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The dos and don’ts when it comes to ‘creative’ CVs
23/09/2014 In today’s competitive job market getting your CV noticed by the right people is more challenging than ever, so having a CV that looks the part and puts you at the...
Synchronoss appoints CCgroup as PR partner
18/09/2014 Mobile cloud and activation specialist Synchronoss Technologies has appointed tech PR agency CCgroup, following its recent expansion into global markets...
FORMER PR GAVIN WATSON JOINS FRESH CONNECT
28/01/2014   Gavin Watson Fresh Connect Recruitment is kick-starting the New Year with a new recruit...
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY FRESH CONNECT
15/10/2013 This month marks the 10th anniversary of PR and Communications recruitment agency Fresh Connect Recruitment...
Roche Chosen by Shangri-La Hotels
14/06/2013 The Shard, 2012, Wikimedia Commons, Steve Collis   A Singapore-based luxury hotel group has picked...
Royal Caribbean Cruises Seeks PR
12/04/2013 Image Copyright 2013 Wikimedia Commons   MS Majesty of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruises is looking...
Manifest Won Kopparberg Cider
04/04/2013   Image - Premium Cider Box - Kopparberg, 2012 Manifest London has been appointed by Kopparberg Cider to take care...
John Doe Enlisted by Tate
06/02/2013   John Doe has been chosen to help arts organisation Tate promote their new national art programme which is aimed at people...
HMV Criticised by Rogue Employee Tweets
01/02/2013   The struggling music retailer HMV made the news yesterday when it was publically criticised by an (ex)employee who was...
REFLECTING ON THE YEAR
21/12/2012   A lot of wonderful things happened in 2012 at Fresh Connect! We put the finishing...
Total Yogurt Seeks PR Agency
27/09/2012 Total, the Greek yogurt brand is now seeking agency help in...
Travelsupermarket Retains Brands2Life
27/09/2012   Moneysupermarket.com’s online travel comparison division, travelsupermarket...
Talk PR Buys Beam
15/12/2011     The Fashion and Lifestyle PR agency Talk PR has bought Beam to capitalise on their expertise in the Tech PR...
Louise Stone Hired by Road Communications
14/12/2011   Louise Stone (formerly of Lexis PR) has been hired by Road Communications in order to support a push in to the...
Ballantine’s Whisky Chooses John Doe
30/11/2011         In the same month that Kahlua (a brand owned...
Kahlua Coffee Liqueur Chooses Lucre
30/11/2011     Lucre has been chosen to undertake PR work for Kahlua which is owned by the Pernod Ricard Group and they are...
Paypal Searches for a New UK PR Agency
24/11/2011     The online payments company Paypal which is currently owned by eBay works with Lansons Communications but they...
Poundworld Choose Lucre
24/11/2011     The high-street discount goods retailer Poundworld has enlisted Lucre for new campaigns...
TripAdvisor Seeking European PR Agency
05/10/2011   TripAdvisor, a popular travel review website where registered users post details about the highs and lows of...
Visa Assigns H&K to Change Brand Perceptions
05/10/2011     In a bid to change perceptions of the brand as ‘just a payment firm,' Visa has assigned Hill and Knowlton to...
Lexis employed by Comic Relief for Monkey Business
14/09/2011     Monkey merchandise will be part of Comic Relief’s plan to fundraise this year and they have employed Lexis to help launch...
The BBC has axed PR Agencies
14/09/2011   Several PR agencies have been dropped by the BBC in an effort for the organization to save money...
Hello Kitty Launches Pynkiss with Xpert Comms
01/09/2011   The popular Hello Kitty brand has created a high-fashion brand aimed at adults named Pynkiss and the company has enlisted...
Eastbourne Borough Council Sees 7 Agencies Pitch
01/09/2011   Seven different agencies are pitching for Eastbourne Borough Council’s £140,000 brief...
Frank PR chosen by Cow & Gate
26/08/2011    One of the UK’s biggest consumer brands for baby and toddler goods, Cow & Gate has selected Frank PR and is launching a...
Sony Starts Pitch Process for Consumer Electronics
26/08/2011 Parting with Beige, Sony has begun the hunt for a new agency to work on their consumer electronics accounts...
Moroccan Tourism Appoint Ketchum for 7-Figure Brief
24/06/2011     A deal which is thought to be in the region of seven figures by PRWEEK was recently won by Ketchum...
Sony PlayStation account awarded to Shine
10/06/2011   Shine Communications has recently won a major account from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe...
H&K Hired to Promote Techy East London
26/05/2011   East London is set to be Great Britain’s answer to Silicon Valley and Hill & Knowlton have been hired to help establish...
John Doe Selected By Amnesty International
26/05/2011   John Doe has been newly appointed by Amnesty International to publicise the organisation (and their global campaigning for...
