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Paddy Power offers Arsenal fans the chance to save Arsène Wenger or give him ...

3 days ago

Controversial bookmaker Paddy Power is offering Arsenal fans the chance to vote on the future of beleaguered boss Arsène Wenger before the FA Cup semi-final.

Theresa May's press secretary departs days after comms chief resigns

2 days ago

Another press aide to Theresa May has departed in the wake of her decision to call a snap general election - and her party's appointment of Lynton Crosby to run its campaign.

The Jockey Club hires Mirror editor Barry Rabbetts to jump on racing 'resurge...

2 days ago

The Jockey Club, the organisation behind horse-racing events including the Grand National, has appointed Daily Mirror executive editor Barry Rabbetts as its first group head of media to build on a "resurgence" in the sport.

Don't use law as 'convenient cloak' to stop staff getting involved in general...

2 days ago

PR firms should encourage staff to be involved in the general election campaign because it is "a great way to develop skills" - with one public affairs professional arguing that firms should not hide behind laws under which this may sometimes count as a political donation.

Why your idea is probably sh*t - and why creativity without strategy is just ...

2 days ago

"I know!" shouts an enthusiastic account exec at an all-hands brainstorm. "Free runners!"

Flack on Friday: #digitaldetox, sector's irreverent response to election, Arr...

2 days ago

In Flack this week: digital detox rudely disrupted by election, Arron Banks hones his inner Trump, and PR footy fun.

Publicis Groupe's European revenue boosted by UK

3 days ago

Publicis Groupe has reported revenue of ?655m ($704.4m) in Europe for the first quarter of the year, up 3.8% compared with the same period last year, and boosted by growth in the UK and France.

Instagram 'follower bot' service Instagress 'forced to close' by platform

3 days ago

Instagress, a service that helped Instagram users get new followers, has been "forced to close" by the picture-sharing platform.

MHP targets finance and healthcare clients with third APAC office

3 days ago

MHP Communications has opened an office in Singapore to meet what it says is a growing client need in South East Asia.

Property developer British Land reviewing Quiller-held public affairs account

4 days ago

British Land, one of the UK's largest property developers, is reviewing its public affairs account, PRWeek has learned.

PR firms should 'go all in' to embrace election opportunities - but also be w...

3 days ago

Theresa May's decision to hold a snap general election presents a "huge opportunity" for creative work by consumer PR agencies and their clients - but may also present some with the prospect of a temporary blip, according to agency professionals.

Wagamama orders Talker Tailor Trouble Maker to cook up consumer PR

4 days ago

Asian restaurant chain Wagamama has hired creative comms agency Talker Tailor Trouble Maker to run its consumer PR.

'The social (media) party will win' - why are big comms agencies in France st...

3 days ago

For a long time in France, major communication agencies loved to display their support to presidential candidates. All the key industry names used to commit to our political wannabes.

There is no debate - Theresa May is right to reject TV showdowns, comms pros ...

4 days ago

Theresa May's decision not to participate in televised debates ahead of June's snap general election is "strategically sound", political communicators agree - but they are divided on how influential Lynton Crosby will be in the election.

Share a Coke campaign returns with holiday twist

4 days ago

Coca-Cola is bringing back its "Share a Coke" packaging campaign - but this time, bottles and cans will feature the names of top holiday destinations.

Showcase: Cirkle creates Valentine's Day bouquets to promote Mr Kipling cakes

11 days ago

Cirkle created sweet bouquets to raise awareness and increase sales of a range of Valentine's Day-themed cakes from Mr Kipling.

In brief: Wins for Munch, Brighter and Fourth Day, funeral site hires PR chie...

4 days ago

Marketing platform hires Munch, Travel agent appoints Brighter Group, Fourth Day wins Hamburg Marketing, and funeral site hires first head of PR.

Rogue One: A Brexit Story

5 days ago

A rushed election engineered to further divide the country, further international referendums and growing fears, calling the fundamentals of democracy as we have known it into question.

Theresa May must sell the General Election to an electorate hit by voter-fatigue

5 days ago

Prime Minister Theresa May had been ruling out an early General Election right up to the point at which she called one.

Durham University offers £250,000 agency contract to boost business school's ...

13 days ago

One of Britain's top universities, Durham, is planning to spend more than a quarter of a million pounds in the next four years in a bid to boost the reputation of its business school.