Tag Archives: brexit

Bercow puts UK government’s Brexit TV blitz in the balance

As House of Commons speaker John Bercow (below) throws a new spanner in Theresa May’s Brexit works – telling her she can’t bring back the same bill three times, which she should have known already – the UK’s TV stations ...

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Latest IPA Bellwether survey confirms Brexit blow to growth

Marketing budgets in the UK have stopped rising for the first time in six years according to the IPA’s latest quarterly Bellwether report, to nobody’s great surprise. It would be astonishing if they were rising given the uncertainty over Brexit ...

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What Brexit vote means for adland – bad or worse

As British PM Theresa May waits to hear the verdict of Parliament on her proposed Brexit deal (they won’t like it) various forecasts are emerging about the likely fate of advertising in the event of various outcomes: no deal with ...

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Brexit bus was marketing triumph – and a political own goal

Channel 4 is promising to lift the lid on Brexit tonight (Monday) with a film starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the mastermind behind the successful Brexit campaign. The ever-ingenious Taylor Herring is promoting it with C4’s version of the ...

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A big week in adland: Brexit (inevitably), Read’s vision for WPP and MAA picks its Agencies of the Year

It’s arguably the biggest week of the year for the ad business (and many others of course) with a crucial Parliamentary vote on Theresa May’s Brexit plan due tomorrow (Tuesday) although it’s this column’s view that the Government may yet ...

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Richard Williams: why the big Brexit issue is a dodgy brief

I’m not saying I have any tips for Theresa May as she tries to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, but I do recognise some of the challenges she faces: a dodgy brief and too many people with a say ...

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Nike comes back for second helping in World Cup wake

There seem to be two main narratives in the UK at the moment: football almost “coming home” (the World Cup went to France of course and, anyway, it’s the Jules Rimet trophy and England didn’t even enter until 1950 – ...

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UK adland confronts Brexit and trust crisis

Brexit was the headline topic of the Advertising Association’s Lead 2018 conference – the trade body has taken on the tricky task of campaigning for a good deal on behalf of the industry – but the outstanding issue of the ...

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