Green Square at Pimento’s Panel Question Time, 29th April 2020

Barry Dudley was delighted to join the panel of leading industry professionals at Pimento’s Question Time on 29th April. “Since the 23rd March many of you have had to adapt to the new environment, reducing your cost base, furloughing staff, applying and in some cases receiving loans under the Government CBILS program but with lock […]

‘Do not procrastinate’: practical advice for agencies during the coronavirus outbreak. Tony Walford writes in The Drum

There is no need to write an introduction explaining why I’ve pulled together this piece with my team at Green Square. What we have done is gather our thoughts and learnings, and put them together with the experience of various peers in the industry who have been through dark times before. We hope that what […]

‘It’s rather sad’ – M&C Saatchi exodus leaves more questions than answers, Tony Walford quoted in The Drum

What’s next for beleaguered M&C Saatchi is the question now being asked after the resignation of the agency’s co-founder and three fellow directors in a shock move many have described as a “sad” ending to the advertising mogul’s career. Yesterday (10 December) Lord Maurice Saatchi resigned from the agency alongside board directors Lord Michael Dobbs, Sir Michael […]

Green Square at “Boom or bust in the new world order? Provoking thoughts on the agency future” panel event

Tony Walford was delighted to join leading industry figures at Kemp Little and The Growth Factory’s breakfast panel discussion on 17th October, offering insight and predictions on the future relationship between agencies and brands. The agency landscape is fast-paced. It’s hard to predict what will be the next game-changer. Shifting consumer needs, the increased importance […]

Why M&C Saatchi can still be optimistic despite its accounting woes, Tony Walford writes in The Drum

One of the biggest talking points in our industry over the past few months has been what might colloquially be termed a “cock-up in the accounts department” over at M&C Saatchi. To recap: back in August, it was announced the AIM-listed indie network’s auditors, KPMG, had raised concerns regarding accounting controls following an audit review. […]