Opinion: Can brands stay apolitical in 2017?
Will Sturgeon, executive director at Golin, on why brands aiming to remain apolitical in 2017 will have their toughest year yet.  My heart goes out to any journalist charged [...]
Opinion: Did Trump create the perfect PR campaign?
Back in July, Lord Sugar’s former publicist, David Fraser, said Trump’s campaign for the US presidency was arguably one of the greatest PR campaigns in recent [...]
Newgate appoints former Wales Office special adviser
Newgate Communications has appointed Dr Tomos Davies, a former Wales Office special adviser, as associate partner within its public affairs team. Davies will advise clients on [...]
Opinion: The opportunity for brand-led content
Mark Flanagan, senior partner for content and digital strategy at Portland,  believes that there is opportunity for businesses to produce content that informs or entertains, [...]
Political comms strategist John McTernan joins Penn Schoen Berland
Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), a global research-based consultancy, has announced that John McTernan, the political adviser, commentator and strategist, will join the firm as [...]
Opinion: The five essential ingredients for a good CEO-communications director relationship
A good relationship with the CEO is essential for communications directors who want to make themselves heard within their organisation. Kate McFerran, partner at Westbourne [...]
Portland launches Brexit unit
A month on from the UK’s vote to leave Europe, Portland Communications has launched a dedicated Brexit unit to advise its global client base. The team brings together senior [...]
60 seconds with Tim Snowball, PHA Media
Tim Snowball, head of political strategy at PHA Media and former Lib Dem director of political comms, tells us about how he hid, with Nick Clegg, from a TV helicopter, his [...]