Young people expect brands to champion good causes, Edelman reports at CIPR conference
From Smirnoff’s campaign for equality in the music industry to Heineken’s ‘Worlds Apart’ social experiment, 2017 has seen many huge brands get behind great causes. After the [...]
Edelman to handle comms for Assura
Primary care property specialist Assura PLC has appointed Edelman UK as its retained financial comms and public affairs advisor following a competitive pitch. Edelman [...]
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Edelman’s Nick Barron joins MHP Communications as deputy CEO
MHP Communications has appointed Nick Barron, Edelman’s corporate reputation managing director, as deputy CEO. He will work closely with CEO Alex Bigg and chairman Julian [...]
Cannes 2017: PR recognised at Cannes Health & Wellness Lions
Ketchum, Edelman and Weber have been awarded Cannes Health & Wellness Lions for their work with wider advertising and marketing groups. For the first time this year, the [...]
Most read people news on Gorkana News
Your bitesize update on the latest People News and Moves featured on Gorkana News: Mark Walsh joins Ketchum Ketchum has appointed Citizen Relations’ Mark Walsh to the [...]
Smithfield Consultants retains The People’s Pension
Smithfield Consultants, Edelman’s specialist capital market and financial services communications consultancy, has been appointed by The People’s Pension as its retained [...]
Edelman hires Kate Hawker as healthcare MD
Edelman UK has appointed Burson-Marsteller’s former healthcare chair, Kate Hawker, as MD of its UK healthcare team. Hawker brings 25 years’ experience working with [...]
MagnaCarta Communications hires former Edelman Africa chairman François Baird
MagnaCarta Communications has appointed communications management leader François Baird as non-executive chairman. Baird is founder and chairman of Baird’s US LLC and of [...]
60 seconds with Edelman’s Nick Barron
Nick Barron, UK MD of corporate and financial at Edelman, on hiring non-graduates, fear of fake news and why businesses are having to work harder to gain trust. Earlier this [...]
Workspace Group appoints Edelman to manage corporate communications 
Workspace Group PLC, a real estate investment trust company, has appointed Edelman UK as its retained corporate communications adviser. Edelman will promote Workspace across a [...]
Edelman opens up grad scheme to non-graduates
Edelman has opened its UK grad scheme to non-graduates and encourages applicants to take a series of online challenges. Edelman Beta will be open to anyone aged 16 and over [...]
Edelman appoints former chief advisor to Boris Johnson
Edelman has appointed Boris Johnson’s former chief advisor Will Walden as managing director, public affairs, and has promoted Gupreet Brar to general manager, Brussels. [...]
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Your bitesize update on the latest People News and Moves featured on Gorkana News: Tulchan Communications has hired David Cameron’s former press secretary, Graeme [...]
Edelman bolsters corporate with new senior director
Edelman has appointed James Morris as senior director of corporate reputation. Morris will join Edelman in early January next year and lead the growth of its corporate [...]
PR talent of the future: nothing and everything is changing
By Nigel Miller, Chief Human Resources Officer, Edelman People often ask me what it takes to be a successful communications professional in an industry that’s changing [...]
CIPR National Conference: communicating in a ‘post-truth’ digital age
Colin Byrne, CEO, UK & EMEA at Weber Shandwick, says the stakes have been raised for communicators in the ‘post-truth’ digital age. For communicators, Byrne said, at [...]
The PR agency of the future panel event
At an exclusive panel event last night, agency and industry leaders from Ketchum, Edelman, Hanson Search and Gorkana looked to the future and discussed what PR agencies will [...]
M&A activity in PR jumps for the third quarter of 2016
Merger and acquisitions (M&A) activity in PR has jumped in the third quarter of 2016 with 28 deals – nearly as much as the entire first half of the year – [...]
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