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IPA publishes new Dignity at Work Code – only it doesn’t

The UK agency trade body the IPA has “published” its much-trumpeted Code of Best Practice on Dignity at Work, which came to pass following a spate of so-called ‘top five emails,’ ranking women on looks etc at agencies. Embarrassingly the ...

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IPA’s Golding sets out to tackle agency “objectification”

IPA president and The&Partnership London CEO Sarah Golding found herself in the midst of the ‘Top Five’ flurry when an injudicious such email from someone leaving T&P found its way into the popular prints. But Golding has moved onto the ...

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IPA calls on YouTube and Google to mend their ad ways

The UK’s IPA agency trade body has formally called on Google-owned YouTube and Facebook to work with the IPA and ISBA (the advertiser equivalent) to bring the safety, measurement and viewabillity of their online video up to acceptable industry standards. ...

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IPA president Golding launches machine-friendly ad agenda

New IPA president Sarah Golding, CEO of CHI & Partners (below), has pledged to maximise the potential of automation and machine-learning to enhance the advertising industry, while also protecting it from its dark side. Golding delivered her ‘Magic and the ...

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IPA names its “hall of fame” as part of 100th birthday party

The IPA is celebrating its 100th birthday in London tonight at a glittering event (well I’m going) and to mark the occasion has chosen what we might call its British Hall of Fame. Judging panel was IPA president Tom Knox, ...

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IPA centenary looks to the past for hope for the future

In 1917 the guns from the Battle of the Somme could still probably heard in southern England when the UK ad agency trade association the IPA was formed (the battle began in 1916 but went on for 141 days). What’s ...

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CHI’s Sarah Golding to be IPA’s second woman president

CHI & Partners CEO and partner Sarah Golding (below) has been nominated as the next president of UK agency trade body the IPA, succeeding Tom Knox of what is now MullenLowe. Barring an unheard of outbreak of hostilities, her appointment ...

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ISBA ups stakes in war over secret media owner rebates

UK advertiser body ISBA has taken media agencies by surprise by circulating a standard contract to its 450 members – most of the UK’s big advertisers who spend £10bn annually – aimed at achieving that rather hoary objective, ‘transparency.’ In ...

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