A new IPA report seems to suggest so, with the clients involved having almost nothing good to say about agencies - and vice versa. What can agencies do to change this? Leigh Thomas investigates.
My stepson recently graduated and, being a bright lad, has managed to land a job at Accenture.
So, what to make of the conclusion of the Heinz review?
The Sun enjoyed that increasingly rare thing last weekend when it landed a genuine "world exclusive".
The brand/agency relationship can be a complicated thing.
What exactly is putting the wind up Britain's marketers?
A video of a woman missing her seat and falling on her bum at the Ashes went viral this week.
Hoover's 1992 free-flights offer seemed to defy the laws of marketing gravity.
What is it about the word "creative" that renders grown-ups' brains to mush?
In an already evolving sector, JCDecaux's capture of the TfL contract will likely mean more changes, Arif Durrani writes.
Roulier and Lhomme directed the Marks & Spencer "adventures in imagination" campaign by Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R. The spots, in the retailer's usual "food porn" style, pair close-up shots of food with an instrumental version of Clean Bandit's Rather Be.
What's all the fuss about Instagram?
I have seen the future, so thought I should share it.
When a pilot is flying a plane, he has to be aware of the crosswind.
Bored? Good. Use it.
Only by embracing diversity can agencies stay relevant in today's rapidly evolving society.
Metro secured some major brownie points during last week's Tube strike, the first total shutdown of the London Underground in 13 years, which is estimated to have cost businesses up to £300 million.
For a long time, it felt that there was a lot of talk around workplace equality, but not always the action to match.
NME will soon be free and writing new material for a bigger following. But will the title lose its edge, David Benady asks.
Can algorithms alone source and even create content users want to see on their social media feeds, Gurjit Degun asks.
It may be an impressive title, but what benefit do these roles bring an agency?
Campaign Manager £28-35k Direct Recruitment, London (Central), London (Greater)
Creative Design Manager £35k-£40k per annum + benefits McKay Williamson, London (West), London (Greater)
Flame Artist - Visual Effects Negotiable Sky, London
Senior Designer, Entertainment Negotiable Sky, London
Head of Design £Competitive (depending on expereince) Bray Leino, Filleigh, Barnstaple
Digital Art Director - Full-service Healthcare Agency - Berkshire/Surrey - £45k - £50k £45k - £50k Stonor, Berkshire/Surrey