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Will there be a profitable Act 111 for M&C’s Kershaw, Muirhead and Sinclair?

Another collection of big beast is stalking adland: David Kershaw , Bill Muirhead and Jeremy Sinclair, who helmed M&C Saatchi until an accounting scandal in 2019, have formed Act 111, a new investment company. Muirhead, 75, told the Sunday Times: ...

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M&C delivers for government JobHelp scheme

There’s a more positive air about M&C Saatchi as Moray MacLennan’s new regime tries to put its accounting problems behind it. But the agency has still lost a lot of ground: in the UK it was once comfortably bigger than ...

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M&C Saatchi delivers surprisingly perky ONS Census drive

March 21 is National Census Day in the UK – the first for ages – and it’s always handy to know how many of us there are and what we’re like. Demographics have been on many minds recently of course ...

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M&C Saatchi back on the road with South Africa digital buy

M&C Saatchi is fully back in business it seems after its shares were suspended in the wake of an accounting scandal – they’ve bounced back to 80p compared to a year low of 27.5p – and about-to-be-annointed CEO Moray MacLennan ...

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MacLennan in charge as M&C’s remaining founders quit scandal-hit agency

M&C Saatchi has cleared the management decks as it tries to emerge in one piece from last year’s accounting scandal – where £11.6m was “mis-stated” – with the departures of founders PLC CEO David Kershaw, chairman Jeremy Sinclair and director ...

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M&C Saatchi rocked again as shares set for suspension

M&C Saatchi’s financial travails continue: now the quoted agency group’s shares are to be suspended after it missed a deadline to file its latest accounts following the discovery of an £11.6m accounting black hole last year. The agency has produced ...

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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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