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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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Media agency compliance audits: Follow the money

Chances are a huge proportion of your brand’s annual marketing spend is channelled through your media agency. Its…

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“We’re creative people, not numbers people”

Nowadays, some of the freshest, sparkiest, outside-the-box thinking springs from the boutique creative shops. So what…

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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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The 105th thing on your ‘to do’ list may be the most important…

So imagine the scenario: you’ve got a set marketing budget that seems to be squeezed year-on-year; new opportunities…

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You say potato, I say potahto

As the line goes in “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off” sung by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in their 1937 movie “Shall…

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How different are financial practices in agencies around the world?

While accountancy may not qualify as being the oldest profession, it can date its history back to before the Roman…

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