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The Economist hires Lansons for UK PR

Lansons has won a pitch to become the retained UK PR agency for The Economist, the global business and current affairs magazine.

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Davos 2016: how PRs can realise the true opportunity this week's forum presents

This week's World Economic Forum (WEF), held in Davos and commonly referred to by its place-name, is both star-studded, including celebrities from Bono to Leonardo DiCaprio, and attended by heavyweight business and world leaders, from Draghi to Tsipras. Many key comms professionals and PRs and their clients attend, but what is the real PR opportunity Davos presents? And do you need to be at an event which could cost an individual, according to International Business Times, an average of £22,000 in the last couple of years to attend, writes Kaltrina Bylykbashi.

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Jennifer Elworthy appointed as marketing director by satellite TV service Freesat

Freesat, the subscription free satellite TV service, has appointed Jennifer Elworthy as director of marketing and communications.

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Luxury sex toy brand Perlesque hires Aisle 8 to handle UK launch

Aisle 8 has been chosen to handle the launch and ongoing comms activity for new luxury sex toy brand Perlesque.

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Sky names Gap's Catherine Hicks as group corporate affairs director

Sky has hired Catherine Hicks to lead its corporate, consumer and internal communications.

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MCPR acquires new brand and event clients including the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas and Elton John

Murray Chalmers PR (MCPR) has won a raft of new clients including well-known event the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas and music artist, Elton John.

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Consumer electronics company Monster renews agreement with Speed Communications for pan-European brief

Global consumer electronics company Monster has reappointed Speed Communications as its sole agency to manage brand communications across the UK, France and Germany.

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Citigate Dewe Rogerson advises on Global Natural Resource Investments private equity management buyout  from Barclays

Global Natural Resource Investments (GNRI), formerly known as Barclays Natural Resource Investments (BNRI), has brought in Citigate Dewe Rogerson as comms adviser for its management buy-out from Barclays Bank.

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Midas PR promotes Henley Festival 2016

Midas PR has been named as the PR agency for Henley Festival 2016, which takes place from 6 to 10 July, following a competitive pitch.

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Thorpe Park hires Taylor Herring to launch celebrity illusionist Derren Brown's new attraction.

Thorpe Park Resort has handed a retained consumer PR brief to creative brand comms agency Taylor Herring, following a four-way pitch.

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