PR consultants have welcomed a call for transformation of the NHS' talent and leadership to be led by a new comms strategy - so long as it is co-created, and avoids "reinventing the wheel".
The Government cut its annual spend on comms by more than half during the last Parliament and aims to reduce it further, according to its annual comms plan.
The head of PR at Wigan Council has been temporarily suspended from his duties pending a council investigation into its participation in an ITV documentary.
A grassroots campaign that was trending on Twitter over the weekend has forced Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to respond to doctors across England after promising to impose seven-day working.
Prime Minister David Cameron has urged all civil servants and government departments to make all communication with the public "human, clear, simple, helpful and professional".
The Government has launched a Green Paper to look at the future of the BBC, but has put on hold plans to scrap legal enforcement of the television licence fee.
The Metropolitan Police Service is looking for an agency that can help with the structure and design of its marketing and communications department.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is co-ordinating trade unions' response to the Government's new Trade Union Bill, saying the campaign will focus on "promoting our positive agenda".
The CIPR has launched the UK Lobbying Register, it was announced today.
Senior figures from Johnston Press, Yahoo, Shine Group and Shazam have been confirmed among the eight-strong panel of experts appointed to advise on the BBC Charter Review process.
A Chancellor would be foolish to believe the PR hype about how their Budget was received, former Conservative defence secretary Liam Fox MP said in a panel debate on Thursday to dissect George Osborne's Budget.
A new survey shows that the stubborn issue of the gender pay gap refuses to go away, despite the introduction of the Equal Pay Act 45 years ago. It reveals that men in the PR and comms industry are, on average, paid £10,000 more than women and that they receive a "staggering" £65,000 more in bonus payments than women in equivalent roles.
Young Enterprise, the UK enterprise and financial education charity for young people, has brought in Hotwire to raise its corporate and consumer profile.
The UK Public Affairs Council has announced that it is closing with immediate effect and handing over responsibility for its register of lobbyists to the CIPR.
The PR world has always had a large number of gay practitioners but support networks for this community remain notably absent.
For the past decade "IC is at a crossroads" has become a clichéd topic in books, conferences and online discussions.
The success of the England team at the recent FIFA Women's World Cup has only further increased my ire because it highlights the great brand hypocrisy of our time: why aren't brands investing in women's sport?
I am not surprised at Tessa Jowell's appointment as Chime Specialist Group chair - social purpose has been one of the PR industry's worst kept secrets over the past few years, with the discovery that values are an incredibly important part of reputation and building relationships with consumers and stakeholders.
PRWeek and Women in PR have joined forces to relaunch the Mentoring Project, which is designed to encourage more female leaders in comms.
We have recently ceased working on a project. I'd like to say it was a mutual agreement brought about by creative differences, but that would be like saying we won't work for a tobacco company because we think cigarettes might be a bit unhealthy.
From a quick scan of my Twitter feed yesterday morning, it would appear that most people's feelings towards yesterday's Tube strike ranged from mild annoyance to seething anger. How dare those greedy so-and-so's on £50k, working 36 hours a week, with 42 days holiday, ask for more money, went the general rhetoric.
Make no mistake about it, George Osborne is auditioning for the top role. Today's Budget confirms that the Chancellor has transformed himself into a formidable politician who could one day run the country. Delivering his seventh Budget, Osborne had three strategic aims.
Without much fanfare, a new Defamation Act last year introduced what could be a significant obstacle for any business wishing to rely on its legal rights to defend and protect its reputation.
When David Cameron commissioned Sir Howard Davies in 2012 he must have thought that 2015 seemed a long way away, and he may have imagined that it would be Ed Miliband making the decision on Heathrow expansion or he would at least have Liberal Democrats in his Government to blame for his hands being tied.
The much-hyped, media-saturated Cannes Lions week is over for another year and it is easy to forget that, beyond the glittering yachts and the Yves St Laurent (apparently), the whole point of this 'international festival of creativity' is to be the showcase of the best campaigns from around the world.
PR Associate Director (Business & Corporate) Speed City of Bristol
Account Director - Corporate £50K Reuben Sinclair London
Financial Services Director - up to £110K Reuben Sinclair London
Director Of Events – Global Sports Agency – London Capstone Hill Search London (Greater)
Head of Events and Visits VMA Group London (Central), London (Greater)
FleishmanHillard is to split its UK public affairs and corporate arm into two divisions, and has appointed former Teneo SVP Michelle di Leo to lead the new standalone public affairs team.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has appointed Antonia Bance as its new comms chief following last month's retirement of Nigel Stanley, who had held the role for 18 years.
Dechter had served as a staffer in the White House since 2013.
London mayoral candidate and former Labour culture secretary Dame Tessa Jowell has been appointed non-executive chairman of Chime Specialist Group, a division of global comms and sports marketing group Chime.
The former director of comms for the Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Office, Arthur Leathley, has moved to MTCnovo, a new, privately run organisation for the rehabilitation of offenders.
Hume Brophy has appointed former Conservative shadow minister and select committee chair Anne McIntosh as a senior consultant in its public affairs team.
Ministry of Defence director of defence comms Stephen Jolly is to leave his role to take a research assignment at the Defence Academy on behalf of the MoD.