Bellenden nabs CBI adviserBellenden has hired former CBI head of energy and climate change Matt Sheldon as an account director in its public affairs team. Sheldon was a senior adviser on transport and infrastructure at the CBI, and had previously worked for the British Council and the Chilean government’s agriculture ministry.
FleishmanHillardFishburn partners with Career ReadyFleishmanHillardFishburn has announced a partnership with the charity Career Ready UK, which helps improve access to professional jobs for teenagers from lower income households. The agency said the scheme could reach up to 600 Career Ready students in London and was part of its drive to promote social inclusion.
Pregnant Then Screwed launches tribunal buddy service
AAT hires Phil Hall as head of public affairs
Eddie Gershon adds Welcome Break to account listEddie Gershon has been appointed to look after PR for motorway services operator Welcome Break.Gershon, a former pub trade journalist, has provided PR services for the Wetherspoons pub chain, including crisis comms and corporate PR, since 1990 and is featured in PRWeek's UK Power Book.
Sarcoma UK appoints House PRThe charity Sarcoma UK has appointed House PR to drive awareness and understanding of the cancerous disease, which affects bone and soft tissue. The agency will work with the charity to raise awareness of the condition, with a particular focus on Sarcoma Awareness Week in July, as well as maximising the visibility brought about by being selected by 10 Downing Street as its charity of the year.