Instinctif Partners makes public affairs hire
Instinctif Partners is expanding its public affairs practice in Germany with the addition of new partner Bernd Buschhausen. Buschhausen will work alongside managing partner [...]
Hanover opens Dublin office
Public affairs consultancy Hanover Group has opened a new office in Dublin. It will be led by former MD of Keating & Associates Lorna Jennings. Further appointments [...]
Edelman appoints former chief advisor to Boris Johnson
Edelman has appointed Boris Johnson’s former chief advisor Will Walden as managing director, public affairs, and has promoted Gupreet Brar to general manager, Brussels. [...]
FRC hires public affairs specialist
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed David Banks as public affairs manager in its communications team. Banks will manage the FRC’s political engagement and [...]
Dentons launches public affairs network
Law firm Dentons will launch a free network for public affairs firms in early 2017. The worldwide network will be called Nextlaw Global Public Affairs Network and Dentons has [...]
FSCS hands PR and public affairs retainer to Hanover
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) – the UK’s statutory compensation scheme for customers of UK authorised financial services firms – has [...]
Portland hires former junior equalities minister Jo Swinson
Former junior equalities minister and Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson is working with Portland Communications to help the agency improve upon its workplace diversity. Swinson’s [...]
Community Channel appoints Pagefield post-crowdfunding
After a successful crowdfunding campaign earlier this year, Community Channel, formerly part of The Media Trust, has brought in Pagefield to provide public affairs and media [...]
Pagefield makes two new hires
David Leslie and Sam Barnett have joined Pagefield as consultants. Leslie joins from international corporate, financial and political comms consultancy New Century Media, [...]
Associated British Ports appoints JBP for Cardiff Bay development
Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed national communications consultancy JBP to provide stakeholder engagement and PR support around the Dolffin Quay development in [...]
Newgate forms MWW alliance
Newgate Communications has formed an alliance with MWW, which will see it offer public affairs and corporate comms services to a new roster of clients, including StubHub. As [...]
Weber Shandwick appoints Joey Jones as head of public affairs
Joey Jones, the former Sky political journalist and media adviser to Theresa May when Home Secretary, is the new head of public affairs at Weber Shandwick. Jones replaces [...]
Political comms strategist John McTernan joins Penn Schoen Berland
Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), a global research-based consultancy, has announced that John McTernan, the political adviser, commentator and strategist, will join the firm as [...]
Europe’s SEC Group buys a stake in Newington
Italy’s SEC Group has announced a formal partnership with UK-based Newington Communications. SEC has taken a 60% stake in Newington Communications, and its international [...]
Ambassador Miriam Sapiro joins Finsbury as partner
Miriam Sapiro, former deputy US trade representative in the Obama administration, has joined Finsbury as partner and head of its Washington DC office. Ambassador Sapiro will [...]
VPC Speciality Lending Investments appoints MHP
VPC Speciality Lending Investments PLC has appointed MHP Communications as its financial public relations and corporate affairs adviser. VPC Speciality Lending Investments is [...]
Hanover re-hires Daniel Gilbert after stint at BIS
Hanover has re-appointed Daniel Gilbert as a senior policy adviser, following his 14-month period as a special adviser in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills [...]
First Utility makes senior comms hires
Amanda Cumine has joined First Utility as corporate communications director. The gas and electricity supplier has also hired a new head of public affairs, Tara Singh. Cumine [...]
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