Half Term Reports 2014: WCRS

Campaign asked the ad and media industry to rate and summarise their performance so far in 2014, ahead of our School Reports for 2015. Here's how WCRS view the first six months of their year.

  • Betfair by WCRS

    Betfair by WCRS

  • Notonthehighstreet.com by WCRS

    Notonthehighstreet.com by WCRS

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score (self-awarded): 7

Number of staff: 183

billings: £72.5 million

Summary of the year so far: "WCRS has had one of the best first halves since Germany played Brazil.  We’ve been Number 1 on Campaign’s Business Performance League for six months on the back of winning B&Q, The Army, Notonthehighstreet.com, DWP and King Games, creators of Candy Crush. The creative work is getting better and better – we’ve exhorted people everywhere ‘Unleash the B&Q in you’, trained an Octopus to play table-tennis for Betfair and partnered with the mighty Samuel L Jackson for Sky Broadband. Dino Burbidge arrived from Mind Candy to lead our tech and innovation drive, we celebrated 35 years of the agency in nautical style and after the isotonic fluids of summer holidays we’ll be back out of the tunnel in confident mood for the second half. Oh, and if you’ve got four wheels and a budget give us a call…"

Awards won so far in 2014: 

IVCA

Gold for Santander

Webby Awards

Honoree for BMW i3

Pick of the Year: Beats by Dre, "the game before the game" by R/GA London 

Turkey of the Year: Hotels 4U, by Chris Wilkins and Sian Vickers.







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