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 […]
The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 1 to 6 May 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 [...]
60 Seconds with Gay Collins, Montfort Communications
Gay Collins, one of the three founding partners of Montfort Communications, on what she loves about her job, her advice for people looking to get into financial PR and [...]
PR agency M&A activity rises by 54% in 2016
Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the global PR sector have risen by 54% in the first quarter of 2016, according to research by Results International. [...]
The Lifestyle Agency celebrates 50 years of The Who
The Lifestyle Agency has been appointed to handle the PR for Roger Daltrey’s limited edition Champagne, which is being launched to celebrate 50 years of rock band The Who. [...]
Eurovision Song Contest UK judge CeCe Sammy hires Tin Man
TV vocal coach and chair of the UK’s judging panel for The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, CeCe Sammy, has taken on Tin Man to help raise her profile as “one of the world’s top [...]
Members-only airline brings in Rooster PR
FlyClubAir, a “members-only” airline which will run flights from London to Manchester and Edinburgh, has hired Rooster PR. Rooster’s brief will be to raise brand [...]
Future of the Press: Robert Jobson, royal editor of the London Evening Standard
In the third part of our series looking at the future of the press with board members of the London Press Club (LPC), Gorkana’s Ronan George talks to Robert Jobson, [...]
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 [...]
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