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Advertising industry trade bodies have condemned a bid by the pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline to get its agencies to make "bonus" payments to remain on its roster.
Inferno has won its second Government roster account, picking up the National College for Teaching Leadership (NCTL) recruitment brief.
Global Radio's appeal against the Competition Commission ruling that it must sell the bulk of the former GMG Radio stations has been dismissed.
Commercial radio provides content worth £1.5 billion and is more entertaining than BBC radio, according to findings to be presented this afternoon at an event to celebrate 40 years since the launch of the medium.
Brand Republic today unveils the winners of its Future 5 Awards scheme, a project started in 2010 as a way of signalling the future of marketing.
The government has confirmed the 15 successful agencies on its new strategy and planning roster, with Manning Gottlieb OMD, MEC and MediaCom each appointed to both of the two lots.
ITV2 is the latest broadcaster to be rapped on the knuckles by the Advertising Standards Authority for airing alcohol ads during programmes likely to appeal to children.
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Ofcom has asked the ad regulators, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP), to review the rules that protect children from being exposed to alcohol advertising on television.
The Government has relaxed its partnership guidelines, making it much easier for brands such as Asda and Coca-Cola to partner with government ad campaigns such as Change4Life and Think!
Parcelforce Worldwide has appointed Proximity London to handle its CRM account, following a competitive process.
Gocompare.com headed the Advertising Standards Authority's list of shame of the most-complained-about ads in 2012, with two spots chalking up close to 2,000 protests. However, the body rejected claims that the ads were offensive or harmful.
The Singapore Tourism Board has hired JWT to handle its global advertising account.
The Association of Online Publishers has launched a new initiative with 16 leading media owners, to demonstrate the value of premium mobile advertising, with a view to standardising formats.
American Apparel has been warned to ensure its future ad campaigns do not contain anything likely to cause serious offence, after two sets of "overtly sexual" images were banned.
The Mormon Church has launched an outdoor campaign in London to address the public's growing interest in the faith, recently piqued by the success of 'The Book of Mormon' musical.
The Imperial War Museums is looking for an advertising agency to work on a campaign to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.
RadioWorks, 383, CDM London and Innocean Worldwide have become the latest members of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, as the body's council confirms Ian Priest as its new president.
Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut-owner Gallaher has had three ads challenging the Government's proposals for plain cigarette packaging, banned by the ad watchdog.
Global Radio has offered to sell three stations, Real Radio XS in Manchester and Scotland, and Gold in the East Midlands, in response to the Competition Commission's provisional findings on its merger with GMG Radio.
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