Andrew Stronach, currently head of comms and marketing at Norfolk Community Health Care NHS Trust, will join the University of East Anglia as head of corporate comms in the New Year.
Chris Wynn has been appointed to the role of director of comms at the broadcaster and comms regulator Ofcom.
In brief: BIS gets new head of news; TVC Group picks up Intu; Johnson King merges into Finn Partners; Mc&T lands B&W
BIS gets new head of news, TVC Group picks up Intu account, Johnson King merges into Finn Partners, hi-fi brand Bowers & Wilkins tunes into Mc&T and more from PRWeek UK.
The Conservative Party's 2015 conference will focus on traditional Tory messages of security, opportunity and stability, PRWeek has learned.
The Volkswagen Group scandal, which began when the company admitted fitting 11 million cars worldwide with a so-called 'defeat device' to fool emissions tests, threatens to overwhelm its numerous brands but is there also a danger that the issue could spill over into a sector-wide reputational crisis for the motor industry as a whole?
Taxi company Uber has launched an online petition and Twitter campaign in response to new proposals by Transport for London, to bring in tougher rules for taxi firms in a bid to curb traffic congestion in the capital.
London agency Freuds is at the helm of a roster of agencies briefed to spread awareness of the United Nations' Global Goals for sustainable development, which are being ratified in New York.
Christian Cubitt has returned to the Downing Street press office as the deputy spokesman to Prime Minister David Cameron.
Haringey Council has been criticised after unveiling an £86,000 rebrand of its identity which was described as having been "made by a child".
The Labour Party has clarified that Kevin Slocombe holds the job title of interim spokesman to the leader, but says there is no set time frame for a full-time appointment.
A damning report by the charity Transparency International UK has condemned the Government's lobbying register as unfit for purpose.
The Ministry of Defence has opted not to issue any official response to a story in The Sunday Times in which an unnamed senior serving general appeared to suggest an armed forces revolt if new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn were to become Prime Minister.
The BBC's press office has again rejected accusations of bias in its coverage of the Scottish independence referendum from the former First Minister Alex Salmond.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is still facing questions over whether his PR strategy is robust enough, despite the confirmation of a new interim spokesman and a head of policy and rebuttal.
The Conservatives leave Manchester in a buoyant mood after their first conference in 18 years as the sole party of Government, writes Stephen Day of Burson-Marsteller
Day three at Conservative Party Conference and I'm reminded of my first ever crush, writes Naomi Harris of Bellenden.
I first attended the Conservative Party Conference in 1989 and, even in the twilight years of Mrs Thatcher's tenure, I'm not sure I've ever seen anything quite like what I saw waiting at the gates of the secure zone in Manchester this year, writes Mark Gallagher of Pagefield.
In the Blair years, the unions weren't comfortable with either the message or the messenger, writes Mary Maguire, former head of press and broadcasting for Unison.
Labour Party conference, like the Party itself, has changed, and yet it has also stayed the same and this is both a cause of worry and of optimism, writes Sadiq Khan's communications director Polly Billington.
There was an eerie lull around the Labour Party Conference on Monday morning - there's no security to really speak of and not much of a queue to get in, writes Michelle Di Leo of FleishmanHillard.
As a fallen Catholic, and more than once a resident of Philadelphia, I anticipated yesterday that the pull of curiosity would lead me to keep an eye on the final day of Pope Francis' historic - and provocative - inaugural trip to the US.
Alex Aiken, the executive director of the Government Communications Service has marked National Inclusion Weeks with a statement about the values of the service.
According to research by the University of Oxford and Deloitte, there's a three per cent chance that a robot will steal my job in the not so distant future, writes Robert Bownes of Profusion.
Exactly two weeks ago today, Britain woke up to a photograph that dominated the front pages of most UK national newspapers: Aylan Kurdi's lifeless body washed up on the Turkish shoreline, writes Jai Jethwa of Fishburn.
He may be a republican crypto-Marxist who wants to nationalise the economy and replace Nato with Hezbollah, but each and every one of us in the PR industry owes a huge debt of gratitude to Labour's newly elected leader, Jeremy Corbyn, writes PRWeek's features editor Alex Benady.
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The CIPR has rejected two complaints made about its presidential election, resisting calls to reopen nominations.
In brief: 3x1 makes acquisitions and London move, The Romans gets whisky business, Overture and Cratus make hires
3x1 makes acquisitions and London move, The Macallan appoints The Romans for global brief, Overture bulks up professional services offering and more from PRWeek UK.
The City of London Corporation - the local government for the Square Mile - has appointed Bob Roberts as its new comms director.
Former finance journalist and Conservative Party PR officer David Banks will join the European Movement UK, one of the groups which will be working to keep Britain in the EU.
Emily Walch today takes up the role of executive director for external relations at the British Bankers' Association, which represents 200 members banks operating in 180 countries globally
In brief: Wrapped launches, Cubitt works with .tickets, PRCA Conference coming soon, JPES Partners, Bubble & Squeak, Claremont, Cartwright
Wrapped launches with Clark leading PR, Cubitt booked by .tickets domain operator, PRCA Conference keynote announced, Asset manager AllianceBernstein appoints JPES Partners, Claremont wins forestry brief and more from PRWeek UK.
TaxPayers' Alliance campaign director Andy Silvester - one of the PRWeek 30 Under 30 for 2015 - will return to the Institute of Directors on 9 September as its head of campaigns.