Nava Finance appoints MRM
Nava Finance has appointed financial communications agency MRM as it launches a consumer lending platform. After securing FCA approval last month, the new platform will be [...]
PLMR to lead on public affairs brief for Gumtree
Westminster and Edinburgh-based communications consultancy PLMR has been appointed to lead a programme of public affairs activity for Gumtree UK. According to PLMR, [...]
Racepoint Global president Peter Prodromou becomes CEO
Racepoint Global has announced that Peter Prodromou, the company’s president since 2013, will assume the role of CEO. Larry Weber, who founded the firm in 2004, is to [...]
firstlight hires associate director
Teneo Blue Rubicon’s Sam Bevans  has joined London-based comms consultancy firstlight as an associate director on its corporate team. Prior to Blue Rubicon, Bevans worked as [...]
Heather Blundell named MD of Weber Shandwick Manchester
Weber Shandwick has appointed Heather Blundell as MD of its Manchester office. Blundell has been acting MD of the agency’s Manchester office since March 2016 and replaces [...]
Pagefield appoints new partner Chris Rogers
Pagefield, which specialises in reputation management, campaigning and public affairs, has appointed Chris Rogers as a partner. Rogers joins Pagefield next month from [...]
Tavistock advises on Dee Valley Group takeover
Tavistock was recently appointed by Dee Valley Group plc, the holding company of Dee Valley Water, to advise on its £84m takeover by Severn Trent plc, which became effective [...]
This week’s top trending features on Gorkana News
Your bitesize update on the best PR opinion, interviews, events and insights on Gorkana News this week. Insight: Brands need to crack their own ‘culture code’ to bolster [...]
Consumer influence on brands has grown over five years
Weber Shandwick’s report The Company Behind The Brand II: In Goodness We Trust shows that 68% of consumers and 59% of executives believe brands are influenced by consumer [...]
Bluefin Payment Systems selects BackBay Communications
Financial services specialist BackBay Communications has been retained as “PR agency of record” by Bluefin Payment Systems, a payment technology provider for [...]
Five Zero Communications wins five new clients
Five Zero Communications, the Exeter-based corporate, B2B and tech specialist, has won five new clients. In the first few weeks of the year, the agency, which was set up just [...]
Brands need to crack their own ‘culture code’ to bolster reputation
Boutique consultancy Dragonfish has released a study showing that a lack of employee engagement can have a direct impact on brand image. Internal comms pros from The British [...]
Nanoco appoints MHP Communications
Nanoco Group plc, a nanomaterials manufacturer, has appointed MHP Communications as its retained financial PR adviser. MHP will advise on the group’s UK financial and [...]
Beattie reports record profits in 2016
Beattie Communications Group Limited has reported a record year of profits in 2016, according to accounts registered at Companies House. Last year, the agency group [...]
Opinion: When saying “no” to new business is the right response
Brands define themselves by what they do and what they don’t do. But, if you’re a PR agency in your first 12 months how can you really say “no” to new [...]
Frontier Services Group appoints The PR Office
The PR Office has been appointed by security and logistics services company Frontier Services Group (FSG). The London-based agency will focus on building a campaign to grow [...]
Why visual corporate financial statements lead to more engagement
Visual content is key for companies at the top of FTI Consulting’s annual list of FTSE 100 brands most successfully using social media for corporate financial [...]
Rule 5 launches video content venture – ‘V’
PR and digital comms agency Rule 5 is to launch a new video content venture, ‘V’, at the two-day Prolific North Live 2017 event, which starts tomorrow (15 [...]
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