The Specialist Works Group appoints Mental Health and Wellbeing Specialist

• The Specialist Works Group has created a new role entirely focused and measured on improving employee wellbeing, a first for the independent media agency sector • Integrative psychotherapist Isabella Barrand will offer counselling to all employees and shape the group’s mental health and wellbeing strategy • The group created the role in response to the mental health crisis exacerbated by Covid-19

The Specialist Works Group appoints Mental Health and Wellbeing Specialist

The Specialist Works Group has appointed integrative psychotherapist Isabella Barrand as Mental Health and Wellbeing Specialist, starting immediately.  The newly created role will see Barrand offer counselling to employees and shape the group’s wider mental health and wellbeing strategy. The role is a first for the independent media agency sector.  The Specialist Works Group created the role […]

BrandOpus announces shift to Employee Owned Trust model

BrandOpus announces shift to Employee Owned Trust model

BrandOpus, the global brand-led creative agency, has announced it will become an Employee Owned Trust (EOT) from today, following the sale of partner shares to employees. The move will allow BrandOpus’ founding partners to release some of their equity in the business, whilst retaining the agency’s culture of independence. The decision came after a period […]

Lucre Group Win in Cleaner Air, Adds to Tech Portfolio

Lucre Group Win in Cleaner Air, Adds to Tech Portfolio

So Pure Air, a technology start-up providing state-of-the-art air sterilizers for commercial properties, has appointed The Lucre Group to handle its PR and digital content. The client win strengthens the Tech division at the search savvy PR and creative content specialist, which will handle all of So Pure Air’s external communications across the UK. The […]

Digital Natives poach Strategy Director from Ogilvy

Digital Natives poach Strategy Director from Ogilvy

Social-first creative agency Digital Natives have appointed Tommy Wigley as Strategy Director off the back of a number of significant new business wins. Tommy joins from Ogilvy, where he led the social strategy for the agency’s largest accounts, including Boots, Vans, Mattel and Unilever.  “Hiring Tommy is a statement of our intent” says managing director […]

The Park Launches Australian Office

Erika Morton appointed Managing Director

The Park Launches Australian Office

The Park has today officially announced its expansion into Australia. The brand experience agency launched its London office in 2018 and has been going from strength to strength ever since. It was recently awarded Startup of the Year by The Drum Awards. The Australian operations will be led by local Managing Director, Erika Morton who […]

Publicis Groupe UK launches specialist gaming proposition – Publicis Play

Publicis Groupe UK is extending its capabilities in the gaming and esports space. Publicis Play will offer clients an end-to-end gaming solution which spans media, production, data, commerce and creative Publicis Play will operate across disciplines, with experts from Publicis•Poke, Publicis Sport & Entertainment and Spark Foundry offering streaming, gaming and esports solutions

Publicis Groupe UK launches specialist gaming proposition – Publicis Play

Publicis Groupe UK is today launching Publicis Play, a specialist gaming proposition, built from strategic and creative collaboration across the business. Publicis Play will be staffed by a core team of 10 specialists drawn from Publicis•Poke, Publicis Sport & Entertainment and Spark Foundry, with the ability to flex and scale around new and existing client […]

Ad Agency Finds Salvation This Christmas

Ad Agency Finds Salvation This Christmas

isobel don’t like to blow their own trumpets.  But they do like to dress up as a 50’s brass band to celebrate Christmas.  Each year independent creative agency isobel shoot a tableaux for their agency Christmas card.  This year they have gone back to the glorious post-war era to celebrate and capture the Christmas spirit […]

Chris Peters, Performance Director at Mindshare joins GrowthMinds as Director of Client Growth

Chris Peters, Performance Director at Mindshare joins GrowthMinds as Director of Client Growth

London-based growth hacking agency, GrowthMinds has hired Mindshare senior manager Chris Peters into its newly created role of Director of Client Growth. This hire comes as GrowthMinds are rapidly scaling in their support of startups in the UK. At Mindshare, Chris led accounts for B​ P, Three and scaleups like Dollar Shave Club and Birchbox. […]

Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners Expands Creative Leadership And Announces New Co-Chief Creative Officer

Leadership Changes Come on the Heels of Several New Hires and Promotions Across the Agency, Pulling Talent from R/GA, Anomaly, and DARE

Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners Expands Creative Leadership And Announces New Co-Chief Creative Officer

Philadelphia-based creative agency Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners (RTO+P) announced today that it has promoted longtime Executive Creative Director and Partner Steve O’Connell to Co-Chief Creative Officer. He will share the role with the agency’s Founder Steve Red, who has served as Chief Creative Officer and President for over two decades. This appointment comes alongside another senior […]