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Mark Thorne leaves Hill+Knowlton Strategies for Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Mark Thorne leaves Hill+Knowlton Strategies for Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Thorne is serving as EVP, CFO, and COO at BCW.

Watch: People's Vote spoofs Fyre Festival trailer with Brexit film

Watch: People's Vote spoofs Fyre Festival trailer with Brexit film

Much like the festival, the spot calls Brexit an overhyped and undeliverable 'shitfest'.

STEM-focused comms agency Memetic launches

STEM-focused comms agency Memetic launches

A new agency has launched that helps science, engineering and technology organisations run highly targeted communications campaigns with "impactful content and thought leadership".

Teething problems for police force Twitter account run by detectives

Teething problems for police force Twitter account run by detectives

West Midlands Police opened itself up to criticism after detectives running one of its Twitter accounts used a photo of a blood-soaked operating theatre in Israel to warn people against using knives.

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Top 10 in fashion, beauty & luxury comms (agency)

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Top 10 in fashion, beauty & luxury comms (agency)

PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the top ten agency players in fashion, beauty and luxury PR.

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Impressive fashion & beauty duo top luxury agency comms rankings

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Impressive fashion & beauty duo top luxury agency comms rankings

One luxury comms agency has achieved unsurpassed scale over the past decade - a fact reflected in this year's Power Book top ten in fashion, beauty & luxury comms (agency).

NHS comms manager builds on property specialism for government role

NHS comms manager builds on property specialism for government role

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.

PRCA revises reading list to include 60 per cent female authors

PRCA revises reading list to include 60 per cent female authors

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has overhauled its recommended reading list to improve the gender diversity of authors, following a backlash.

CIPR quizzed on ethics after granting 'Sweatygate' agency boss membership

CIPR quizzed on ethics after granting 'Sweatygate' agency boss membership

A prominent fellow of the PRCA has questioned the CIPR for granting membership to the agency boss of the notorious 'Sweatygate' ethics scandal, despite the CIPR's president saying last week the sector must learn lessons from it.

Animal research labs should counter extremists by opening their doors, says trade body

Animal research labs should counter extremists by opening their doors, says trade body

Laboratories that use animals in their research should open their doors to visitors to combat the claims of animal rights activists, according to the European Animal Research Association (EARA).

PRWeek Power Book 2019: In-house pharma & agency chiefs brought together in top ten

PRWeek Power Book 2019: In-house pharma & agency chiefs brought together in top ten

For the first time, PRWeek's Power Book brings together in-house pharma and healthcare agency comms professionals together in a single top-ten list.

Samaritans campaign uses handwriting of real men

Samaritans campaign uses handwriting of real men

Campaign is created by Mother, working with Goodstuff, National Rail and talkSPORT.

Mark Read drops more hints about changing WPP

Mark Read drops more hints about changing WPP

Redefining creativity, giving agency leaders more financial freedom and making client services more consultant-like are on the WPP chief's agenda.

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Top 10 in healthcare & pharma comms

PRWeek UK Power Book 2019: Top 10 in healthcare & pharma comms

PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the top ten in healthcare and pharmaceutical comms.

WHO puts spotlight on Formula One and calls for enforcement of tobacco marketing bans

WHO puts spotlight on Formula One and calls for enforcement of tobacco marketing bans

Governments are being urged to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at sporting events, amid concerns that deals with Formula One alone could result in the promotion of tobacco to more than one billion people worldwide.

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