Omnicom's UK organic revenue growth gathered pace in the second quarter of 2017, exceeding 9% year on year, as exchange rate movements drove a decline in its global revenue.
Publicis Groupe has praised strong organic growth of 7.8% in the UK for the first half of the year, as the French advertising giant's half-year performance was marred by legacy issues in the US.
Aardman Studios and Independent Films are joining forces to offer a combined live action and animated video offer for clients with tight budgets.
Volkswagen UK hopes to allay consumer fears that the car industry could go through its own version of the sub-prime loans crisis as it begins agency talks to simplify its finance marketing.
MullenLowe Group is set to acquire independent creative shop 101.
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO has hired two creative duos from Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Wieden & Kennedy to bolster its creative department.
Shane Atchison, the global chief executive of Possible, is joining computer software company Domo as its chief marketing officer.
Marketers' optimism regarding companies' financial prospects are at their lowest level for four-and-a-half years, despite UK marketing budgets being expanded, compared to three months ago.
Spark Foundry, the recently renamed media agency previously known as Mediavest Spark, has appointed Publicis Groupe veteran John Antoniades to drive global growth outside of the US.
Brothers and Sisters has promoted creative directors Will Flack and Aaron Willmer as joint executive creative directors.
Mr Bean, the buffoonish alien sitcom character played by Rowan Atkinson in the 90s, is the face of a new mobile phone game to attract tourists to London.
New measures to support "ignored or poorly served" creative freelancers have been unveiled by the Creative Industries Federation.
Pablo has made six creative and account management hires from Fallon, Mother and Wieden & Kennedy following several major account moves this year.
Gaby Bell is leaving M&C Saatchi as chief strategy officer to start a new communications venture.
Ikea's new integrated campaign urges people to "relax into greatness" and features a lion as the star of the launch ad, which breaks on TV this weekend.
MullenLowe Group has acquired PR and strategic comms agency Salt as it adds public relations to its "hyperbundled" offering in the UK and Asia.
Primesight has retained the £125m Network Rail contract for roadside advertising panels for another seven years.
Philip Ainsworth, the marketing director of Pernod Ricard vodka brand Wyborowa, has been promoted to lead the company's UK marketing.
Marks & Spencer has reported a smaller drop in its struggling non-food sales division for the first quarter of 2017.
BETC Paris has been awarded the global advertising account for Citroën and will create a bespoke unit called Traction to service the business.