At the end of January I wrote an article for PRWeek that challenged Scottish businesses to contribute more to the independence referendum debate.
All PR people love working a room, right? Not always. Talk Talk's PR manager Clara Biu shares what she has learnt about how to become a more active networker (and even enjoy it).
In the end, the victory for the Unionist campaign in the Scottish Referendum was resounding, but came only after a one-point lead in one poll for the nationalists caused a panic among the UK political establishment.
I'm not quite sure why anyone is surprised at the tone and breadth of criticism of technology companies outlined in The Financial Times this week.
Miranda Mitchell is head of outreach at The Brooklyn Brothers and was a key figure behind the spectacular £4m launch event of the new Jaguar XE on Monday evening.
A number of brands created 9/11-themed tweets on Thursday morning - and a handful rushed to delete them after complaints from Twitter users.
The heat generated by two recent child protection stories shows the need for better relations between social care workers and their press offices.
General election polling suggests the era of coalitions and political uncertainty will be with us a while longer.
Businesses need a binding global climate deal if they are to develop innovative products and services for a greener future.
What has always fascinated me about the comms business is that this is an industry built on intelligent debate.
The public's obsession with climate change, a common feature during much of the 1980s and 1990s, has been waning rapidly.
We're not failing to communicate climate change; we're failing to communicate what to do about it and to get people to buy into the necessary radical action.
As pressure mounts on the world's resources, brands must reconfigure themselves to be sustainable citizens.
Apple took the wraps off the latest versions of the iPhone, the Apple Pay mobile payment system, and Apple Watch on Tuesday.
"Union on a knife edge" cried the Daily Mail at the end of August as its opinion poll showed just six points between a No vote at 53 per cent and Yes at 47 per cent.
Solicitor Tom Rudkin outlines the legal pitfalls of posting on social media, and Twitter in particular
Under one arm, you are cradling your baby. In the other, you are clutching your mobile phone briefing the editor of Newsnight on behalf of a client.
This week the CIPR introduces a new package of measures helping PR women navigate maternity leave. Board member and chair of the Professional Practices Committe Sarah Hall explains why this is so important.
PRWeek looks at the social media activity behind the #IceBucketChallenge, which resulted in more than $100 million in donations to the ALS Association as of Friday morning.
Former Walsall Council senior press officer Dan Slee reflects on how public sector communicators should react to bad news such as the catalogue of sexual abuse uncovered in Rotherham.
Press secretaries during President Bill Clinton's administration used more evasive language than any other White House chief communicator since 1993, according to a BuzzFeed analysis.
Apple caved into mounting consumer pressure this week by releasing a 'U2 album removal tool'.
This week saw Apple’s latest product launch event, with the unveiling of its new iPhone models and Apple Watch.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation has rejected donations totalling around $6,000 offered by users of one of the internet forums where links to stolen naked images of Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were posted.
Walmart got a big tick when it made corrections in red pen to a negative New York Times article and posted the notes on its blog
Stop telling us to 'spin' says Cormac Smith, chairman of LGcommunications.
Speed Communications director John Brown talks client behaviours he can't stand.
Good on Home Secretary Theresa May for giving the Police Federation a kicking.
PRWeek senior reporter John Owens applauds Samsung and Ellen DeGeneres for earning sponsorship amplification.
PRWeek digital editor Lynsey Barber applauds frozen food retailer Iceland for telling the CPS it did not instigate or agree with the prosecution of three people accused of taking food from the bins outside its Kentish Town store.
Kent police and crime commissioner Ann Barnes' documentary was a PR disaster.
PRWeek news editor Daniel Farey-Jones laments House PR's attempt to 'leverage' sponsorship amplification.
PRWeek reporter Jonathan Tilley is appalled by Procter & Gamble's detergent brand Dreft sponsoring the birth of pop musician Kevin Jonas' daughter.