Tag Archives: uk economy

Prostitution and drugs in timely boost for UK economy

The UK’s economy is finally recovering after five years or so mired in recession and the Office of National Statistics (which usually gets its figures wrong, first time at least) has given chancellor George Osborne and his Conservative Party a ...

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IPA Bellwether survey paints rosy ad picture for UK

Boom times are back in UK advertising and marketing according to the latest IPA Bellwether survey carried out by Markit. The report, which has been conducted on a quarterly basis since Q1 2000, revealed a net balance of 12.3 per ...

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Can advertising be the motor that gets the struggling UK economy out of first gear?

Marketing communications executive Roger Hyslop says the recent Advertising Association figures about the contribution of advertising and related disciplines to the UK economy show that it can contribute significantly to the growth the UK badly needs. Our industry recently received ...

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Gloomsters in the ascendant in latest IPA survey of UK marketing intentions

The latest IPA Bellwether survey published today reveals that marketing budgets were revised down for a second successive quarter in Q3 to the greatest extent since the end of 2009. This was due to a tough trading environment hampering profitability ...

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