Tag Archives: covid-19

M&C Saatchi wins more government business with 2021 ONS census task

The current UK government may not be much good at governing (its critics say) but it’s been the ad agencies’ best friend. On top of the millions spent on Covid-19 campaigns (mostly via MullenLowe) it’s being a good friend to ...

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Publicis futures wizard Goodwin out over Covid tweet row

Publicis’ outspoken head of futures Tom Goodwin now founds himself a thing of the past (at least as far the agency group is concerned) as he’s left the French marcoms giant in a hurry following a Twitter spat. In other ...

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Public Health England spends £43m in just three months to combat Covid-19

Public Health England, the government body supposed to be keeping us out of the clutches of Covid-19, spent a staggering £43m on advertising during the UK’s March 23 to June 30 lockdown period, according to new figures from Nielsen. This ...

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Women on the up: Shelley Smoler at Droga5, Margaret Jobling at NatWest Group

Is adland’s proverbial glass ceiling being dismantled? There’ll be many consequences of Covid-19, one may bw more women in senior roles (aleit in a diminished industry.) Droga5 London has promoted high flyer Shelley Smoler to executive creative director. Smoler (above) ...

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