Gocompare reviews noisy ads as Moneysupermarket cranks up the volume with Mother

Price comparison website Gocompare.com is reviewing its £28m creative account according to Campaign, something we predicted it might do back in September when it moved its media account to Carat. Not before time either as the amount of nasty, invasive ...

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It’s hardly Gingrich on Romney but London mayor Boris Johnson comes under fire from ‘Red Ken’

Do they still call Ken Livingstone Red Ken? Well London mayor Boris johnson probably does. And Tory Boris, who faces re-election this summer, is coming under fire from his opponent, former mayor Labour’s Ken Livingstone, who has recruited newly-formed BETC ...

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UK’s IPA agency trade body launches campaign to recruit more non-white adfolk

The UK’s IPA, which represents advertising, marketing and media agencies, has formed a partnership with Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) London, a not-for-profit organisation focused on improving access into the most competitive professions for students from under-represented ethnic minority backgrounds. ...

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180 Amsterdam lands global Asics sports account

Leading global sports brand Asics has appointed 180 Amsterdam to create yearly global advertising campaigns starting in January 2013. 180 has been chosen to drive awareness of the Asics brand globally and create an emotional connection with consumers around Asics’ ...

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Paul Simons: Why doesn’t any decent London agency want my £5m account?

Last week I saw an economic forecast from Citibank which was quite depressing. The gloom and doom in the general business press strongly suggests 2012 is going to be challenging. Therefore in the current climate I have assumed every business ...

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