The Pool's fashion and beauty editor talks saintly fashion PRs, keeping advertorials relevant, how the data stacks up and the popularity of underwear.
From Amanda Holden's moon rock gaff to Diane Abbott's numerical mishaps and Piers Morgan forgetting names - this year has seen no let up in the number of cringe-worthy media interviews. Here are six of the best (or worst).
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Charlotte Lowe's job as digital comms officer for Avon and Somerset Police
Flack on Friday: Panto time at Weber (oh yes it is!), Laps land, Halpern's starry night, Meghan Markle
In Flack this week: Panto time at Weber (oh yes it is!), Halpern hosts the stars, Laps land, Meghan Markle and dozy marketers.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Adam Gretton's job as comms officer for the East of England Ambulance Service?
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The Academy has been quietly forming a group of specialist agencies over the past 12 months. Co-founder Mitch Kaye tells PRWeek UK about the importance of entrepreneurial leadership and why he's impatient to keep growing the business.
PRWeek UK talks to W Communications founder Warren Johnson about his ambition, global expansion, the challenge for small PR shops and the demise of traditional advertising.
Hanover founder and CEO Charles Lewington discusses his international ambitions and eight-sector expansion plans for the group, and explains why network agencies are "struggling to regain their mojo".
It's less than four years young, but fast-growing Incisive Health truly announced itself on the agency scene last year. Sam Burne James met its founding trio.
Bell Pottinger's global CEO said the agency restructured much of its business and argues it performed "credibly" in 2016, the year that formidable co-founder Lord Bell left the firm.
Confessions of a social media manager: Ryanair on the growth of video, customer service and 'cheeky Irish charm'
PRWeek's series on social media managers talks to those responsible for online customer relations at some of Britain's biggest brands and organisations. This week, low-cost carrier Ryanair...
A lot of fun, but it can churn and burn: get the millennials' take on PR life from the 30 Under 30 for 2017
This year's 30 Under 30 love their jobs and are enthusiastic about comms, but are not immune to the pervasive, Brexit-fuelled uncertainty about the industry's future.
While many in the industry have serious reservations about recent international political developments, most global PR chiefs see the uncertain geopolitical climate as good for the sector.
Hilary Clinton, Mike Ashley and Sir Phillip Green are among those who have managed their reputations the most poorly in the last 12 months, according to public sector entrants in PRWeek's Power Book.
Now the major supermarket and retail groups have reported their festive trading figures, it's time to take a cold, hard January look at which campaigns were Christmas crackers and which resembled turkeys.
Hannah Hope, deputy 3am editor at the Daily Mirror, on the showbiz life and her favourite PR people.
Keir Simmons, NBC's London-based foreign correspondent, talks to PRWeek about his job and how he relates to PRs.
Leave and Trump campaigns can herald a new verbal dawn for communications, at the expense of 'arrogant network agencies' and their visual bias.
Film noir, silk cravats, Joy Division and Spitfires all provide inspiration for the founder of Propeller.
Creative inspiration: Hope&Glory's creative director talks about his love for Peppa Pig and Waterstones
Gavin Lewis also talks about how trips to the zoo and visual gags inspire him.
Weber Shandwick and Hope&Glory are leading the shortlist for the PRWeek Awards 2017, the annual celebration of the very best of UK PR.
Advice on handling influencer marketing while staying within the regulations will be available at a must-attend PRWeek breakfast briefing in London on Wednesday, 13 September.
The PRWeek 2017 rankings of the UK's Top 150 PR Consultancies form part of the Global Agency Business Report 2017.
Hope&Glory's James Gordon-MacIntosh makes seven predictions for brands in the year ahead, including fake news, live experiences and whether we've reached 'peak beard'.
The crème de la crème of the global PR industry gathered in London tonight to find out who would take home the coveted PRWeek Global Awards 2017.
Today, PRWeek publishes the definitive annual report on the communications consultancy sector, both in the UK (the Top 150 rankings) and globally (the wider Agency Business Report).
Everything you need to know about the PR agency world and, by extension, the trends shaping the industry in general.
Agencies Unity and The Romans, and the Missing Type campaign, were among the big winners at the prestigious PRWeek UK Awards, which took place on Tuesday evening during a gala event at London's Grosvenor House.
Ask the ebullient former CEO of Sainsbury's what he really thinks about PR and he refuses to answer. "I reject the premise of your question," he says, "because there's an inherent negativity to it."
Clare Hieatt, the managing director of UK jeans-maker Hiut, says her company competes with bigger brands via smart social media and 'brand purpose'.
It slid into public consciousness on a conveyor belt of modernity in the late 1990s, helping to bring Japanese food to the masses. Yet YO! Sushi's CEO Robin Rowland maintains that the brand remains just as innovative today.
Who were the grumpiest grumps in PR-land this year? Find out the answer, and much more besides, in Flack's Alternative Awards.
The PR industry in Ireland is experiencing a revival following the recession and is feeling the benefits of being the only English-speaking Eurozone country, attracting big multinationals, says Lorna Jennings, MD at Hanover Dublin.
This is a prime moment for Japan's PR industry to redefine its role as arbiter and communicator, says APCO Worldwide's Seiko Indo.