Weber Shandwick UK's MD of corporate, financial and public affairs Ben Burton is leaving the company to join Porter Novelli's Dublin office, as Ireland's capital looks to opportunities arising from Brexit.
In brief: Remarkable rebrands after acquisition, Lotus heads back to Spain, Fleishman begins Western Union campaign
Remarkable rebrands after acquisition, Lotus heads back to Spain, Fleishman begins Western Union campaign and more from PRWeek UK
Stewart Todd will join the bank Santander UK in March as head of external comms.
'We apologise for any offence caused': Pizza Hut is latest brand 'apologising' for promotion after Sun deal
Pizza Hut Delivery has apologised on social media following a backlash online to a promotional deal it ran in yesterday's print edition of The Sun.
Adam Davison has joined Uber UK as team lead for its UK and Ireland community engagement.
Lord Chadlington, the founder of Shandwick and later CEO of Huntsworth, yesterday told parliament that Government should "urgently consider severely curtailing or even banning" all gambling promotion - but also outlined a more nuanced plan to PRWeek.
APCO Worldwide's global solutions practice has won a £200,000-plus brief with Bulgaria's Ministry for Foreign Affairs, to provide strategic communication counsel during the state's upcoming EU Presidency.
ABI thanks agency for successful Budget campaign (and for proving insurance industry does have a sense of humour)
The Association of British Insurers has welcomed Chancellor Philip Hammond's decision not to increase Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) in the Budget, saying that agency Third City's #IPTsUnfair campaign "did the trick".
Chancellor Phillip Hammond unveiled the Government's Budget this afternoon, in which he announced cuts to stamp duty for first-time buyers and an investment fund to enliven UK productivity, a significant proportion of which will be spent in high-tech industries such as AI and full-fibre broadband.
The nascent Scottish Parliament Lobbying Register has been urged to raise awareness of what lobbying is and highlight the positive aspects of it, in a report by a University of Edinburgh lecturer.
UK-based Hanover Group has acquired outright the Middle East business of Bell Pottinger, including its Abu Dhabi operating license, with Archie Berens becoming chair of the new combined operation.
Sans Frontières Associates, the agency set up last year by a former Bell Pottinger partner and chaired by Lord Bell, has been given interest-free loans totalling £1m by its chair and investor Dods Group.
The firm will provide comms and public affairs support to Mexico as the country enters tough NAFTA negotiations.
Joachim Koschnicke has been hired by Hering Schuppener, the European sister firm of Finsbury and Glover Park, following a short stint as head of strategic planning and strategic comms to German chancellor Angela Merkel.
In brief: Bridges back to Santander, senior hires at GK, health group hires comms head, Capcom calls in Hope&Glory
Bridges back to Santander, senior hires at GK, health group hires comms head, Capcom calls in Hope&Glory and more from PRWeek UK.
The Scout Association is reviewing its PR and public affairs briefs currently held by Portland, with retainers on both accounts worth up to £5,000 a month for the successful agency.
Former Bell Pottinger partner Hugh Taggart has joined Edelman UK in a senior role, giving him oversight of more than 150 staff.
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.
In a recent client meeting, it was said, "well, then we are into mid-November, and then it's Christmas, so dead time".
One thing my 20-plus years in PR has taught me is that this industry doesn't stay still for long.
In Flack this week: Disdain for democracy, McDonald's Black Friday botch, bemoaning 'all staff' emails, Lewis v Octopus, and which agency does Private Eye pick on this week?
So Paperchase has apologised to its followers on social media after objections were aired to the promotional deal it ran on the front page of Saturday's print edition of the Daily Mail.
I first started in PR when Instagram didn't exist, Facebook ads weren't really 'a thing' and cost-per-click had yet to evolve into the giant performance marketing industry it is today.
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.
It should be a straightforward symbol of remembrance for the war dead, but these days the humble poppy has a PR problem.
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?
Theresa May's keynote speech to the Conservative Party Conference was a make-or-break moment.
From super-strength, anti-vampire garlic bread, to police wearing nail varnish and 'mummies' marching for better working rights... PRWeek UK chooses its top October campaigns. Vote below for your favourite.
There is no one left in PR who thinks that data doesn't have a role - or that a cuttings book and maybe a showreel are enough to persuade a client that they have got their money's worth.
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.
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In brief: Sard recruits from Edelman, Brands2Life hires deputy MD, PRCA elects Council vice-chairman, wins for Fusion and Third City
Sard hires Edelman's Young, Brands2Life hires Katy Stolliday as deputy MD, Third City takes off with Delta, police comms chief named PRCA Council vice-chairman and more from PRWeek UK.
Olson is exiting the company after a year that included the David Dao incident and other crises.
Feargal Purcell joins Edelman Ireland, Hotwire hires corporate strategy director, Premier launches German campaign and more from PRWeek UK.
Asda's vice president of corporate affairs Charlotte Cool has departed the business, following a major restructure at the supermarket.
JBP hires Anderson-Dixon as CEO, Shock win for Mercieca, Fox hired for fintech launch, and more from PRWeek UK.
Public affairs and property comms agency Remarkable Group has hired former Bell Pottinger partner Steve Summers as a director.