agency management

Taming alligators: Creative Agency Exit Audits

Erika Blomerus, our new Global Audit Manager, has spent a good deal of time auditing creative agencies. She likens the…

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Contract Compliance Audits during the COVID-19 outbreak

Amidst the Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, some insights and advice to help advertisers decide how best to pursue…

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Financial Progression joins MediaSense consortium to deliver Contract and Pricing Compliance to Crown Commercial Service

Press Release: London. 12th March 2020. Global media adviser MediaSense will lead a consortium with a digital-first…

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This won't hurt a bit – marketing agency contract compliance audit

This won’t hurt a bit: 6 reasons agencies (should) welcome a Contract Compliance Audit

The account’s running smooth as silk, the campaign metrics are through the roof, the review meetings are upbeat and…

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WFA survey report: Achieving greater financial transparency with your media and marketing agencies

Financial Progression has been working with the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) on a key piece of peer research:…

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Podcast: Adrian Jenkins and Darren Woolley on the role of audits in Marketing and Advertising

Excerpt: ”And on extending that metaphor, the contract ends up becoming like the marriage certificate. So you stand up…

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Production Transparency – should advertisers outside the US be concerned?

Fourteen months after its landmark report on media transparency, the ANA has delivered another paper that raises…

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What a difference 365 days make

As we look back at 2016 and the world of agency relationships…

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The ANA media transparency report – a marketer’s perspective

Janis Prescott spent 20 years in a wide variety of marketing roles in a blue chip company before joining Financial…

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Is it clear where an agency is making money on your account?

When an agency submits a statement of work for a production job or a media plan to a brand team, you would expect that…

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