They are such a caring bunch at Saatchi & Saatchi.

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