An interview with Richmond's new Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Olney and broadcaster Julia Hartley-Brewer was halted by a member of her press team following questions about the EU Referendum and democracy.
APCO worked with the Polish Cultural Institute for the #BetterThanThat national anti-hate crime campaign, which included support from senior politicians including Theresa May, high-profile sports stars and several NGOs and community groups.
Brexit, Blair and Balls to the fore and the cyber-mafia: Predictions for 2017 from Edelman's Crystal Ball
Rising prices and Brexit uncertainty, the political significance of 'Strictly' and the cyber-mafia were among predictions for 2017 made by an all-female panel chaired by Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark, at Edelman's Crystal Ball yesterday (1 December).
The PRCA has launched an enquiry into political polling and predictions to assess why these industries got the result wrong after recent election results in the US and the UK.
Yesterday's announcement that the Treasury will no longer deliver an Autumn Statement may be a sign of a more formal, even Thatcherite way of Government communication - or it may just be that the Chancellor has no desire to give himself a platform.
Three issues are critical to any engagement: understanding the Brexit process; ensuring Government knows your business red lines; and recognising that domestic policy still continues.
Caroline Preston, former head of broadcasting for David Cameron at Number 10, has joined Stonehaven, the comms agency founded by Peter Lyburn, a former associate of Sir Lynton Crosby.
Donald Trump's suggestion that his ally Nigel Farage should become the UK's ambassador to the US shows up a weakness of PM Theresa May's comms team, according to political comms experts.
Speaking at the Confederation of British Industry conference yesterday (21 November), the Prime Minister delivered mixed messages on how business and government must build public confidence - and did not explain in any detail what Brexit will actually mean.
The former Obama aide will fill the top comms role at the hospitality giant amid its plans to split its business.
The PRCA has welcomed peers' rejection of the potential creation of a new statutory code of conduct for lobbyists, saying that the existing set of voluntary codes are "more appropriate and flexible".
Headland joins with Deloitte partner for risk offer, Dentons to launch public affairs network, Aspectus to rep Swiss fintech body and more from PRWeek UK.
It was fractious session of PMQs in which a confident Jeremy Corbyn exposed the Government's difficulties over Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May appeared under pressure and Speaker John Bercow was forced to bellow at the Chamber to restore order.
Integrated communications agency MHP has been appointed by computer software firm Adobe to handle its corporate affairs in the UK, PRWeek has learned.
Thom Thorp will join the National Grid on 9 January as its new UK corporate affairs director after nearly a decade at global pharmaceuticals company Lilly.
Havas built an AI tool for ITV News that predicted Donald Trump would win the U.S. election. The machine wasn't affected by political bias.
How did Donald Trump pull off the biggest upset in recent electoral history? A mix of change, authenticity, and social media.
Leave and Trump campaigns can herald a new verbal dawn for communications, at the expense of 'arrogant network agencies' and their visual bias.
So, you've got an opportunity to pitch to a new client and, after a fruitful brainstorming session with your team, you've got it: The concept that's got 'winning pitch' written all over it.
The survival of PR consultancies will be decided by their ability to re-engineer themselves to provide flexible services that clients want.
In 2017 it is estimated that 2.2 billion people will own a smartphone and, as the world becomes more social, user-generated content will continue to drive the pace of crisis communications.
Brexit has overtaken the economy as the Government's top priority and public affairs practitioners must act fast to make their voices heard
In the first iteration of this analysis, I spoke in an exhausted voice on the length of this campaign, the divisive nature of the rhetoric and the overwhelming sense of relief that the long, strange cartoon was finally over.
Even Hillary Clinton found time on the morning of Election Day to pose for a Mannequin Challenge video, with a get-out-the-vote message, of course.
Communications pros reached in an informal survey by PRWeek overwhelmingly predicted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make history on Tuesday and become the first woman elected president of the United States.
There have been few bigger PR battles in recent years than the Heathrow v Gatwick face-off that came to a conclusion this week with the Government's decision to support a third runway at the west London airport.
Teneo president and co-founder Douglas Band has been raising money from the firm's clients for the Clinton Foundation and President Bill Clinton.
It's not just Parliament that needs to be at its best during Brexit, but the PR industry, too.
The end of a presidency is a time for reflection on legacies and Barack Obama's Presidency has spanned the era when digital communications grew up.
Theresa May's premiership is 100 days old on Saturday and numbers can sum up this initial period aptly.
The campaign by the Trades Union Congress against the Trade Union Bill tackled stereotypes, mobilised MPs and, ultimately, proved its worth by contributing to the amendment of the planned legislation.
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Houston briefed by Johnson Matthey, British Academy hires comms chief, Positive Marketing partners with US firm and more from PRWeek UK.
Insurance provider Aviva has brought in former Facebook and Google comms chief Stefano Hesse as its new global digital communications director.
Richard Beck, who founded Teneo's UK business, is to become the most senior comms professional at Nationwide Building Society, as new CEO Joe Garner looks to stamp his mark on the business.
Charles Naylor, who has held comms leadership roles at HSBC, Credit Suisse and Centrica, will join business group the CBI later this month as director of corporate comms, at the same time Mark Hadley leaves the organisation to move to HSBC.
In brief: Alfred hires ex-Grayling CEO, LGBT+ accolade for Cicero boss Anderson, Mason Williams wins Mersey Ferries
Alfred hires former Grayling CEO Michael Murphy as non-executive director, Cicero executive chairman named top LGBT+ executive, ferries win for Mason Williams and more from PRWeek UK.