Global Women in PR (GWPR) has called for action to tackle gender inequality in the PR industry, following research that shows 62 per cent of PR agency boards are dominated by men.
Premier League club Manchester United has bolstered its corporate and commercial comms team with two new roles and three new appointments.
HSBC has appointed McKinsey's comms director Steve John as group chief communications officer, effective 2 December 2019.
New York-based strategic communications consultancy Intermarket has changed its brand name, following its recent acquisition by reputation management consultancy Lansons.
Public policy, campaigning, development and planning specialist Cascade Communications has created a new senior advisory consulting team.
Content group expands into PR, Access Intelligence acquires Pulsar, and more from PRWeek UK.
UK dessert brand Creams has appointed Hudson Sandler to spearhead its corporate and consumer communications strategy.
Thomas Cook group comms director chief Alice Macandrew talks exclusively to PRWeek about her team's efforts to maintain confidence in consumers and suppliers until a last-ditch failure to secure government support scuppered rescue plans.
Senior Proctor & Gamble marketer Allison Tummon Kamphuis says businesses are increasingly seeing their commercial success linked to 'genuine purpose', but warns against joining causes that do not match.
Communications consultancy BECG has appointed Ali Craft as an associate director working from its London office.
Creative communications agency Frank has launched a specialist division to help people and brands to get the most out of purpose-driven initiatives and marketing.
The Civil Aviation Authority's handling of the Thomas Cook collapse has earned plaudits from those in the know, specifically travel PR professionals, and there's good reason.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has run, arguably, one of the most effective crisis comms operations of recent times in the wake of Thomas Cook's collapse. Director of comms Richard Stephenson explains how they did it and lessons learned.
Headland has partnered with former Unilever sustainability chief Sue Garrard to create a sustainability consultancy and communications offering for large organisations.
Former W exec joins Beam, trio of wins for Siren, Scottish agencies merge, hires at Napier and Holyrood, and more from PRWeek UK.
Communications agency Beattie is looking to expand its network of UK and international offices by partnering with local PR, digital, social and creative agencies.
Why is it that internal comms is so often external comms' poor relation - the place where half-baked creativity goes to die? It makes no sense.
The faster the better, we've always been told: faster-moving queues are definitely good, faster delivery of your online purchase, even better.
Working in an industry that's often voted one of the most stressful, PR has opened me up to my share of failures, and I'm certain that there are more to come.
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.
"Influencer marketing is just meaningless and will burn itself out," says Lynne Franks in yesterday's PR Week article.
'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.
The pace of change has escalated so much since many businesses set 2020 as their sustainability goals' target date that we need a new gauge for 'progress'.
Asking journalists to sign NDAs before you give them a story is illogical - and has wider implications for news
Have you heard the one about a PR who asked a journalist to sign an NDA? It made a good story...
Messengers matter more in a networked world; understanding an influential spokesperson's qualities is essential for effective corporate communication.
Today, the notion of trust is constantly questioned in multiple ways and this lack of trust, in people and eco-systems, is seeping into the workforce - cue 'the crisis of confidence'.
Account Director or Associate Director Capstone Hill Search London (Central), London (Greater)
External Communications Manager - unique role for global industrial company The Works Search Ltd London
Head of Corporate Career Monkey London (Central), London (Greater)
Partner - Communications Hanbury Strategy London (East), London (Greater)
Communications Associate Director Hanbury Strategy London (East), London (Greater)
Red Consultancy has appointed industry veteran Avril Lee to lead the strategic development of its health operation, Red Health.
Rachel Bell, founder of PR firm Shine, has been appointed as chair of Glasgow-based agency Wire's board.
Ian Coldwell, 60, has passed away after battling a long illness.
Former M&C Saatchi PR and Unity MD Davnet Doran has been appointed head of brand PR at Britvic after a period consulting at the soft drinks giant, PRWeek has learned.
Zoe Paxton, head of media at the Department for International Development (DfID) and a rising star in the Government Communication Service, is leaving for a top comms job at the United Nations, PRWeek can reveal.
Heather Challinor, head of marketing and comms at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, has been appointed senior comms manager for engagement and campaigns at Staffordshire Police.
Weber Shandwick has appointed VCCP Berlin managing director Ilan Schäfer as CEO of its German agency.