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Katy Bloomfield

P(R)arents: advice from a first-time mum

I recently returned to work following maternity leave with my first baby. I’d heard a lot through friends, colleagues, and connections about how challenging returning to work can be, and despite being part of a hugely supportive team, they weren’t wrong.

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PRWeek Pay Gap Project: deadline extended to provide data for major project

UK PR agencies are urged to provide data on their ethnicity and gender pay gaps, as the Pay Gap Project from PRWeek and People Like Us returns for a second year. The deadline for completing the questionnaire has been extended to midday on Monday 15 August.

Abigail Whittaker

Returning from mat leave? Don’t be afraid to ask

A little over a year ago, I wrote in PRWeek about getting set to go on maternity leave for the first time; worrying about how I’d cope with the fear of missing out and having someone else doing ‘my job’.

Stuart Williamson, the incoming chief corporate affairs officer at The Jockey Club

Jockey Club hires ex-Nationwide comms chief to head up corporate affairs

The Jockey Club has appointed Nationwide Building Society’s former director of communications, Stuart Williamson, as chief corporate affairs officer, it announced today.

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Movers and Shakers: BCW, The Romans, Five by Five, Hill+Knowlton and more…

PRWeek’s round-up of industry hires, departures and promotions.

Emily Luscombe

Scratching my bald head (part 3): the power of three little words

A colleague in our South Africa office cheers me on to my next round of chemo with ‘vasbyt!’ (fass-bait), meaning ‘be stoical, endure’.

Movers and Shakers: Headland, Axon, The PRCA, Onyx Health and more…

PRWeek’s round-up of industry hires, departures and promotions.

Annabel Mackie

Five by Five appoints managing director from M&C Saatchi

Creative agency Five by Five has hired M&C Saatchi’s Annabel Mackie as its MD.

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Axon appoints global creative lead as it targets expansion

Global healthcare comms agency Axon has appointed a new creative marketing lead from Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness.

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Movers and Shakers: Prime Minister, Freuds, Media Zoo, MHP Mischief and more...

PRWeek's round-up of industry hires, departures and promotions.