The PRCA and PRWeek have launched a joint survey to look into attitudes towards mental health in the PR and comms industry.
Our PRWeek General Election Panel draws together some of the best public affairs practitioners in the industry, from both sides of the political divide, to dissect the campaign as it unfolds between now and 8 June.
Hayden Allan is to leave his job as comms director to the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, he has revealed to PRWeek.
Government's information tsar to review data-sharing deal following row over patient confidentiality
A row has broken out about patient confidentiality after NHS Digital agreed to share personal data with the Home Office which could lead to undocumented migrants being deported.
Schoolchildren are being targeted in a major campaign in development which aims to create an "anti-littering culture" in the space of a generation.
Tees Valley is one of six new combined authorities to hold mayoral elections on 4 May. In the fifth part of this series, PRWeek looks at the local election campaigns and how comms and PR are being used to raise awareness and turnout.
Another press aide to Theresa May has departed in the wake of her decision to call a snap general election - and her party's appointment of Lynton Crosby to run its campaign.
PR firms should 'go all in' to embrace election opportunities - but also be wary of blips in business
Theresa May's decision to hold a snap general election presents a "huge opportunity" for creative work by consumer PR agencies and their clients - but may also present some with the prospect of a temporary blip, according to agency professionals.
Theresa May's decision not to participate in televised debates ahead of June's snap general election is "strategically sound", political communicators agree - but they are divided on how influential Lynton Crosby will be in the election.
One of Britain's top universities, Durham, is planning to spend more than a quarter of a million pounds in the next four years in a bid to boost the reputation of its business school.
The government has significantly stepped up the amount it spends on an integrated comms campaign to tempt people into teaching.
Home Office officials have praised the work of its comms professionals in averting what could have been a propaganda coup for terror groups - by helping prevent the broadcast of footage showing the killing of an insurgent in Afghanistan.
The West of England is one of six new combined authorities to hold mayoral elections on 4 May. In the fourth part of this series, PRWeek looks at the local election campaigns and how comms and PR are being used to raise awareness and turnout.
Council bosses in Kent have appointed Four Colman Getty to help promote the 350th anniversary of the Battle of Medway, when a daring raid by the Dutch Navy inflicted a humiliating defeat on the Royal Navy.
This Saturday marks 100 days of President Trump. The milestone prompted a declaration from the White House that Trump had accomplished more in his first 100 days than any other president since Franklin Roosevelt.
We've witnessed the rise of citizen journalism. We've heard about the wisdom of crowds. And lately, of course, we've been introduced to the scourge of "fake news".
PRWeek has partnered with insight and strategy consultancy BritainThinks in a unique project to take the temperature of both leave and remain voters. Diarists will be canvassed for their views at crucial moments during the two-year Brexit process, following the triggering of Article 50.
We should embrace what better surveillance technology offers, but it must be done in an environment where there is transparency, consent and understanding.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Michael Stewart's job as web and publications editor for the Judicial Office?
The days when PR effort was simply measured by weight of media coverage and spurious and meaningless metrics are almost gone.
There's a 'national day' for almost everything, and 10 April didn't disappoint, offering a celebration for siblings, cinnamon crescents and farmyard animals.
A rushed election engineered to further divide the country, further international referendums and growing fears, calling the fundamentals of democracy as we have known it into question.
Prime Minister Theresa May had been ruling out an early General Election right up to the point at which she called one.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Holly Finch's job as Media Relations Officer at Canterbury Christ Church University?
The chances are you've never heard of the Judicial Office (JO); the relatively small but crucial part of the civil service where I work.
Associate Director, Public Affairs - Government experience Peter Childs London (Central), London (Greater)
Deputy Director (Internal Communications) House of Commons The Parliamentary Estate, London
Whitehall Expert Mid-Senior Level Capstone Hill Search London (Central), London (Greater)
Communications Manager Oil & Gas Authority Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Internal Communications Account Manager Home Office London (Central), London (Greater)
Agency Ruder Finn has appointed tech PR veteran Shelley Facius as its new head of technology in the UK.
Sherinian is departing the U.N. Foundation on June 1.
Comms group Hanover has continued its expansion with a new office in Dubai.
Both Helen Bower and Greg Swift, respectively the spokesperson and deputy spokesperson to the Prime Minister, are leaving their roles, PRWeek understands.
She joined the firm in 2002, then rose through the ranks at Burson and grassroots agency Direct Impact.
Portland senior partner Toby Orr is to leave the agency to become director of communications at the Government's Department for International Trade.
Baroness Fall, a member of the House of Lords and for six years a senior aide to former PM David Cameron, has joined the UK's second-largest PR firm in a role focused on recruitment.