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Uber reactions: 'arrogant firm got its comeuppance', TfL's language is 'tough...

1 day ago

Industry reactions to the news that Transport for London (TfL) will not renew Uber's private hire licence after 30 September have been flooding in - here, PRWeek highlights the best.

In brief: Senior recruits at National Grid, Citizen wins egg account and hire...

2 days ago

Senior recruits at National Grid, Citizen wins egg account and hires director, Swiss hires LaunchCourt and names new director and more from PRWeek UK.

Rooster PR accuses Hotwire of plagiarism and sends 'cease and desist' letter ...

2 days ago

London agency Rooster PR has accused Hotwire of plagiarising its brand, and demanded that it takes down its relaunched website - but the global tech agency has called the demand "absurd".

Former Hotwire CEO Brendon Craigie will soon join agency's 'long line of spin...

2 days ago

Brendon Craigie, the former CEO of Hotwire, has said that he will shortly be launching a new venture, saying that the number of start-ups created by his former colleagues is a sign of his old agency's "entrepreneurial culture".

Why I've been keeping mum about my maternity leave anxiousness

2 days ago

When people ask me about whether I'm excited about having a baby I always respond "yes, absolutely" (well that's what they want to hear and because, of course, it is true).

Episode 2: NFL, Premier League, rugby - sport's global question

52 days ago

Hosted by PRWeek editor-in-chief Danny Rogers and author and journalist Richard Gillis, episode two of The Line asks "do tribes scale?" as the NFL returns to London this weekend.

Edelman gets ex-Number 10 adviser and Sun journalist Craig Woodhouse as director

4 days ago

Craig Woodhouse, formerly a senior political journalist and latterly a press aide to the Prime Minister, will join Edelman UK next month.

Francis Ingham: Bell Pottinger expulsion not enjoyable; 'toughest' decision e...

2 days ago

PRCA director general Francis Ingham will tell delegates at the association's national conference this morning (22 September) that expelling Bell Pottinger was the "toughest decision the PRCA has ever made".

Ex-Golin and Havas social lead Neil Kleiner joins Newgate and Publicasity

3 days ago

Neil Kleiner, former head of social and content at Golin, has been appointed as partner and strategic director across Porta-owned agencies Newgate Communications and Publicasity.

After Bell Pottinger, who would PR the Saudi government? (And who does already?)

8 days ago

The Saudi government is looking for PR support? 'I know just the firm,' read a wry tweet from one journalist last week, days after Bell Pottinger's public humiliation.

In brief: Mission's PR profits double, Millington leaves M&C Saatchi PR, Intra...

3 days ago

Mission's PR profits double, Millington (below) leaves M&C Saatchi PR, Intralink briefs TK and more from PRWeek UK.

Celebrate the best in brand storytelling: Brand Film Festival London opens fo...

3 days ago

Brand Film Festival London, the awards scheme and seminar from PRWeek and Campaign that celebrates brand storytelling, has opened for entries for the second year.

Telegraph business editor Quinn takes senior comms job at financial giant

3 days ago

James Quinn will join international financial services group Credit Suisse as head of corporate comms for EMEA next month, following more than a decade writing for the Telegraph.

PR pros raise concerns as brands ditch online ads in Daily Mail, Sun and Express

3 days ago

PR pros have warned that "efforts to bully media" can easily appear as misconceived brand activism, after several firms promised to stop their ads from appearing on the websites of three right-leaning news titles.

Bell Pottinger partner confused after being named by DA as subject of CIPR co...

3 days ago

A former partner at Bell Pottinger has said he has never received any complaint from the CIPR, despite being named by the Democratic Alliance as having been part of the agency's work for Oakbay.

Former Racepoint Global CFO charged with embezzling $3.6m from firm

3 days ago

Edward Abell is accused of laundering more than $3.6 million from the Boston-based agency over a 10-year span.

CIPR 'condemns without reservation' Bell Pottinger's South Africa work as it ...

3 days ago

The CIPR has said it "condemns without reservation" the tactics used by Bell Pottinger in South Africa, after a complaint made against one of its members by the South African political party Democratic Alliance (DA) was withdrawn yesterday.

Theresa May to challenge Google, Facebook in front of UN

3 days ago

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to tell the world's technology giants that they must do more to remove extremist content at the United Nations general assembly on Wednesday.

Cavendish beats incumbent and Grayling to five-year brief with Canal & River ...

4 days ago

Cavendish Communications has won a five-year UK national public affairs brief with one of the country's largest charities, the Canal & River Trust.

In brief: Allison+Partners launches Ikea app, Aberfield wins training campaig...

4 days ago

Allison+Partners launches Ikea app, Aberfield wins training campaign brief, wins for Crest, Traveltappers and more from PRWeek UK.