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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

McCann London - Kew Foundation The Kew Foundation, the charitable arm of the world famous Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, has hired McCann London following a competitive pitch. The agency has been hired to support the charity’s fundraising...

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Features

Meet Award Winning Designer, Rick Banks aka Face37

Rick Banks is an award winning, London-based designer, otherwise known as Face37. He has created brand identities, bespoke typefaces and logo designs for some of the world’s biggest companies, including Triumph, Douwe Egberts, Nike and Adidas....

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PIA advocates cultural cohesion and justice

The PIA Agency launched a social justice campaign today. The San Diego based agency has produced an emotional short film called "Protect the Dream," highlighting the recent and recurring acts of violence and discrimination based on race and religion....

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BBH London - KFC BBH London and Giles Ripley from Partizan have cast “Randy O’Brien,” the bogus KFC Chief Apology Officer, in a tried and tested comedy classic, the faux corporate apology. Hand-crafted in a single shot, what starts...

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Agency of the Week: VCCP

Maria Sharapova settles into an internship at VCCP London In what might just about be the most surprising piece of agency news of the year, Maria Sharapova has reportedly spent the last week as an intern at VCCP London. The former world number one...

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Video Games

Nintendo vs Sega: Retro Console Wars Round Two

Gaming is no longer the solitary pursuit of children, perpetual loners and hairy palmed basement dwellers. In fact, it's become such an accepted mainstream hobby that the gaming industry is now worth more and generates more income than the film and...

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Cheil London and wethepeople London launch Cheil Health

Cheil London has today announced the official launch of Cheil Health, a joint venture with the specialist healthcare agency wethepeople London. It will be dedicated to servicing global and local healthcare and pharmaceutical clients. Cheil Health...

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Entertainment

Stinkdigital create The Flixtape mixtape maker for Netflix

A mixtape was a classic device used by well-meaning but ultimately lazy music fans who wanted to express their own individuality through songs written by other people. The idea was simple, but it was popular for a reason, as it allowed even those...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Spectacular sights with flora&faunavisions

Famed for their spectacular staging projects for the likes of Solomun + Pacha, Adidas and Diynamic, it’s safe to say flora&faunavisions are in demand. The studio’s founder, Leigh Sachwitz, moved from her native Glasgow to Berlin in 1993...

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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

McCann Worldgroup - Alzheimer's Society Following a competitive pitch process, Alzheimer’s Society has appointed McCann Worldgroup for a fully integrated scope of work, with the objective to build the society’s brand and increase...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Grey London Grey London announced two important promotions this week. Wayne Brown, currently MD of GreyPOSSIBLE, has been appointed to the new role of COO, while Matt Tanter, currently head of planning, has been promoted to CSO. They will report to...

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Awards

Last Chance to Enter The 6th Annual Lovie Awards

The Lovie Awards is the only truly pan-European award to honour the full breadth of the Internet including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile and Apps and Social. The Extended Entry Deadline is 29 July 2016 at lovieawards.eu....

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Top 5 Ads of the Week

Karmarama - Plusnet Plusnet, the award-winning Yorkshire based broadband provider, is launching a new brand campaign demonstrating Plusnet's “Can’t help but be helpful” brand positioning. The integrated brand and direct response...

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J. Walter Thompson London introduces Pioneers grad scheme

J. Walter Thompson London has reinvigorated its famous grad scheme by opening it up to everybody and extending the disciplines on offer. Called JWT Pioneers, the new scheme is still looking for the brightest range of talent for Account Management,...

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Advice

From Freelancer to Business Owner: How do you get there?

We’ve advised and helped many candidates make the switch from a permanent position to freelance when the right thing has come along and vice versa. We’ve previously shared some first hand advice for both, the switch from freelance to...

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Agency of the Week: Wieden+Kennedy

Follow their passions for Booking.com To kick off its new integrated brand campaign, Booking.com has released the new “Food Lovers” TVC by Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo. The 30-second and 15-second launch TVC, “Food Lovers,” features...

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SS+K turn Donald Trump's idiocy against him

Donald Trump has built his political career on saying the things that no other candidate would say, and most normal Americans wouldn’t say either. So a new set of campaign ads from EMILY’s List and Priorities USA, asks why would we let...

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Economy

Post-Brexit Update: A Silver Lining

Consider this a devil's advocate piece, as I genuinely believe that the Brexit has been, for the most part, a tremendous blow to the UK's creative industries and the country in general, with spending forecasts set to fall this year and next in the...

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Advice

Find Talent Faster: Search Update 5.1

We've produced a new guide on the changes we have made to how you can find the best in talent on Creativepool. The Creativepool People Search has gone through the second big update in 6 months. Most of this is behind the scenes giving you more...

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Technology

BIMA Awards 2016 Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to announce the BIMA Awards 2016 shortlist. R/GA London leads the shortlist, with 12 nominations for work including McDonalds and Beats by Dr. Dre, followed closely by DigitasLBi across work for Mumsnet, AstraZeneca and The...

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Careers

8 Tips on how to prepare for your interview

1. First Impressions Count A good handshake + eye contact is key. You need to sell yourself and the first 30 seconds are when the interviewer subconsciously makes decisions, so make it count. Jessica O’Dell - Principle Consultant - Specialist...

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Careers

What makes a good UX designer?

UX in digital continues to be a fast growing area, for which we seem to be recruiting for more and more often. Being in the fortunate position to be reviewing CVs and incredibly talented UX people, it becomes apparent that their career paths vary...

 
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