The Samaritans has split its top comms role and hired Sophie Borromeo as the charity prepares to develop a new six-year strategy.
Rob Brown, managing partner of Rule 5, is set to become CIPR president-elect 2015 after being the only candidate in the running for the role when nominations closed on Monday this week.
Dance charity Akademi has called in comms support as it seeks to promote South Asian dance to a larger audience in the UK.
In the wake of claims by a group of academics that celebrity endorsement often fails to benefit the charities involved, PRWeek decided to put the issue to a panel of industry experts.
The ownership of Global Tolerance, an agency which has worked with the likes of the Dalai Lama and Unesco, has been split between two up-and-coming marcoms figures following a global hunt to find a successor to founder Simon Cohen.
Celebrities are failing to raise the profile of charitable causes they endorse, according to research carried out by British academics.
Manifest has been appointed to work on a major MTV and Durex campaign tackling the taboos of sex education across the world.
Cancer Research UK has appointed Open Road and Blue Rubicon to help share the charity's messaging and engagement ahead of the 2015 general election.
The PRCA has written to the Electoral Commission calling for clarity on ten "fundamental questions" it claims remain unanswered concerning the impact of the Lobbying Act on charity campaigners and PRs.
Save The Children has tasked Dundas Communications with helping it smash previous records for its Christmas Jumper Day Campaign.
News this morning that the former permanent secretary for government comms, Matt Tee, has been appointed as the first chief executive of the new media regulator, IPSO, has met with a mixed reaction.
Carolan Davidge has been hired by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to a newly created director of marketing and engagement role.
Julian Francis has joined the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) as director of policy and external affairs.
I can only begin to imagine how incredibly difficult and traumatic the last week must have been for the family and friends of Robin Williams who sadly died by suicide in the early hours of Tuesday UK time. Our thoughts remain with them.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
Evidence that informs public policy must stand the test of scrutiny, whether it is from NGOs or businesses.
The debate about charities being 'too political' is rumbling on this week after a Conservative MP asked the Charity Commission to investigate whether an Oxfam campaign breached guidelines.
The UK's best young PR talent are bidding for global glory at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
The irresistible rise of social media, the desirability of flexible working and the gap between brand values and corporate decisions: the PRWeek/Brands2Life Comms Directors Survey highlights all this and more.
Dogs Trust and Eulogy, November 2013
Calling a journalist with a pitch could be a make-or-break moment for you and your client.
PR Week digital editor Lynsey Barber reckons that Cancer Research UK's #nomakeupselfie was one of the finest examples of bandwagon jumping she's ever witnessed.
Identity, self worth and the social self are key considerations when producing viral campaigns, so it's no wonder #nomakeupselfie is such a success when done for social good.
Laura Peters will be promoted from senior PR manager to head of PR at Cancer Research UK following the departure of Nicola Dodd.
The Priory, the addiction clinic known for treating a string of high-profile figures, has handed former Conservative adviser Tom Muir a newly created comms role.
Sir Merrick Cockell will be joining Cratus Communications as executive chairman next month, along with Conservative MP Bob Neill and former John Laing MD Tim Grier as non-executive directors.
The British Heart Foundation's director of policy and communications, Betty McBride, is to retire from the charity next month.
Simon Cohen, the man behind Global Tolerance, an agency which has worked with clients including the Dalai Lama, has launched a global hunt for his successor.
Oxfam GB has recruited Save The Children UK's Jack Lundie to lead a newly slimmed-down comms operation.