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Exclusive: PR agency bosses pledge to support global climate strike

Exclusive: PR agency bosses pledge to support global climate strike

The bosses of leading UK PR agencies have signed an open letter pledging to support staff who wish to join climate strikes tomorrow, PRWeek can reveal.

Seven guaranteed ways to annoy a journalist with your pitch

Seven guaranteed ways to annoy a journalist with your pitch

As a journalist, I receive more than 200 pitches in my inbox every day and when you're wading through swathes of emails, you become cut-throat.

WPP's Karen Blackett: I'm tired of diversity being seen as a problem, not a solution

WPP's Karen Blackett: I'm tired of diversity being seen as a problem, not a solution

Businesses that don't 'get it' will 'miss out' on financial benefits.

'Agencies should ask more questions' - PR bosses on how to improve the industry's communication problem

'Agencies should ask more questions' - PR bosses on how to improve the industry's communication problem

Agencies can improve the relationship with clients by asking more questions, according to comms bosses on a PRWeek Asia panel, who also cited the benefits of two-way reviews.

'There's a disconnect between junior account handlers and senior clients' - comms chiefs

'There's a disconnect between junior account handlers and senior clients' - comms chiefs

In-house comms bosses in APAC discussed how the high turnover and age of account handlers can affect client-agency relationships.

'Shared ideas of success', 'more questions', 'two-way reviews': How to fix the communication problem in the communications industry

'Shared ideas of success', 'more questions', 'two-way reviews': How to fix the communication problem in the communications industry

In-house comms heads in APAC open up about how PR agencies should communicate more effectively with them.

'People might think granddad is really pulling the strings' - Nexus on keeping PR in the family

'People might think granddad is really pulling the strings' - Nexus on keeping PR in the family

Family businesses often struggle with the transition of leadership, but what about skipping a generation? PR firm Nexus has made the leap.

Exclusive: FOI requests reveal 'severe cuts' to local authority comms teams and budgets

Exclusive: FOI requests reveal 'severe cuts' to local authority comms teams and budgets

Public sector comms professionals have felt the sharp end of government austerity with local authority teams slashed over the last five years, following a Freedom of Information request by PRWeek.

3 Monkeys Zeno makes senior hires as corporate director departs for Amazon

3 Monkeys Zeno makes senior hires as corporate director departs for Amazon

3 Monkeys Zeno has announced three senior hires following the departure of Phil Reay-Smith, director of corporate and business, for a senior comms role at Amazon.

PR agency implements four-day week after successful trial

PR agency implements four-day week after successful trial

Medical comms consultancy Synergy Vision is making its four-day working week permanent, saying the move made staff happier, less anxious and more productive during a six-month trial - while clients reported no adverse impact.