It's all about the money today in "Campaign." It is looking at figures from Kingston Smith to find out which agencies earn the most. At the top of the list with a 14% revenue increase in 2017 we have McCann WorldGroup London, with earnings of GBP182m.
In case you were wondering what the big wigs earn, Campaign has been looking at which agencies pay their top person the most. Saatchi & Saatchi tops the list with a near million pound top salary in 2017, even though this represents a 13% reduction on the year before when the figure tipped over a million pounds.
New tighter rules for political advertising on Facebook come into effect today, the BBC reports. Anyone placing a political ad must prove their identity and location as well as verify who is paying for the ad. The system was due to be launched earlier this month but flaws were identified, leading to a delay until today.
Four people who say they are victims of press intrusion have lost a High Court battle to reverse a government decision not to hold a Leveson 2 enquiry into press standards, "Press Gazette" reports.
FT staff have passed a vote of no confidence declaring they believe the paper's chief executive has "lost touch" with the company's values. It is the latest episode in a long-running dispute over pay, governance and transparency in how the company is run, "Press Gazette" reports.
Being so closely tied to its parent company Accenture is paying off for Karmarama. "Campaign" reports the agency is on the verge of hiring an additional 100 people in 2019.
Diageo is running a drink awareness campaign this festive season that it hopes will help revellers to make more informed Christmas drinking decisions. According to "Campaign," the initiative will see a takeover of London Bridge stadium.
"Sky News" is linking Unilever's aborted plan to move its HQ to The Netherlands as a possible reason for its CEO, Paul Polman, retiring by the end of the year. The President of the company's Beauty division, Alan Jope.
GroupM has revised its forecast for 2018 and 2019 down slightly and warns companies that in-housing marketing services is a rising threat,
It called a review back in May, but now "Campaign" is reporting data company, Experian, is due to announce it has handed its CRM brief to Lida.