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Agencies need to make more effort to progress on DEI

AGENCY REPORT CARDS: No agency stood out in 2022 with its DEI grade. Campaign looks at how agencies can improve in the year ahead.

May 25, 2023

Hamish Nicklin of Dentsu UK and Ireland departs

The group's chief executive of media across the UK and Ireland will leave the agency network next month.

May 24, 2023

Upfronts marked by writers strike and streaming battle

Broadcasters touted their linear and digital reach during presentations devoid of talent.

May 8, 2023

How did agencies crack the China conundrum in 2022?

AGENCY REPORT CARD ANALYSIS: See how the APAC agencies we judged were able to get through a tough year in China due to the Covid-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown.

May 5, 2023

As upfronts near, can attention live up to the hype?

Or is this newish metric just another shiny object?

May 2, 2023

How is adland helping staff on their fertility journey?

Industry leaders in UK reveal how they’re supporting employees with life-changing benefits.

Apr 26, 2023

Agency culture benefits when leaders sweat the small stuff

Seemingly minor actions, such as being courteous, can set the tone for an inclusive working environment, but sharing personal anecdotes may need more consideration

Apr 12, 2023

Netflix set to appoint U.K. media agency

Incumbent Wavemaker was knocked out earlier in the process.

Apr 11, 2023

How can adland protect diversity budgets in tough times?

Campaign asks industry leaders in the U.K. how to ensure DEI commitments stick as the economic situation gets stickier.

Mar 29, 2023

Will agency groups continue to outperform tech companies?

Analysts and agency bosses explain why holding groups have had a better year than pure-play tech companies.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: Wunderman Thompson

The linchpin to success came from turning talent attrition into attraction, with better transparency, staff development, and leadership to match.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: Wieden + Kennedy

It was a tough year for the independent, hit with key client losses and high turnover, but its Japan business has thrived under a new vision to take on more local work.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: Wavemaker

Wavemaker had a solid but less remarkable 2022 as it sought to help clients navigate a downturn and the world of addressable media.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: VMLY&R

ANZ boosted business and India shone brightly on creative awards. The same success, however, didn’t extend evenly throughout the network.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: UM

UM worked hard to retain its portfolio in 2022, with fewer big client swings to rock the boat. But we had less evidence of progressive staff culture and output, which led to slips in several categories.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: TBWA

The loss of a premier client swung like an axe, and the year demanded adaptation; for the most part, the agency did not disappoint.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: Publicis Media

Winning PepsiCo's business from China to Southeast Asia is impressive for Publicis and has allowed it to overtake Mindshare in media agency rankings

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: Publicis Creative

New leadership and continued integration across APAC are beginning to pay dividends for Publicis, which produced some stellar creative work.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: PHD

PHD’s business did not do as well as it would have liked compared to 2021, but it remains one of the most progressive agencies.

Mar 27, 2023

Agency Report Card 2022: OMD

OMD’s new leaders spent the year getting their feet wet and found success when pitching for new business, but overall revenue dropped.