Political party marketing
It only appeared on a handful of sites, was backed by a minuscule budget and its imagery was faked. Yet it's fair to say that the 1979 poster for the Conservative Party declaring "Labour isn't working" was a game-changer.
Juliet Haygarth becomes BMB's first chief executive and Yahoo UK managing director James Wildman leaves the company amid a European restructure, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
The Economist and Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO have released a one-off online film paying tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, linking to a selection of articles from its archives.
The Advertising Association is holding an event at the House of Commons this evening (26 November) to promote its Advertising Pays report.
Steve Hatch becomes the first UK and Ireland regional director of Facebook and Richard Jacobs joins Kinetic as UK marketing director, in this week's roundup of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
The Home Office has confirmed its controversial 'go home or face arrest' ad-van campaign will not be rolled out nationally, after an interim evaluation was not convincing.
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.
So the Labour Party is finally getting its act together on the forthcoming general election campaign and is set to appoint an ad agency.
Labour will start the process of choosing its agency for the 2015 general election after Spencer Livermore, a former senior strategist at SSF Group, rejoins the party as its campaign director by the end of the year.
TBWA\London has created a multiplatform campaign to explain the Labour Party's pledge to freeze energy prices if it wins the next election, its first work for the party since 2005.
Kate Robertson becomes co-global president of Havas Worldwide and Time Out appoints Tim Arthur as acting chief executive, in this week's roundup of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
Alex Miller is to leave Engine's social media agency Jam and Yahoo appoints Dawn Airey to lead its EMEA operations, in this week's round-up of people moves across advertising, marketing and PR.
180 Amsterdam promotes Al Moseley to president and Clarks hires Verity Cash as its first head of PR outside the UK, in this week's round-up of people moves across advertising, marketing and PR.
Grey London hires a trio of senior planners and Tony Blair's former comms chief Anji Hunter is to join Edelman, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing and PR.
Make no mistake: advertising, however you define it, is phenomenally powerful.
The Labour Party has opened talks with advertising agencies about the communications support it might need between now and the next General Election in 2015, ahead of a possible review.
Leo Burnett Worldwide promotes James Kirkham, Gavin Patterson becomes BT Group chief executive and the BBC's Paul Mylrea heads for Cambridge University, in this week's round-up of people moves across advertising, marketing, media and PR.
HM Revenue & Customs must "fully investigate" Google in light of the evidence provided by whistleblowers, according to a report from MPs published today.
Google and Facebook are among the internet giants to have warned the home secretary, Theresa May, they will not cooperate with her plans to track everyone's internet usage.
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has criticised Google for going to extraordinary lengths to avoid paying tax.
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