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MC Grindah heads up Santander anti-scam drive

About the only common quality to UK bank advertising is that most people find it irritating – possibly because they’re irritated with banks. Santander at least tries something different – last time out it was faux bank Antandec featuring the ...

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Now Engine cuts back following restructuring

Staff exits follow agency restructurings – usually flagged as making companies more client-focussed, nimble and all the rest of it – as surely as night follows day. Now it’s happening at Lake Capital-owned Engine in London with an all-staff consultation ...

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Long-serving Engine boss Klein quits for client Sky

The brain drain from agencies continues with Engine’s EMEA boss Debbie Klein (below) leaving after 19 years to join longstanding client Sky as the newly-created group chief marketing and corporate affairs officer. Sky is currently reviewing its £200m plus media ...

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British Business Bank appoints Engine for content brief

The nascent British Business Bank is one of the UK government’s better ideas (so long as they don’t flog it off, like everything else) and it’s appointed Engine to run a content and promotional campaign, kicking off in March. Customer ...

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Engine challenges on-site agency Oliver with NuFu launch

Engine is launching NuFu – not a chain of sushi restaurants but a new challenger to Oliver in the on-site agency stakes. NuFu is short for Nuclear Fusion, it seems. Transport operator TransPennine Express in Manchester is its founding client ...

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Santander tries a dose of user-generated ‘prosperity’

Santander is claiming the first use of user-generated content by a big UK bank in its new campaign from WCRS/Engine. Brand ambassadors Jenson Button and Jessica Ennis-Hill make fleeting appearances although Rory has been left on the golf course to ...

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