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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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IPA’s Knox sets out his ‘here for good’ diversity targets

That bold and parfit knight Tom Knox, the IPA’s new president, has enlarged on his ‘here for good’ agenda, saying that the IPA (the UK ad agency trade body) is setting a target of 40per cent of senior roles to ...

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IPA’s Bainsfair slams clients for bridging loans wheeze

IPA director general Paul Bainsfair has slammed the latest payment wheeze from some clients: bridging loans to tide agencies over as they wait for payment. Payment can be up to 120 days or even more these days. Bainsfair (left) says: ...

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