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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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GPS ad agency jury hides behind gobbledygook

UK ad agencies and trade body the IPA are appealing against the Government Cabinet Office’s recent shortlist to pitch for nearly £300m of government ad business. The Government Procurement Service’s application procedure (to get on the shortlist) was apparently based ...

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