Tag Archives: uk government

M&C wins government’s Neighbourhood Planning brief

New business is being showered around like confetti in the UK this week (Leagas Delaney has won Value Retail, BBH Uber, 101 Dunelm, Karmarama Confused.com) and now M&C Saatchi has been appointed to handle the UK government’s Department for Communities ...

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AMV launches government THINK! drug drive campaign

The law in the UK regarding drugs and driving changed today (March 2) to bring it into line with drink driving (ie don’t or else). So AMV BBDO has produced a new campaign THINK! Drug Drive Paranoia (it’s not really ...

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UK Gov, Carat and WPP’s M4C – news from the front

Loyal readers will know that the UK government has switched its media buying account from WPP’s bespoke agency M4C (left) to Aegis Dentsu. The business is estimated at £140m although the Government spends far more than this on communications (about ...

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Carat reinforces reputation as go-to media agency for big accounts with UK government win from WPP

Aegis-owned Carat has reportedly pinched the UK government’s media buying business from M4C, a WPP construct employing over 100 people, assembled from its gaggle of media agencies including Mindshare and MediaCom. The UK government’s media account isn’t what it was ...

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IPA slams government procurement e-auctions

The UK IPA Council, which consists of representatives of leading creative and media agencies, has passed an unprecedented vote of no confidence in the Government Procurement Service, which has replaced the COI as the body that selects agencies for over ...

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ISBA is trying to give agencies ‘latitude’ over client payment – so that’s a new form of daylight robbery

The issue of client payment terms for agencies rumbles on with some agencies, according to Campaign, demanding that the UK government intervene. We might politely remind these optimistic souls that governments of all hues have been loudly proclaiming their commitment ...

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