Greenpeace UK activists dressed as bankers staged a brand-jamming protest at Barclays' Canary Wharf headquarters on Thursday morning, daubing its logo with a mock oil-leak.
'Champions of change' - media training scheme for women scientists wins Royal Society diversity award
A scheme aimed at getting more media exposure for women experts in medical sciences has been awarded the Royal Society's diversity award the Athena Prize.
Holly Pither, associate director at Bottle and new mother, has spoken to PRWeek about her experience of maternity leave, returning to her agency early and what the industry should be doing to support women.
Oxfam GB has hired Steve Kingstone as its comms director, starting in the Autumn.
Horne's departure follows that of corp comms lead Kristin Binns and amid a larger organizational restructuring at Twitter.
In brief: Newington hires di Leo, Macmillan marcoms man leaves, win for Palm, new role for MacKenzie
Newington hires di Leo, Macmillan marcoms man to leave, win for Palm and more from PRWeek UK.
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.
Aside from the PR Lions, six other shortlists have been published at Cannes today and there is a place for comms agencies on three of them.
Ahead of World Oceans Day on Friday (8 June), Sky Ocean Rescue has launched a social campaign asking the official emoji body, Unicode, to remove the plastic cup and straw emoji from its keyboard.
James Mellor (pictured), the assistant director of comms at Barnardo's, is moving back into journalism.
Three quarters of the public would end their relationship with a company or organisation which mishandled their personal data, an exclusive poll for PRWeek has found.
Edelman has created two brand and social purpose roles in its UK team, with the new practice represented on its executive committee.
In brief: Unlimited makes b2b acquisition, GoFundMe hires Rickman, ex-broadcaster joins agency, PRCA teams up with new MAAG
First Base acquired by Unlimited, GoFundMe hires digital lead and expands Fleishman brief, Third City picks up 'Piggy wallet', and more from PRWeek UK.
This week brought disappointing reports that public relations degrees at Bournemouth University are shutting their doors.
'There were some scary moments': the UN Refugee Agency on making a positive case after Brexit and racism fears
The UN body focused on refugees' rights has its work cut out to protect and support displaced people globally. PRWeek met the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' UK external relations team.
Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals is everyone's business, but how do you convince everyone else of that?
This week Measuring Up, the first comprehensive assessment of the UK's performance against the SDGs, was released. It makes for tough reading.
Did you know that there has been a plan put in place to save the world?
Plenty of brands tried to jump on the royal bandwagon ahead of the wedding of Harry and Meghan. Joe Mackay-Sinclair, co-founder of The Romans, gives his blessing to two that worked - and two that didn't.
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.
Media days can become a waking nightmare for public relations practitioners if not planned correctly, but there are ways to avoid the pitfalls and ensure a successful event.
Increasingly, we're living in a world of purpose-led brands and yet; when it comes to the sustainability sector, we still struggle to apply basic communications principles.
Campaign Director JFL Search & Selection London (Central), London (Greater)
Media and Communications Officer The College of Podiatry London (Central), London (Greater)
Account Executives - Cool Consumer cloudTen Recruitment £excellent
Account Manager- Soft Corporate/Consumer Issues cloudTen Recruitment London (Greater)
AD/SAD - Social/Cool Lifestyle cloudTen Recruitment London (Central), London (Greater)
MSL's Vietnam appointments, new agency for Office Outlet, vegan start-up Pure & Hearty takes on Radioactive PR, PrettyGreen's blockchain brief, and more from PRWeek UK.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has appointed Ellen Johnson as its director of communications.
PRWeek news editor Sam Burne James is to join the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as its digital media manager.
In brief: Hudson Sandler hires Grayling veteran, Newgate recruits Blair adviser, Seven Dials enters City
Hudson Sandler hires Grayling veteran, Newgate recruits Blair adviser, Seven Dials enters City, and more from PRWeek UK.
Business network the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is taking on two co-executive director of policy and campaigns, with both joining from the same charity.
In brief: Tfl arrival at Interel, Inbetweeners' Simon makes agency 'friend', Ready10 signs up Kanu, Big hire
Tfl arrival at Interel, Inbetweeners' Simon makes agency 'friend', Ready10 signs up Kanu, Content hire at Big and more from PRWeek UK.
Babel takes on Polycom, Mango briefs Aisle 8, Hollywood win among Volpa briefs, and more from PRWeek UK.
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.