Nicola Merrifield

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First Virgin Media ad by VCCP features TV rapping about streaming service

The campaign also includes shorter 'blipverts' interrupting ad breaks.

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Grey London ECD departs after one year in the role

Celeste Dalairac leaves behind a team that includes fellow ECD David Wigglesworth.

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Starling Bank creates Fantasy Football game for women’s Euro 2022

The free game is the first Fantasy Football league based on the UEFA Women's European Championships.

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Stick or twist? Staff churn still on the cards a year after 'Great Resignation'

The agency sector is in a state of flux as staff shake up their careers by changing jobs – including moving to a different industry altogether – leaving adland leaders grappling with the fallout.

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Campaign UK 40 Over 40 2022: winners revealed

It is the second year of the awards in the UK.

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Vodafone makes tennis fans Wimbledon champs with Snapchat AR

Mobile network's ambassador, tennis player Emma Raducanu, appears in the activation.

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‘Queer as Folkestone’: Channel 4 marks 50th Pride with national and regional ad push

Alongside a TV and social campaign, the work will include pun-based posters tailored to towns, with activity spanning 80 UK regions.

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Cost of living crisis: increasing adspend during recession boosts ROI

Consultancy Analytic Partners warns brands against cutting advertising budgets because 60% will achieve higher ROIs by spending more.

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Brands are becoming more savvy about spending online

Digital ads can be risky for brands if they end up appearing next to harmful or disingenuous content, but it is the damage done to customers online that has yet to be fully understood, says Campaign's premium content editor

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Dreams appoints creative and strategic agency

Rivals McCann UK and Dentsumcgarrybowen lost out.

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Advertising Association names Publicis Groupe UK chief as new chair

Annette King will focus on the ad sector's talent shortage.

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Global agency groups Q1 report card: Ukraine war impact ‘not material’ yet

Sustained organic growth continues at all of the holding companies.

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Pick of the Week: McCann's musical-inspired animation gives all the feels

Characters depict individual emotions felt by healthcare workers in this campaign with hints of Disney's Inside Out.

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Salaries rise for majority of creative staff but women earn £9,000 less than men

Salary inflation led to 63% of permanent staff receiving an average 10.2% pay increase.

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10 years of media agencies competing for the best marks

The top 10 media agencies have largely gained high marks over the past decade, with some achieving the best possible grade multiple times, though the gap has widened between agency results over time.

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10 years of creative agencies vying for top marks

In some years there has been a wide range of success among the top creative shops but in recent times most are rated 'good' and overall have achieved high marks throughout the decade.

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10 years of new-business victories and losses at media agencies

The top media agencies have seen large fluctuations in their new-business wins, with a few also seeing stark changes in the volume of losses.

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10 years of creative agencies pitching for new business

The top creative agencies have each secured new business every year over the past decade, but the extent to which they have lost clients at the same time has affected the overall picture.

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10 years of creative agencies’ account numbers growing and declining

A few larger agencies have significantly grown their client base in the past few years, but many of the smaller shops have yet to return to the same number of accounts they handled earlier on in the decade.

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10 years of changes to media agencies’ overall account numbers

The three agencies with the biggest number of accounts have landed in this position after one increased its clients, another maintained them, and the final shop lost some, all over the past 10 years.