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Trading Places: this week's people moves

David Kolbusz leaves Bartle Bogle Hegarty for New York and Delia Bushell joins BT TV and Sport as managing director from BSkyB, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR

 

Culture secretary Maria Miller resigns

Culture secretary Maria Miller has this morning resigned from her post, following a row over her expenses claims.

 

WPP launches multi-sector practice for government clients

WPP has formed the global Government & Public Sector Practice, utilising its advertising, media, research and campaign evaluation resources to boost its offering to government clients.

 

Labour demands tougher ad rules

Labour has demanded stricter rules on TV ads for foods that are high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS) in a sign of what the party would do if it wins next year's general election.

 

Lucky Generals in contention for Labour's election account

Lucky Generals has quietly begun working for Labour and looks set to be on the shortlist when the party holds a pitch for its general election account this spring.

 

Lucky Generals creates Labour Budget work

Lucky Generals, the start-up from Helen Calcraft, Andy Nairn and Danny Brooke-Taylor, has created an ad for the Labour Party ahead of today's Budget.

 

Trading Places: this week's people moves

Fraser Gibney is appointed chief executive of FCB Inferno and Virgin Holidays marketing director Andrew Shelton leaves after eight years in the role, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.

 

History of Advertising No 90: 'Labour isn't working' poster

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.

 

Trading Places: this week's people moves

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.

 

Watch: The Economist's interactive Nelson Mandela film

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.

 

AA to promote advertising at the House of Commons

The Advertising Association is holding an event at the House of Commons this evening (26 November) to promote its Advertising Pays report.

 

Trading Places: this week's people moves

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.

 

Home Office rules out wider 'go home' campaign

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.

 

Manning Gottlieb OMD, MEC and MediaCom among agencies on Govt's strategy and planning roster

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.

 

We need leadership, and not just from politicians

So the Labour Party is finally getting its act together on the forthcoming general election campaign and is set to appoint an ad agency.

 

Ex-Saatchis strategist plots Labour's election campaign

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 creates work for Labour's energy pledge

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.

 

Trading Places: this week's people moves

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.

 

Trading Places: this week's people moves

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.

 

Trading Places: this week's people moves

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.

 
 

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