Sophie Taylor-Roberts has left The Red Consultancy to form a new health-and-wellbeing practice at Good Relations.
Porter Novelli has been appointed to lead a new global CSR brief for pharma and consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson, as the company faces a major reputation challenge in the US.
PR professionals have expressed shock at the World Health Organization's announcement of Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador - but praised the body's quick change of heart.
Public Health England today launches a major integrated campaign, entitled 'Keep Antibiotics Working', to warn people that taking antibiotics when they are not needed risks their personal health and that of humanity as a whole.
Health Unlimited is relocating to central London, APCO Worldwide hires in Brussels, Volpa handed £44,000 Scottish town brief and more from PRWeek UK.
NHS Blood and Transplant has issued a brief for creative, media and PR for its blood and organ donation activity.
The new chief executive of the Healthcare Communications Association is inviting charities to join the members body for free, saying the third sector plays an "essential role" in improving patient outcomes.
Companies providing alternatives to conventional cigarettes have been trying to put the regulations on the vaping and e-cigarette industry on radar at the Conservative Party Conference this week.
In brief: Reay-Smith joins 3MZ, 'ethical Uber' hires Milk & Honey, Iain Anderson's fintech role, DfT man joins Social
Ogilvy's Reay-Smith joins 3MZ, Milk & Honey flags 'ethical Uber alternative', Iain Anderson takes fintech role and more from PRWeek UK
Former Havas Just:: director Kirsty Mearns and Medtronic's former UK comms lead Jon Pike have combined to launch healthcare specialist Mearns & Pike.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists and its new comms team have kicked off a six-week student recruitment campaign, a first for the body, with a national media push and an emotive film voiced by patient testimony.
Ann Bartling has joined Tonic Life Communications as EU managing director, nearly a year after ending her 13-year stint at Edelman.
A charity providing abortion services has said it is "extremely saddened" to have received two legal letters from Boots asking it to cease campaigning activities around the retailer's pricing and statements on emergency contraceptives.
Zaha signs for SoapBox, JPES wins BlueBay, Fromental hires Alpha Kilo for PR and more from PRWeek UK.
Amy Jo Meyer served as senior director and financial and M&A comms leader at Johnson & Johnson.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The PR industry is unique in the sense that it's the people who matter. The success of an agency or consultancy is almost 100 per cent dependent on the people within it.
If you're 'bored of diversity' in the creative industries, you're bored of what fuels brilliant work
What a weekus horribilus for Justin Tindall. It all started on a yellow-skied Tuesday when Campaign pressed 'publish' on a piece in which he claimed he was "bored of diversity being prioritised over talent".
I love the Today programme. I adore the Today programme. I listen to the Today programme every morning. It's my anchor in the stormy sea of current affairs; the light that leads the way in the gloom of the early morning.
Since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of eight, I have always been hyper-aware of how it differentiated me from my peers.
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In brief: Axon and Madano owner gears up for growth, Launch sent on Quest, BARB brings Bromley on board
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In brief: Deezer hires Good Relations, Powerscourt fits Footasylum, health hires at Hanover and Lexington
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VCCP Sydney's Michele O'Neill, a former global planning director at Ogilvy & Mather, has been appointed global strategy partner at Edelman UK and Ireland.
In brief: M&C Saatchi lands Turkish Airlines, MPA hires two sportsmen, Hoover Candy hires comms lead
Turkish Airlines appoints M&C Saatchi PR, MPA adds racing driver and football boss to board, Tin Man handed periods brief and more from PRWeek UK.