UK technology company Virtualstock, which is helping the NHS and retailers including John Lewis, Argos and Sainsbury's on digital matters, has appointed MHP as its retained health and retail PR adviser.
The betting brand known for delivering big stunts - often involving pants - is marking its 30th anniversary this week, so we've asked Paul Mallon to choose his favourite work.
Birmingham City Council's comms focus on dealing with parents' concerns over secondary school places, to prevent problems before they occur, has reduced calls on 'admission day' to a quarter of previous levels.
The Government has named the former chief executive of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Harry Rich, as its preferred candidate to be the new Registrar at the Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists (ORCL).
An edgy campaign fronted by a flamboyant drag artist and featuring the Grindr dating app was not the most obvious partner for corporate pharma giant Gilead.
Former media agency chief is to chair publishers' trade body.
The news brand measurement organisation has revealed its first digital engagement data.
With a national shortage of engineers and a lack of women entering the sector, the Institution of Engineering and Technology brought in Tin Man to promote engineering to a new generation.
The PR industry has long been aware of the cries of exasperated journalists receiving hundreds of daily pitch emails.
DevoConnect founder and former APPC chair Gill Morris has backed the APPC-PRCA merger as a "step in the right direction" but says the "messy and personal" debate is not the foundation for a "happy marriage".
Four senior lobbyists have urged the APPC to put the merger vote on ice until a wider consultation process can be carried out, to help overcome "significant division within the industry".
Two former directors of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) have founded a PR and marketing agency dedicated to healthcare technology.
A group of gender equality champions including Dr Helen Pankhurst smashed windows at Harvey Nichols on Thursday as a symbol of how far women still have to go to fight for their rights.
In brief: Wall Street English hires Another Word, Approach adds trio, Havas launches climate initiative
Approach grows team, Volpa opens second office in Scotland, Another Word wins Wall Street English, and more from PRWeek UK.
As ballot papers are sent out to APPC members today (14 September), PRWeek has summarised the final pitches from both sides of the APPC-PRCA merger debate.
Communications and Marketing Director Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership Winsford, Cheshire
Director of Communications World Health Organization Geneva, Switzerland (CH)
PR & Communications Manager Career Moves Group London (Central), London (Greater)
Social Media Associate FIA Foundation Central London
Public Affairs Officer General Medical Council London
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