Penny Fox, one of the government's most experienced and respected comms leaders, has left the public sector and started a new job this week as director of media, PR and artists at WWF-UK.
Work highlights anxieties surrounding ageing.
Rhys Moore has been named executive director of public impact at the National Housing Federation (NHF).
Grassroots campaign group RegistHERtoVote is encouraging women to get out and vote, while Rize Up's campaign has targeted marginalised young people.
Greenpeace has launched its 'alternative' Christmas ad based on the 'comedy roast' format.
As the general election battle hots up, a proliferation of attack ads by obscure organisations whose names tell you little about their political leanings are targeting marginal seats in a bid to sway voters.
The winner of last years inter-agency competition, Wire, has launched a campaign to raise awareness that plastic pollution is a public-health problem.
Dog welfare charity Dogs Trust has launched a campaign that aims to stop puppy purchases snowballing in the run-up to Christmas.
Research found half of young people think banter crosses line into bullying.
A diverse mix of public-affairs and comms professionals, ranging from senior figures to those with relatively little experience, hope to become MPs at next month's general election.
Experience gift company Buyagift is encouraging the public to shop consciously and sustainably this Christmas to reduce the impact our festive traditions are having on the planet.
The PRCA has rolled out a Schools Outreach Programme in an effort to raise the profile of the industry to school leavers.
Sarah Atkinson, executive director for strategy, policy and communications at the Charity Commission, has been appointed chief executive of the Social Mobility Foundation. She will take up her new role in January.
Ambition is an essential trait in the development of any comms consultant; it pushes you on, keeps challenging you, and ultimately makes you a better practitioner.
I read Arvind Hickman's piece on 27 November - 'Recruitment agents accused of discrimination....' - with interest and, as someone who has worked in recruitment in our industry for my entire career, felt I had to respond.
Animal research has long been a controversial issue: the debate is emotive and highly divisive, yet it has done little to capture the public imagination in the way that other social justice movements, such as climate change and #MeToo, have managed to achieve.
'There was the very real risk of blowing all Seven Dials' Christmas lights' - Behind the Campaign with Golin's 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Heart'
PRWeek takes a close look at a successful campaign. This week Alex Wood, executive creative director at Golin, talks about disrupting Christmas shopping for a good cause in the PRWeek Award-winning 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Heart', for the charity Tiny Tickers.
At most large corporates, the idea that diversity and inclusion isn't just the right thing to do, but 'makes business sense too', has become a mantra, with 'D&I' getting dedicated channel and comms space.
The notion of a study-work-retire life pattern is becoming increasingly old-fashioned as more of us try out different careers, travel the world, or begin new relationships in our 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
During the past 10 days Extinction Rebellion has taken over our capital city and conducted a sustained, high-profile, high-impact campaign, that I think few of us have ever seen in London before (apart from the last one!).
Why is it that internal comms is so often external comms' poor relation - the place where half-baked creativity goes to die? It makes no sense.
The faster the better, we've always been told: faster-moving queues are definitely good, faster delivery of your online purchase, even better.
Working in an industry that's often voted one of the most stressful, PR has opened me up to my share of failures, and I'm certain that there are more to come.
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Former W exec joins Beam, trio of wins for Siren, Scottish agencies merge, hires at Napier and Holyrood, and more from PRWeek UK.
In brief: Milk & Honey to promote online safety, Alfred in chicken welfare brief, audio brand win for BWP
New hires at Stone Junction, US baby-care brand hires Battenhall, beauty tool brand appoints Known, and more from PRWeek UK.
Save the Children International global comms director Kirsten Walkom has left the charity to head the London office of US crisis and reputation management agency Smith & Company.
In brief: Ex-Freuds consultant joins Forces charity, We Are Social in emoji redesign brief, wins for Stand and Prohibition
We Are Social in emoji redesign brief, PRWeek 30 Under 30 alumni joins youth marketing agency, wins for Stand and Prohibition, and more from PRWeek UK.
The global PR agency network has appointed Uwe Schmidt as its regional vice president for PRGN Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA).
Paul Bates, who has 20 years of experience in comms, has been named director of strategy and communications at Lambeth Council.
Staff were left shocked and the PRCA has launched an investigation into the sudden closure of Midlands communications agency Superdream.
Victoria Shillito, who has been working as a freelance communications professional for the past five years, has joined health comms agency OVID Consulting as an associate director.