Betfair, the online gambling site, has announced its intention to float, with City agency Powerscourt supporting comms around the listing.
Slice has won a three-way pitch for leading sparkling wine brand Freixenet, to create a digitally led integrated global campaign. Slice will work in conjunction with Engine Group sister digital agency Altogether.
Auto Windscreens has appointed House PR as its retained agency to handle consumer and trade PR. House PR will also run a social media campaign for the automotive glazing repair specialist.
The Office of Fair Trading has promoted Barney Wyld to the role of senior director, strategy and comms. Jonathan May retired as executive director of policy and strategy in the summer.
Clifford French has been retained by Paralympian-turned-TV presenter Ade Adepitan to handle personal PR in the build up to London 2012.
The CIPR has announced the creation of a Future Leaders Forum, drawing together some of the UK's most talented young PR practitioners, aged 30 years or under. The forum will help shape the CIPR's policy and professional development activities.