Sir John Hegarty and the investment specialist Tom Teichman are launching an incubator business called The Garage and have bought a townhouse in Soho to hothouse start-ups at seed stage.
Cake, the digital, PR and content agency owned by Havas, has promoted Adrian Pettett, the co-founder and chief operating officer, to chief executive.
Ray Morgan, who has died aged 82, may have been credited with killing off the full-service agency. But he was a most unlikely assassin.
Grey London has appointed the Bartle Bogle Hegarty producer Glenn Paton to be its first head of film.
The advertising industry has seen a steady increase in the number of women in senior positions and people of ethnic minorities, according to the latest IPA Agency Census.
Cheil Worldwide has acquired a stake in Iris Worldwide in a deal that could value the agency at £80 million.
General Mills, the food company, is to consolidate the UK agency roster on its estimated £11 million account.
Diana Tickell, the executive director of marketing at Barnardo's, has been named the chief executive of the industry charity Nabs.
Dorchester Collection, which manages ten luxury hotels around the world, is looking for a creative agency.
Mattel, the toy-maker, is looking for a creative agency to handle its Barbie brand.
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Hive, the British Gas service that allows users to control their heating through online tools, has released a content brief to agencies.
The & Partnership is launching a content agency and has hired Conor McNicholas, the executive content director at Redwood BBDO and a former editor of NME and Top Gear, to run the new company.
Gravity Road, the agency founded by Mark Boyd and Mark Eaves, has hired Katie Lee, the managing director of Leo Burnett London, as its first managing director.
Rapp has promoted Sid Gordon and Adam Rolfe to creative directors to expand its creative leadership team.
Pizza Express, the 430-strong restaurant chain, has appointed Rufus Leonard to create a digital strategy, following a competitive pitch.
Saatchi & Saatchi, SapientNitro, Wieden & Kennedy and Iris emerged victorious at the annual awards for the marketing consultancy Oystercatchers last night.
Marks & Spencer has won Campaign's hotly contested battle of the Christmas ads, with over 30 per cent of the online votes.
The BBC has expanded plans to review its £5 million media account to include the planning and buying business for BBC Orchestras, BBC Worldwide, World Service and Global News.
Hearst magazines has launched the first stand-alone digital product for the Good Housekeeping brand, Good Housekeeping Institute online, which will feature product reviews.
Paul Hammersley, the chief executive of EDC UK, is leaving the agency group, following its operational separation from its sister agencies in North America.
The Post Office has appointed DLKW Lowe to handle its advertising business.
The Sun, News UK's tabloid, has reported its number of digital subscribers has more than doubled to almost 250,000, less than 15 months after erecting a paywall around its content.
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Snapchat, the mobile app that lets users share photos and videos, allowed advertising on its Our Story feature for the first time over the weekend.
ITV Commercial has hired Paul Sumners, a partner at Mans Media, as the trading controller for business development, a new post at the broadcaster.
7Up Free, the sugar free lemon and lime fizzy drink owned by PepsiCo, is launching a global campaign featuring people with quirky interests, like urban knitting.
The Havas board has approved the Bolloré Group's attempt to buy a controlling stake in the company.
Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Ella Dolphin to the newly created role of group commercial director.
Cheil Worldwide is buying a stake in Iris as part of a deal giving the South Korean agency group the option to later acquire 100 per cent of the business.
VisitBritain, the tourism agency, has crowdsourced nine films for the second part of its international "sounds of Great Britain" digital marketing campaign.
Zurich is today launching a Europe-wide cinema and online campaign showing the insurer's employees going to great lengths to protect some snowmen.
Paul Wheeler, the chief operating officer of MediaCom North Group, asks: "Is it time for agencies in London to return to the regions?"
Sainsbury's has started a review of its £60 million media planning and buying business, handled by PHD for 19 years.
People who worked in advertising during the 70s or who have vivid memories of the industry during that decade, are being asked to help a project that wants to bring the history of that period to life.
Proximity London, the Omnicom-owned direct marketing agency, has hired VCCP Me's Nick Baker as a planning director.
Ads shown in cinemas have more of an impact on the audience compared with those watching TV, according to research by Digital Cinema Media (DCM).
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Campaign takes of look at the major Christmas ads including John Lewis, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Asda and Debenhams, some of which have pulled at viewers' heartstrings, while others have offered up some comedy.
Sainsbury's has launched its "Christmas is for sharing" World War I ad featuring a chocolate bar the supermarket will be selling in store to raise money for the Royal British Legion.
John Lewis' festive campaign tells the tale of a boy who can't wait for Christmas so he can present his penguin friend, Monty, with the companion he has longed for.
Mulberry, the designer best known for its bags, has released a light-hearted Christmas ad campaign that plays on the secret competition families feel when giving presents to each other.
Marks & Spencer has today released its Christmas ad and has revealed it is behind the mysterious Two Fairies Twitter account.
Premier Foods will run a 30-year old Oxo ad on Christmas day as a tribute to the actress Lynda Bellingham, who died earlier this year.
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