KFC seems to have struck the right tone in its communications, but more work is likely needed in the months ahead, warns Lucky Generals' founding partner.
Nearly three quarters of the public incorrectly believe there are no rules or regulations surrounding influencer marketing and almost half think it is damaging for society, according to a new survey.
Pharma company AbbVie, in association with Freuds and charity The Patients Association, is launching the next stage of its preventative health campaign to help the UK overcome FOFO - the 'Fear of Finding Out'.
Linda Boff, GE CMO and chief learning officer, has taken on the additional responsibility of interim head of communications.
The PRCA has launched its 'diversity and inclusion guidelines' report, which calls on the industry to reform working and recruitment practices.
The Driver Vehicle and Licensing Agency has launched a social media-driven campaign warning car owners to beware of online and phone scammers.
The Forestry Commission has appointed Freshwater UK to spearhead a national PR campaign and blogger engagement activity promoting its Highway Rat Activity Trails.
Pembroke and Rye, a new agency formed by three former senior staff of Engage by Bell Pottinger, launches publicly this month.
Sainsbury's has appointed Freuds for its consumer PR brief following a pitch process that began last autumn, PRWeek has learned.
Positive media coverage and a good reputation in the press appear to be more influential than good advertising for consumers choosing their next energy company, according to research by a new renewable energy specialist.
London entertainment specialist DawBell has been hired as publicists for the Spice Girls.
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In Flack this week: PRWeek Running Club catches up at Ketchum, May's healthy hire, Space: the final frontier (in billable hours), a beefy bouquet and more.
In brief: Citizen picks Facets, Another Word wins KP, Octopus retains Unisys, Rule 5 lines up with Red Devils
Citizen picks W's Facets, Octopus retains Unisys, Another Word tucks into KP, new boss for Ketchum Germany and more from PRWeek UK.
David Page will join Tesco later this month as director of comms for the UK and Ireland.
Former Cirkle MD Ruth Allchurch is returning to Cohn & Wolfe (C&W) as managing director of its UK consumer brand practice.
The last few weeks have seen a slew of anti-influencer headlines in the UK media - from Elle Darby's disastrous hotel blag, to Malaysian influencer Neelofa's imprudent beauty advice for kids.
Interns' rights hinge on two essential premises: that there are clear legal, moral, and business justifications for paying people gaining experience, and that the distinction between output and outcomes from 'interns' and 'everyone else' is wholly artificial.
Video spending has increased 130 per cent year-on-year, while an estimated 80 per cent of global internet traffic will be attributed to video by 2020.
While Trump and Brexiters raise barriers and walls, independent comms agencies in Europe are tearing them down.
In Flack this week: a late, late show at the PRCA, very new logos, and why have flacks and hacks in Ireland's rugby community not been seeing eye to eye?
Green is the new black but it's really a new grey. Confused? You should be.
It's February 14, so we've compiled 14 of the best Valentine's Day campaigns on social.
Confessions of a social media manager: IRN-BRU on cheeky exchanges, staying 'on brand' and Iron Maiden
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American snowboarder Red Gerard was the first athlete to win a gold medal at this year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
There is an unwritten rule in consumer public relations that, at some stage of your career, you will either float something down the Thames, unveil a giant thing at Potters Fields or send something into space; welcome to the club, Elon Musk.
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Brevia Consulting hires ex-MP Rob Flello as chair, marine motorsport promoter Powerboat P1 Management takes on comms agency Champions (UK), Iris Culture appoints Unity's Katreena Dare.
Reynolds Mackenzie, the OPEN Health group's specialist PR agency, has appointed former Ogilvy Healthworld UK group chief Matt de Gruchy to the newly created role of CEO.
M&C Saatchi PR has hired Julian Cirrone of Lexis as its first creative director as the agency looks to further expand its creative offering.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has appointed senior government communicator Toby Nation as its director of comms, PRWeek has learned.
The Financial Times has hired Finola McDonnell, currently VP of communications and marketing at CNBC, as its new chief communications and marketing officer.
PR agency Cirkle has appointed Text100 deputy MD Ruth Kieran as managing director.