The Garden Bridge project 'fiasco' is a warning to charities to clearly communicate their charitable purpose as allegations the project became too cosy to politicians have emerged following an inquest, PRWeek can reveal.
Global men's yoga brand and community, Warrior Addict, has appointed Toast PR to manage its fundraising and awareness activity for CALM (The Campaign Against Living Miserably).
Beckham appears to speak nine languages in Malaria No More campaign but tech used has raised concerns.
There's a new entry at the summit of the PRWeek UK Power Book list of top 10 charity comms professionals, with Sarah Woolnough of Cancer Research topping the table.
The Health Foundation asked Grayling to launch the young people's future health inquiry, the charity's attempt to widen the public debate over the wellbeing of this generation.
The National Citizen Service Trust has put out a contract worth up to £10m calling for a creative agency to revamp its brand and work on its campaigns.
PRWeek UK's pick of the best PR and comms campaigns from January drew more than 3,000 votes. Find out the winner below...
WA Health has hired a new associate director and announced its win of the government affairs brief for Bayer's cardiovascular treatment.
From clocks and cats to AI football managers and army 'snowflakes', PRWeek has picked its five top January campaigns. Vote below for your favourite.
The Helpforce volunteering charity has recruited 33,000 people to give their time to the NHS for free, as a result of being chosen as the charity supported by the Daily Mail's 2018 Christmas campaign.
Stunt took place on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral.
Research by the Sheila McKechnie Foundation finds that campaigners blame an 'atmosphere of intolerance from Whitehall'.
A mixture of traditional media relations and social media, using celebrity influencers, is being used to promote a new campaign to increase the number of women booking cervical cancer screening appointments.
More than three quarters of firms pay men more than women, yet many (men) insist there is no such thing as the gender pay gap, arguing it is a statistical creation that allows women to feel hard done by.
Asking for copy proofing or approval is just one of many random acts of stupidity that tarnish the PR industry's reputation, argues Babel PR boss Ian Hood in this strongly worded column.
"Why is PR obsessed with being a profession?" ran a recent debate on Twitter, together with a discussion of the requirements of achieving formally recognised status.
There has been some misplaced outcry around the European Parliament's vote to adopt the EU Copyright Directive last week.
'Flexible and part-time working are concessions that agencies make for mums. They are detrimental to business and agencies only allow people to work in this way because they don't look very nice if they don't.'
For nearly twenty years, I worked steadily as a communications professional and even though I was a charity comms director, I never gave becoming a chief executive a second thought. Then, I became the CEO. By accident.
In May last year my wife Kate and I had just had our second (my third!) child. I'd been trying to get to a place where I was happy with my work life balance and I had finally got there.
They say a picture tells a thousand words - but if it's a snap of Stacey Dooley perching a Ugandan child on her hip, it will then generate thousands more, debating the merits of white celebrity ambassadors.
PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the top ten in charity communications.
On International Women's Day, when the media is full of positive and uplifting stories about women, I am delighted to be taking over as Chairman of Women Leaders in Communications (formerly Women in Communications Careers Network).
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Former Hotwire group finance director Emily Rule has joined Tyto, the agency co-founded by former Hotwire CEO Brendon Craigie, in the role of head of operations and finance. Meanwhile, Hotwire has announced a new UK finance chief.
Wight will continue to work with the Ideas Foundation and the Army's information warfare brigade.
Lara Hallett has been appointed head of campaigns at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), PRWeek has learned.
Caroline Welch has left NHS Property Services, where she was senior press and public affairs manager, to take up a new role as senior comms manager for the government's Help to Buy scheme at Homes England, a non-departmental public body.
Global children's charity Plan International UK has appointed Katie Morrison of Great Ormond Street Hospital as its new director of communications, campaigns and UK programmes.
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The world's largest crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has appointed Helen Dagley as head of PR and partnerships.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has promoted Elliot Dunster to executive director of communications.