Former CIPR president Sarah Pinch and public affairs leader John Lehal (both pictured below) have been appointed chair and vice chair, respectively, of PR industry diversity charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.
The actor turned activist Michael Sheen is again helping Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) shine a light on the tens of thousands of purpose-driven businesses of all types across the UK, with the trade body's annual Social Saturday taking place tomorrow (14 October).
Mental health campaigner urges PR agencies to sign up to Media Charter to promote 'responsible' discussion
A leading mental health campaigner has told PRWeek on World Mental Health Day that PR agencies should consider signing up to new guidelines that aim to create a more responsible and helpful public discussion around the topic.
The new chief executive of the Healthcare Communications Association is inviting charities to join the members body for free, saying the third sector plays an "essential role" in improving patient outcomes.
Cavendish Communications has won a five-year UK national public affairs brief with one of the country's largest charities, the Canal & River Trust.
Air ambulance bosses have chosen to promote the work of their service by deliberately not showing it in a bid to focus on the money needed to keep it running, as part of an awareness drive launched this week.
3 Monkeys Zeno handed US tech brief, Social Circle hires influencer pair, wins for Campaign Collective, Rebecca Abigail and Firefly, and more from PRWeek UK.
A charity providing abortion services has said it is "extremely saddened" to have received two legal letters from Boots asking it to cease campaigning activities around the retailer's pricing and statements on emergency contraceptives.
The BBC press office has accused the Mail Online of being "crass beyond belief" in a fiery public response to a derogatory article about a number of its upcoming programmes.
The charity Citizens Advice has appointed Katie Martin, currently of Guardian News and Media (GNM), as its new head of news, public affairs and campaigns.
Oxfam director of communications Jack Lundie has left the organisation to pursue a new role at charity Save the Children.
Charity Commission refutes criticism of EU guidance and perceived focus on Muslim charities as report shows trust in regulator is stuck in neutral
The Charity Commission comms team has hit back at criticism of the regulator over its handling of issues such as the EU referendum and its treatment of Muslim charities.
There were rainbows all over London this July, but it wasn't the weather - Pride in London secured more than three times as many corporate partners as last year.
Around 9,000 employers will have to report their gender pay gap by April next year, but while the Government guidelines thoroughly explain the reporting procedure, there is very little information about how to communicate your data.
A few months back I was asked to contribute to a global innovation and advisory report entitled 'Surviving Marketing Fails'.
It was 200 years ago, during the Industrial Revolution, that factory owner Robert Owen first began campaigning for improved working conditions, the lynchpin of which was the concept of the eight-hour working day.
When I started out in public relations, I felt like I'd snuck a peek 'behind the Wizard's curtain'.
When people ask me about whether I'm excited about having a baby I always respond "yes, absolutely" (well that's what they want to hear and because, of course, it is true).
There is real evidence that children are eager to consume factual, print media, so newspaper publishers should think more seriously about safeguarding their future readership.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Kate Bell's job as press officer at the Charity Commission for England and Wales?
Is PR a youngsters' game? It's a question that plays on my mind - especially since becoming a mum.
Ben Miller explains how soccer star Juan Mata got the ball rolling on Common Goal, and much more.
There is a problem with the talent supply chain, but parents returning from the 'PR Bermuda Triangle' can be the solution.
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In brief: Messem brings transport to Madano, Shaffer hired by Hornbeam, Portland gets SNP man, Boswell-Smith joins Prime Global
Messem brings transport to Madano, Shaffer hired by Hornbeam, Portland gets SNP man, Boswell-Smith joins Prime Global and more from PRWeek UK.
Former Labour Party strategy chief Greg Beales has joined homeless and housing charity Shelter as director of communications, policy and campaigns.
Nobu hires Fox, Powell-Chandler joins Burson, Hope&Glory wins UNiDAYS (pictured) and more from PRWeek UK.
Labour is losing lobby press officer Paul Ovenden, as acting head of press and broadcasting Neil Fleming moves to another role in the party.
Berkshire-based PR agency Promote has appointed Nasima Hussain as managing director, with founder Sue Anstiss taking on the role of CEO.
New MD promoted at Ranieri, Watson joins Jungle Creations, win for Good Agency, and more from PRWeek UK.
Beattie merges in Canada, Sky journalist joins Pagefield, Raymond James hires H+K and more from PRWeek UK.
Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Service has appointed former charity chief executive and special advisor Ed Owen as its new head of communications.