Chancellor Phillip Hammond unveiled the Government’s Budget this afternoon, in which he announced cuts to stamp duty for first-time buyers and an investment fund to enliven UK productivity, a significant proportion of which will be spent in high-tech industries such as AI and full-fibre broadband.
Public sector communications is challenging. In Northern Ireland, it is no less so. It’s also changing. Last year, a group of professionals came together to set up the Northern Ireland Public Sector Communications Forum (NIPSCF).
Old Mout Cider and its PR agency Cow created a campaign with former The Really Wild Show presenters Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan to help save the kiwi bird from extinction.
PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Stephen Luxford’s job as senior Press Officer for the National Audit Office.
Samsung and PR agency Taylor Herring will make history on Friday night, with what it claims is the longest single-shot TV ad ever screened in the UK.
A Public Health England campaign to create a completely smoke-free NHS is marking the anniversary of its launch, with almost 90 per cent of mental health trusts having adopted the policy.
Automation, data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) will have big impacts on the marketing and communications industry in 2018.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), one of the world’s biggest pension plans, has hired CNC as its PR agency of record in the UK/Europe and Asia Pacific, an account previously held by Bell Pottinger.
The nascent Scottish Parliament Lobbying Register has been urged to raise awareness of what lobbying is and highlight the positive aspects of it, in a report by a University of Edinburgh lecturer.
The London Ambulance Service’s head of media and campaigns is set to join NHS England’s comms team in January.