The claims made against ex-Chelsea striker Didier Drogba have highlighted serious concerns about reputational damage and the knock-on effect this can have - in this case putting a significant question mark over his charity's credibility.
The findings of the #FuturePRoof project reveal an innovative UK PR industry in rude health, but billing models may have to change to keep clients happy.
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.
The demise of BHS once again proves that household name recognition means nothing unless you are prepared to innovate and drive a distinct personality as a brand.
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.
The Japanese car company has gotten off to a reasonable start in its crisis management around its fake data scandal, but there's a long way to go and an all-too-familiar scenario playing out in terms of PR and reputation, says Charles Lankester, senior vice president for reputation management at Ruder Finn Asia.
The chairman of Cathcart Consulting gives her verdict on your professional conundrums
While social media have turned us into over-sharers, where do people really talk? Where do they make dinner plans, discuss TV shows and moan about horrendous customer service?
Now is the time for consumer PR agencies to start taking themselves more seriously as strategic brand builders.
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.
The ever-shifting landscape has brought seismic changes to PR, and now creativity matters more than ever.
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.
What do PR professionals think about the Brexit campaigns and what is the consensus about the impeding referendum?
Those of us working in comms to raise awareness of the impact of complex social issues on society - for me it is poverty in the UK - have tended to use a variety of tactics in our communication strategies: myth-busting, case studies, audience segmentation and message repetition, for example.
Legal action taken by a married celebrity to prevent allegations about his private life being published has been the subject of heavy criticism, particularly since the allegations have now been published in the US and Scotland.
My mates, who don't know the first thing about PR, think that I spend my time telling companies how to say things that people want to hear.
For years we have been told news is moving at ever greater speeds; that the news never stops. The assumption has been that is what people want; they want to be the first to know.
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.
Next time you are tempted to send out a lifeless LinkedIn 'invite to connect', stop, says freelance PR Karen Triggs.
We find ourselves telling the client what they want to hear, not what they need to hear, says Andy Shaw, account director at Kindred.
People who enter every competition going are not likely to engage with your brand, says Jennifer Teale, PR manager, retail, leisure & lifestyle at Rumpus PR
Greenpeace can now put the best possible spin on years of campaigning to bring a halt to its arch-enemy Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic, after the company pulled the plug on its operations in the region.
After his dramatic victory in the Labour leadership election, PRWeek identifies Jeremy Corbyn as the top PR performer of the past month.
Kim Kardashian who? The reality TV star famously said she wanted to 'break the internet' with her racy cover for Paper Magazine last year, but another cover - for a far more empathetic human interest story - perhaps came closer to doing so.
Little known startup Turing Pharmaceuticals caused worldwide outrage after the firm purchased live-saving drug Daraprim and raised the price by 5000 per cent.
The Charity Commission and the Electoral Commission are both under fire from the PRCA for giving charities conflicting advice on how to navigate the finer points of the Lobbying Act.
Thomas Cook was odds on favourite to be flop of the month, when its nine-year PR troubles surrounding the Corfu tragedy came to a crescendo. That was until the spectacular implosion of FIFA.