PR pros to peddle half truths and embrace dubious concepts in their practice such as Kellyanne Conway's alternative facts.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is not a subject that will get hearts racing, but the PR industry had better take notice.
In this period of political and societal turbulence, the only certainty is uncertainty - that's where 'business to human' communications comes in.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has found himself one of the most recognized people on the planet after last weekend's Saturday Night Live - no matter how funny the sketch was, it can't be good for Spicer or the perception of public relations.
'Always on' working culture is great for productivity, but is it killing our creativity? Here's a theory on how we can reinvigorate our imagination - and let the ideas come to us.
There's a lot of talk around our industry these days about diversity, and it is good and right that we are collectively trying hard to force ourselves out of our British, white, middle-class straitjacket.
Uber's response to criticism and protest over its CEO's association with Donald Trump and its actions over a New York taxi strike failed to halt the negative coverage.
What do Tesco Bank, the US Democratic National Committee and England's largest NHS Trust have in common? They have all fallen prey to high-profile cyber attacks recently.
Starbucks gave a lesson in how to reclaim the news agenda and emphasise its brand values in response to a potentially damaging campaign.
This month, for the first time in our history, we recruited an intern.
The Prime Minister has scored an important coup by being the first head of government to meet President Trump on Friday.
'Game changer' is a pointless phrase. It litters press release headlines every day, but it doesn't really tell you anything.
Their verdict: Spicer's credibility didn't make it through one press conference.
Sean Spicer's first press briefing as President Trump's official spokesman was truly an extraordinary moment. Watching open-mouthed from London, PRWeek UK deputy editor John Harrington considers the wider ramifications.
The start of the year brings the inevitable talk of goal-setting. Maybe you're looking to up the ante on your personal creativity, hunt that Cannes Lion or innovate in your sector.
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Edelman UK has hired Ryan Reddick, formerly creative director at content agency The Moment, to the new position of content director.
Atlas brings in Jo Swinson, Bubble & Squeak captures camera firm, Huel expands Emerge work, coffee body takes on Shed, and more from PRWeek UK.
MSLGroup has promoted Peter Steere to EMEA chairman, about a year after Anders Kempe left his role overseeing the region.
She joined the firm in 2002, then rose through the ranks at Burson and grassroots agency Direct Impact.
In brief: Former Africa minister turns PR adviser, Scottish FA PR chief departs for Frame, new CEO at Investis
Former Africa minister turns PR adviser, Scottish FA PR chief departs, Scales weighs in as Investis boss and more from PRWeek UK.
Tanya Joseph, the former director of business partnerships at Sport England who was regarded as the architect of the This Girl Can campaign, has left the organisation.