Tupperware Re-launching with Shine Communications
06/05/2011   Tupperware is planning to re-launch in he UK market with PR campaigns ran by Shine Communications...
PR 150 Table Shows Recovery from Recession
06/05/2011    Growth rates of the top 150 consultancies shows recovery from the recession as Marketing...
Bahrain brief ‘put-on-pause’ by Bell Pottinger
21/04/2011   Due to the political climate in Bahrain, Bell Pottinger’s work with the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Bahrain has been...
Four Agencies Pitch for Heinz Account
21/04/2011   The company famous for baked beans and soups is seeking a new PR agency to handle its accounts...
UK Brands Misuse Social Media
14/04/2011    A recent study by the internet firm Auros has revealed that prominent UK retailers such as Debenhams and the low cost...
Blackberry Appoint Good Relations for UK and EU
14/04/2011    Research in Motion (RiM), the company behind Blackberry smartphones has appointed Good Relations for their UK and EU...
Good Relations Beats 5 Competitors to Win Subway
07/04/2011   Good Relations is set to work on national PR campaigns for the Subway franchise after a six-way pitch...
Publicasity Wins Italian Furniture Projects
07/04/2011   Publicasity has won the Italian Furniture company Natuzzi’s UK business on a project basis and has been set to work on the...
Dubai Hotel Chain Jebel Ali Appoints Lucre
22/03/2011   PR activities across the UK and Ireland for the Dubai-based hotel chain Jebel Ali are going to be handled by Lucre following...
Fishburn chosen by Consumer Financial Education Body
22/03/2011   The Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB) is planning to re-launch its services next month in order to help members of the...
Network Rail Welcomes Pitches from PR Agencies
18/03/2011   Network Rail is looking for a new PR agency to take care of the company’s public affairs account and both existing agencies...
Octopus Communications Picks Up Trend Micro
18/03/2011   Octopus Communications have scooped an account with Trend Micro to promote their profile in the UK...
Champions Series Horseracing Promoted by Weber
02/03/2011   Weber Shandwick Sport has been chosen to launch and promote British Champions Series Horseracing...
FD Still Listed as Top Adviser to AIM companies
02/03/2011   According to the Q1 20011 Hemscott Advisers Ranking Guide, which is released quarterly...
Hi-Tec Chooses Threepipe for Social Media
24/02/2011   The sports and outdoor brand Hi-Tec famous for their comfortable and durable footwear has retained their previously...
House PR Wins Rémy Martin Account
24/02/2011 House PR recently won the French cognac brand Rémy Martin to add to its extensive account list...
Tonic Life picked by Pfizer for Centrum Multivitamins
17/02/2011 Pharma giant Pfizer have hired Tonic Life Communications to promote their popular vitamin product Centrum...
Stella Artois promoted by Threepipe at Cannes
17/02/2011     Threepipe is...
UK Banks Use PR to Promote Business Banking
11/02/2011   Leading UK banks are gearing up to use powerful PR in order to help restore the ailing banking industry’s status among small...
Top 150 Consultancy List Opens Entries
11/02/2011   Award season is on its way with PRWeek opening entry to the 2011 Top 150 PR Consultancies tables...
Travel Agency BGB acquired by Four Communications
19/01/2011   Travel PR firm BGB has recently been bought-out by Four Communications. Resultantly, the two companies have joined forces...
Lexis PR chosen by Renkitt Benckiser for Air Wick
19/01/2011 Following a competitive pitching process...
Marketing Chiefs Prefer Outsourced Social Media
14/12/2010   A survey of 250 PR industry Marketing Directors has shown that only 1 in 5 of all Directors and Heads of Marketing...
Tonic Life Wins ‘superhoney’ Account
14/12/2010 Tonic Life Communications...
Under Siege Promoted by Say Communications
01/12/2010   Say Communications has been chosen to promote Under Siege, a real-time strategy game for PlayStation3...
MSLGroup Aligns with Dentsu
01/12/2010   MSLGroup has signed a business alliance contract with the Japanese communications agency Dentsu...
Bupa Chooses Freud Communication
01/12/2010   A lucrative brief to boost Bupa’s profile and increase consumer interest has been secured by Freud Communications...
Cannes Lions International Festival partners with H&K
01/12/2010   Hill & Knowlton was chosen by Cannes Lions Festival to support and promote the 2011 event...
Hotfrog Opts For Weber Shandwick
04/11/2010   Hotfrog the online business directory, have chosen Weber Shandwick to support their brand in three...
Revenues for WPP’s PR and Public Affairs Arm Soars
04/11/2010 WPP is the world’s largest communications group and it has recently announced unexpected revenue...
Autoglass Seeks New Agency
19/10/2010                           Autoglass is planning to increase its PR activity in the coming year and...
Bidding Begins for Cancer Drug Account
29/09/2010   Several Healthcare PR Specialists in the UK have been approached by Roche to promote their Cancer Drug...