Minicab company Addison Lee has handed its public affairs and corporate comms account to FTI after more than three years with Burson-Marsteller and latterly Burson Cohn & Wolfe, PRWeek has learned.
Investors give far more importance to reputational factors than financial considerations when responding to corporate crises, according to new research from FTI Consulting.
FTI Consulting has grown its digital reputation practice with three hires, including a former adviser to the Labour front bench, Ben Craig.
Bentley Motors director of global communications Andrew Roberts is joining automotive PR specialists Influence Associates as chief operating officer.
PR professionals looking for a new job should not expect a substantial rise in pay, as advertised salaries are forecast to track well below inflation this year, according to new data from recruitment firm Reed.
Six years of marketing budget growth has come to end as Brexit and economic uncertainty causes business to cool marketing spend in the final quarter of 2018, according to the IPA's Bellwether Report.
All too often, so-called disruptor companies can come unstuck. PRWeek explores the role comms fail to play in these hyper-charged businesses.
BAE Systems comms chief Claire Divver has left the defence systems manufacturing giant, PRWeek can reveal.
Ikea is sounding out agencies for a new global corporate and consumer PR brief, PRWeek has learned.
Marks & Spencer has hired Britvic corporate relations director Victoria McKenzie-Gould as director of corporate communications, a new role created after the departure of long-standing comms chief Dominic Fry, PRWeek can reveal.
Yaun is building out the company's editorial content and thought leadership platforms.
Former marketing communications manager Dean replaces Lisa Brankin, who moves to sales director role.
Greenbrook Communications has appointed Katarina Sallerfors as a director from multinational private equity firm The Carlyle Group.
Burson Cohn & Wolfe London (BCW) has launched a 'no deal' hotline to provide political consultancy and crisis communications support for businesses as a 'no deal' Brexit appears increasingly likely.
It is Cision's 11th acquisition since combining with Vocus in 2014.
From Unilever and Lego to Sainsbury's and Rihanna, there are countless examples of businesses using creative thinking to shape the world for the better.
Adrian Wheeler, partner, Agincourt Communications, PR and media trainer, and non-executive director at five consultancies, recalls a mortifying lesson in the importance of nailing the basics.
It's popular to quip that - as a consequence of Brexit - "there is no domestic policy agenda" and it's right that we consistently look back at the commitment to wide-ranging social reforms the Prime Minister promised to correct society's "burning injustices".
One of the most high-pressure tasks in frontline public-sector comms falls to the team at NHS England. PRWeek gets under the skin of the service and its constant battle to get health in the headlines.
The inevitable - if unpredictable - political and economic impact of Brexit and the importance of purpose to consumers will define corporate comms this year.
If we've learnt anything in 2018, it's that brands need to stand for something more than just their products and services.
Ray Kelvin, founder and CEO of UK fashion chain Ted Baker, has taken a 'voluntary leave of absence' as over 100 harassment allegations against him have come to light.
Maternity leave. Paternity leave. Parental leave. They're all the same, right?
The relationship between PR and research has always been controversial.
In the wake of soul-searching by leading agencies on the nature of public relations, Robert Phillips writes for PRWeek exactly six years since he quit as boss of Edelman, proclaiming 'PR is Dead'.
If someone had said five years ago 'soap on a rope' would make a comeback, you'd probably have had a good laugh at their expense.
Head of Communications - sescure start up - 200+ people - fab brand presence - £100k+equity Utterclub London (East), London (Greater)
Interim Head of Communications (Maternity Period) IPSEN Slough, Berkshire
Cyber Communications Lead Nominet Oxford/London
Senior Consultant, Government Advisory (Singapore), Top PR Agency, Great Bens Portland Communications Singapore (SG)
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Ben Gascoigne, a former adviser to Boris Johnson as both Foreign Secretary and Mayor of London, is joining Grayling UK as a director in its public affairs team.
Global software firm Citrix has appointed Rebecca Taylor-Cottle as senior communications manager of Northern Europe.
As global PR leader Stuart Smith heads for new pastures, the WPP firm's worldwide CEO tells PRWeek what's next.
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British Airways, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this August, has made Victoria Madden its head of global PR, PRWeek can reveal.
Hanover Communications' health arm has appointed Simone Elviss as director of healthcare in the Middle East in a bid to expand its health client base.
Merged communications agencies Acceleris and Limelight have rebranded under a single brand - Definition.