The PRCA has launched its 'diversity and inclusion guidelines' report, which calls on the industry to reform working and recruitment practices.
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.
A new anti-Brexit group linked to WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell is reportedly planning to launch a nationwide campaign this month in order to bring about a second referendum on the UK's EU membership.
GK boss Wallace departs, OVO hires Brands2Life, MHP wins DC Advisory, KPMG gets social in Oz and more from PRWeek UK.
Lansons has asked Private Eye to publish a correction after the satirical title alleged the agency had not lived up to a transparency promise made in a PRWeek article.
Google's new EMEA comms and public affairs head has been confirmed as Tim Chatwin, an internal hire who has been with the company since 2011.
James Henderson, CEO of collapsed PR agency Bell Pottinger, has confirmed details of the new consultancy he has set up for 2018.
In brief: Ruder Finn hires internal specialist, Social Communications expands, wins for Dana and Matta
Ruder Finn hires internal specialist, Social Communications opens in Bristol, wins for Dana and Matta and more from PRWeek UK.
Alan Maine has joined Edelman as a senior director in its London health team.
Selig was killed after Taliban gunmen raided a hotel in the Afghan capital this weekend.
Two of the most powerful men in media and communications have outlined views on how communicators and business leaders need to change how they work.
Cicero Group has opened a Dublin office led by a former special adviser to the last two British Ambassadors to Ireland.
Some are going to observe a clash of cultures. Others to get a jump on the trends that will define the year. Despite the rise of populism, agency CEOs are not crossing the World Economic Forum off their to-do lists.
In brief: Crowdstrike swaps Lewis for Marlin, Hills Balfour expands Brand USA work, creative hire at JOE
Crowdstrike swaps Lewis for Marlin, Hills Balfour expands Brand USA work, creative hire at JOE and more from PRWeek UK.
Charities are being urged not to allow the 2014 Lobbying Act to unnecessarily inhibit their campaigning activities, in a free guide published today by specialist agency Campaign Collective.
Airbus reappoints Hanover, Vaporiser firm hires Kinc, caterer gets up to Speed, Talkerwalker receives investment and more from PRWeek UK.
Portland will continue as Heathrow's comms and public affairs agency after being reappointed in a pitch process that saw it come up against Hill+Knowlton Strategies in the final round.
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.
While Trump and Brexiters raise barriers and walls, independent comms agencies in Europe are tearing them down.
Call me controversial, but I count a solid spokesperson as 80 (if not 90) per cent of the battle to get good media coverage - wherever you are in the world, whatever your story.
We're (for the most part) very conscious now of the "motherhood penalty" women pay in our industry due to maternity leave and that this is a key cause of the gender pay gap.
The recent Cabinet reshuffle points to the next 18 months emerging as a period of relative stability when it comes to business policy.
As Bitcoin jumped to record highs in December, increasing 1,300 per cent from its price a year ago, PR firms were fighting to claim they were the first to take cryptocurrency as payment, as reported by Flack.
Setting aside the few bad apples hurting the perception of the multi-billion-pound PR industry with their unscrupulous behaviour and scandals, there are in fact bigger challenges for us to overcome.
Regardless of the pros and cons of Brexit, the 2016 EU referendum campaign should be remembered for some elementary communications mistakes by Remain, which allowed Leave, despite being a clear under-dog, to sneak through and win.
"Entitled", "narcissistic" and "lazy" - millennials get a bad rap, but if we don't do something to keep this talent in our business, another industry will.
Brexit is affecting the whole industry, but nowhere is its impact more keenly felt than in public affairs, where the scene is set for more political uncertainty.
It was the all-agency meeting on a Monday morning that finally made me snap.
Fast-growing Pagefield joined forces with former members of Bell Pottinger's litigation and crisis agency recently, creating a sister operation - Pagefield Global Counsel. PRWeek talks to the two business heads.
PR and comms professionals are an opinionated bunch - and long may that continue. Here are some of the comment pieces that resonated most with our readers in 2017.
In the PR world we often use the phrase "we're a people business", yet, in parallel, we hear about PR companies exploiting young people with unpaid work experience and internships designed to "open doors" to a career in communications.
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The Financial Times has hired Finola McDonnell, currently VP of communications and marketing at CNBC, as its new chief communications and marketing officer.
Brunswick has promoted senior counselor Neal Wolin (pictured) to group CEO, with current chief executive Susan Gilchrist given a new role amid a shakeup of the agency's senior team.
MHP has appointed Ruby Quince from Porter Novelli as its new creative director.
Peter Barron, head of comms and public affairs EMEA at Google, is stepping down after nearly a decade at the tech giant.
Havas buys Germany's DAA, MHP wins Benchmark financial brief, new betting company hires Williams and more from PRWeek UK.
Before joining Prudential Financial, Sexton also served as New York market leader at the WPP agency.