Code will seek to ensure that agencies of all sizes have proper policies in place to protect their staff, as a wave of harassment accounts in the Philippines ad industry comes to light.
Jeremy Perrott violated the agency's code of conduct. This marks the second termination of a prominent global industry figure this week based on employee complaints, following Ogilvy's firing of Tham Khai Meng.
In an all-staff email, WPP COO Mark Read seeks to reinforce a culture in which employees feel "safe and supported".
All signs point to the government allowing some measure of self-regulation in advertising. Richard Wageman and Belinda Tang of IPT Asia consider what that means for the industry.
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