Mason Williams wins PR brief to promote 21 Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels

Mason Williams has been appointed to handle the PR for 21 Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels on behalf of hotel management group LHM UK. Lapithus Hotels Management UK was formed in 2015 to focus on managing the operation of mid and upscale hotels, under global brands Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn on behalf of… Continue reading Mason Williams wins PR brief to promote 21 Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels

Opinion: Why we’re offering an insider view on PR

Push PR and The London Fashion Agency have launched a series of PR workshops to examine and evaluate practical questions and issues across the whole PR sector; from the constantly evolving media landscape, to budgets, managing client expectations and campaign activation, this meeting of minds aims to inspire and educate the future generation of media… Continue reading Opinion: Why we’re offering an insider view on PR

Lucara Diamond Corp retains Citigate Dewe Rogerson

Lucara Diamond Corp, which has a £930 million (Ca$1.6 bn) market cap, has retained Citigate Dewe Rogerson as its UK financial and corporate communications adviser. CDR will support Lucara’s capital markets profile and corporate reputation while handling all UK and European communications. Producer of the “world’s largest diamond” the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona, Lucara… Continue reading Lucara Diamond Corp retains Citigate Dewe Rogerson

AMEC 2016: Barry Leggetter, CEO at AMEC

As the second day of the AMEC summit gets underway, Barry Leggetter, CEO at AMEC, says: “It’s up to us to make measurement matter,” and calls this year’s event a, “breakthrough summit.”   The Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) is holding its annual International Summit in London this week (15-16 June). You can… Continue reading AMEC 2016: Barry Leggetter, CEO at AMEC

Best workplace ranking features four PR agencies

Firstlight (pictured above) and three other PR agencies have been featured in the 2016 edition of Great Place To Work’s employer rankings. Firstlight, a business-to-business and health PR agency, was placed at number 11 in the UK’s Small Workplaces category which features companies employing between 20 and 49 staff. Three other agencies were included in… Continue reading Best workplace ranking features four PR agencies

Why PR should learn to embrace diversity

Warren Johnson, founder of W Communications, says the launch of digital agency fortysix last week at Ad Week Europe has reinvigorated the diversity debate and offered a lesson for PR. Fortysix is part of advertising group Dentsu Aegis Network [parent company of a W client] and will be made up of digital native talent from diverse backgrounds who… Continue reading Why PR should learn to embrace diversity

Mercieca wins CocoPro launch brief

Mercieca has been briefed to raise awareness of the launch of CocoPro, which claims to be the “world’s first high protein pure coconut water”, in the UK. The integrated agency will lead both the brand’s trade and consumer PR. Rory Lawson, founding partner at CocoPro, said: “We hired Mercieca because it has strong credentials in… Continue reading Mercieca wins CocoPro launch brief

Cancer detection specialist Oncimmune appoints Consilium

Cancer detection specialist Oncimmune has retained Consilium Strategic Communications to handle its corporate and financial communications. Last week Oncimmune filed an ‘intention to float’ document with plans to list its shares on AIM in the middle of next month. It hopes to raise approximately £11m in a placing which could value the whole company at £66m. Oncimmune… Continue reading Cancer detection specialist Oncimmune appoints Consilium

Countryfile’s live event appoints House PR

(Pictured L- R) Countryfile presenters Anita Rani, Ellie Harrison, John Craven, Adam Henson, Matt Baker and Tom Heap pose in front of a sixteen foot ÒhaystackÓ at Blenheim Palace, to promote BBC Countryfile Live, taking place at Blenheim Palace from 4th-7th August. For further information visit countryfilelive.com

Ahead of the launch of Countryfile Live, SME London Ltd, under licence from BBC worldwide, has appointed House PR to lead and activate the PR strategy around the first event. Countryfile Live takes place at Blenheim Palace on August 4 to 7. Tom Clarkson, SME London’s marketing director, said: “We are delighted to be working with… Continue reading Countryfile’s live event appoints House PR

instinct pr wins Monster Jam account

Monster Jam, which claims to be the world’s largest monster truck tour, has appointed instinct pr, a London-based consumer PR agency, to handle its comms. The Monster Jam account win expands the firm’s entertainment division, having worked with Feld Entertainment on its Disney on Ice show since 2012. instinct will provide PR support for Monster Jam, a live… Continue reading instinct pr wins Monster Jam account