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Lansons has snapped up Santander social media specialist Russell Graham to lead its digital practice.
Martin Frizell is returning to broadcast media as editor of ITV's 'Loose Women' show after 18 months with GolinHarris.
Hill + Knowlton Strategies group MD Ben Curson is to join Instinctif Partners in the middle of April as a managing partner.
The CIPR is expected to produce new guidance on maternity leave as part of a promise to tackle the issue of equal pay for women and gender balance in the workplace.
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has terminated the membership of Lord Laird after an inquiry prompted by a media sting on parliamentary lobbying.
Former Equal Opportunities Commission media director Claire Maugham has joined a new body charged with selling the benefits of internet-connected electricity and gas meters to Britons ahead of a nationwide installation programme.
David Cameron has been criticised for a paid-for campaign to attract more ‘likes’ on his Facebook page, but a social media expert has said the move is accepted best practice.
Nordic bank SEB has brought in Broadgate Mainland to support its communications in the UK and across Europe.
Instinctif Partners has extended its European market presence with the acquisition of German public affairs specialist Brand Associates.
Accor, a France-headquartered group behind 3,500 hotels in 92 countries, has launched a hunt for a corporate agency to raise its profile in the UK.
British Gas has shifted the PR around a major energy education drive targeting children and their families from Blue Rubicon to Kaper.
Camden Council has announced that it has taken on Burson-Marsteller and a range of external firms as part of its attempts to change the route of HS2, which it described "as the biggest threat to Camden in a generation".
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PRWeek's Top 150 PR Consultancies, the annual ranking of the UK’s PR agencies, is now open for entries.
Vodafone UK has hired Paddy Toyne-Sewell to head up its external comms in a role expanded to cover social media and corporate responsibility.
Britain's biggest-selling red-top kicked off a six-month partnership with breast cancer charity CoppaFeel to encourage women - and men - to regularly check themselves for signs of the disease.
Ketchum, the US-headquartered agency that has worked for Russia since 2006, has said the relationship continues but does not include advice on the current situation in Ukraine.
The trial of celebrity publicist Max Clifford on 11 charges of indecent assault got under way at Southwark Crown Court today.
A group of around 30 or more comms people are helping the new interim Ukrainian government put out the message that it is legitimate and counter alleged Russian propaganda.
Major high street retailers have signed a commitment with the Alzeimer's Society to tackle the problem of staff affected by dementia.
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