Weekly news round-up | 12th December 2014

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Put the Christmas chocolates down and take a look at this weeks news round up from @PRhub.

CIPR names Sarah Pinch president of its board of directors for 2015 as full line-up announced

The CIPR has revealed its board of directors for 2015, with Sarah Pinch, founder of Pinch Point Communications, named president. The 2015 board is composed of five women and five men, with all taking up their roles on 1 January 2015.

Further reading: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2014/12/10/cipr-names-sarah-pinch-president-its-board-directors-2015-full-line-announced

PRWeek Power Book: Unilever boss Paul Polman named most powerful PR player

The 58-year-old executive may be a surprising choice for the number one slot in the Power Book list, but in a constantly changing industry, it is increasingly difficult to define what makes a powerful PR heavyweight.

Further reading: http://www.prweek.com/article/1325017/prweek-power-book-unilever-boss-paul-polman-named-powerful-pr-player

Worst PR disasters of 2014

What was the worst PR blunder of 2014? Senior PROs discuss the worst PR of the year, and the lessons that can be drawn from it. PRMoment.com also list ten howlers from this year’s ‘Good and Bad’ column.

Further reading: http://www.prmoment.com/2858/worst-pr-disasters-of-2014.aspx

More than 45,000 people work in UK internal comms, says new report

More than 45,000 people work in internal comms in the UK, considerably higher than previous estimates of around 20,000 and suggesting an upward trend, according to new research.

Further reading: http://www.prweek.com/article/1326235/45000-people-work-uk-internal-comms-says-new-report

PR’s evolution over the past decade

PRdaily.com share their take on the evolution of the PR industry.

Further reading: http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/PRs_evolution_over_the_past_decade_17761.aspx

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