Pinewood will publish its full-year figures on 8 March and its core UK business is thought to have had a busy year, hosting products such as the 3D film Clash of the Titans and television series My Family. Whether the next James Bond film with be made at Pinewood remains to be seen. The studios have been cast as the Bond franchise's "home" as 20 out of the 22 films were shot there. … [Read more...] about Pinewood studios launches outpost in Dominican Republic
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Despite the huge number of complaints about the Go Compare campaign – third on the list, with 373, was Channel 4's controversial "Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier" poster ad for Big Fat Gypsy Weddings – the ASA ruled that neither commercial broke the UK advertising code. … [Read more...] about Go Compare tops list of most complained about ads of 2012
A leading figure in the retail and consumer industry, who did not want to be named, added: “On what basis can a prime minister, who has no popular acclamation either through party members or a general election, pursue policies unconnected to the manifesto on which her party was elected? How contractually will binding votes on pay work? Look at what happened with employee representatives at the Co-op.” … [Read more...] about Theresa May’s plans to curb boardroom excess receive mixed reaction
“I think with the departure of Sir Martin, we’re seeing the beginning of the end for a generation of media and advertising leaders and the baton being handed over to the new generation,” says David Jones, the former global chief executive of French ad group Havas, who now runs his own technology branding firm. “There’s a huge digital divide between the heads of the big legacy companies, who for the most part are well over 70 years old and grew up in a pre-internet, pre-mobile world, and the founders and heads of the tech companies, who for the most part are under 30 years old and helped invent the technology revolution we’re living through.” … [Read more...] about What happens to the global publicity titans if advertising no longer pays?
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