Ninety per cent of the UK’s largest firms now employ a head of ESG or sustainability, whereas very few had the equivalent only four years ago, according to a new report.
Virgin Atlantic has issued an RFI for a retained PR agency to represent it globally and promote its ‘business for good’ positioning in the market, PRWeek has learned.
FTI’s Deane calls for BBC to be scrapped and trashes UK climate change efforts in boozy GB News appearance
Alex Deane, a senior managing director and head of public affairs at FTI Consulting, has called for the BBC to be scrapped and trashed the UK’s efforts to curb climate change in the run-up to the COP26 summit, while in conversation with Nigel Farage on the former Brexit Party leader's GB News talk show.
Jamie Dunkley has built wealth-management firm St James’s Place’s external comms function from almost a standing start, driving change and earning trusted adviser status along the way.
Start-up 'accelerator' firm Techstars has appointed Matthew Grossman, industry veteran and most recently a senior comms figure at The Walt Disney Company, to the new role of chief brand and communications officer.
UK digital bank Zopa, billed as the world’s first peer-to-peer lender, has named Lucas Germanos as its first director of corporate communications as it targets a stock market flotation.
The PHA Group has been appointed by electric vehicle charging platform Bonnet to provide PR support with a blended corporate and consumer team.
As preparations get underway for the biggest diplomatic meeting on UK soil since World War II, corporate affairs and comms teams need to adapt their strategy to demonstrate what business is actually doing to tackle climate change.
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The investment company will be hoping its new identity doesn't prove to be a burden to the brand.
Given his previous role as director of corporate affairs for Carlton, now part of ITV, you would be forgiven for thinking that David Cameron would be well equipped to handle his own personal PR crisis.
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