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New UAE PR firm launches with focus on mental health

New UAE PR firm launches with focus on mental health

Leap Comms will have employee wellbeing at the centre of its core values, according to its MD.

‘I have no plans to retire’ - Margery Kraus, founder of APCO Worldwide

‘I have no plans to retire’ - Margery Kraus, founder of APCO Worldwide

At 72, Margery Kraus says she has no plans to slow down - or step down - from her homegrown international consultancy firm as she addresses female empowerment and motherhood during a Dubai address.

Blow-dry Zuckerberg's armpits? PR pros reveal weirdest 'in the line of duty' requests

Blow-dry Zuckerberg's armpits? PR pros reveal weirdest 'in the line of duty' requests

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg's comms team reportedly had to blow-dry his “anxiety-induced sweaty armpits” before big speeches. We asked PR pros to reveal the weirdest task they’ve been asked to do.

News UK appoints comms director to support 'business transformation'

News UK appoints comms director to support 'business transformation'

News UK has hired a comms director in a new role to support brand extensions, internal comms and employer brand.

Three PR agencies named in Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020

Three PR agencies named in Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020

Hotwire, WPR and Citypress have all been named on the list, which celebrates the small businesses and organisations that strive for the highest workplace engagement and build happier and healthier teams.

London agency to pay staff 'leap year day' wage

London agency to pay staff 'leap year day' wage

Ready10 will pay its staff an extra day's salary for February after discovering that employees will work more in 2020 than in any year since 2008.

Npower comms boss steps down following E.ON takeover

Npower comms boss steps down following E.ON takeover

The communications and corporate responsibility director at energy supplier Npower, Guy Esnouf, will step down in April, PRWeek has learned.

Ingham: 'Ex-Weber exec Priti Patel should know new immigration policy will harm PR'

Ingham: 'Ex-Weber exec Priti Patel should know new immigration policy will harm PR'

The Government’s points-based immigration system could prevent hundreds of migrant PR practitioners from entering the UK, exacerbating a talent shortage and damaging the industry, the PRCA has warned.

People Like US: networking group for BAME marcomms and media pros launches

People Like US: networking group for BAME marcomms and media pros launches

Two brothers who work in comms have launched a networking group for minority ethnic professionals working in media and marketing communications.

Don't Cry Wolf enters relationship with Cornwall agency Leap

Don't Cry Wolf enters relationship with Cornwall agency Leap

Don’t Cry Wolf is joining forces with design agency Leap to “marry honest and sustainable communications and design” in a coworking partnership.