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Trust and transparency in client-agency relationships

From the perspective of any marketing contract compliance auditor, the results of the ID Comms 2016 Transparency…

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Is the top agency talent working on your business? Or on someone else’s?

When you change the agency's fee structure, how do you know you're still getting the same quality of staff on your…

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‘Audit my agency? Dare I even look?’

With agency relationships, a golden rule is: If you’re not checking, you can’t know what’s actually going on. A large…

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‘Sorry, our contract says you can’t see that.’

If there are more words governing audit rights than in the rest of the commercial agreement, it's worth asking why. We…

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How accurate are your agency’s time sheets? Do you really know?

We all know that most agencies use time sheets to support the fees charged to their clients. How accurate are they,…

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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…

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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…

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