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Engine’s WCRS wins UK government pensions account

Pitching for UK government business has become a nightmare ever since the coalition government wound up the COI (Central Office of Information) but Engine Group, which claims to be the UK’s biggest independent marcoms group, seems to have found the ...

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WCRS founder Robin Wight picks his Desert Island Ads

Robin Wight was one of the four founders of Wight Collins Rutherford Scott, one of the best-known and most highly-regarded UK agencies of the 1980s and beyond. WCRS produced ground-breaking campaigns for BMW, Carling and Orange among many others. He ...

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Engine Group is HMG’s forces’ favourite with combined Royal Navy and RAF recruitment win

The coalition government may have been driving agencies up the wall with its convoluted selection and procurement policies (now via the newly-constituted Government Communications Service) but Peter Scott’s Engine Group seems to have mastered the art of form-filling. Engine has ...

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Engine Group gets bigger but substantial post-tax profits still prove elusive

Peter Scott’s Engine Group, whose companies include WCRS, Partners Andrews Aldridge and sports marketing business Synergy, made a small post-tax profit £422,000 in 2012 compared with a loss of £5.2 million in the previous year. The results were affected by ...

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Sky’s Telling Stelling ad from WCRS is an own goal

Doubt that this new ad, ‘Telling Stelling,’ (and this campaign) works. Sky is lining up every celebrity in sight to sell its cocktail of digital services (obviously it would like you to buy all of them) and this time it’s ...

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Engine Group’s David Liu: how to build a new agency group in China

Peter Scott’s UK marcoms contender Engine Group has been quiet of late as it struggles to find the right agency acquisition in the US but it’s also setting its eyes on Asia, where marcoms companies are making an increasing amount ...

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