Giffgaff has apologised and pulled its Halloween campaign following complaints that its ad about an orphan girl was offensive and traumatising for vulnerable people.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen's latest campaign to promote a new Indian-themed burger has given the industry and Twittersphere some pretty bad indigestion.
WPP will create integrated campaigns and content encompassing advertising, digital, shopper activation and PR.
Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland has appointed Talk.Global board director Shilpa Saul as head of PR and Social, to steer the cruise ship firm's communications strategy.
'She made creative important' - Edelman creative chief Jackie Cooper inducted to PRWeek UK Hall of Fame
The 2018 inductee to the PRWeek UK Hall of Fame is Jackie Cooper, co-founder of seminal 1990s agency JCPR and now senior adviser at Edelman.
News that royal couple Harry and Meghan are expecting their first child proved to be a newsjacking opportunity too good to miss for some brands. PRWeek UK rounds up some of the best.
'Collaboration drives our ability to be original' - talking Creativity with One Green Bean's Kat Thomas
In our latest interview with a leading UK PR creative, PRCA Creative Group chair Nick Woods meets Kat Thomas, global executive creative director at One Green Bean (OGB).
FIFA has launched its first ever global strategy for women's football, aiming to 'realise the full potential that exists within the women's game'.
Consumer electronics business Garmin is seeking 'a modern approach' as it launches a PR pitch in the UK and Ireland, PRWeek can reveal.
Energy firm Eon is set to launch a "Recharge Retreat" pop-up in London, with services to help the public relax and recharge their own batteries while they charge their phone.
Brands are being defrauded of up to 96% of what they spend with individual social media influencers, the social media agency behind a tool designed to spot fake engagement has claimed.
A life-sized hologram of an elephant is being projected around London this week as part of a new campaign for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Talk.Global nets Socker, senior appointments for Hanover Brussels and Tavistock, wins for Fever and MWWPR, Future to accept crypto payments, and more from PRWeek UK.
PRWeek UK chose a quintet of brilliant PR and comms campaigns from September and more than 1,100 respondents voted for their favourite. Find out the winner below...
In brief: Ogilvy France's new PR head, CommsCo expands, wins for Riot, Milk & Honey, Instinctif and Wild West
Sportsbeat launches sister brand, We Are Social grows management team, wins for Riot, Milk & Honey, Instinctif and Wild West, and more from PRWeek UK.
Scanning the news headlines last Monday morning, the scale of communicating the climate change challenge waltzed past my eyes.
As we enter the "age of earned media", as asserted recently at the PRCA conference, public relations has never been more relevant.
Au contraire, Mr Trippenbach: Influencers are more than 'plastic celebrities awkwardly posing with products'
Contrary to Philip Trippenbach's stance, influencers are effective product sellers.
Comms professionals should be sounding the warning bell and providing counsel on what the ethnicity pay gap consultation and its findings could mean.
In Flack this week: PR chiefs riled against members' clubs, and have we - really, actually - moved beyond peak beard?
When I saw those statues aboard ITV last year, I thought one thing: stunt!
When the world is changing, business changing, consumer expectations of companies changing, how should PR change?
Prior to the explosion of social media, deciding on an influencer to help promote a brand meant choosing between either a known celebrity or a trusted expert.
Consumers are increasingly paying attention to where brands stand on issues.
So, let's be honest; we all reached peak schadenfreude last week whilst watching the BrewDog-Scofflaw thing unravel from the smug comfort of our oh-so-perfect, professional high ground.
Senior Account Director - luxury property PR Reuben Sinclair West End
Account Director - corporate comms - ents, retail, fin serivces - £45k+ Utterclub London (Central), London (Greater)
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PR Account Manager Black Cherry Recruitment Manchester, Greater Manchester
Finance PR Manager – South Manchester Black Cherry Recruitment Stockport, Greater Manchester
Facebook has hired former UK Deputy Prime Minister and ex-leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg as its new VP, global affairs and communications.
Roland Dransfield grows team, CIPR to moves offices in London, wins for Withpr, Brands2Life and Refresh.
Uber has hired Lottie Dominiczak, who has worked as a special adviser across a number of UK government departments, as head of communications for the UK.
Ketchum chief engagement officer Stephen Waddington has been appointed managing director of digital marketing agency Metia Group.
In brief: Vuelio acquires ResponseSource, Milk & Honey bolsters leadership, account wins for PHA Group, Splendid
Lgcomms unveils executive team, account wins for Brandman, Aduro and Ignition, software firm acquires ResponseSource, Milk & Honey bolsters leadership, and more from PRWeek UK.
NHS Providers has appointed seasoned former BBC health correspondent Adam Brimelow as its new director of communications.