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On the up?

  Great article from Alice Weightman, the glass is definitely half full!   By Jamie McLaughlin

Clients paying for pitch ideas…

Back in September the story broke about Confused.com paying agencies for the ideas they had pitched despite not winning the account (reported in PRWeek, 12 September 2009 and this very blog!)   A study has now revealed that the majority of people are actually in favour of this idea, a whopping 83% in fact… major […]

Did David Pull It Off….?

David Cameron’s speech on Thursday 8th October was arguably one of the most important events in politics in the past 12 years and most definitely one of the most important moments of his career so far. So did he pull it off?… Michael Prescott, former political editor of Sunday Times and current MD of Weber’s […]

Come join us!

Hanson Search is looking for a new recruit so get in touch!   By Jamie McLaughlin

Le Beaujolais Nouveau goûte au Pop Art

Le Beaujolais Nouveau goûte au Pop Art   Pour la deuxième année consécutive, l’Inter Beaujolais confie la campagne de lancement de la cuvée 2009 à EuroRSCG 360. Déclinaison du choix créatif précédent (un visuel tagué par l’artiste Ben), la version 2009 s’affiche en couleur flashy dans un graphisme inspiré du Pop Art. L’idée est d’inscrire […]

Yes, bonuses again….

Looks like they will be back on the agenda with news that Goldman Sachs are set aside about $6bn of an expected $12bn in revenues has been earmarked for the bank’s compensation pool.   I found this very interesting article when doing a bit of research as well.   By Jamie McLaughlin

Digital Campaigning….

PR Week Digital Survey 2009   PR Week has researched into how effectively the digital discipline is being embraced, sourcing opinions from a panel of judges. The PR teams voted as producing the best 10 digital campaigns were:   ·         Online Fire ·         Shiny Red ·         Brands2Life ·         Surf PR ·         Chocolate Communications ·         Midas […]

RNIB calls in Frank PR

RNIB, the charity for blind and partially sighted people, has named Frank PR as its latest PR agency with a brief to educate the public about sight loss. The campaign will be focused on over 55 year olds and will be a two stage campaign, beginning with a series of photographs highlighting the experience of […]

Le Kindle arrive en France

L’eBook d’Amazon, le Kindle, arrive en France à partir du 19 octobre. La société américaine a annoncé mercredi le déploiement de son livre numérique dans près d’une centaine de pays. Mais il peut d’ores et déjà être pré-commandé sur la version américaine du site pour 279$ (190 euros).   By Guillemette Faure

Bon appétit!

If you love cooking, writing, reading, or live with someone who does, check out Julie & Julia.   Be warned – live lobsters were used in the making of this film. They’re later cooked and eaten, so for most people, this won’t be a problem. For someone like me with lobster-phobia, however, it was touch […]