Kevin Slocombe has taken a new permanent job as head of media for the leader of the Labour Party.
As world leaders prepare to gather in Paris on Monday for the crucial Climate Change Conference - in a city under a state of emergency following the terrorist attacks - PRWeek looks at how the comms of climate change have shifted since the disastrous Copenhagen summit six years ago and why walking the tightrope of language between misery and complacency is vital to tackling the issue.
Jeremy Corbyn is reported to have been booked in for professional media training - only to apparently forget about the session and arrive late.
Autumn Statement: Digital budgets to increase, comms campaign spend centralised, and a U-turn on tax credits
Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement included investment in the Government Digital Service, a change to how comms campaign spending is managed, and an eye-catching U-turn on cutting tax credits.
In our round-up of Prime Minister's Questions, PRWeek brings you some of the best Twitter comments from public affairs specialists and journalists around the weekly event.
The Metropolitan Police has launched what it says is its "biggest ever direct appeal on social media", using targeted Facebook posts in a bid to reach witnesses and any people with information in relation to an unsolved 1984 murder.
The Independent Commission on Freedom of Information will hear oral evidence in January after receiving more than 30,000 submissions in a public consultation that closed on Friday.
Councillors and local authority staff will take part in a tweetathon on Wednesday 18 November to raise awareness of the hundreds of vital services provided by councils across England and Wales.
An eight-page Daily Mail exposé of the salaries of "public sector fat cats" in the Daily Mail has put pressure on comms teams at various NHS, local government and other public bodies.
In a new round-up of Prime Minister's Questions, PRWeek brings you some of the best Twitter comments from the weekly event.
Creating and sharing content is becoming increasingly important in the Metropolitan Police's comms team, according to the force's head of media.
Portland has appointed the former EU ambassador Sir Stephen Wall to advise its clients on the ramifications for their businesses of the EU referendum.
The Scottish Government's draft lobbying bill has been broadly welcomed by the industry, although some said the legislation does not go far enough.
GCHQ and MI6 have both given rare access to national media outlets this week, ahead of the UK Parliament assessing a draft bill on the operation and regulation of the investigatory powers given to police and intelligence agencies.
Diversity is the future of public relations. Without a diverse and multi-skilled team, an agency cannot cater to today's ever-globalised market, writes Farzana Baduel of Curzon.
The shadow chancellor's Little Red Book stunt in Parliament yesterday overshadowed everything else he said - if he even did say anything else, because after all the Twitter funnies I can't really remember, writes Sam Burne James.
So, having offered the Church of England a bargain 55 per cent off ratecard to advertise the Lord's Prayer in the run up to Star Wars - and Christmas - the cinemas caught a chill and banned it. Surprise!
George Osborne's enthusiasm for the elected mayoral model in local government is a game changer for council comms.
The issues of data breach and cyber security have rarely been off the news agenda in recent weeks, writes Tim Luckett of H+K Strategies.
When I heard the news, all I could feel was a touch of sadness. The agency that set up in 1990 as Fishburn Hedges Boys Williams, a year after we started Lansons, is dead, writes Tony Langham.
Dwindling finances in the public sector has increased pressure on comms practitioners to be collaborative and work across organisations, writes Amanda Coleman.
For an industry that earns its keep by making a case for others, the lobbying industry in the UK has been pretty poor overall at making the case for itself, writes Peter Duncan of APPC Scotland.
There was a flutter of hearts and a preening of egos in PR world recently when Toby Harrison, strategy wonk at ad agency du jour adam&eveDDB, announced to the PRCA conference that ad land was 'running scared' of PR, writes Liam Fay-Fright of Semaphore London.
Earlier this year, the BBC came under scrutiny for publishing videos of the Queen allegedly performing a Nazi salute as a child, writes Tom Blake of Imagen.
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
Media and Public Affairs Manager The Foundry - Original London (Central), London (Greater)
Communications & Media Officer Bath and North East Somerset Council Bath, Somerset
Project Communications Manager NERC Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Publications and PR Coordinator The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Maidenhead, Berkshire
Communications Officer Transport for the North North of England
One of the campaign groups working towards a British exit from the European Union has hired former Conservative member of the Scottish Parliament Brian Monteith as its head of press.
Joey Jones, formerly the deputy political editor at Sky News, has joined Osborne & Partners as director of strategic comms.
In brief: Northern Powerhouse appoints Quatro, M&A in UAE, Carlsberg internal comms chief departs, hire for Enjoy Digital
Northern Powerhouse conference appoints Quatro, UAE agency acquires rival, Carlsberg internal comms chief departs and more from PRWeek UK.
Guardian columnist and associate editor Seumas Milne will join the Labour Party next week as executive director of strategy and comms.
Catriona Matheson has been promoted to the position of head of comms in Westminster for the Scottish National Party.
In brief: New Westminster comms chief for SNP, Citigate works on UK-China conference, PR chief checks in at Grosvenor, Cohn & Wolfe win, hire for Shine
New Westminster comms chief for SNP, Citigate works on UK-China conference, Cohn & Wolfe Asia wins Alibaba work, New PR chief checks in at Grosvenor and more from PRWeek UK.
WPP has hired Sean Larkins, the deputy director of UK government comms, to be the group's director of consulting and capability for its Government & Public Sector Practice.