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Leeds

Taj Sur, Group Account Director at Savvy explores 'Little London', its creative hub, bustling streets and of course, work the North can be proud of.

By By Taj Sur, Savvy

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Blame Boris, Jeremy and Brexit: UK marketing budgets flatline in Bellwether

Rising political and economic uncertainty will lead to zero overall growth in marketing budgets in the second quarter of 2019 according to the IPA Bellwether Report.

By Nicola Kemp

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Bristol

Jimmy Taylor, Head of New Business at Zone, explores the city's creative hub, its mouth-watering restaurants & the cosmopolitan nature of its inhabitants.

By Jimmy Taylor, Zone

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Cannes Lions 2019: We are at a turning point for the industry

From the new era of marketing for good, to the need for greater humanity in marketing, here are the key themes from this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

By Nicola Kemp

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Future Gazers on the Terrace: Wellness, Cognitive Creativity & AR

Predicting the future is something humans have always been fascinated with but what the future holds for the industry is a tricky one to fathom, unless you know where to look.

By Izzy Ashton

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Collaboration, culture shift and transparency: fashion’s sustainable future

Stylus’ annual Decoded conference lifted the lid on the challenges the fashion industry faces as it seeks to address the climate emergency.

By Izzy Ashton

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“It’s one thing to adopt the code it’s another thing to change the culture.” Why TimeTo is taking its campaign to eradicate sexual harassment to Cannes

TimeTo’s hard hitting campaign is a reminder of the need to continue the drive to eradicate sexual harassment in advertising.

By Nicola Kemp

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“The algorithm outpaced the ethics”: Why the Conscious Advertising Network wants to clean up digital advertising

Launching its manifesto, the Conscious Advertising Network has urged brands to use their influence to prevent the spread of hate speech and fake news.

By Nicola Kemp

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Seven Nudges from Nudgestock

Behavioural science can shift the dial when it comes to brand building and Ogilvy’s annual Nudgestock conference demonstrated the power of getting outside of the bubble.

By Nicola Kemp

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"Marketers are demanding change" How Cannes Lions is pushing for equality

Louise Benson, VP Festivals Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, lifts the lid on this year’s #SeeItBeIt programme and how the festival has elevated equality.

By Nicola Kemp

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Don’t be a bystander to change: Key takeaways from WACL Gather

Kindness, representation and moving the dial on gender equality were top of the agenda at WACL Gather.

By Nicola Kemp

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Warsaw

After decades of difficult history, the beginning of the 21st century is the best moment to visit Warsaw. Go beyond the Old Town, visit the city's beaches and share delicious food at the old Soho Factory.

By Bartek Bernaciak, Dragon Rouge Warsaw

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To break taboos, you have to be prepared to lose something

From crushing stereotypes to the industry's growing gender pay gap, seven key take outs from Creative Equal’s RISE 2019.

By Nicola Kemp

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It Ain’t Easy Going Green

Consumers are done with talking, with words and empty promises, with hard to imagine numbers and overwhelming quantities. What they want is proof and evidence of brands making a change, and a means for them to do the same.

By Izzy Ashton

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Manchester

Jamie Peate, Global Head of Retail Strategy for McCann Worldgroup and self-confessed Manco-phile, takes a look at the city’s vibrant renaissance, showcases some of the work coming out of the metropolis and plays tour guide.

By Jamie Peate, McCann Worldgroup

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