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Top Employer survey 2007

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Sponsor’s message from Michael Page Marketing: Inside and out, the brand is the pulling power This is the third annual survey that Michael Page Marketing has conducted in association with Marketing Week and it is a pleasure for us to be involved again. Over 1,000 marketing professionals, from a broad range of industry sectors, have taken the time to complete the survey, and we would like to thank you all for taking part. Click here to read Sponsors message Click here to read Top Employer Survey 2007 online Click here to read Top Employer Survey 2007 Digital Edition

Ryanair takes the European Commission to court

Marketing Week

Ryanair, the low cost carrier, is suing the European Commission for not blocking alleged illegal aid worth £696m from the French state to Air France. The budget carrier says it has pushing the Commission to investigate the issue for nearly seven years claiming it is an abuse of competition rules. The airline claims that it […]

Ryanair reports strong sales as passengers increase

Marketing Week

Ryanair, the low cost airline, has reported strong growth for the past six months due to increase sales of its car hire, hotel and travel insurance services. The results were also helped by a 20% increase in passenger numbers to 22.6m. The airline reported a 24% increase in revenue from £889m to £1.089m for the […]

MasterCard launches prepaid cards for the corporate and government sector

Marketing Week

MasterCard Europe is launching three prepaid cards designed for the corporate and government sectors. The cards offer a range of payment options that allow companies to “control and improve” the management of funds. The cards are the MasterCard Business Prepaid Card, the MasterCard Business Prepaid Travel Card and the MasterCard Everyday Money Prepaid Card. Group […]

Lastminute.com refuses to do business with Ryanair

Marketing Week

Lastminute.com has stopped selling Ryanair flights on its website following an Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) adjudication banning Ryanair from running an advertising campaign claiming the online ticket agent was ripping off its customers. Lastminute.com complained to the ASA after the low-cost carrier ran ads in the national press with the strapline: “Robbed by lastminute.com?” with […]

Ryanair take the Michael out of ASA code

Marketing Week

Budget airline Ryanair faced the wrath of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for the third time in four months last week after the regulator banned a print ad accusing Lastminute.com of swindling customers. But the move has rais-ed questions about whether the ASA has been too lenient on the “rebel” airline. Lastminute.com complained to the […]

A nation of shopaholics

Marketing Week

The growth of online retail opportunities may have altered our shopping habits, but the UK’s high streets remain in rude health as not even wet weather or interest rate rises can stop us spending