London has been named the second-best city in the world for marketing activities, second only to New York.
Why is London such a good location for Marketers, and what does the future hold for the world’s best marketing cities?
This month, the FCA launched a new advertising campaign highlighting the imminent deadline for PPI claims.
The campaign encourages consumers to act before the window for PPI complaints closes in August.
At the same time, the regulator released the latest figures showing responses to its PPI campaign..
Admin. The bane of the Marketing Manager’s life.
Administration in marketing can take many forms.
You may spend a lot of time producing manual reports for your leadership team.
Branding, creativity and storytelling have traditionally been seen as the preserve of B2C businesses.
But an article this week suggests that B2B brands need to invest more in brand marketing. We explore why – and share tips for refining your own brand marketing strategy.
25 May marked a year since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force.
It was heralded as life-changing for marketing as we know it. But has GDPR really changed marketing activity in the last twelve months?
The General Data Protection Regulation affects ..
This week, a bank was fined £1.89m for failings in its outsourcing processes.
The fines, levied by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, saw R.Raphael & Sons plc penalised for failing to manage its outsourcing arrangements properly.The regulators’ action brings to ..
On 11 April, the Financial Conduct Authority issued a stern letter to CEOs about repeated failings in financial promotions approvals.
As a regulated Marketer, you need a deep understanding of the rules that govern financial promotions. You need to work closely with your Compliance team to make sure..
On their own, both email and social media are powerful marketing channels. But use them in combination, and you can dramatically increase their impact.
In this blog, we look at how the two channels can work together to improve the ROI of your marketing activity.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a campaign aimed at ensuring firms include fair terms in their contracts and materials.
The campaign is aimed particularly at the holiday and travel industries, but has lessons for all firms.
If you market regulated financial services, The FCA..
On 29 April, Christopher Woolard, FCA Executive Director for Strategy and Competition, gave a presentation on innovation.
He talked about the impact of the FCA’s work to promote innovation, and how the regulator aims to continue encouraging innovative approaches.
We summarise his speech and look at ..
Every industry has its own terminology and acronyms. It can take a while to get to know them all and feel like you have a real understanding of the sector you work in.
Marketing is no exception – any Marketing professional will have had to familiarise themselves with a wealth of jargon. ROI, anyone?..
That’s a question posed by FinTech risk experts Aon recently.
In a blog, the firm explores whether Brexit will impact London FinTechs and threaten the capital’s reputation as a hub for financial innovators.
We look at the reasons for London’s pre-eminence in financial innovation – and examine the im..
Marketing Directors are increasingly getting a place at the top table. Marketers are appearing on the board alongside their Finance, HR and CEO counterparts.
But what do their fellow board members think of the Marketing function? How does the C-Suite really view Marketing?
Do you know what Google’s Quality Score is, and how it is worked out?
If you produce online adverts for search engines, you should – as it’s central to your visibility online.
Here we look at the components that make up ‘quality’ in Google’s eyes and share tips on making your ads more search engine..