The Department for Work and Pensions launched a major multi-channel workplace pensions campaign this week to persuade millions more people to save for their retirement through auto-enrolment.
The Royal Air Force is launching a major drive to raise its profile in a year-long campaign centred on bolstering diversity as it celebrates its centenary.
Bradford council is planning a PR campaign to promote a business-funded city improvement scheme and to make sure turnout for voting for the scheme is high.
An uplift in staff morale, improved public perception and a boost to recruitment were among the benefits for London Ambulance Service after the service and its teams starred in a BBC documentary series.
A landmark comms campaign around child sexual abuse could help "expose past failures" made by public bodies and tackle a cover-up culture in the future.
Public Health England and NHS England have launched a preventative health campaign called 'Stay Well This Winter' in a bid to reduce pressure on hospitals during the colder months.
The 'harm' caused by sexist representation of firefighters needs to end, according to the London Fire Brigade amid a new campaign to tackle the issue, supported by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and campaigner Sarah Brown.
Inter-agency comms were tested as part of a full scale cross-border anti-terrorism exercise between Scotland and the north of England last week, involving government, local authorities and the emergency services.
The Government Equalities Office has launched a campaign to promote new gender pay gap regulations, with a focus on businesses that are early adopters of new reporting rules.
50 years of drink-driving campaigns cut deaths by 90 per cent but DfT says there's no room for complacency
The Department for Transport has said it "can't afford to be complacent" in its comms activity around drink driving as it marks 50 years since the maximum legal drink-drive limit was introduced and revealed that a new campaign is being devised.
Social media is the bedrock of a campaign to urge shoppers to use their round pound coins this week before they are no longer legal tender.
The Big Lottery Fund is searching for an agency to deliver a far-reaching £595,000 comms campaign focused on developing early social, emotional and language skills in children, from pregnancy to the age of four.
NHS Blood and Transplant has issued a brief for creative, media and PR for its blood and organ donation activity.
The Sun and celebrity influencers including Bear Grylls have been enlisted for the start of a three-stage campaign to bring the counter-terrorism message 'Run, Hide, Tell' to young people, with the long-term aim of making it part of the school curriculum.
I can barely plan what I'm having for dinner tomorrow, let alone plan for 20 or 30 years into the future.
I love the Today programme. I adore the Today programme. I listen to the Today programme every morning. It's my anchor in the stormy sea of current affairs; the light that leads the way in the gloom of the early morning.
Since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of eight, I have always been hyper-aware of how it differentiated me from my peers.
International Day of the Girl: Two years on, 'Like a Girl' still has something to teach communicators
Two years after it launched, P&G's Like A Girl is still being cited as a great campaign; I was wondering what makes that work so evocative, that it hangs around in our consciousness when other campaigns, award-winning or not, just fade away.
Around 9,000 employers will have to report their gender pay gap by April next year, but while the Government guidelines thoroughly explain the reporting procedure, there is very little information about how to communicate your data.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Christopher Terris Taylor's job as counter terrorism media officer for the National Police Chiefs' Council & National Counter Terrorism Policing HQ?
In years gone by, outsiders could be forgiven for thinking that the PR industry was all about long lunches and glamorous parties.
As an industry, PR is highly inclusive of women. Or so it seems. Women comprise 64 per cent of the total workforce, yet only 13 per cent inhabit board-level and partner positions.
It was 200 years ago, during the Industrial Revolution, that factory owner Robert Owen first began campaigning for improved working conditions, the lynchpin of which was the concept of the eight-hour working day.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Peter Morton's job as head of news at Public Health England?
Preparing for the worst is a joyless task - but it is essential for organisations to stand the best chance of dealing with an emergency or crisis effectively.
Communications Manager Mo Ibrahim Foundation London (Central), London (Greater)
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Simon Wren has left his position as director of comms at the Home Office, PRWeek has learned, following a career spanning 20 years as a senior-level comms chief across government.
The UK Government's Northern Ireland Office has appointed Eamon Deeny as its new head of communications to help tackle the comms challenges posed by Brexit.
Craig Woodhouse, formerly a senior political journalist and latterly a press aide to the Prime Minister, will join Edelman UK next month.
FleishmanHillard Fishburn (FHF) has appointed Nick DeLuca and Tim Snowball as senior partner and head of public affairs, respectively.
Brunswick partner and former journalist Hassan Fattah has joined the executive committee of Burson-Marsteller ASDA'A, the MENA region operation of Burson-Marsteller.
Scottish Government appoints new comms chief for joined-up public sector communications across Scotland
The Scottish Government has appointed John Booth as its head of comms, with a mission to strengthen evaluation and join up public sector comms across the country.
Pagefield has appointed Liam Parker, currently a special advisor to foreign secretary Boris Johnson, as partner in the agency.