Law firm Fletcher Day appoints Sugar PR
Commercial law firm Fletcher Day has appointed Manchester-based Sugar PR following a three-way pitch.  The brief is to raise the firm’s profile with potential clients for its [...]
Munch called in for Fit and Fed charity campaign
StreetGames, a charity that supports disadvantaged young people through sport, has brought in PR agency MUNCH to support its upcoming initiative, Fit and Fed.   Fit and Fed [...]
Surf Air hires W for European expansion
US company Surf Air, the world’s first all-you-can-fly membership airline, has retained W Communications to publicise its European expansion.   Surf Air’s [...]
Live social content agency Live & Wired launches
Sophie Kostrowski and Sian Hainsworth have launched Live & Wired, an agency set up to help brands produce live social content.    Kostrowski, who has worked in television [...]
Alex MacLaverty
Hotwire promotes Alex MacLaverty to global COO
Consumer and corporate PR agency Hotwire has promoted Alex MacLaverty from EMEA and ANZ managing director to global chief operating officer.   She will report to Barbara [...]
Ruth Allchurch, Cirkle MD
Chivas Brothers awards global PR brief to Cirkle
Chivas Brothers, the whisky and gin business from Pernod Ricard, has appointed Cirkle to drive fame for its Scotch whisky brand, Royal Salute, ahead of a festive gift pack [...]
60 Seconds with Redleaf Communications’ Guy Smith
Guy Smith, a former BBC correspondent who recently joined Redleaf Communications‘ corporate team as an associate director, offers his perspective on journalism and PR.   [...]
Brands2Life wins Moonpig PR and social media brief
Brands2Life has landed the consumer PR and social brief for personalised card and gift retailer Moonpig following a competitive pitch.   The agency’s remit is to drive broader [...]
Virgin Trains appoints Kaper for PR and social media
Virgin Trains has appointed Kaper to handle its PR and social media work following a competitive pitch consolidating the briefs into one agency for the first time. Virgin [...]
Gong signs up for B Corp status
B2B agency Gong Communications has joined the growing global collection of B Corporations, which have met “rigorous standards” of social and environmental [...]
Opinion: How PR campaigns should represent the LGBTQ community
This Pride month, Jeff Ingold, account manager at W Communications, walks us through the “dos” and “don’ts” for representing and engaging the [...]
Tin Man wins Old Pulteney whisky brief
Single malt Scotch whisky Old Pulteney has appointed Tin Man as its new consumer PR agency following a competitive pitch. Tin Man, which recently won Marketing Agency of the [...]
Cannes 2017: PR Lions round-up
Here are our highlights from the 64th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity which is taking place this week. PR enjoys new rules boost For the first time, the Cannes Lions [...]
Weber Shandwick partners with Tavistock to “disrupt financial PR”
Weber Shandwick and financial comms firm Tavistock have signed a strategic partnership to “disrupt the financial PR market”. Tavistock and Weber Shandwick London’s corporate, [...]
This week’s PR news in brief (19-23 June)
Here is a round-up of the essential PR stories, account and pitch wins and people news that have been announced over the last week. Account wins Australian financial [...]
60 Seconds with RB’s Sejal Sachdev
Following the RB & Lions Health Innovation Hack, we caught up with Sejal Sachdev, RB’s research and development communications manager, about this year’s winning campaign, [...]
Big Partnership in £600,000 new business boost
Glaswegian communications agency Big Partnership is celebrating a raft of new business worth more than £600,000 across the energy, construction, leisure and sports sectors. [...]
PR event: Financial panel to address “Brexit comms” challenges and market disruption in July
With Brexit negotiations finally underway, a panel of media, fintech and financial PR experts will meet in London next month to discuss why it’s essential for financial [...]
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