How exactly do marketing agencies make money?

Like many businesses providing services, marketing agencies make money by selling the time of their people. Take a…


Hide and seek: The game of audit clauses in agency contracts

When you’ve audited as many commercial marketing contracts as we have, it would be fair to say that we’ve seen a…


Common contract compliance audit objectives

Why do brands typically carry out contract compliance audits of their marketing agencies? Over the years Financial…


Time to reflect… on 2011

Many of us at this time of year are wondering what the year ahead will bring and New Year’s Day 2012 is no…


Murky media deals

Being in the business we’re in, Marketing magazine is a must-read every week. One of the more thought-provoking…


How transparent should a trading relationship be for it to become mutually beneficial?

This is a question we at Financial Progression often find ourselves pondering with our clients. How much financial…