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Sky adds Fever PR to its roster after splitting with Cake

Pay-TV giant Sky has added Fever PR to its agency line-up for a wide-ranging brief covering products and services.

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Max Clifford trial jury to continue deliberations after Easter break

The jury in the trial of celebrity publicist Max Clifford has been sent home for Easter and will reconvene on Tuesday for further deliberations about its verdicts on 11 charges of indecent assault.

 

Home Office brings in Munro & Forster to campaign against FGM

The Home Office has tasked Munro & Forster (M&F) with supporting its campaign to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of a wider retained brief.

 

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers to join Warner Bros

Warner Bros has appointed former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers as EVP for worldwide corporate communications and public affairs, effective September 2.

 

Three more agencies sign up to PR Internships For All campaign

Brunswick, Cohn & Wolfe and MSL Group London have joined the PRWeek/PRCA initiative to boost diversity in the PR industry, which has also attracted support from Leeds Metropolitan University's Business School.

 

We Are Social owner BlueFocus reports revenue growth of 65 per cent

Chinese marketing services group BlueFocus has reported a revenue increase of 64.8 per cent year on year to more than $578m (£343m) in 2013.

 

Growing number of clients plan PR budget increases

The number of marketers planning to increase their PR budgets during 2014 has climbed, according to the latest quarterly Bellwether survey by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising.

 

DWP communications chief Richard Caseby secures apology from The Guardian

The Guardian has apologised today for a Polly Toynbee comment piece which gave incorrect details about the hiring of former Sun and Times managing editor Richard Caseby by the Department for Work and Pensions.

 

Sorrell says Publicis / Omnicom's 'merger of equals' is 'impossible'

Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, has called attempts by rival holding groups, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe to form a £23 bilion "merger of equals" "impossible".

 

Hit or Miss? UKIP responds to Times story about Nigel Farage expenses

UKIP and its leader Nigel Farage came out fighting over a story in The Times yesterday that he is facing an investigation over £60,000 of "missing" European Union funds.

 

Ebay appoints Launch PR and Exposure for UK consumer work

Online retailer eBay has appointed Launch PR and Exposure to its roster of agencies for UK consumer work.

 

Skyscanner selects Mischief for UK PR task

Flight search company Skyscanner has brought in Mischief PR to oversee its UK communications as part of a Europe-wide round of agency appointments.

 

Virgin Galactic hands global PR duties to Edelman

Virgin Galactic has picked Edelman to handle its six-figure global PR account in the build-up to its first commercial flight into space.

 

Online travel agent Ebookers appoints Shine

Online travel agent Ebookers has appointed Shine Communications as its retained agency following a competitive pitch at the end of last year.

 

Albania seeks image makeover with global contest backed by Alastair Campbell

The Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has launched a contest to rebrand the country and move its image away from stereotypes of corruption and communism, with the help of Alastair Campbell.

 

British Library shortlists agencies for two-year PR roster

The British Library is in talks with agencies as it prepares to build a new PR roster.

 

Vauxhall parent GM parts company with global comms and policy chief

General Motors communications leader Selim Bingol has left the car manufacturer as it deals with a public outcry over its ten-year delay in recalling Chevrolet Cobalts with malfunctioning ignition systems, according to numerous reports.

 

Hotel operator Jurys Inn to switch consumer and corporate PR to Citizen

Mid-range hotels group Jurys Inn is moving its UK public relations account to Citizen after six years with Margaret Street.

 

Macmillan dominates London Marathon charity mentions

Macmillan Cancer Support has credited its staff for the achievement of being the most talked about charity online around Sunday's London Marathon.

 

Post Office roster shake-up sees five replace Blue Rubicon and M&C Saatchi PR

The Post Office has announced a new roster of eight PR agencies for the next four years as it adapts to a multichannel retail future separate to Royal Mail.

 

Rusbridger celebrates 'Guardian at its best' ahead of Pulitzer prize

The Guardian's editor in chief Alan Rusbridger has celebrated the open culture at the publisher for making its dogged coverage of the National Security Agency's online espionage possible, ahead of being awarded the Pulitzer prize for public service j...

 
 

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