Sir John Hegarty and the investment specialist Tom Teichman are launching an incubator business called The Garage and have bought a townhouse in Soho to hothouse start-ups at seed stage.
Mattel, the toy-maker, is looking for a creative agency to handle its Barbie brand.
The BBC has expanded plans to review its £5 million media account to include the planning and buying business for BBC Orchestras, BBC Worldwide, World Service and Global News.
Marks & Spencer has won Campaign's hotly contested battle of the Christmas ads, with over 30 per cent of the online votes.
Paul Hammersley, the chief executive of EDC UK, is leaving the agency group, following its operational separation from its sister agencies in North America.
The Havas board has approved the Bolloré Group's attempt to buy a controlling stake in the company.
The & Partnership is launching a content agency and has hired Conor McNicholas, the executive content director at Redwood BBDO and a former editor of NME and Top Gear, to run the new company.
General Mills, the food company, is to consolidate the UK agency roster on its estimated £11 million account.
Oreo ads starring YouTubers including Dan and Phil have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority because the ads did not clearly state the work was part of a marketing campaign for the Mondelez confectionery brand.
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Gravity Road, the agency founded by Mark Boyd and Mark Eaves, has hired Katie Lee, the managing director of Leo Burnett London, as its first managing director.
Sony will reportedly cut ties with Fifa at the end of this year, amid an ongoing corruption scandal engulfing the football body over its decision to award the 2018 and 2022 competitions to Russia and Qatar, respectively.
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