Politics

Why George Osborne won’t be sending WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell his best wishes this Christmas

Sir Martin Sorrell and WPP have been lobbying hard for changes to the UK ‘controlled foreign companies’ tax rules which are designed to stop UK-based companies and their overseas subsidiaries paying lower rates of tax abroad. The UK coalition government ...

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Now Bell Pottinger is dragged into the phone-hacking scandal as it tells News International boss Rebekah Brooks where to be arrested

Well this is all a bit peculiar and no mistake. The Daily Telegraph alleges that Lord Bell’s PR and lobbying company Bell Pottinger advised its client Rebekah Brooks (pictured), former editor of the News of the World, Sun and then ...

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Why HSBC £40m fine over mis-selling to older customers gives marketing a bad name

Chris Barraclough, writing in Marketing magazine, is right. While the marketing community obsesses about Marks & Spencer lingerie ads, Size Zero models, Twitter trending and the monetisation of Facebook, it is almost entirely oblivious to some criminality of Dickensian proportions ...

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