Public services marketing
The government plans to strengthen relationships with agencies and rigorously evaluate campaign spending under the new centralised Government Communications Service launched today.
The Home Office's "go home or face arrest" billboard has been banned after the ad watchdog upheld complaints that it was misleading.
Unite is poking fun at the wealth of the Coalition Government in a poster ad created by TBWA\London to coincide with the Conservative Party Conference.
Wretch 32, the rapper, and the spoken-word performer George the Poet, star in a film and online game for Network Rail as part of a bid to reduce the number of people accidently hurt or killed on train tracks.
Change4Life, the Government's flagship public health campaign, has issued a tender through the Government Procurement Service for an advertising agency.
Make no mistake: advertising, however you define it, is phenomenally powerful.
BBH London picked up three of the UK's five awards in the Promo & Activation Lions, taking home Gold, Silver and Bronze Lions for its work for Axe (known as Lynx in the UK).
The Post Office will push its holiday services in a print, outdoor and online campaign launching next week.
East Coast, the state-operated London-to-Scotland train company, has awarded its £7m advertising account to Beattie McGuinness Bungay.
Manning Gottlieb OMD has retained the media planning contract for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) automatic enrolment campaign, after a three-way pitch.
Young professionals are having two fewer fires a week on the back of the social media efforts of the London Fire Brigade, according to new figures.
The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has scored a social media success after an image of a pair of burnt hair straighteners posted on its Facebook wall was seen by more than four million people.
Ploughing through agency submissions for the Campaign School Reports (out next month), the issue of trust is played out in its own little way.
A series of ads warning that state-imposed regulation of the press would mark an end to the freedom of the press has the backing of the press ahead of Lord Justice Leveson's anticipated recommendations on Thursday (29 November).
StartUp Britain, the national campaign to support entrepreneurs, has appointed Iris as its first integrated agency.
The Marketing Agencies Association (MAA) is calling on agencies to submit their views on the progress of the Government's procurement reforms to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
The Government has delayed the first stage of the pitch for its creative account to 9 October, blaming "an error involving a single supplier", despite agencies rushing to meet today's original specified date.
The Government is launching a £3.5m ad campaign fronted by 'Dragon's Den' star Theo Paphitis and Karren Brady from 'The Apprentice', telling UK workers about its pensions shake-up.
Watch the live streamed coverage from Thinkbox's 'TV: doing good' event for the charity and not-for-profit sector, as well as commercial brands who want to add an ethical or sustainability dimension to their communications.
A political row has erupted over the Home Office's planned £3 million TV, radio and press campaign about the first elections for new police and crime commissioners in November. Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R has created the campaign.
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