They are such a caring bunch at Saatchi & Saatchi.
When George Stratford, a middle-aged French polisher, was made redundant
he decided to spend his last few quid on the train fare to London to
attend a copywriting course - which included a work placement at
When the money dried up he had to sleep on park benches until one of
Saatchis’ account directors came across him one morning, stripped to the
waist, cleaning his teeth.
Not wanting that sort of grubby behaviour going on outside its offices,
Saatchis quickly stumped up some cash and offered him a full-time
Since then, the fortuitous chap has had his first novel, In the Long
Run, published and worked on some high-profile campaigns.
While you’re feeling generous, chaps, the Campaign fridge is getting
dangerously low on champagne this month. Any chance you could sort us