Instinctif Partners has appointed Brandon Mitchener as the managing partner of its Brussels office, succeeding Wes Himes, who will return to the UK to pursue a new challenge.
PRWeek casts a beady eye back over what hit the PR headlines in 2018.
PR gaffes, blunders and mistakes are nothing new, and neither are the resultant apologies - or lack of them. PRWeek looks back upon a 'sorry' 2018...
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has forged closer ties with the Netherlands association for communications professionals, Logeion.
A social-media row has erupted between a senior lobbyist and the head of the PRCA over how the new Public Affairs Board Twitter account should be used.
Senior lobbyists have warned that Theresa May's Brexit deal has very little hope of finding a passage through parliament as highly impacted businesses begin rolling out contingency plans for a 'no deal' scenario.
It's rare for a Christmas campaign to receive as much hype and media attention as Iceland's Rang-tan.
Iceland's record-breaking Rang-tan campaign has lifted sales of mince pies and helped elevate the frozen food retailer to the highest consideration score among supermarket brands. PRWeek takes a look behind the figures and the legitimacy of Iceland's palm oil pledge.
Amnesty International has launched a global campaign to stop Google from releasing a censored search engine app in China.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has promoted its global energy boss Simon Whitehead to UK chief executive.
Powerscourt has hired senior Liberal Democrat spin-doctor Mark Leftly as a senior consultant and Victoria Ryzhykh as a consultant to strengthen its issues management and special situations team.
Black Friday pop-up in Peckham highlights inflation caused by uncertainty over Brexit negotiations.
Tech and crisis comms experts have warned that Facebook is no longer living up to its brand values and Mark Zuckerberg should step down as chairman and take responsibility for its latest PR disaster, rather than blaming comms.
Sir David Attenborough and environmental campaigner Kathy Jetnil-Kijiñer are inviting people to share their experiences of climate change as part of a new UN campaign, the People's Seat.
Weber Shandwick previously worked on the account.
Portland has acquired Doha-based agency Forbes Associates to support its growth in the Middle East.
Global comms consultancy Ketchum has formed a pro bono partnership with CDP, the NGO formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, to develop a strategic communications programme.
Maternity leave. Paternity leave. Parental leave. They're all the same, right?
The relationship between PR and research has always been controversial.
In the wake of soul-searching by leading agencies on the nature of public relations, Robert Phillips writes for PRWeek exactly six years since he quit as boss of Edelman, proclaiming 'PR is Dead'.
In an age where the pen is mightier than the lord, killing a man of faith is condemnable, but to kill a man of free speech... sacrilege.
The economist, Keynes, predicted in 1930 in his famous essay that we'd all be working 15-hour weeks and we'd be confronted with how to find purpose with all our leisure time.
I think it was early 2016 at another 'Future of PR' event when I'd had enough; all 17 stone of me lurched forward to intercept the microphone from some poor, weary, events administrator.
Flack on Friday: Meyer's negroni-fuelled eulogy, breaking awards news, fun with Finsbury, PR's Julien Caesar
This week in Flack: Meyer explains Pagefield's secret weapon and nicknames the PM, Talker Taylor wants to Instagram the f*ck out of stuff, meet PR's version of Kanye West, mums rate Christmas ads, and more.
In the wake of Martin Sorrell's claim that unification of brand services is the future, why does the PR industry insist on swimming in its own lane instead of leading the revolution?
For keen watchers of tech and innovation, Facebook sent up a reputational flare from Silicon Valley last month.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Rob Hack's job as head of external stakeholder comms at Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service?
"People join companies, but leave managers" - this is at the heart of why every leader needs a coach.
There is no doubt that mentorship can be a positive experience for both the mentee and the mentor.
Scanning the news headlines last Monday morning, the scale of communicating the climate change challenge waltzed past my eyes.
As we enter the "age of earned media", as asserted recently at the PRCA conference, public relations has never been more relevant.
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We've seen a plethora of people moves this year, with some iconic industry figures making way. Here are 15 PR and comms hires and fires that really shook up the industry.
The NHS Confederation has named Daniel Reynolds as its new director of comms, with a remit to support healthcare leaders in delivering the service's 10-year plan.
Career NHS comms specialist Jack Adlam has been appointed head of comms for the Midlands and East region at NHS Improvement.
Virgin Atlantic has appointed Laura Brander as head of global PR, filling a void left by the departure of Sarah Coggins in August, PRWeek can reveal.
Pagefield has bolstered senior ranks with the appointments of three partners, including former editor of The Sunday Express, Martin Townsend, and celebrity doctor, David Bull, PRWeek can reveal.
APCO Worldwide's leader in the UK, James Acheson-Gray, is leaving the firm at the end of the year, PRWeek has learned.