Burson-Marsteller UK CEO Stephen Day has left the company as part of its merger with Cohn & Wolfe, PRWeek understands.
Sagar Sharma will join the children's charity Barnardo's as director of policy and comms at the end of July, following nearly a decade and a half in Government comms.
MSL has acquired French public affairs firm Domaines Publics, and is integrating the business into its PR unit.
Senior Daily Mail journalist Andrew Pierce published a 1,500-word piece on Friday on Roland Rudd, focusing on the Finsbury founder's work for pro-EU group Open Britain.
Chemicals giant Ineos and Burson-Marsteller are understood to have parted company, as the former's fracking plans in the UK make the news.
Use of social media to consume news has fallen for the first time in key markets after years of continuous growth, according to a new report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
Fiona Holroyde, FTI Consulting's public affairs MD in London, is leaving the agency to join Bupa as public affairs director.
Lush says it has "suspended" the window displays - described by some as anti-police - as part of its controversial Spy Cops campaign, citing "the safety of our staff".
Weber Shandwick veteran Jon McLeod is joining Brunswick as head of public affairs in the London office.
The event planners say they weren't paid for work on a cancelled DC event.
Burson-Marsteller's worldwide president Kevin Bell is retiring, the boss of the newly merged Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) told staff yesterday.
Showcase: David (with no sling) versus Goliath (on steroids) - the FOBTs campaign that beat the bookies
Fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) might have risen to notoriety in recent years, but one key figure in a campaign to crack down on them admits he had never heard of them before being approached by a campaigner.
The impact of GDPR on the direct marketing industry could present a huge opportunity for the PR and comms industry to meet clients' needs in a brave new world.
H+K's Chowney hired by Condé Nast, Clare Parsons takes PROI chair, Brands2Life gets equine welfare job, and more from PRWeek UK.
Jon McLeod, the chair of Weber Shandwick's UK corporate, financial and public affairs practice, as well as of its Manchester office, is leaving the company after putting in place various new hires in the areas he oversees.
Tagg previously served as an adviser for the State and Defense departments.
Edelman has created two brand and social purpose roles in its UK team, with the new practice represented on its executive committee.
Cicero Group has bought fellow London agency Westbourne Communications, creating what they say is the UK's biggest independent public affairs consultancy.
The appointment of Geordie Greig as the new editor of the Daily Mail reveals Paul Dacre had limited control over the manner of his departure after more than a quarter of a century in charge.
PR is becoming increasingly integrated and channel agnostic, so why do so many agencies still outsource their broadcast media relations? Do broadcast PR specialists have a future?
Coming out of special measures is an opportunity to reshape the narrative around London Ambulance Service
I joined London Ambulance Service in April and realised very quickly that there was a really good opportunity to enhance our brand and help grow confidence in our organisation.
He came to my home town - Atlantic City, New Jersey - in the late 1970s looking for riches from the newly legalised gaming industry.
The allegation made by Open Democracy that the London Evening Standard is offering 'money can't buy' coverage in exchange for financial support of their campaigns breaks every rule in the link between business, journalism and politics: It changes the game.
With modern political discourse often characterised by disrespect, insult or aggression towards those with opposing views, Ireland's successful Together for Yes campaign for abortion rights was a breath of fresh air.
More than ever, senior executives succeed as a result of their ability to transmit ideas and use words with impact.
The pro-Repeal campaign won the referendum on Ireland's abortion ban because it maintained a unified front, focused on a caring and compassionate message - and avoided "bitter and divisive" rhetoric, a key comms figure has told PRWeek.
As PRs we should know our stuff, know our contacts, know how to reach them, and know what makes their jobs easier.
Though no longer employed by UKIP as their head of communications, I still provide consultancy to the party.
GDPR: Risks and opportunities for the industry of the biggest shake-up of personal data in a generation
There is a week to go until the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation - a beefed-up version of existing data protection laws that aims to put people in charge of their personal data, but which could also have far-reaching implications for the PR and comms industry.
It's all too easy, when working agency-side or as a part of an in-house communications team, to forget the real drivers that compel a company to engage with PR.
More often than not, 'sector experience' is listed as a key requirement when a company is shortlisting agencies to handle its PR.
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Sue Garrard, Unilever's global comms chief and one of the most influential and respected figures in corporate PR, will leave her role at the end of August, PRWeek has learned.
She previously worked at Burson-Marsteller.
In brief: Phipps extends lucrative 20-year wine brief, Estrella Damm toasts new agency, Boldt hires senior three
Phipps extends lucrative 20-year wine brief, Estrella Damm toasts new agency, Boldt hires senior three and more from PRWeek UK.
She has replaced Glenn Lehrman in the role.
WE Communications' UK general manager Marcus Sorour is taking on a more global role at the agency, with his old job being taken by Ruth Allchurch, who was latterly, briefly, at Burson Cohn & Wolfe.
EasyJet, which announced encouraging half-year financial results today, has hired Flic Howard-Allen in the role of group communications officer to replace Paul Moore, who departs for ITV in June.