The Week

Green & Black's has handed its UK PR brief to 360 degs Communications after a competitive pitch. It will handle consumer and trade PR for the chocolate brand.

Suffolk County Council has hired the former communications chief at the Countryside Agency, Jill Rawlins, to head its PR function.

Bite Communications has recruited CIO magazine editor-in-chief Martin Veitch as head of client strategy.

JPR has won a brief with TUI Travel to handle the consumer and trade PR for Thomson Tailormade after a competitive pitch.

Lansons Communications has brought in board director Mark Penton to strengthen its regulatory consulting practice. He joins from Sesame Bankhall Group.

Dynamic Markets says 81 per cent of PR consultants see educating clients about digital/social media as a significant challenge, while 62 per cent say it is a challenge to educate their own upper management.

Bournemouth University has signed the BBC's new head of press and media relations, Paul Mylrea, as a visiting fellow to its media school.

Correction Last week we reported that Labour leadership candidate Ed Balls' campaign managers Anne Snelgrove and Sarah McCarthy-Fry were both MPs. In fact, both lost their seats in the election.

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