The Supreme Court has ruled that letters sent by Prince Charles to seven government departments can be published.
It is often said, with much hand-wringing, that the PR industry has a PR problem but this is usually within the context of arguments about why PRs do not have a seat at the top table or command the same budgets as counterparts in marketing or advertising. But the alarming results of an exclusive survey for PRWeek show that PR itself has a reputational deficit to navigate, with nearly 70 per cent of the general public saying it does not trust its practitioners.
Local Trust has brought in Forster Communications to raise the profile of its work empowering residents to lead sustainable change in their local areas.
The PR industry is bidding to become one of the first sectors in England to offer master-level degree apprenticeships under new government reforms.
Following International Women's Day last Sunday and to coincide with our women's issue, PRWeek asks why an industry that is two-thirds female has such clear imbalances when it comes to senior roles and pay equality. We spoke to senior women in the industry about the main barriers women in PR face, why we should do something about it, and what steps the industry can take to tackle this issue.
The main political parties sound like 50- to 65-year-old men on their official Twitter accounts, according to an analysis of the language used in their tweets.
Change.org, the petition website, has hired Tom Bage from corporate comms agency Pagefield as UK director of comms.
An online network for creative people, Hiive, was launched yesterday alongside Create UK - a government-backed strategy to support the development of the creative industries.
The UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed former Diageo comms director Ian Wright as its new director general.
Negative sentiment towards David Cameron and Ed Miliband has increased after the latest cash-for-access scandal involving former foreign secretaries Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind, according to new research by Talkwalker.
A third of people working in PR have experienced mental illness, according to an exclusive survey carried out for PRWeek by the PRCA.
A third of PR people have experienced mental ill health so what is the industry going to do about it?
More than a third of people working in PR and comms have experienced or been diagnosed with mental ill health and a majority would not feel comfortable talking to their boss about it, according to a survey carried out for PRWeek by the PRCA. Meanwhile, a CIPR State of the Profession report this week found that more than half of senior managers in PR are either "extremely stressed" or "very stressed" in their roles.
Nick Ede, the creative director of EdenCancan, is to launch a new agency called East of Eden, which will concentrate on charity campaigns.
Houston PR has updated its "automatic political jargon removal tool", known as 'Polifiller', ahead of the coming general election.
I actually quite enjoy Top Gear. I like the easy camaraderie and mocking that occurs between the three leads as it only can between people who've been actual friends for years.
In the last Budget of the Parliament, George Osborne claimed not to be making any pre-election giveaways, but he certainly made a few sweeteners and reminded people about the giveaways he has already made.
Budgets come and Budgets go - but this one is significantly different. It is a moment of definition for Chancellor George Osborne, its architect. And his sixth Budget also defines the future of David Cameron's premiership.
International Women's Day (IWD) - an outdated sexist concept, a good hook or an essential day to put women's rights and inspiring females on the agenda?
Although the Equal Pay Act was first introduced in 1970, women's salaries in PR still lag well behind that of their male counterparts, particularly at senior level and for those aged over 40.
Children's charity Barnardo's came under fire after The Sun accused it of paying reality TV star 'Binky' Felstead £20,000 for promoting the charity on Instagram.
The challenge is on to stick to the manifesto script and for campaigners to watch what they eat - and tweet.
Freedom of expression is a noble cause. It is also a battleground. What does it really mean and where are its boundaries?
The general election will provide a fitting sequel to the BBC's Wolf Hall, as politicians adopt a strategy of 'bring up the bodies' - the old arguments of past NHS debates.
Tuesday 24 February 2015 should have been a great day for the Greens to set out their vision for a new form of politics that challenges the status quo, but instead the day descended into complete farce.
The CIPR and the minister for disabled people, Mark Harper, have launched a booklet to help comms professionals land their messages more effectively with diverse audiences.
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UKIP has appointed former BBC producer Sarah White as a press officer ahead of the general election in May.
Westbourne Communications has hired former Labour Party Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to chair its public affairs practice.
Portland has broadened its offer with the launch of a content production unit and the hire of 'digital diplomat' Scott Nolan Smith from the British embassy in Washington.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced three new "heavyweight" senior external appointments to its comms team, including to the expanded role of head of comms for enforcement and compliance.
Former Karma Communications chairman Charles Watson has been appointed to chair Teneo International, the international division of Teneo Holdings, and is targeting major growth in London as a priority.
London & Partners, the Mayor's official promotional company for London, has appointed Martin Greig as head of media and PR.
After nearly 33 years as CEO of his eponymous firm, David Fenton has sold the agency and appointed a new chief exec, as he shifts to the role of chairman, effective immediately.