Bank marketing news & analysis
HSBC has moved its retail advertising business outside the UK into JWT.
Ads targeting the affluent tend to be hackneyed affairs - so ditch the clichés and actually engage with these people, Richard Huntington says.
Yorkshire Building Society has created a campaign around this year's Tour de France, which begins in the county next week.
UK agencies won three Lions in Mobile at the Cannes Lions awards ceremony this evening, while the Grand Prix went to FCB Brasil for work for Nivea Fun Kids.
Find out what Channel 4 and Holler said about winning in these video highlights from the Brand Republic Digital Awards 2014.
HM Revenue & Customs is looking for an agency for media planning and communications channel strategy.
JWT is to revert to its roots after nine years, by renaming the agency J.Walter Thompson to coincide with its 150-year anniversary.
Charles Courtier, the global chief executive of MEC, has described the awarding of the $1 billion (£600 million) worldwide media account to his agency as a "life changing win" and "crucially important" to his network, in a missive to staff.
Halifax has handed Proximity London its CRM business after a four-way pitch.
Isobar UK appoints Jon Boardman as managing director and Mark Wood is to step down as chief executive at media company Future, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
Jeremy Lee applauds Saatchi Saatchi s efforts for HSBC: "Matching the high bar that JWT London bequeathed the agency was a big ask. And I think Saatchis has just about pulled it off." The spot was written by Rob Potts, art directed by Andy Jex and ...
James Swift thinks Santander is becoming a repeat offender: "I don t mind the idea behind this ad. The execution is fine too. It s just the length that infuriates me. There is no need to repeat the three-words-to-describe-something idea 11 times. I l...
TSB Bank today launches its first TV campaign since spinning off from Lloyds TSB at the end of 2013.
The Co-operative Bank thanked its customers, colleagues and investors in a print ad, as further allegations were made in yesterday's Mail on Sunday about the bank's former chairman Paul Flowers.
DigitasLBi has won a five-way pitch to create a strategy and a series of integrated campaigns for Barclays Wealth and Barclays International Banking.
Emily Somers is appointed Havas Worldwide London's first managing director and Steve Auckland returns to the helm at Metro for the second time, in this week's roundup of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
Barclays is conducting a review of all of its agency relationships in a process managed by Oystercatchers.
Arnaud de Puyfontaine leaves Hearst for Vivendi and Wieden & Kennedy London snares a new creative team, in this week's people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
If it were just a coincidence that Joint London chose to launch the "new" TSB with the tale of its benevolent philanthropist founder, the Reverend Henry Duncan, in an ad called "the story", it now looks a rather ironic and poignant one in the light o...
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has approached agencies ahead of a pitch for Williams & Glyn's, which is set to return to the high street after nearly 30 years.
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