Public relations is suffering from a crisis of confidence despite others in the marcoms mix regarding the discipline as having its "moment in the sun".
The pen maker is seeking a global director of comms as part of its changes
Millions of Britons believe that the reputation of a company is as important as its products and will make spending decisions accordingly, suggests new research into 'corpsumers'.
The UK's only female airline chief is spearheading a series of initiatives aimed at filling a significant numerical gender gap in the aviation industry.
Three ways Sesame Workshop could have better handled the debate about the relationship between Bert and Ernie.
The CIPR has kicked off a series of interviews with business leaders about the role of PR in their organisations with an interview featuring the chief executive of Heathrow Airport, John Holland-Kaye.
International comms specialist Nicholas Lunt has joined Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) as managing director for comms in Brussels, reporting to CEO Karen Massin.
Almost all consumers expect brands to act ethically, but when it comes to what drives a purchase decision or brand support in these uncertain times, rational considerations trump emotional - and increasingly so, a study by WE Communications has found.
Tributes have flooded in for Vero Communications founder and legendary sports PR strategist Mike Lee, OBE, who has suddenly died from a heart attack aged 61.
The news this week that Mark Read had been appointed CEO of WPP came after a painful interregnum following the abrupt departure of the charismatic Martin Sorrell after more than 30 years at the helm. But is Read a thoughtful and safe pair of hands or a dull accountant with little in the way of leadership skills?
Premier League club Manchester United has confirmed senior Nike comms executive Charlie Brooks will be its new director of communications.
Sky is holding a pitch for a new corporate comms account, with three agencies in the running, PRWeek has learned.
Lloyds Banking Group has appointed FTI Consulting global head of financial services Andrew Walton as its new corporate affairs director - with FTI simultaneously added to Lloyds' agency roster.
PR pros and clients still want CEOs on social, despite other execs' pitfalls.
In brief: Beattie adds five staff, Jam chosen by Wakelet, Mc&T wins Zopa, Avant PR gets Broke & Beautiful
Beattie backs new business with more hires, Jam wins Wakelet content platform brief, Zopa appoints Mc&T after three-way pitch, Avant PR awarded Broke & Beautiful, Label wins Pro Blo, and more from PRWeek UK.
Capita has recruited former HSBC comms head Katja Hall, appointing her to the newly created position of corporate affairs director.
For a skill we are taught from pretty much the moment we can talk, the ability to apologise continues to trouble companies as much as a four-year-old who doesn't really regret pulling their sibling's hair.
It's September, and prime pitching season is upon is. We all know the drill: chemistry meeting, RFI, Q&A session, pitch, anxious wait for a decision. But one size doesn't fit all when it comes to the pitch process.
Talkability and shareability should be the prime drivers of how content is shaped and the traditional "PR release" should be consigned to the media relations history book.
The perilous waters of Twitter libel have ensnared many a high-profile victim and it appears that the Tesla tech titan, Elon Musk, may be its latest.
The PR industry has long been aware of the cries of exasperated journalists receiving hundreds of daily pitch emails.
The future of issues management: preparing for the next generation of influencers who will shape your business.
The war on plastic gained a new player this summer: Somali militant Islamist group, al-Shabaab.
On one side we have the most famous brand in the world, with a carefully curated image of the disruptor speaking directly to a generation of super fans who lap up every new marketing message. And in the other corner, there's Nike.
Danny Rogers asks the world's most powerful PR boss Richard Edelman whether his 'communications marketing' strategy is still on track to hit $1bn in annual revenues.
As PR professionals, we pride ourselves on having our finger constantly on the pulse - being up-to-date with the most important events is crucial - and what's more important than the return of the Great British Bake Off?
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In brief: Wall Street English hires Another Word, Approach adds trio, Havas launches climate initiative
Approach grows team, Volpa opens second office in Scotland, Another Word wins Wall Street English, and more from PRWeek UK.
Portland has appointed former Downing Street senior staffer and Conservative Party operations and events manager Jonathan Stock as its head of events and marketing.
Jim Moffatt, the leader of R/GA's business in Asia Pacific and its former London chief, has been appointed as CEO of Engine Group in Europe and Asia Pacific.
Barr previously led U.S. operations for Cognito.
Sherinian previously worked at the U.N. Foundation and Aga Khan Development Network.
Houston PR appoints Alexander Clelland as a director, V Formation sets up a specialist PR team, SLB PR rebrands and launches London office, new role for Hudson Sandler partner, and more from PRWeek UK.
She will lead external and internal strategic comms at the Interpublic Group firm.