The Government is engaged in an "attritional war" with the British Medical Association in the long-running junior doctors' dispute, according to Sam Lister, director of comms at the Department of Health.
The PR profession is suffering from an over-reliance on case studies showcased at industry awards events and should be taking a more strategic approach, the UK Government's top comms executive has warned PR360 attendees.
The UK Government is to make it easier for PR agencies to bid for lucrative contracts with a new procurement system set to be announced in the near future, according to Alex Aiken, executive director for government comms.
The Government should steer clear of exploiting any incidents such as patient deaths during the ongoing doctors' strike called by the British Medical Association (BMA), PR professionals have warned.
Ruwan Kodikara will join Amazon UK as its senior manager of corporate comms next month.
Writing in The Times today, Justice Secretary Michael Gove has described the European Union as "an economic sinkhole" and a "failing Soviet system", and says that the UK's continued membership of it would constitute a "direct and serious threat" to public services including the NHS.
Greg Swift, a journalist who has worked at the Daily Express for nearly 20 years, will join the press team at Number 10 on 3 May.
Vote Leave has been designated as the main campaign for a UK exit from the EU, the Electoral Commission has announced.
In the first PMQs session since MPs returned after the Easter break, the Panama Papers dominated the questions, but wider issues around tax were also discussed along with the omnipresent issue of the EU.
Labour candidate Sadiq Khan dominated the conversation on Twitter last week, triumphing over his mayoral rivals, according to new research.
RBS Group has appointed Blue Rubicon to lead a reputation turnaround, in a wide-ranging brief covering all of the group's brands.
David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn, George Osborne and Boris Johnson have all published details of tax they have paid in recent years, as one Conservative MP suggests all MPs will have to do so in future.
The number of tweets about the strikes by junior doctors plummeted between January and March this year, although it has rebounded in April thus far - with the balance of pro-strike tweets steadily increasing through 2016.
Brexit voices in the EU debate have left the 'remain' camp in their wake for media share since January, according to an analysis of coverage.
The decision by Labour to ban McDonald's from having an exhibition stand at this year's party conference was taken not because of Jeremy Corbyn's vegetarianism but because of the company's refusal to recognise trade unions.
Last year global businesses were urged to allocate 20 per cent of their philanthropic spending to education by 2020.
One of our most important comms challenges is to convince governments and regulators that costly cutting-edge treatments are worth it.
In less than one month there will be a new Mayor in the driving seat of London government.
Anyone following the wall-to-wall media and political coverage of the so-called Panama Papers over the past fortnight might be forgiven for wondering whether she or he had missed a recent Supreme Court decision abolishing the laws of confidence and privacy.
The dramatic result of the recent general election in Ireland has implications for upcoming European elections and even the Brexit debate.
Brand marketers understand the value and are increasingly masters of engaging women - think the multi-award-winning #Like a Girl and One Billion Rising campaigns.
Pro-Brexit campaigners must prioritise economic over immigration arguments, says Paul Stephenson (pictured), comms director of Vote Leave - one of the main groups backing the UK's withdrawal from the EU. He talks to John Harrington about UKIP, Boris Johnson, the BBC - and why the PR industry should not be fearful
The PRCA rightly gave a "cautious welcome" to the Hodgson Review of Third Party Campaigning. There is much to welcome, but also much to worry about in its 103 pages.
OK, so you have been named in the Panama Papers. This is what you should do next.
Oh dear, there's been another media storm over the EU's supposed plans to outlaw 'powerful' toasters and kettles.
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Two senior, London-based leaders of Weber Shandwick's corporate practice have left the firm in recent weeks, PRWeek has learned.
The Department of Health is recruiting for a new director of comms to lead its 100-strong team.
He will report to Dan Bartlett, EVP of corporate affairs.
Sam Lister, director of comms at the Department of Health (DH), has been appointed as the new group director of comms at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
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She is joining the firm as a director in its Washington public affairs practice.