Greenpeace has stepped up its Save the Arctic campaign against Shell with a hard-hitting film depicting iconic landscape paintings burning up to reveal dystopian alternatives of the future caused by oil spills and drilling.
Salix & Co has decided to lend its expertise in health and social policy to The Brain Tumour Charity on an unpaid basis.
An image of two children that went viral on social media after the first of two devastating earthquakes hit Nepal could hinder charitable appeals, after it was misused.
Global housing charity Habitat for Humanity has appointed Dissident to develop a programme to raise awareness of housing poverty and homelessness in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Broadcast and digital PR firm The Relations Group has been appointed to provide UK-focused comms support for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.
Notwithstanding a sudden surge in the fortunes of one of the major parties, the general election is likely to result in either a slim Parliamentary majority of the kind not seen since Sir John Major's ill-fated 1992-1997 administration nearly 20 years ago, or a minority government. This in turn presages a radical change in the tactics employed by public affairs agencies to influence the Government's legislative programme. PRWeek speaks to three public affairs professionals to get their insight on the opportunities and challenges presented by the composition of the next government.
The European Network of Cyber Security (ENCS), a non-profit member organisation for infrastructure stakeholders and security experts, has appointed Aspectus PR to help the company increase engagement with its target audience across Europe as it looks to grow its membership base.
They say coverage of the crash can lead to witch hunts of people dealing with mental-health issues in the workplace.
It is already received wisdom that the general election result is too close to call, with a host of smaller parties entering the fray and creating havoc for the calculations of the main contenders. But in the end, only David Cameron or Ed Miliband can realistically become Prime Minister and, while the UK electorate votes for parties rather than prime ministers, some argue that personalities will have the largest effect on which party the electorate votes for. On the eve of the hotly anticipated seven-way debate between the party leaders, PRWeek looks at a month in the comms strategies of Cameron and Miliband, how they resonate with voters and, crucially, what they should do next.
Paul Hardcastle, producer of the popular 1980s song '19', has appointed Up Communications to handle PR for his new album to mark the 30th anniversary of the hit single.
The charity Anthony Nolan will be a sponsor of the British Transplant Games this summer and will field its own team as part of a strategic PR move to raise the profile of the organisation.
Pegasus has been appointed to handle comms for the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) during 2015, following a competitive pitch against four other agencies.
Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity has appointed Frank PR to launch its latest fundraising effort, Shaun in the City.
Little surprises me about this month's Twitter trends. Top of the list is Britain's Got Talent, shortly followed by the new Mad Max film.
I teach story seminars to creative fiction writers, screenwriters and directors. But over time, I saw many business executives sitting at my seminars.
In the run up to the election, The Equality Movement launched a digital campaign asking political parties to address gender equality as a mainstream economic issue, and here is why: fewer women will vote in this general election than men.
Check out our gallery from the PRWeek Global Awards 2015, hosted at the Park Lane Hotel.
Changing minds requires a jolt as well as a nudge.
When I read the PR Week/PRCA survey on Mental Wellbeing, I did so with a sense of relief.
The Woodland Trust and Yorkshire Tea have formed a partnership to plant 500,000 trees over the next five years, plus a further 500,000 in Africa.
Epic Dave, the character from the MoneySuperMarket adverts, has recreated his signature 'Epic Strut' at the National Autistic Society (NAS) as part of a campaign for World Autism Awareness Week.
Scottish charity the South Georgia Heritage Trust has been successful in its campaign to eradicate rodents that were threatening a globally important seabird sanctuary in South Georgia, a British overseas territory in the South Atlantic.
Champollion with The Cripplegate Foundation, April 2014-February 2015
Senior Communications Officer Guide Dogs For The Blind Burghfield Common
PR Officer Alder Hey Children's Charity Liverpool, Merseyside
Content Manager The Guinness Partnership Brock Street, London, NW1 3FG
Head of Global Media Save the Children London
Account Manager - Immediate Start Rooster PR London (Greater) / London (Central), London (Greater) / London (South), London (Greater)
Leonard Cheshire Disability, the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of services for disabled people, has appointed Macmillan Cancer Support head of public affairs Gus Baldwin to a new, expanded corporate affairs role.
Christie's, the fine arts auction house, has appointed Catherine Manson as global head of communications.
Westbourne Communications has hired former Labour Party Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to chair its public affairs practice.
Natasha Hill, former brand and strategic marketing director at Cancer Research UK, has been appointed director of consumer and social comms at Bottle PR.
The cancer charity Marie Curie Cancer Care has appointed Jude Bridge as its new executive director in charge of comms and public affairs.
Smart Energy GB has appointed former Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Office comms adviser, Lucy Maggs, as its new head of media.
Lansons' associate director Beth Murray has left the corporate world to head up comms at the crime prevention charity Only Connect.
Haringey Council has hired Simon Jones to lead comms as parts of the borough undergo major redevelopment.