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Humanitarian crisis? Controversial British Red Cross statement on NHS improved its image, research finds

Humanitarian crisis? Controversial British Red Cross statement on NHS improved its image, research finds

The public's perception of the British Red Cross (BRC) improved after it said the NHS was facing a "humanitarian crisis", research for PRWeek sister title Third Sector shows.

Senior b2b PR pros are 'undervalued' and 'overworked'

Senior b2b PR pros are 'undervalued' and 'overworked'

Senior b2b PR and comms directors are caught between delivering on strategy and getting the day job done, which is leading them to feel "undervalued" and "overworked".

SXSW 2017: Three ways comms can help us keep pace with technological change

SXSW 2017: Three ways comms can help us keep pace with technological change

At SXSW 2017, the annual Texas music and tech conference, an emerging theme was being repeated across panels, debated over dinner and shouted over the blare of live music at 2am - technological innovation is not enough by itself.

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in hospitality comms

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in hospitality comms

PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective fields. Today, we list the top five comms pros in the hospitality industry.

Coke follows McDonald's by axing YouTube show

Coke follows McDonald's by axing YouTube show

Coca-Cola is ditching its weekly UK YouTube shows in favour of a more "nimble" digital content strategy.

Marks & Spencer severs ties with Finsbury and hires Grayling amid major PR shake-up

Marks & Spencer severs ties with Finsbury and hires Grayling amid major PR shake-up

Marks & Spencer is ending its relationship with Finsbury and has hired Grayling for consumer PR in the UK, amid a move to a "new way of working" for its in-house team.

P&G exec who led Always #LikeAGirl campaign moves to comms leadership role at Novartis

P&G exec who led Always #LikeAGirl campaign moves to comms leadership role at Novartis

P&G's Mark Chakravarty has joined pharma giant Novartis in a senior role, PRWeek has learned.

In brief: New role for Ketchum Pleon Germany boss, wins for Tin Man and Nudge, women's sport agency launches

In brief: New role for Ketchum Pleon Germany boss, wins for Tin Man and Nudge, women's sport agency launches

New role for ex-Ketchum Pleon Germany boss, grocery box firm Gousto hires Forge, Tin Man ordered for Funkin Cocktails, ex-Chime chief launches women's sport agency and more from PRWeek UK.

Speed, Mongoose and Bray Leino owner reports eight per cent revenue growth in 2016

Speed, Mongoose and Bray Leino owner reports eight per cent revenue growth in 2016

The Mission Marketing Group, which owns PR and comms shops including Speed, Mongoose and Bray Leino, has reported an eight per cent rise in revenue to £65.9m in 2016.

Why PR needs planners - and what we still have to learn from ad agencies

Why PR needs planners - and what we still have to learn from ad agencies

Once upon a time, PR agencies didn't see the need for planners: whereas ad agencies employed them to ground their creative ideas in genuine insights about their audience, the PR industry took a different route.

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in entertainment comms

PRWeek UK Power Book: Top five in entertainment comms

PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective fields. Today, we list the top five comms pros across the entertainment industry.

Met Police and other bodies lead comms operation after Westminster 'terror' attack in London

Met Police and other bodies lead comms operation after Westminster 'terror' attack in London

The Metropolitan Police comms operation moved into high-alert mode on Wednesday afternoon during what the force described as a terrorist attack on Westminster and the Houses of Parliament.

In brief: ex-Hammond spad joins Newgate, Cow wins Micro Scooters, Mercieca has its Weetabix, energy briefs for FTI

Newgate hires another ex-spad, Cow wins Micro Scooters brief, trio of energy briefs for FTI, Mercieca has its Weetabix as a new client and more from PRWeek UK.

'People can hear the truth', says Matthew Freud as he takes a swipe at Uber

'People can hear the truth', says Matthew Freud as he takes a swipe at Uber

PR legend Matthew Freud made a rare appearance on stage yesterday for a live interview with PRWeek UK editor-in- chief, Danny Rogers. The session was called 'Harnessing fame for the greater good.'

So, you want my job? Senior media officer for select committees at the House of Commons

So, you want my job? Senior media officer for select committees at the House of Commons

PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Nicholas Davies' job as senior media and comms officer for select committees at the House of Commons?

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