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While many jobs being done remotely in can move offshore, shared language, culture and time zones will continue to matter

This year’s mass experiment with remote working has, for some, triggered a prickling sense of unease: if I can do my job from home in Dublin, London, (...)

WPP pulled its dividend, share buyback and 2020 guidance on March 31st as it braced for the full impact of Covid-19. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

WPP became one of the first major British companies to reinstate its dividend on Thursday, after cost cuts paid off and the world’s biggest advertisin(...)

Children are estimated to account for 40 per cent of all new internet users.

SuperAwesome, the “kid tech” company established by Irish entrepreneur Dylan Collins, has agreed a partnership with the world’s biggest advertising co(...)

Mark Read, chief executive of advertising agency WPP. Photograph: Toby Melville/File Photo/Reuters

WPP said on Wednesday the Covid-19 pandemic had forced its net sales down by 7.9 per cent in March and the world’s biggest advertising company expects(...)

Mark Read, chief executive of advertising agency WPP. Photograph: Toby Melville/File Photo/Reuters

WPP, the world’s biggest advertising company, said it was pulling its dividend and share buyback, and withdrawing its guidance for 2020 after the coro(...)

Mark Read, chief executive  of WPP: “We see 2020 as the year of transition to growth.”

WPP plc shares tumbled as much as 17 per cent after the advertising giant forecast a fourth year with no sales growth, piling pressure on chief execut(...)

The group showed improvement across all regions, helped by contract wins including Mondelez and eBay. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty

WPP reported a return to quarterly organic sales growth for the first time in over a year on Friday, with a new strategy from boss Mark Read helping t(...)

Mark Read, CEO of advertising agency WPP, leaves the company AGM in London last year.

Bain Capital agreed to buy 60 per cent of WPP’s market research unit Kantar in a deal that values the business at $4 billion. The private equity firm(...)

WPP shares were down 0.3 per cent in afternoon trade in London. The stock is up 16 per cent so far this year. Photograph:Toby Melville/Reuters

WPP is planning to announce the sale of a majority stake in its Kantar market-research business to Bain Capital within days, sources said. Bain has (...)

WPP is looking for ways to reduce debt after struggling to adapt to a shift toward digital ads.

Bain Capital has emerged as the frontrunner for a majority stake in WPP’s market research unit Kantar, sources said. The buyout firm is considered t(...)

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