The PRCA has submitted a complaint to the House of Lords Commissioner for Standards, alleging that Tulchan Communications managing partner Lord Feldman has failed to uphold ethical standards.
Gina Coladangelo, a shareholder in Luther Pendragon and marketing and comms director at Oliver Bonas, has benefited from her personal ties to health secretary Matt Hancock, according to newspaper reports at the weekend
Exceptional communicator with a ‘touch of Machiavelli’: Who is ‘Slacky’, Downing Street’s new comms chief?
Last week brought the spectacular implosion of Boris Johnson’s inner circle and the departure of Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain after either a blazing row or an amicable chat, depending on which sources you read.
The restaurant franchise has chosen MSL to handle a UK and EMEA corporate reputation brief.
The PRCA’s Public Affairs Board is investigating after a complaint was lodged that a Portland lobbyist may have breached ethical codes when “secretly” serving as an adviser to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) during the pandemic.
Downing Street director of comms Lee Cain has resigned – hours after reports suggested he was to become Boris Johnson’s chief of staff.
Downing Street director of comms Lee Cain is in advanced discussions to become Boris Johnson’s chief of staff, it has emerged.
The victory of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to become the next president and vice-president of the US, after a nail-biting four days of vote-counting, is still subject to a raft of legal challenges.
Nick King – former chief of staff to Sajid Javid – joins Hanover amid a leadership restructure that involves the departure of public affairs leader Katie Cooper and the promotion of several others, PRWeek has learned.
Former Labour strategist Max Wilson has joined The Whitehouse Consultancy to lead its public affairs practice, as the agency announced several new client wins and an expanded brief with Hong Kong democracy campaigners.
Nick Hoile has been appointed as a senior director in Engine's MHP Health team, returning to the agency after a two-year stint at Langland, PRWeek can reveal.
Political strategy and corporate comms specialist Lodestone has announced the formation of a health unit managed by co-founder David Wild, PRWeek can reveal.
Ben Abbotts, former partner and chief operating officer at Westbourne Communications, has been appointed chair of PoliMonitor, the political tech agency announced today.
Joey Jones, former Weber Shandwick UK head of public affairs and most recently strategic counsel at Cicero/AMO, has moved to Grayling, PRWeek has learned.
The communications regulator has appointed Google’s public affairs chief to be its new director of comms, as the organisation prepares to take on new duties from the government, PRWeek can reveal.
The Blakeney Group’s #LetTheMusicPlay campaign became the top trend on Twitter, globally, with a £1.57bn government rescue package announced just days later. PRWeek explores how they did it in this case study.
Former PRCA director general Patrick Barrow is advising Laurence Fox and the Reclaim political group, PRWeek has learned.
As the final votes are counted in the US Presidential Election, here are seven key takeaways from the contest for communicators who want to understand how this Networked Age is changing politics.
First off, without Dominic Cummings the Tory faithful would not have had Brexit – or an 80-seat majority.
From the editor-in-chief: Cain, Boris, Symonds and terrifying parallels with the unravelling Gordon Brown machine
The internecine warfare that appears to be raging in Downing Street this week reminds me of covering the unravelling of Gordon Brown’s office in 2008-10.
This lie (sorry, line), or similar, is often found about five slides into an agency’s creds document – usually accompanied with a full-bleed image of smiling agency employees in wetsuits from that one summer surf trip in 2012.
Most people say government communication about the pandemic needs improving. Some of those people also say it is an ethical scandal spending taxpayers' money to bring in extra help and expertise to improve that communication. This attitude seems a little contradictory.
Over the past few months, diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the PR industry has taken centre stage.
With almost everyone working from home, it’s important that people continue to feel a part of their work family and – as a chief happiness officer – my objective is to ensure that everyone knows they are supported and cared for.
‘An open goal’, ‘He shoots, he scores!’ – the headlines write themselves for footballer Rashford’s campaign for the Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays during the pandemic.
Every PR agency should be investing time and money in CSR and pro bono initiatives.
Companies sometimes find themselves in a muddle over the use of ‘on background’ interviews, so what does it mean and when should it be used?
I read an article about how a fire had devastated the Moria migrant camp on Lesbos.
Do you know how easy it is to develop a drinking or substance abuse problem in the UK PR industry? Pretty bloody easy.
The Black Lives Matter movement has raised its profile to new heights in the UK, but there is work to do to turn that awareness and support into action.
This week Homes for Lambeth sacked its public affairs agency for measuring the success of its stakeholder engagement programme by counting the number of IP addresses visiting its website.
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Executive Director Economic Change Unit London
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Munich-based aviation company Lilium has hired Meredith Bell, the former Starbucks comms director and Edelman veteran, to oversee global marcomms.
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Steffan Williams, who joined Portland in 2018 to launch and lead its financial communications division, is leaving the agency at the end of the year to start a new venture.
Marco has appointed tourism communications leader, Tomás Matesanz, as its global business development and innovation officer. The agency has also won a raft of new clients.
A year on from Thomas Cook Group's collapse, its senior comms executives have landed roles across various sectors. PRWeek tracks them down in this special report.
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