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Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAVE THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
WPP heading for Ireland. Will Sir Martin carry out his 1 hr 11 mins
threat to shift the holding company overseas because of
rising Corporation Tax bills?

TBWA and Beattie McGuinness Bungay. Could 2 hrs 25 mins
Beattie et al be heading back to the agency they
quit in 2005?

The Party Conferences. Now that the Conservatives 20 mins
have had their turn, which party should adland be
voting for? And which of the leaders had the best
marketing?

ITV. Is the channel going to be snapped up by a rival 5 mins
now that Sky has to unload its stake? And what would
that mean for advertisers desperate for a stronger ITV?

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