Rarely can the House of Commons be relied upon to deliver sensible debate, but clear out the MPs and install a bunch of advertising people and you might just get a thoughtful, thought-provoking discussion.
Everyone hates paying tax.
When Sir John Hegarty planned his speech for the Digital Cinema Media Upfronts at Bafta on Monday morning, he couldn't have known quite how topical a subject the church would turn out to be.
Stand by for another wave of Christmas news stories about how much we Brits have spent online during the festive season.
I'm holding a pitch for my ad account but the agency I like best has performed the worst (by far) in the first round of pitches.
The media buying business is going global, although the marathon pitch process required to win these mega-deals is not for the faint-hearted.
Congratulations to Digital Cinema Media, the sales house that handles advertising in the UK's leading cinema chains.
I have never met Tom Goodwin, the senior vice-president at Havas in New York, but we have disagreed about things publicly on Twitter and been in violent agreement there too.
When clients talk about a new drive towards effectiveness and efficiency in their marketing communications, what they often seem to mean is they're going to cut costs and/or squeeze their suppliers
Recently, I was on a panel of top advertising people - the topic was the future of advertising.
The horror of last Friday night will live on in the hearts and minds of us all.
Every year, the receptionists in our agency get to sort out the office Christmas decorations and, every year, the result is a rather tasteless mess of tinsel and cheap baubles, which I feel doesn't do justice to the creative reputation we're trying to forge.
Recent reports suggest that Irish consumers still feel somewhat "remote" from the strong domestic recovery being portrayed in the media, but indicators are pointing to a confidence level last seen in the latter part of 2007.
Visitors to Newsworks' How People Buy event this week heard the latest consumer journey insights from Nick Southgate.
What would make you happier at work? On a scale of one to five, how do you feel about your role in the company?
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