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Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAS THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
The possibility that the Government may kill off COI. 1hr 21 mins
Following last week's bloodbath of the quangos, the
Cabinet Office secretary, Francis Maude, said that COI's
future remains "under consideration". But would its
closure really save money and lead to more effective
government advertising?

Engine's injection of £62.5 million from the private 43 mins
equity company HIG Capital. Will this be enough to fuel
ambitious expansion plans?

Argos winning the race to air the first Christmas ad. 27 mins
A mixed response from the creative community but are
there some festive crackers in the offing?

The Independent's launch of its cut-price i product. 22 mins
Inspired or a launch too far in a difficult market?

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