It’s all smiles in the Government

Further to the article “DTLR snubs COI and picks own agencies” (MW May 2), I would like to point out that COI is fully supportive of the agencies with which it works.

COI did not at any time suggest to agencies that “if they pitched for the DTLR business, they could be black-listed for future COI work”. This is clear from the fact that all six of the agencies selected are on COI’s roster and feature regularly on its pitch lists.

COI fully endorses the practice of selecting the best agencies for Government work, and encourages the most effective and efficient use of public money in advertising campaigns.

Carol Fisher

Chief executive

COI Communications

London SE1

Latest from Marketing Week

NOT REGISTERED? IT'S FREE, QUICK AND EASY!

Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and opinion that will help you do your job better.

Register and receive the best content from the only UK title 100% dedicated to serving marketers' needs.

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work. The more we know about our visitors, the better and more relevant content we can provide for them. And, yes, knowing our audience better helps us find commercial partners too. Don't worry, we won't share your information with other parties, unless you give us permission to do so.

Register now

THE BEST CONTENT

Our award winning editorial team (PPA Digital Brand of the Year) ask the big questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.

THE BIGGEST ISSUES

From the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology to the need for greater effectiveness, from the challenge of measurement to building a marketing team fit for the future, we are your guide.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Information, inspiration and advice from the marketing world and beyond that will help you develop as a marketer and as a leader.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3711 or email subscriptions@marketingweek.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here