The One Brand appoints Houston PR

Ethical drinks company The One Brand has appointed Houston PR as its retained communications consultancy. Houston PR is working closely with The One Brand’s founder, Duncan Goose, and the One team on an ongoing campaign to alert UK consumers to the poor water conditions experienced by an estimated 663 million people worldwide. The campaign kicked off for World […]

BritainThinks hires associate director

International insight and strategy consultancy BritainThinks has added Holly Wicks to its team as an associate director. Wicks, who previously worked as a research team leader for market research consultancy ComRes, has worked with clients including Arts Council England, The British Library, Heritage Lottery Fund, Teach First, Universities UK and numerous UK universities. Deborah Mattinson, […]

CubanEight announces win and new hire

CubanEight has been appointed by EchoMany, the video personalisation specialist, as it ramps up its UK presence. The B2B agency has also hired Emma Connolly, whose consumer PR experience includes a recent account manager role at Perception PR, where she worked with clients including the intu shopping centre in Milton Keynes, Queensgate Shopping Centre and Calumet Photographic. […]

PRCA awards agencies for ethical practice

Lansons, Citypress and Dynamo were among the agencies recognised at the PRCA’s inaugural Ethical Champions awards. Across five categories, agencies were awarded for upholding high standards in ethical practice. Lansons won in the Very Large Agency category, Citypress in the Large Agency category, Dynamo in the Medium Agency Category, Muckle Media in the Small Agency […]

AMEC 2017: Global summit to feature 55 speakers in Asia

Top international experts from 12 countries, including representatives from two Governments, will speak when the AMEC Global Summit, which is supported by Cision, makes its debut in Asia, in Bangkok on May 17 and 18. The AMEC Global Summit will bring together international PR leaders, PR consultancy heads, corporate communications and non-profit professionals in a special session to help […]

Newton Europe briefs Bottle to raise brand awareness

Operational consultancy Newton Europe has appointed Bottle to raise brand awareness. Bottle will look to increase Newton’s profile within the national and the trade press, including public sector, healthcare, retail, defence and transport media. The agency will also raise awareness of Newton Europe’s services and views on key issues that matter to its clients, by positioning key spokespeople […]

Milk & Honey PR wins PriceSpy

Milk & Honey PR, the corporate brand agency set-up earlier this year, has been appointed by PriceSpy UK and Ireland. PriceSpy, owned by Schibsted media, is a price and product comparison service, and Milk & Honey will be responsible for its UK launch. The agency use a two-pronged approach to reach ecommerce and consumer audiences. Adam […]

This week’s top trending features on Gorkana News

Your bite-sized update on the best PR opinion, interviews, events and insights featured on Gorkana News this week. Alastair Campbell: ‘Comms will not fundamentally change because of Brexit’ Alastair Campbell is well known for his anti-Brexit views but he says comms is one industry unlikely to be affected as the UK leaves the EU. He talked to Gorkana at […]

Wavin appoints Tangerine

Tangerine has been appointed by Wavin, a UK manufacturer of plastic pipe, stormwater management and plumbing and heating systems, to develop and implement a communications strategy across its five key brands: Wavin, Hep2O, Osma, Hepworth Clay and Warmafloor. Tangerine is implementing an integrated communications strategy and providing brand consultation to help build on Wavin’s existing […]