UK adland dads launch ‘keep footy beautiful’ campaign

Well it’s a jolly brave attempt by a group of London adland parents headed by Matthew Charlton, CEO of the new London outpost of Havas network BETC, to persuade children (and adults, who often behave worse than the kids) to ...

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After 76 years in Chicago Leo Burnett finally takes on New York

You certainly can’t accuse Leo Burnett of rushing things, 76 years after setting up in Chicago the venerable agency, now owned by Publicis Groupe, is finally setting up in New York. It’s in lots of other places too of course, ...

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Cannes Lions produces yet another award, this time it’s a special St Mark’s Lion for BBH’s Sir John Hegarty

If you’re the biggest ad awards business on the planet it’s obviously in your interest to keep adding awards, one to increase revenue and, two, your profile. And the Cannes Lions awards have been adding to the list with a ...

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ITV commercial boss Fru Hazlitt outlines radical new sales strategy

ITV CEO Adam Crozier and gal at the sharp end, managing director of commercial and online Fru Hazlitt, have revealed some more of their plan to move the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster away from horrible old advertising sales. This includes ...

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COI may be reprieved after all in Francis Maude’s overhaul

AdSense…Default Ad#ad-1#ad-1-1#ad-2#ad-2-1#ad-3 AdSense…Default Ad#ad-1#ad-1-1#ad-2#ad-2-1#ad-3 The Government seems to be going round in circles in its attempt to cut its expenditure on advertising and marketing. Last year it announced big cuts to the Central Office of Information and sug gested that ...

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