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Four Communications Group buys Welsh PR agency Francis Balsom Associates

Four Communications Group has bought Welsh PR and design agency Francis Balsom Associates Ltd (FBA).

14 minutes ago in Deal News

Instinctif Partners hires former Edelman MD Rishi Bhattacharya

Instinctif has appointed Rishi Bhattacharya, former MD of Edelman's energy and industrials division, as managing partner in its corporate affairs practice.

29 minutes ago in People News

Case Study: Star Wars Post-it Note Murals

When Viking wanted to enhance its SEO value, the office stationery retailer, with the help of PR and SEO specialist Search Laboratory, decided to hijack the upcoming release of Star Wars The Force Awakens with the creation of giant Post-it note murals of iconic Star Wars characters. Using more than 3,500 Post-it notes in just five hours, the campaign unleashed a flurry of shareable content, with Mashable picking up the story and making it one of the most shared online pieces in the first 24 hours.

about one hour ago in Case Studies

Finn Partners merges London business with Johnson King

Finn Partners, an independent US agency set up by Peter Finn, the former co-CEO of Ruder Finn, has merged its London operation with tech firm Johnson King.

23 hours ago in General News

Asset manager Pemberton hires Mike Anderson as head of investor relations

Pemberton, the independent asset management group backed by Legal & General, has appointed Intermediate Capital Group's (ICG) Mike Anderson as head of investor relations.

23 hours ago in People News

The Sports Show, founded by rugby stars Will Greenwood and Austin Healey, hires Speed Communications to promote launch event

Speed Communications has been appointed to launch the Sports Show, a new three-day event in June 2016, which has been set up by England rugby stars Will Greenwood and Austin Healey, writes Ebun Adenipekun.

23 hours ago in Pitch Wins

Kindred promotes £3.6 million EU-backed campaign to rejuvenate the potato industry

Kindred has been hired to promote a £3.6 million three-year EU-backed campaign to rejuvenate the potato industry and change consumer attitudes towards the vegetable being “more than a bit on the side”.

yesterday in Pitch Wins

60 seconds with Tim Fallon, Instinctif Partners

Tim Fallon, chief executive of capital markets and global corporate affairs at Instinctif Partners, on the importance of community in the workplace, how PR isn't just about clients 'looking' better and his desire to abolish timesheets.

yesterday in Industry Features

Tesco hires eBay's Steve Milton as group media director

eBay’s Steve Milton has joined Tesco as group media director, taking over from Tom Hoskin who is moving to Barclays as MD, group media relations.

yesterday in People News

Behind the Headlines with Playtime PR's Lesley Singleton

Lesley Singleton, MD of Playtime PR, on thriving in the business of "play", why friends and family make for the best success barometer and the advice she'd give to her ten-year-old self.

yesterday in Behind the Headlines