June 2017

MWWPR are recruiting for a Senior / Account Manager! Please find the job description below. If you think this role is for you we are keen to hear from you! Contact Eleanor Crossman at ecrossman@mww.com. About us MWW is one of the top five independent PR agencies globally. It entered the UK market in 2013 through acquisition and has more than doubled in size since then. We represent brands including Sky Media, News UK, Starcom, Bloomberg Media, Bauer Media and Shutterstock. The...

Excessive amounts of sunshine, rose and entertainment – Cannes 2017 certainly lived up to expectations. This year MWWPR was fortunate enough to be at the event not only with our clients, but hosted our very own event as well. It was a funny year on the Croisette and in the hills behind Cannes.  Whilst the ‘austerity Cannes’ message saying that the ‘party is over’ was being pushed by everyone from WPP to Ascential itself, the reality to many felt different.  Maybe...

The week after Cannes is normally a time for introspection, as the hangover from hell finally starts to clear and the amount of expenses you need to sift through seems like it will never end. However, this week something rather big happened – Google was fined a record €2.4bn by the EU over prioritising its search engine results to favour its own comparison shopping service. The EU judged that the company had abused its position of dominance of the search engine market...

Another year and another Cannes Lions Festival has been and gone. As a Cannes-virgin it was certainly an experience; excessive rose, grand parties, exclusive superyachts and living it up at the lavish Carlton Hotel. Some would say – ‘what have you got to complain about’ – but stripping back the glitz and glamour and walking around the Palais and along the Croisette I was surprised, perhaps naively, by the lack of female representation that still exists at the festival. There is no...

So the fight between the industry and the bad guys continues but, if anything, this year’s Infosecurity Europe proved that IT security is getting more resilient and collaborative in order to keep data and networks safe. For those of you that braved the buzz at the show this year, we hope your heads and feet have made a full recovery. If you didn’t attend and don’t ‘WannaCry’ about missing out, fear not, we’ve prepared a summary of trends from the show to...