Tag Archives: redundancies

Wieden + Kennedy HQ cuts back after client losses

Wieden+Kennedy is lauded by most for its estimable record of creative independence over more than 30 years but when bad times come – or not-so-good times – it wields the axe just like everyone else. The company has admitted to ...

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Does the Guardian’s newspaper and digital strategy actually add up?

The Guardian has said it may be forced to make compulsory redundancies as its efforts to persuade journalists to leave voluntarily have failed. It was seeking up to 100 voluntary redundancies but only 30 or so people signed up. According ...

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The Red Brick Road gets longer run with Tesco

My spies tell me that The Red Brick Road, the agency that resigned £110m Tesco, has been asked to continue on the account to Christmas instead of the original termination date of October. What this says about the whole pitch ...

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Now the Guardian joins Cannes adfest with young creatives competition

Cannes is becoming a bit like Ancient Rome, the whole world (in this case the creative one) gathers there and there are an increasing number of supplicants hawking their wares to try to get a start in the business. Saatchi ...

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DDB London looks to gain momentum from planning shake-up

One of the more interesting agency transformations of recent times is going on at DDB London, the UK outpost of one of the great creative agency networks and, before that, the legendary UK hotshop Boase Massimi Pollitt. BMP’s Stanley Pollitt ...

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More trouble for DDB London as £36m Virgin Media reviews

Accounts come and go of course but Virgin Media’s advertising at DDB London is worth a chunky £36m and it’s also the central plank in what now seems to be a leaky vessel, DDB’s role in masterminding all Virgin’s communications ...

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