Josie Allchin

Take the P.I.S.S. like a real British banker


For many years the big banks have provided business advice to their clients but, in a Marketing Week exclusive, I can reveal that almost all the high street banks and a number of the more prominent investment banks have now joined forces to offer a high-level business transformation programme aimed at strengthening British companies by teaching them the tactics that have delivered so much success to our financial services sector in recent years.

All brands should heed VW’s ‘data monster’ warning

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‘The internet of things’ received a fresh boost from David Cameron this week. Arriving at the CeBIT technology trade fair in Germany, the prime minister announced plans to more than double the research funding for projects that look at how the internet can improve everyday devices. “We are on the brink of a new industrial revolution,” said Cameron as he pledged an extra £45m.

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Influencers, consultancies and the recruitment crisis: The key topics of conversation at Cannes Lions

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Cannes Lions 2018: Marketers turned out in force to advertising’s biggest annual event. But away from the usual talk of purpose and creativity, some big issues such as the recruitment crisis, how advertising responds to the #MeToo movement and cleaning up the influencer marketing space were discussed.