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GDPR :  ICO announces record fine for infringement

GDPR : ICO announces record fine for infringement

by on July 8, 2019

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced a fine of £183.39m issued to British Airways for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Full details here:

The potential fine represents one of the first under the GDPR that has gone over the previous maximum of £500k – GDPR allowing for up to 4% of global turnover or €20m.

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“What will British stocks be worth after Brexit?”

“What will British stocks be worth after Brexit?”

by on September 23, 2018

Brexit : If you currently hold stocks in British businesses and you’ve been following the Brexit negotiations, you are probably feeling nervous. There’s a lot of talk of doom and gloom. On the other hand, the low pound means that the markets are fairly favourable at the moment.

Should you sell up while you have the chance or, with the prospect of the pound falling further, might you be missing out if you do?

What does the long-term picture look like and could the immediate aftermath of Brexit be a good time to buy?

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New Research : Which company branding has stood the test of time?

New Research : Which company branding has stood the test of time?

by on August 11, 2018

Britain’s favourite logo is Coca-Cola’s, according to a new poll. The iconic red and white symbol was first revealed in the late 1800s and has remained largely unchanged ever since.

It’s so popular the logo can commonly be found on fashionable clothing items, homeware and other desirables - while vintage items featuring the logo can sell for thousands of pounds. Second spot was secured by US fast-food chain, McDonald’s - ahead of Disney’s Mickey Mouse silhouette logo in third and Cadbury’s logo in fourth.

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Matrix and The White Company enhance sleep experience of British Airways Club World flyers with new sleep range

Matrix and The White Company enhance sleep experience of British Airways Club World flyers with new sleep range

by on July 5, 2017

British Airways has partnered with award-winning, product design and procurement specialist, Matrix, and leading luxury lifestyle company, The White Company, to launch a new range of bedding and amenities that will enhance sleep for its’ Club World customers.

The new range, which aims to deliver a great night’s sleep in the sky, is part of the airline’s £400m customer investment plan. Later this year, customers travelling with Club World between Heathrow and New York JFK will receive a whole new suite of products including a new, elegant day cushion which will double up as a lumbar support when working or relaxing on board.

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Ocean launches 7th annual search for the world’s most creative digital out of home concepts

Ocean launches 7th annual search for the world’s most creative digital out of home concepts

by on July 6, 2016

Ocean, the premium digital out of home (DOOH) media owner, has launched its 7th annual competition to foster the best creative work in DOOH advertising, including full motion, subtle motion and interactivity.

For the seventh year running, Ocean is inviting submissions from brands, the creative community and agencies.

The competition is now open globally for the first time across EMEA and the Asian and American pan global markets.

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The BA-owner has reportedly made a third approach to Aer Lingus

by on January 26, 2015

Aer Lingus has confirmed that its board is considering a sweetened offer from British Airways owner IAG.

The Irish flag carrier said IAG had raised its all-cash offer to €2.55 (£1.90) per share, including a cash dividend per share of five euro cents.

It added that the proposal remains conditional on due diligence, board recommendation and the receipt of "irrevocable commitments from Ryanair and the minister of finance for Ireland" to accept the offer.

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British Airways help public make ‘US trip a reality’ in cool virtual reality stunt

by on January 2, 2015

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Creativity Top 5 Videos : Huggies, Universal Music, Land Rover, Sainsbury’s, British Airways

by on November 20, 2014

Huggies Gives Parents a Lovely Reminder and Land Rover Gets Interactive

Stay on top of the best new work by watching the Creativity Top 5 Videos ( from AdAge)

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Movers and Groovers : Customer engagement agency Indicia appoints Chief Client Officer to support business expansion

by on March 3, 2014

Indicia has appointed former founder of Proximity London, Elly Woolston, to the newly created role of Chief Client Officer. The appointment comes as part of a wider expansion of the business and follows the recent appointment of other senior hires within the company.

Elly will be responsible for overseeing all client relationships at Indicia including Nissan, JD Wetherspoon,  Glenmorangie, Tourism Ireland and Very.co.uk.  Elly will ensure the client’s experience with the agency is tailored to their individual needs, placing the client at the centre of the Indicia brand. With twenty years in the industry, Elly has developed extensive business to business, consumer and not for profit experience with major global brands including British Airways, WWF, Unilever, Save the Children, Barclaycard Visa and Toyota.

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The over 50’s market represents 80% of the UK’s total wealth / Silversurfers.com

by on January 15, 2014

New UK over 50s portal and customer engagement channel

  • Silversurfers.com is a major UK lifestyle portal and social network for the 15 million over 50s who are now using the internet
  • Founders focus on the importance of the over 50’s market which currently represents 80% of the UK’s total wealth
  • http://www.silversurfers.com/

14th January 2014, London – Currently in its initial launch phase, Silversurfers.com is officially unveiled in response to the growing numbers of over 50s online and the incredible online spending power of this emerging online market.

Statistics show that the over 50s are a dynamic community with more than 15 million people online, increasing by 700,000 per annum, with an online spend growing by 12% a year.

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