September 12, 2019
/ by Alister Houghton
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Robin Grainger, director of connected communications at Ruder Finn, discusses why communicators cannot afford to overlook voice assistants as a new comms medium.
Tanya Layzell-Payne, founder of hospitality specialist Gerber Communications, details why PR is essential to supporting restaurant growth and isn't just "nice to have".
Lansons has appointed James Dowling as a board director. Dowling will head up the consultancy's public affairs and public policy offering.
Prosek Partners has hired Fiona Laffan as managing director of its London office.
The Southampton International Boat Show has appointed Ready10 to run the PR and comms programme for its 2019 show, which begins this week. The agency will support the 10-day event via a creative comms strategy management, management of the show’s celebrity ambassadors and influencers plus an on-site media team for the show’s duration.
Cloud hosting company Nimbus Hosting has appointed Centropy PR as its lead comms agency.
Escorted and independent rail holiday provider Great Rail Journeys has selected The Lucre Group to be its UK PR agency.
Toy retailer The Entertainer has appointed Carousel PR to manage both its consumer and corporate PR.
CAB PR has announced four new wins. The agency will handle briefs from Make UK, Sadler's Brewing Co, Bompas & Parr and 100% Optical.
Aisle 8 has announced two new wins. Plant-based skincare brand Elemental Herbology has appointed the agency to manage all brand, product and editorial requests, while After Beauty has selected the agency to look after its UK comms and events.
Camron PR will handle PR for both Artemide and Danese.
Accessories brand Abbott Lyon has appointed Brandnation to deliver its creative brand campaigns. The agency will look to drive brand awareness to support the brand's European and North American growth plans.
Wild Life Botanicals, the low-alcohol English sparkling wine brand, has appointed Clementine Communications to manage its PR and social media.
The Oska Bright Film Festival, an event for films made by or featuring people with learning disabilities, autism or Asperger's, has appointed Stand Agency to raise awareness of the festival.
GPU mining rig provider Easy Crypto Hunter has selected Wentworth PR to develop and implement a comms strategy which builds brand awareness across the UK.
Specialist price comparison tech startup Moneyshake has appointed Sugar PR to handle its media and public relations, who will work with digital agency Delineo.
The Indie Beauty Media Group has appointed Kilpatrick to handle its UK PR. The agency's focus will be on promoting the second London Indie Beauty Expo and the Innovation Showcase.
KK Communications and Anteater Communications had merged to become AKA Communications.
Another Word Communications has launched a daily WhatsApp broadcast of brand purpose news and campaigns. The move comes following research which revealed that consumers would welcome brands using their position to influencer government and policy.
Jargon PR has been invited to become a member of the Forbes Agency Council, a community for PR, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.
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