Portland Engagement launches assessment tool
Portland Engagement, the internal comms practice opened by Portland Communications last year, has launched an engagement assessment tool called HERO which it is offering in a [...]
The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 23 to 30 April 2016
Missed out on this week’s PR News? Get your handy round-up of the essential highlights of PR and media stories, features and events content over the last seven days on Gorkana [...]
Callcredit appoints Octopus Group
Consumer data specialist Callcredit Information Group has appointed Octopus Group as its retained PR and social media agency following a competitive three-way pitch. Octopus [...]
MHP recognises young journalism talent
MHP Communications has announced its 30 To Watch 2016, its annual list of young journalists who are “making a difference” to the UK media industry. Ian Kirby, head [...]
Amazon hires Ruwan Kodikara in corporate comms role
Ruwan Kodikara, a former special adviser to the deputy Prime Minister, has been appointed as senior manager of corporate communications at Amazon UK. Kodikara will join late [...]
Red Consultancy wins WorldRemit brief
WorldRemit, the UK’s fastest-growing tech company according to Deloitte, has appointed Red Consultancy as its UK comms agency. The WorldRemit app lets people send money [...]
Burson-Marsteller to promote Aarhus as culture capital
Burson-Marsteller’s brand and consumer practice has been chosen to promote Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus, in the run-up to its year as the European Capital of Culture [...]
All Star Lanes chooses Belt & Braces
Boutique bowling brand All Star Lanes has appointed Belt & Braces as its retained PR agency.   Belt & Braces has been briefed to lead comms activity across All [...]
Best workplace ranking features four PR agencies
Firstlight (pictured above) and three other PR agencies have been featured in the 2016 edition of Great Place To Work’s employer rankings. Firstlight, a business-to-business [...]
European train ticketing company hires Havas PR
Havas PR (pictured) has been appointed as the corporate PR agency for the UK arm of Voyages-SNCF, the European rail ticket sales subsidiary of SNCF, the French national train [...]
Threepipe hires Tracey Carey as MD
PR and digital marketing agency Threepipe has named FleishmanHillard Fishburn’s former board director, Tracey Carey, as its first MD. With responsibility for business [...]
LDR CREATIVE wins global brief for Puro Group
LDR CREATIVE has been appointed as the lead global agency for beach club and hotel brand Puro Group after handling its UK PR for the past three years. The agency, which won [...]
M&C Saatchi S&E launches Sport-Lifestyle division
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has launched a new Sport-Lifestyle division and promoted business director Laura Coller to lead the new offer as head of lifestyle. [...]
The News Hub to allow PRs to publish content directly
Online content platform The News Hub is to allow brands to publish “unedited” articles alongside editorial stories, in a service which it claims will “bypass the [...]
Maitland handles comms on £18m Brighton Pier deal
Maitland has managed financial PR for the £18m acquisition of Brighton Pier which has just been completed by a company led by entrepreneur Luke Johnson. Eclectic Bar Group [...]
MHP takes on Local Pensions Partnership brief
Local Pensions Partnership has appointed MHP Communications as its comms adviser as the partnership formally moves towards a new “pooled” structure. LPP is an [...]
Milestone appoints Walbrook for financial PR
Milestone Group, the company behind youth employment venture The Passion Project, has appointed Walbrook PR to handle its financial communications and investor relations. [...]
Taylor Herring kicks off Kellogg’s Team GB sponsorship with #GreatStarts
Taylor Herring has been appointed by Kellogg’s to promote its role as official sponsor of Team GB and its #GreatStarts campaign 100 days ahead of the Rio Olympics.   [...]
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