Public and corporate affairs agency Hanover has rehired Emma Eatwell, who left in April 2013 to join healthcare business Swedish Orphan Biovitrum as head of public policy and advocacy.
The PR industry gathered at an exclusive awards night at Grosvenor House to celebrate the best people, agencies and campaigns of 2014. Here's the full list of winners.
Take a look at our gallery of photos from last night's PRWeek Awards, hosted by James Corden.
The top creative prize at the PRWeek Awards 2014 went to Kaper for its work for Fairtrade Fortnight, which also picked up Integrated Campaign of the Year.
The winners of this year's PRWeek Awards will be revealed at London's Grosvenor House Hotel tonight, so here's a final reminder of who's up for a gong.
Was the Conservative media response to a damaging sex scandal and UKIP defection up to scratch? Ian Griggs asks the experts what they thought of the tactics.
David Cameron caused a big shift in social media sentiment towards him with his speech to the Conservative Party conference yesterday, according to research.
The former Liberal Democrat leader of Kingston Council, Liz Green, and her Conservative successor Kevin Davis are in a war of words over the transparency of local government lobbying agency Cratus' relationship with Tory MP Bob Neill.
Burson-Marsteller has been hired by the Ennahda party in Tunisia, a moderate Islamist political movement.
Portland has admitted its digital team helped set up a blog that has attacked critics of the Qatar World Cup but has insisted it does not run the site and it is not part of its work for the Government of Qatar.
Political Lobbying and Media Relations (PLMR) has hired Oliver Lane from the Department for Education (DfE) as an account director in Westminster.
Ed Perkins, the comms secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is joining Portland next month as a senior adviser.
Bell Pottinger has recruited a former British diplomat, Mark Canning, in Asia to help expand the company's client base in the region.
Former Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman will cover the 2015 general election results night for Channel 4.
Price comparison website MoneySuperMarket has appointed MHP Communications to handle its public affairs following a competitive pitch.
The Tory Party has moved to hire the Transport Secretary's special adviser Ben Mascall as deputy director of communications to replace Tim Collins, who is joining the housebuilder Barratt.
The former director of The Whitehouse Consultancy, Helen Munro, is returning after eight years to take up the role of managing director.
There are numerous tools available for monitoring your social media campaigns and the opportunities for engagement seem limitless, but this can brings pitfalls.
The profile of the Greek government's long-running appeal for the return of its national treasure from Britain received a boost when yesterday's papers prominently featured the arrival of its legal adviser Amal Clooney in Athens.
It is always interesting to gauge PR people's responses when I tell them that 60 per cent, or around £1.2m, of JTA's business comes from Russia and Russian speaking countries.
Danny Rogers finds the Tory peer and founder of Bell Pottinger in reflective mood as he discusses his newly-published memoir 'Right or Wrong'.
Devolving political power to cities would be a huge boost for the public affairs industry as well as being good for England.
The news this week that a lobbying agency plans to hire a sitting MP as a non-executive director sits very uneasily with the vast majority of us who work in agency lobbying.
Being authentic means sometimes ignoring the directive of your boss, says Mary Whenman, MD, corporate, financial and PA at Weber Shandwick.
Despite a tricky start to conference with poor polling, Mark Reckless' defection and the Sunday Mirror's sting involving Brooks Newmark, the feel at conference is one of bullishness.
The weekend's bombshells for the Conservative Party conference have set alight the debate over the future direction of that party's policy.
Reception of the speeches of leaders at party conferences is always different according to whether one was in the room or watching on television.
Yesterday I saw Ed Balls deliver a well crafted speech that was on the whole well received (a few brief boos on retirement age rising), being high in content albeit delivered in a fairly low-key manner by his standards.
This morning the Midland Hotel is full of leading figures from the UK's PR and Public Affairs community busily preparing for the day ahead.
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.
Government Affairs and Policy Lead (Medical Devices) Johnson and Johnson Medical Wokingham, Berkshire
Interim External Relations Manager - 6 months Ellwood Atfield London (Central), London (Greater)
Senior Media and Public Affairs Officer Ellwood Atfield Surrey
Account Manager – Corporate / Transport JFL Search & Selection London (Central), London (Greater)
Helen Nassey has been hired by ISBA, the representative body for British advertisers, to lead comms for the organisation.
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.
Former Edelman Brussels director and climate change specialist Bas Batelaan has been hired by Aspect Consulting.
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.
The Church of England has hired Martha Linden as senior media officer after 16 years with the Press Association.