Rugby pundit Brian Moore has backed the decision to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, in conversation with PRWeek.
Called ICX, the practice will be led by the agency's New York and London offices.
Sans Frontières Associates, the agency set up last year by a former Bell Pottinger partner and chaired by Lord Bell, has been given interest-free loans totalling £1m by its chair and investor Dods Group.
Freuds has hired Joe Faul (pictured) from WPP digital agency Wunderman to the new role of head of data and analytics, and brought in Contagious and PepsiCo veteran Arif Haq as a director.
In brief: Redleaf lands financial services win, MHP wins former Bell Pottinger client, wins for Diffusion and Speed
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French holding company Publicis has welcomed the raft of changes announced to the Cannes Lions festival yesterday, while others have given it a more cautious welcome.
The cab-hailing app mytaxi has teamed up with St John Ambulance and agency Taylor Herring to launch the Knowledge+, which it says will mean black cabbies can "become London's new emergency responders".
Jon Bennett, the co-founder and co-owner of Linstock Communications, has stepped down as a director of the company but will continue to work with it in an associate capacity.
PRs launch 'Apology Clause' campaign to tell businesses they can apologise without legal liability worry
A trio of PR professionals have launched a campaign to raise awareness of a little-known law under which businesses can apologise when something goes wrong, without worrying that it amounts to an admission of guilt.
Freuds, Omnicom PR Group, Edelman, and Weber Shandwick are the firms that were handed worldwide assignments.
Smith was previously the communications leader for Ford Silicon Valley.
Joachim Koschnicke has been hired by Hering Schuppener, the European sister firm of Finsbury and Glover Park, following a short stint as head of strategic planning and strategic comms to German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Kennedy is succeeding Mark McCall, who recently stepped in for Ed Reilly in the top strategic comms role.
Hotwire UK's head of engagement John Brown has decided to leave the business, just days after it was announced he would be taking a more senior role in the firm's US operation.
Iwata will exit IBM next month after a 34-year career at the company, to be replaced by Ford veteran Ray Day.
The role of internal comms (IC) is not readily understood by CEOs and leadership teams, or often by IC practitioners themselves, according to a new report from the CIPR.
As we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week this week, it's as good a time as any to reflect on the fact that I've been an entrepreneur for 15 years.
The Apology Clause campaign launched last week to make it easier for organisations to behave with compassion when things go wrong, and for victims to have better recoveries.
The year 2013 was a lightbulb moment for social content. It all started, innocently, when a blackout unexpectedly stopped play at the US Super Bowl.
This week is Living Wage Week, when businesses large and small across the country raise awareness of their commitments to pay all staff a Living Wage.
The Ryanair debacle continued to hog the business pages this month. Then Monarch Airlines collapsed, triggering the greatest peace time repatriation effort in British history - and a clashing of heads between the political and corporate worlds.
After three years of studying a PR degree, I finally made it into PR - but do employers know what to expect from the grads they bring in?
Theresa May's keynote speech to the Conservative Party Conference was a make-or-break moment.
PR has evolved hugely over the years, for the better in my opinion, but old habits die hard and when consumers have an incredibly short attention span (I include myself here), there's no time for fluff.
Last week, the Financial Times released its OUTstanding list of the 100 most influential LGBT+ leaders in business.
During the recent crisis that has engulfed Ryanair, arguably the most damaging and enduring dent to its corporate brand and reputation has been the condemnation of the CEO, Michael O'Leary, by the company's employees.
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Public affairs and property comms agency Remarkable Group has hired former Bell Pottinger partner Steve Summers as a director.
In brief: Betsafe hires PrettyGreen, Brunswick veteran Riggins launches reputation agency, Hume Brophy hires former Labour MP
Betsafe hires PrettyGreen, Brunswick veteran Riggins launches reputation agency, wins for Seven Dials and Comprigo and more from PRWeek UK.
Chris Satterthwaite is to step down as chief executive of Chime - owner of PR agencies Good Relations, Harvard and Teamspirit - after 15 years in charge.
In brief: Axon and Madano owner gears up for growth, Launch sent on Quest, BARB brings Bromley on board
Axon and Madano owner gears up for growth, Launch sent on Quest, BARB brings Bromley on board and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: Deezer hires Good Relations, Powerscourt fits Footasylum, health hires at Hanover and Lexington
Deezer hires Good Relations, Powerscourt fits Footasylum brief, health hires at Hanover and Lexington and more from PRWeek UK.
The Church of England's communications department will be headed up by new director Tashi Lassalle.
It's a new role at the Omnicom Group agency.