It's been some time since flexible working of some description has been available in Britain, but it's still not the norm.
British politics has been milkshaken to its core this week. While we should be talking about tomorrow's European elections, discussion - earlier this week, at least - was dominated by what is apparently being called the Milkshake Spring.
The world of the CEO is a world of competing priorities: clients must be kept happy, new work must be won, and employees attracted and retained.
On reflection, I probably had mental health issues during my childhood, but the first time I really became aware I was mentally ill was when I was 17.
Last week Tottenham Hotspur reached the final of the Champions League for the first time in their history.
While television fans have accused ITV bosses of hypocrisy for axing The Jeremy Kyle Show after a contributor's death, but not Love Island, I believe that Jeremy Kyle is in danger of becoming a Katie Hopkins-type figure.
Engine's Emma Honeybone discusses her experiences of mental-health difficulties and offers suggestions for those wanting to support colleagues.
These days health tech and data companies face two big problems.
In the first of a series of columns from our partner AMEC - on issues affecting the measurement and evaluation of PR and reputation programmes - Richard Bagnall writes about the importance of using both machine and mind to achieve actionable insight into your data.
Another year, another Brewdog Brouhaha. The latest is that they've launched Punk IPA as an 'alcohol free' beer, cheekily using the AF in an FCUK way.
Former 10 Downing Street communications director, Sir Craig Oliver, called on business and PR to 'be the architects of change' during his keynote address at the PR360 conference on Friday.
Thanks to three decades' experience gathering intelligence on the PR industry, an increasingly international reach, and deep relationships with key industry partners, PRWeek now offers truly comprehensive insight into what's going on in this sector, globally.
Tory MP Bob Seely's idea of a UK version of the US Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) is an idea whose time is long overdue.
It had sounded like a jolly knees up, albeit unusually brief: an overnight press trip to Spain for the summer launch of an upmarket club.
According to Myers Briggs, I am 72 per cent introverted. According to my career so far, I am an adept communications specialist.
The anti-Brexit party formed by 11 ex-Labour and Tory MPs offered hope to disaffected moderate voters, but its poorly targeted European elections launch and damaging race rows pose serious questions about Change UK's prospects.
Having worked in both the healthcare and charity sectors, I have seen how successes and failures become a matter of life and death.
Climate change is the greatest existential threat modern humanity has ever faced and yet one which highlights the inability of governments to grasp the nettle on the most difficult issues.
Edelman's Michelle Hutton was quoted in these pages emphasising the mission-critical importance of social purpose for organisations.
It would be churlish to use some good-natured train drinking to diagnose wider problems with a much-loved British institution. But why in a story about a Marks & Spencer product has the retailer been conspicuous in its absence?
News this week of Microsoft's Outlook.com data breach could not have come at a worse time for the software giant.
I find it extraordinary that public relations is an industry many struggle to understand and define, especially when it comes to our role with sales.
Charities need to face up to criticism and communicate more effectively, says Russell Hargrave, media manager at NPC
Only well-run pitch processes give agencies the chance to present their best work - to the ultimate benefit of the client.
Anyone can string a sentence together, but don't make the mistake of thinking anyone can do it well, says Wyn Matthews, editorial manager at Word Association.
Confectionery brand Skittles showed less can be more when responding to a tricky comms situation.
Team GB and the wider British Olympic Association played a blinder in August. Aside from the athletes' medals haul, the reputation management and comms were gold standard.
There is, famously, no 'I' in 'team', but the extraordinary way in which the Pokémon Go phenomenon has played out this month leads to the question: how much 'PR' is there in 'viral'?
Sometimes, PRWeek's UK team has a tough time selecting its Flop of the Month.
Sir Philip Green's summer has gone from bad to worse. First he was grilled by select committees on the demise of BHS, with his prickly demeanour not going down well.
Although there may be legitimate reasons for doing so, trying to muzzle the press with court orders has a nasty habit of backfiring on celebrities who take this course.