Hanover promotes Henley Royal Regatta 2016
Henley Royal Regatta has appointed Hanover Communications to provide PR support for the annual rowing event’s 2016 edition and help enhance its reputation for future years.   Hanover Sport, the agency’s sports practice, has been briefed to ensure that Henley Royal Regatta, which this year takes place from 29 June to 3 July, is viewed […]
Luther Pendragon handles Directa Plus IPO
Directa Plus, an Italian manufacturer of graphene-based products, is using Luther Pendragon to handle PR as it pursues an initial public offering on AIM. Graphene is an [...]
Ziran Land brings in Gough Bailey Wright
Property developer Ziran Land has appointed Gough Bailey Wright to carry out public consultations for a range of schemes. The appointment follows a redesign of Ziran’s [...]
Chloe Staniforth becomes youngest-ever CIPR accredited member
A 20 year-old public relations professional from South Yorkshire has become the youngest ever accredited member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the UK’s [...]
TCS retained to promote Regent Street
The Communications Store has been appointed by The Crown Estate as the retained comms agency for London’s Regent Street.   Since 2002, The Crown Estate’s £1 billion [...]
Rule 5 wins Cycle Show brief
Rule 5 has won a competitive pitch to promote the Cycle Show, the UK’s “premier event for the cycling industry”, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 22 to [...]
Tourism Fiji hires Stature PR and 4mediarelations
4media Group agencies Stature PR and 4mediarelations have been selected by Tourism Fiji to handle its UK press office and promote the launch of a new exhibition showcasing [...]
Little Black Book Creative rebrands to embrace SEO
Travel PR agency Little Black Book Creative has relaunched under the new name Traveltappers, marking a shift in focus to SEO PR, and brought in British Airways’ former [...]
OPINION: Crisis comms and war gaming
Planning ahead is key, particularly when it comes to anticipating corporate and other crises and impact on reputation, as Gorkana’s recent White Paper on Crisis [...]
Portland hires Dr Brendan Murphy as director
Portland has hired Dr Brendan Murphy as a director to establish and grow its medical education offering. Murphy will be part of the health management team. He joins Portland [...]
Wolfstar launches video division
PR and social media agency Wolfstar has forged a partnership with creative visual firm Seventy1 Digital to enhance its video offering for clients. Its activity kicks off with [...]
Adam Tuckwell joins MobasEngage
Cambridge University Press’ former global head of PR, Adam Tuckwell, has joined specialist PR and content agency MobasEngage as head of PR.   Tuckwell will head up the PR [...]
Case Study: The World’s First Mankini Emoji
When hen and stag party brand Red7 Leisure wanted to enhance its market share, Red Hot Penny came up with a PR and SEO campaign to leverage the popularity of emojis by [...]
Olympic Holidays hires TippetPR
UK-based travel company Olympic Holidays has hired TippetPR on a one year communications brief which encompasses trade, consumer and digital activity. TippetPR will look to [...]
Hotwire wins multi-country brief with Nuance
Hotwire has been appointed as the European PR agency for Nuance, a business providing voice and language tools for both businesses and consumers. The agency will work across [...]
Elephant Communications makes senior hires
 Elephant Communications has made two appointments to support the consultancy’s growth in 2016. Jim Follet joins Elephant as account director and will work on the agency’s [...]
Economist group study finds execs trust brand content
The Economist Group’s ‘Economist Intelligence Unit’ study has shown that emerging executives are more likely than their elders to trust brands as publishers. The study, [...]
How the rise in chatbots impacts digital PR
Chatbots, which brands and publishers are using more and more to engage with digital audiences, could reach up to two billion users in the next couple of years, according to [...]
Iroquois wins UK brief for Olympics’ official supporter 361°
Chinese sports footwear brand 361°, an official supporter for the 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro this August, has chosen Iroquois to handle its UK PR as [...]
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