Greenpeace has launched a Christmas campaign designed to take advantage of what it describes as Coca-Cola's "huge PR push" during the festive season.
Social change agency Shape History has created an emotive Christmas campaign film in aid of children's charity hospice Shooting Star Chase.
The Women's Equality Party are launching a campaign to mark Equal Pay Day today, the symbolic date whereby women effectively stop being paid a salary, relative to men.
A new study from CharityComms shows that the average gender pay gap for charity marcoms professionals has widened to 14 per cent.
PRWeek UK picked its top PR and comms campaigns from October and nearly 600 people voted for their favourite. Find out the winner below...
Tesco has released its Christmas campaign with a family-orientated film that promotes the retailer's range of turkeys and a charitable pledge.
The Scout Association is reviewing its PR and public affairs briefs currently held by Portland, with retainers on both accounts worth up to £5,000 a month for the successful agency.
Marie Curie, the terminal illness charity, is creating a memory-powered Christmas tree.
Former CIPR president Sarah Pinch and public affairs leader John Lehal (both pictured below) have been appointed chair and vice chair, respectively, of PR industry diversity charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.
The actor turned activist Michael Sheen is again helping Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) shine a light on the tens of thousands of purpose-driven businesses of all types across the UK, with the trade body's annual Social Saturday taking place tomorrow (14 October).
Mental health campaigner urges PR agencies to sign up to Media Charter to promote 'responsible' discussion
A leading mental health campaigner has told PRWeek on World Mental Health Day that PR agencies should consider signing up to new guidelines that aim to create a more responsible and helpful public discussion around the topic.
The new chief executive of the Healthcare Communications Association is inviting charities to join the members body for free, saying the third sector plays an "essential role" in improving patient outcomes.
Cavendish Communications has won a five-year UK national public affairs brief with one of the country's largest charities, the Canal & River Trust.
The PR industry is unique in the sense that it's the people who matter. The success of an agency or consultancy is almost 100 per cent dependent on the people within it.
Around 9,000 employers will have to report their gender pay gap by April next year, but while the Government guidelines thoroughly explain the reporting procedure, there is very little information about how to communicate your data.
A few months back I was asked to contribute to a global innovation and advisory report entitled 'Surviving Marketing Fails'.
It was 200 years ago, during the Industrial Revolution, that factory owner Robert Owen first began campaigning for improved working conditions, the lynchpin of which was the concept of the eight-hour working day.
When I started out in public relations, I felt like I'd snuck a peek 'behind the Wizard's curtain'.
When people ask me about whether I'm excited about having a baby I always respond "yes, absolutely" (well that's what they want to hear and because, of course, it is true).
There is real evidence that children are eager to consume factual, print media, so newspaper publishers should think more seriously about safeguarding their future readership.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Kate Bell's job as press officer at the Charity Commission for England and Wales?
Is PR a youngsters' game? It's a question that plays on my mind - especially since becoming a mum.
Ben Miller explains how soccer star Juan Mata got the ball rolling on Common Goal, and much more.
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In brief: Number 10 aide among new names on PRCA Council, Porta adds to board, Zest to handle war charity launch
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Mahoney was most recently a VP at SapientRazorfish.
In brief: Messem brings transport to Madano, Shaffer hired by Hornbeam, Portland gets SNP man, Boswell-Smith joins Prime Global
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Former Labour Party strategy chief Greg Beales has joined homeless and housing charity Shelter as director of communications, policy and campaigns.
Nobu hires Fox, Powell-Chandler joins Burson, Hope&Glory wins UNiDAYS (pictured) and more from PRWeek UK.
The charity Citizens Advice has appointed Katie Martin, currently of Guardian News and Media (GNM), as its new head of news, public affairs and campaigns.
Labour is losing lobby press officer Paul Ovenden, as acting head of press and broadcasting Neil Fleming moves to another role in the party.