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Milk & Honey PR hires Weber's Caroline Gruen in recruitment spree

Milk & Honey PR hires Weber's Caroline Gruen in recruitment spree

Milk & Honey has appointed Gruen as an associate partner and made several other hires in January.

Agency execs launch app to tackle the industry's 'wellbeing crisis'

Agency execs launch app to tackle the industry's 'wellbeing crisis'

A former DeVries UK art director has launched an employee support platform called Juno, aimed specifically at the marcomms industry, in an attempt to tackle the sector's 'wellbeing crisis' head-on.

'New blood' required as LGcomms chair announces decision to step down

'New blood' required as LGcomms chair announces decision to step down

Simon Jones is to step down as chair of LGcomms in April, to make way for "new blood" to lead the association of local government comms leaders.

Weber Shandwick: does Rachel Friend's shock departure point to unresolved issues at the UK business?

Weber Shandwick: does Rachel Friend's shock departure point to unresolved issues at the UK business?

Rachel Friend's sudden departure from Weber Shandwick surprised many in the industry, but sources close to the agency believe "the writing was on the wall", despite the UK business achieving impressive results during her tenure.

Blurred hires telco comms veteran Matt Peacock to head consulting arm

Blurred hires telco comms veteran Matt Peacock to head consulting arm

Former Vodafone corporate affairs chief Matt Peacock has joined Blurred as a partner.

Movers & shakers: PLMR, Facebook, Shawbrook, Run, The Inner Circle, Rise at Seven and more

Movers & shakers: PLMR, Facebook, Shawbrook, Run, The Inner Circle, Rise at Seven and more

Our weekly roundup of industry hires, departures and promotions.

Battenhall appoints new UK MD amid leadership shake up

Battenhall appoints new UK MD amid leadership shake up

Communications agency Battenhall has appointed Steph Bennett as its UK managing director and Phil Sheard as director. Founder Drew Benvie becomes global CEO.

Pitch Witch: Make your focus on talent a top priority in 2020

Pitch Witch: Make your focus on talent a top priority in 2020

From politics to the commercial environment, these are turbulent times. How can we best prepare our businesses to not just survive, but thrive?

Red Havas appoints client services director

Red Havas appoints client services director

Red Havas has promoted Nuala O'Neill to the role of client services director and plans to strengthen its creative team.

My personal experience tells me that we need an industry-wide miscarriage policy

My personal experience tells me that we need an industry-wide miscarriage policy

Recently, creative agencies Lucky Generals and Creature announced miscarriage policies, the essence being to remind staff that they can take time off work for their loss (Lucky Generals gives two weeks off for the mother or one week as the partner), and that it needn't be something that they have to keep private.