Former Labour spinner Damian McBride has attacked his party and leader Ed Miliband for having "no positive messages to communicate".
Utility industry software company Opower has appointed Fishburn as its first UK public affairs agency.
Labour leader Ed Miliband's speech claiming he offers substance instead of photo-ops has met with a negative reaction on social media and been slammed by Conservative PR man Lord Bell.
Hoffman will lead public policy, corporate communications, government affairs, community relations, and philanthropy when he starts on August 25.
Both will offer public policy advice and communications counsel to corporate, association, and nonprofit clients in the newly created roles.
UKIP has made Patrick O'Flynn the party's economic spokesman as part of a front bench reshuffle.
Fishburn has expanded its public affairs team with the appointment of Downing Street press officer Ben Crosland as an associate director.
Several special advisers including former Hanover consultant James Wild are following their senior Conservative bosses to new departments.
Victoria Bacon, the head of comms at the Association of British Travel Agents, is joining London First in October, replacing Rob McIvor as director of comms.
Public affairs agency Riverside Communications has hired the former managing director of Foresight Communications, Mark Adams, as senior counsel.
With exactly two months to go until the referendum on Scottish independence, public affairs experts say the No campaigners have the upper hand but add it is still too early to call the outcome.
MHP's heads of corporate and public affairs are leaving as the agency integrates the two disciplines into a single team led by Jonathan Lomax.
Howell James, whose experience includes running comms for the Government and Barclays, is taking over the leadership of Huntsworth-owned strategic consultancy Quiller.
Initial reaction to yesterday's extensive Cabinet reshuffle suggests that the promotion of women did not resonate with the public as much as the Conservatives might have hoped.
Celebrities including Eddie Izzard, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Ross Kemp are to feature in an ad launched today by senior figures in adland as part of a new campaign against Scottish independence.
Some disagree with the strategy, but the intelligence agency is no longer clandestine on social media.
David Cameron has made wide-ranging changes to his Cabinet ten months before the next general election, with more women tipped for senior positions in Government.
The Gaza conflict, now into its third week, has had one distinguishing feature in the eight days.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
Hundreds of thousands of public service workers across the UK took to the streets yesterday to protest over pay, pensions and cuts by the Government.
I woke up on Monday morning to Ian Stewart of Deloitte on the Today programme telling me that the biggest worry for corporate CFOs was next year's election and an EU referendum.
Prime Minister's Questions earlier today brought Labour leader Ed Miliband the chance to score points over David Cameron's judgement in hiring Andy Coulson.
E-cigarette boss Jacob Fuller says the industry's biggest mistake was naming the product 'e-cigarettes'.
His mission may be to make science cool, but things can get pretty heated at the frontier of human knowledge, says CERN's comms chief James Gillies.
The debate about charities being 'too political' is rumbling on this week after a Conservative MP asked the Charity Commission to investigate whether an Oxfam campaign breached guidelines.
London Communications Agency director Suzi Lawrence has worked three days a week since returning from maternity leave in May 2013. Here, she and LCA co-founder Jonny Popper discuss the process by which they have both made this work.
UKIP's success in the recent elections means it must get serious quickly and public affairs agencies must be hot on its tail.
Black-cab drivers brought parts of London to a halt yesterday in a bid to force Transport for London to act on their concerns about smartphone-based competitors.
What's the common link between Radio 2, ITV, the Daily Mail and UKIP?
Calling a journalist with a pitch could be a make-or-break moment for you and your client.
As the nature of modern warfare comms evolves at a startling rate, governments are struggling to keep pace and retain public support, finds John Owens
Dave DenHerder, US CEO of Burson-Marsteller, will step down from his role on September 1. US president Michael Law will succeed him.
George Pitcher has said there is "no conflict of interest whatsoever" in him being both editor-in-chief of the International Business Times and chairman of strategic communications agency Jericho Chambers.
James Holt has returned to Liberal Democrat HQ as deputy director of communications following Tim Snowball's move to PHA Media.
Quiller is set to lose financial specialist Peter Wilson-Smith in the second major departure to hit the Huntsworth agency in days.
Stricker is continuing to report to CEO Dick Costolo with responsibility for leading Twitter's consumer marketing, global media, and worldwide PR efforts.
Leading Quiller Consultants partner and former David Cameron adviser Sean Worth is set to leave the agency to launch his own policy-focused firm, PRWeek has learnt.