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A PR professional has set up a not-for-profit venture, Look After, to help out-of-work PR practitioners provide support to businesses and charities struggling through the coronavirus crisis.
The coronavirus crisis has exposed how important corporate communications and public affairs has become to the c-suite. It’s time large corporations established a seat at the top table for comms directors.
The need for better crisis-handling ability and a more defined sense of corporate purpose was rising up the agenda of FTSE 100 companies even before the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new report by executive search firm Watson Helsby.
Nearly half of in-house and agency comms professionals have reported significant impacts to how their organisations operate during the pandemic, a MENA study has found.
Apple steps up coronavirus response; Trump stops Fauci from answering hydroxychloroquine question.
An insurer has told PRWeek it will not cover ‘business interruption’ claims due to the government’s decision to close down businesses after Media Zoo had its claim turned down. The agency took out specific coverage for ‘human contagion disease’ in the lead up to the coronavirus pandemic.
PRWeek UK will keep you updated on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the PR and communications industry.
Agency team in London designed app in response to last week's UN brief.
The new offering is a response to pressing comms priorities at this time.