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Clodagh Higginson, political correspondent for ITV’s Good Morning Britain, has teamed up with her husband John Higginson, a former political editor at the Metro, to launch a new PR agency called Higginson PR.

Higginson PR will specialise in PR and social media support, comms strategy, political campaigns, and media training.

media-trust-imageWeber Shandwick has teamed up with UK communications charity Media Trust to create a paid internship programme which aims to bring in diverse talent to the PR industry.

Following a successful pilot project in 2015, Weber will recruit three or four young people for the programme from a range of backgrounds each year.


pexels-photo-186461-1Prophet, the global strategy consultancy, has announced a partnership with Innovate Finance, an independent members’ association representing the UK’s global fintech community.

Prophet will apply its global network of experts to help Innovate Finance members build relevant brands and customer experiences, use digital as a “transformative” force and create strategies to accelerate growth.

grant-thornton-bcWalbrook PR  was awarded PR Firm of the Year at the 2017 Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards held in the City of London last night.

The awards recognise the achievements of quoted companies, their directors and advisers outside of the FTSE 350.