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PRWeek UK Top 150: Smaller shops steal a march on UK giants

PRWeek UK Top 150: Smaller shops steal a march on UK giants

Revenue for the UK PR industry rose again in during 2015, although many of the bigger players were outperformed by smaller agencies in terms of growth rates.

PRWeek reveals the Top 150 UK PR consultancies in 2016

PRWeek reveals the Top 150 UK PR consultancies in 2016

The PRWeek 2016 rankings of the UK's Top 150 PR Consultancies form part of the Global Agency Business Report 2016.

Leicester City wins the league (of fastest-growing UK Instagram accounts)

Leicester City wins the league (of fastest-growing UK Instagram accounts)

Leicester City Football Club's success on the pitch this season has translated into the field of social media - its Instagram account has experienced a bigger growth in followers than any other UK account over the past month.

Freuds appointed to work with Thomas Cook on 175th anniversary brief

Freuds appointed to work with Thomas Cook on 175th anniversary brief

Further comms changes have been announced at Thomas Cook, with the holiday company bringing in Freud Communications on a campaign to mark its 175th anniversary this year.

A eulogy for Twitter?

A eulogy for Twitter?

Twitter's latest results have given the company little to shout about.

UK pharma body prescribes database of payments to doctors to improve reputation

UK pharma body prescribes database of payments to doctors to improve reputation

From June, the UK's pharmaceutical industry will publish details of payments made by drugs companies to individual doctors and nurses in a bid to tackle its "biggest reputational challenge".

Text100 hires new APAC MD from UK

Text100 hires new APAC MD from UK

Lee Nugent joins the agency from Nelson Bostock Group in London.

How the CIA missed the mark live-tweeting the anniversary of bin Laden's death

How the CIA missed the mark live-tweeting the anniversary of bin Laden's death

The CIA live-tweeted, minute by minute, the events of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden on Sunday afternoon. Many social media users thought it was inappropriate.

WPP confirms search has begun for CEO Martin Sorrell's successor

WPP confirms search has begun for CEO Martin Sorrell's successor

Sorrell has led the company since founding it in 1985.

China's PR agency search indicates comms strategy shift by Beijing

China's PR agency search indicates comms strategy shift by Beijing

Tired of being blamed for economic volatility and labor problems in the U.S., China's government has realized it needs to shift comms strategy for reaching out to the West, experts say.

Cannes Lions: Juries finalised for PR and other categories ahead of June festival

Cannes Lions: Juries finalised for PR and other categories ahead of June festival

The juries for this year's Cannes Lions festival have been finalised, including for the PR Lions.

BMA and Government engaged in 'attritional war', says DH director of comms

BMA and Government engaged in 'attritional war', says DH director of comms

The Government is engaged in an "attritional war" with the British Medical Association in the long-running junior doctors' dispute, according to Sam Lister, director of comms at the Department of Health.

Flack on Friday: Ryanair's O'Leary a 'master of PR', BuzzFeed's measure of success, not taking the piss at Glastonbury

Flack on Friday: Ryanair's O'Leary a 'master of PR', BuzzFeed's measure of success, not taking the piss at Glastonbury

Flack was hanging out at PR360 this week, hearing Ryanair's Michael O'Leary described as a "master of PR" in one of the conference sessions, and enjoying a no punches pulled introduction to Thursday's Global Awards ceremony.

BBC comms chief will fight, not squabble, to defend reputation in UK and abroad

BBC comms chief will fight, not squabble, to defend reputation in UK and abroad

Despite its importance in projecting Britain around the world, in the UK the BBC is loved and loathed in equal measure and needs to fight to defend its reputation, PR360 attendees were told yesterday by John Shield, the broadcaster's director of comms.

Didier Drogba must use all tools at his disposal to defend his reputation

Didier Drogba must use all tools at his disposal to defend his reputation

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.

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