Circle Health's head of comms, Gordon Hector, is to run the research team for Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives.
Germany has been an economic standout in the European Union. What's more, CEOs there recognize the value of communications.
Seismic shock for UK PR as country votes out but practitioners highlight opportunities to help clients adapt
As the UK awoke to the news that Britain had voted to leave the EU by a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent and that Prime Minister David Cameron will leave office in the autumn, UK PR firms told PRWeek what they think the implications are for their businesses and their clients.
The UK's imminent departure from the European Union leaves an uncertain future for PR firms based in EU states - but there may also be a short-term boost for public affairs specialists, and an opportunity for Dublin to host non-European firms looking for an entry into the market.
As the UK goes to the polls, campaigners from both sides of the EU referendum debate have been making last-ditch attempts to sway the result in their favour. PRWeek rounds up some of the last-minute activities.
Bellenden and AAT make senior hires, cancer charity Sarcoma UK appoints House to raise awareness, 'Pregnant Then Screwed' launches buddy service for women going through tribunal system and more from PRWeek UK.
Part five of the PRCA's 2016 Census reveals that digital and social media work has massively increased, while other traditional PR tasks appear to be on the wane.
Part three of the PRCA's 2016 Census looks at regional variations, with the South East showing the highest pay levels and the most diversity.
Amid their grief, Orlando residents are pulling together in response to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, according to agency executives who work in the city.
Leave.EU, one of the groups campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union, has removed a tweet saying the country's ongoing membership of the EU created the risk of an "Orlando-style atrocity", following criticism.
Best Quotes of May 2016: Porta CEO, EgyptAir, Brexit: The Movie, Sky's outgoing comms chief and more...
EgyptAir's disaster, the EU referendum, ad-blockers and the Supreme Court decision on the PJS super injunction were among key talking points over the last month.
Part two of the PRCA's 2016 Census shows that salaries in PR are stil under pressure, while the gender pay gap continues.
The PRCA's 2016 Census reveals that salaries in PR continue to feel austerity's pinch, while practitioners expect to spend more of their time delivering digital campaigns, notably in the growing tech and health sectors.
Mike Ashley, the controversial boss of Sports Direct, finally appeared before a Select Committee yesterday where his frank performance, while defusing some criticism, also confirmed suspicions of illegal practices and alarmed investors.
The global public affairs practice of Edelman has launched Edelman Edge - a market research and analysis tool it says will help multi-market clients understand the best channels for their campaign in individual countries.
From inviting outspoken pro-democracy singer Denise Ho to its concert, to then cancelling because of online pressure, Lancôme's handling of the whole saga has damaged its brand both in China and Hong Kong.
The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Washington-based lobby group for the global nuclear industry, has appointed APCO to work on its activities to promote nuclear energy to the public and authorities, PRWeek has learned.
Donald Trump's campaign may have divided the opinions of people the world over but, if we can separate the politics from PR, there are elements of Team Trump's strategy that serve as a useful lesson to the comms industry.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: As the nightmare begins for Gill Morris, the 'remain' supporter and public affairs chief says lessons must be learnt from the EU referendum campaign.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: I am in shock, writes pro-EU PR boss Gavin Devine, at a result that has lots of losers.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: I'm a lifelong political animal and even I've had enough, reflects pro-'leave' PR man Mark Gallagher.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: Charity comms officer and PRWeek 30 Under 30 entrant Zoe Gardner asks which out of politicians, croissants and celebrities will actually help the public make up their minds.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: The two sides have picked their top-line messages ahead of Thursday's vote, and 'remain' supporter Gill Morris considers which will prevail.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: The final rolls of the dice are here, and David Beckham and Ruth Davidson should just about swing it for the pro-EU side, writes pro-'remain' Gavin Devine.
PRWeek EU Referendum Panel: Brexit-supporting Andrew Hayes writes that with Britain divided and tired of the referendum, it might be in the hands of Mother Nature.
As the UK teeters on the brink of Brexit, it is perhaps fitting that last week I made my first journey to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
Being a member of the EU benefits our industry considerably and a vote to leave could put the very work we do at risk
From the boardroom: Brie Rogers Lowery, Change.org's UK director, explains how PR helps campaigners get their messages out to the media.
Lanour leader Jeremy Corbyn's rant against mainstream media in a recent Vice News video shows a major flaw in his comms strategy, writes Labour activist and now FleishmanHillard Fishburn executive Ben Craig.
Have your say whether the PRCA should change its name to reflect a changing PR industry.
Politicians are famous for dodging journalists' questions, and it is happening all too often.
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MHP to handle Kleenex social media, Aduro wins Mr Men campaign, Bell Pottinger gets influential with Air France and more from PRWeek UK.
Ford has announced new comms chiefs for Europe and Asia-Pacific, and appointed the first head of comms for its innovation arm, Ford Smart Mobility.
Joanne Budd has been appointed head of PR and media relations at Crystal Palace Football Club.
Hanover has hired Alastair Gornall, former Blue Rubicon chairman and founder of Consolidated Communications, as its first non-executive chairman as it looks to expand.
Heineken has strengthened its UK corporate relations team with the appointment of Sophie Goodall from Sainsbury's as head of public affairs and the promotion of Claire Matthews to the new role of head of responsibility and sustainability.
Travel company Thomas Cook has announced a new head of internal comms and a new head of corporate comms as group comms director Alice Macandrew merges the firm's UK and group PR operations.