The industry is expected to see new rules on gender stereotyping in advertising following the release of an ASA report. It's about time.
George Osborne, the editor of the London Evening Standard, has implored the advertising industry to make its voice heard during the Brexit negotiations.
In a post-privacy world, man and machine are getting to know us all better. Being surprised by what people think might be a thing of the past.
Maurice Lévy, the chairman of Publicis Groupe's supervisory board and former chief executive of the French ad giant, has said he was surprised the group's shock move to pull out of creative awards did not cause more controversy.
Less than a quarter of women (22%) wish more women of colour were in positions of power, despite more than 50% believing in the importance of having a diverse leadership to learn from, new research has found.
Weber Shandwick London was the only UK agency to make this year's Cannes Lions shortlist for an ActionAid ad promoting awareness of female genital mutilation.
Execs join WPP's media agency ahead of MEC merger with Maxus.
Essence, the WPP media agency, has appointed Maxus leaders Nick Baughan and Steve Williams as chief executives of EMEA and North America respectively.
Campaigns built on targeted digital messaging rather than traditional big-and-bold bill posters mean high-profile political advertising may have gone the same way as the Tory majority.
Ian Pearman, chief executive of Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, is moving to Singapore to be president of TBWA Asia as Cilla Snowball returns to run AMV.
A creative start-up heading for Canvey instead of Cannes shows how hard independent shops are finding it keeping up with the networks.
Advertising can influence the self-esteem of not just girls but boys too. The AA is widening its work in this area.
Or could the consulting and IT giants be doing most of the buying in marketing?
The Labour Party is understood to have turned to long-time collaborator Trevor Beattie, chairman of BMB, as the election campaign reaches its final stages.
Wacl's Gather celebrated the triumphs - and shared the travails - of senior women in our industry. Could it spur the creation of more all-female start-ups?
Channel 4 is to introduce a new annual competition offering up £1m in airtime to the best ad campaign idea featuring diversity, after the success of its Superhumans Wanted giveaway last year.
Guardian Labs differs from its rivals thanks to an editorial approach, executive editor Imogen Fox tells Maisie McCabe.
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO picked up the Gold of Golds and the Most Creative Agency gong at the Creative Circle Awards last night, while 4Creative claimed the Champions of Creativity title.
The agency has strongly refuted claims made in a French magazine that it has incorrectly accounted for a settlement agreed with one of its software and IT services suppliers.
The MDC agency's first global chief executive is said to be leaving advertising altogether.