Jonathan Lomax has been hired by MSL to lead its London corporate comms and reputation management practice, with another senior director also starting.
In brief: Chapel Down hires Well Hello, senior hires for Fourtold and Social Comms, Lib Dem aide joins Blackstock
Chapel Down hires agency, Social Comms brings in Luke, FTI veteran joins Fourtold, Lib Dem aide joins Blackstock, and more from PRWeek UK.
Independent PR agency Headland has added two big hitters to its ranks: former Finsbury UK CEO Mike Smith and Ed Young, an ex-Tesco corporate comms chief and a former speechwriter for David Cameron.
The Facebook CEO did not wilt during Tuesday's marathon Senate session.
Weber Shandwick is welcoming a second new leader in its corporate, financial and public affairs unit in as many months.
Matthew Freud has joined the board of trustees for the Islamic Development Bank's new Transform Fund, with his agency providing ongoing support to the Saudi Arabia-based body.
In brief: AMEC boss Leggetter to depart, TMMG's PR division increases profit, Centrica leaver heads to Vattenfall
AMEC boss Leggetter to depart, TMMG's PR division increases profit, Centrica leaver heads to Vattenfall, wins for Hope&Glory and LMPR and more from PRWeek UK.
Senior hires at Newington, Gates foundation recruits UK comms lead, PHA wins charity brief and more from PRWeek UK.
Shine Communications founder Rachel Bell has been appointed chair of BECG (Built Environment Communications Group), the agency created last year with Remarkable Group's integration of HardHat.
Portland will continue its corporate comms and public affairs work for the Scout Association, after triumphing in a competitive pitch process at the end of last year.
Stonehaven welcomes three new staff this month, having hired a former Bell Pottinger employee as director earlier this year and secured several high-profile new clients.
In brief: New roles for Hume Brophy trio, Pitch saddles up with Great British Racing, UEM hires Montfort
New roles for Hume Brophy trio, Pitch saddles up with Great British Racing, UEM hires Montfort, and more from PRWeek UK.
The CIPR's latest State of the Profession report has revealed a 22 per cent rise in the number of PR practitioners in recent years, but also suggests a lack of "boardroom skills" among the industry's more senior figures.
In brief: Condé Nast hires Hallie, Hanover appoints content head, public affairs lead joins Lansons, Babel brief is out of this world
Condé Nast brings in Hallie, hires for Campaign Collective, PMK-BNC and Lansons, Babel brief is out of this world, and more from PRWeek UK.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's press secretary Simon McGee is joining public affairs and comms firm APCO Worldwide, PRWeek has learned.
'A watershed moment': have people woken up to how their Facebook data is used following the Cambridge Analytica scandal?
Data firm Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are both in the dock of public opinion this week after it became clear that the personal data of 50 million of the social-media platform's users were obtained in dubious circumstances and then used to target voters.
Material risk: Government wise to push plastic waste issue, but it puts corporates in a sticky position
Chancellor Philip Hammond's announcement of a consultation on how taxes or charges could reduce plastic waste and improve re-use or recycling is a victory for the green lobby, but PR professionals say they are keeping a keen eye on the next steps.
This morning I met a colleague in a coffee shop. They were late, so I waited to order until they arrived. I asked to use the bathroom. No one lifted an eyebrow. But then I'm white.
I was almost done with this article when news broke on Saturday evening that Sir Martin Sorrell (aka SMS, aka June 21st - work it out, etc) had resigned.
Flexible working is crucial not only for working mums and dads, but the PR industry as a whole.
PRWeek continues its partnership with insight and strategy consultancy BritainThinks in a unique project to take the temperature of both leave and remain voters.
The Prime Minister is - finally - communicating like a true stateswoman as tensions rise with Russia.
All marketing is meeting in the middle: PR agencies are increasingly focusing on paid tactics; digital and media agencies are looking at earned media; and every man and his dog is peddling owned content.
There is a lot more we can and must do to improve diversity in PR, and new guidelines will help the industry make a difference, says PRCA director-general Francis Ingham.
As an industry, we sometimes have a reputation as lazy early adopters. We are fascinated by new technology, but it takes a lot for us to actually start using something.
If you catch me in an 'in-between' moment, you'll most likely find me scrolling through one of my feeds on Facebook or Instagram.
PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the top ten in public affairs comms.
PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the top ten in political comms.
As PRWeek publishes the rankings of whom we judge to be the most powerful comms professionals in the UK, we're reminded of the political-socioeconomic context making these individuals ever-more influential in public life.
The Brand Film Festival shortlist was published last week and if you blinked, you probably missed the fact that two out of the five most nominated films were from PR agencies.
I know what you are thinking, yet another article on the impact of Brexit. Well I have got news for you; this one is not all doom and gloom.
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The University of Sussex has created its first director of external relations role, promoting Michelle Gordon to the position.
Smithfield, Edelman UK's specialist financial services and capital markets business, has enticed journalist Iain Dey across to the world of PR.
Maitland Political has hired Razi Rahman - former assistant political secretary to Tony Blair as Prime Minister and an ex-Bell Pottinger MD - as executive chairman.
Preuss is succeeding Gary Koops in the role.
Thelian, senior partner and vice chairman, will continue to provide counsel to the Omnicom Group firm.
Stephen Doherty will be promoted from head of corporate comms at Barclays to group head of corporate relations next month, while his boss has also taken a new role.