Angela Balakrishnan, former deputy director of comms in the geographic and thematic hub at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has been appointed director of comms at the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Game Of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, chef Ainsley Harriott, actors Andy Serkis and Alun Armstrong, comedian Ivo Graham and DJ Scott Mills are backing a campaign by the MS Society to recruit supporters.
Sagar Sharma has left his role as director of policy and communications at Barnardo’s to take up a new job as head of communications at Hounslow Borough Council.
A former drag performer with a brain tumour is one of the terminally ill cancer patients telling their personal stories as part of a powerful campaign calling for a fairer proportion of research funding into the disease.
Ben Sundell has been appointed as the Scout Association's first head of policy and public affairs, after leaving a similar role at the Teenage Cancer Trust.
NGOs, Unicef and MusicMagpie target summit of world leaders.
Former Pegasus heavyweights Jo Spadaccino and Stuart Hehir have today launched healthcare agency Stirred, PRWeek can reveal.
Allegory, Cirkle, Smarts and 23red are among the agencies backing a code of conduct, launched today, that is intended to improve the wellbeing of people working in comms and advertising.
“Wasteminster” draws attention to Greenpeace’s call for a ban on plastic waste exports.
The pandemic has inspired a fundamental overhaul of communications at blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan and now there's no going back, its comms chief has told PRWeek in an exclusive interview.
The PHA Group has been appointed to the comms framework of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) following a competitive pitch process, the agency announced today.
The first Food Waste Action Week has highlighted the role of food waste in climate change and targeted its messages at the demographics who waste the most.
Steve Haines, former policy and campaigns chief at the National Deaf Children’s Society, has joined youth charity Impetus as its director of public affairs.
The third entry in our series following the journey of RNLI trainee press officer Roz Ashton, in her own words, as she continues her training and sets out in the role. Ashton has lived around the world, worked in advertising and sailed across the Atlantic.
It’s so-called “Freedom Day” today, the moment the COVID-19 rules are relaxed and there’s no longer a requirement to distance, limit numbers indoors or wear masks.
The first rule of infertility is you do not talk about infertility; the second rule is don’t even think about talking about infertility at work.
The findings of the Salary Guide published this week laid bare the cataclysmic impact the pandemic has had on women.
A quarter of a century after its release, Three Lions – and its chorus of ‘it’s coming home, it’s coming home’ – remains the beloved anthem of the England football team and its fans.
A link between contracts for agencies and their net zero plans has been made – and it’s here to stay
Any agency leaders who thought they didn’t need to worry about climate action will have had something of a shock last week.
There isn’t an agency out there that hasn’t had a rough ride with a client at some point, but post-pandemic (if one can even call this 'post') the tide seems to have turned toward an even tougher stance with agencies.
Controversy over historic tweets by England cricketers should serve as a wake-up call to the wider world that risks from social media are eminently predictable and avoiding them is now the expectation, not the exception.
I don't want to be 'that guy' complaining about Pride campaigns – I'm in awe of brands that get it right and I don't want to shame anyone into wanting to show support, but…
Zoom fatigue has taken its toll over the past 12 months, with the hours spent at screens straining eyes and draining hearts, but, as the world begins to open up, evidence is rapidly amassing that business as usual will look very different in the future.
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NHS England and Improvement has promoted its former head of media, James Mole, to the role of deputy director of comms, PRWeek has learned.
Teneo has appointed Ursula Burns, former chief executive of Xerox, as chairwoman in the aftermath of former CEO Declan Kelly's resignation.
PRWeek's round-up of industry hires, departures and promotions.
Teneo co-founder and CEO Declan Kelly has stepped down after admitting he had behaved inappropriately at a charity event.
Whitehouse Communications has appointed Dr Andy Tarrant as its director of EU affairs.
Rebecca Blinston-Jones, former UK managing director of PR agency MWWPR, is joining environmental charity Justdiggit in the new role of UK head of marketing & PR.
Former Amnesty International marcomms director Osama Bhutta has joined Shelter to lead campaigns, policy and comms.
David Page, comms director at Tesco UK and Ireland, is leaving the UK’s biggest supermarket after three-and-a-half years