2015 June

51.4% of marketers say they have “no access” to training

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A new survey suggests that marketers are unlikely to receive training at work, despite believing that relentless development is crucial to be match fit for growth. In a study of 2,300 professionals across all sectors conducted by job site CV-Library, over half (51.4 percent) of marketing professionals said they have no access to training, significantly […]

Cilla Snowball CBE & Group Chairman and Group CEO|AMVBBDO

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Cilla joined AMV in 1992 as the agency’s first New Business Director. Twenty three years later, she now oversees the 4 companies that comprise the AMV Group in the UK – AMVBBDO, Proximity, Redwood and Fishburn. Cilla chairs the Advertising Association and sits on the boards of BBDO Worldwide, Comic Relief and the Women’s Business […]

On the road with Adforum 2015: Peter Cowie reports

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It’s an exciting time to be working in the London ad business – the industry is vibrant, the leadership is here and the ideas are following. Last week saw Adforum 2015 arrive in London – forty four pitch consultants and many of the UK’s leading agencies met to share views on the future of marketing […]

Oystercatchers Club focuses on ‘A Force for Good’

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“The best people in our business care about money, but not nearly as much as making an impact on the world ” Moray MacLennan Campaign July 2015 The media and communications industry is talking about how it can use its huge influence and clout to make a significant difference to the world. Some companies still use […]

Richard Robinson talks to Business Insider

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Half way through the year, something big is happening in media. Almost a dozen major marketers from P&G to General Mills to Citi to Coca-Cola have called media pitches within a short space of time. Business Insider spoke to industry experts for their take – Richard Robinson was one… Richard believes three things are happening: […]

Are publishers the new agencies?

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Alec Bec, Managing Director of It’s Nice That, joined us for a Lunch & Learn. Alec and his team believe passionately that creative inspiration should be available to everyone, no strings attached, and they champion the truly exciting and engaging work online, in print and through events.  We invited Alex to share some of his […]