Bacardi keeps Flat Five

Bacardi Martini has retained The Flat Five Company to work on its Bombay Gin brands, following the client’s purchase of the brands from Diageo. The group will be responsible for

Heritage response

English Heritage is still processing the 170 applications it has received for its across-the-board design roster. It hopes to draw up an initial shortlist in the near future.

Collaboration

As the barriers within marketing services begin to dissolve, and projects become all-encompassing, opportunities for collaboration between design groups and other agencies have increased. That opportunity might exist for a

FUTURE DATES

The 22nd international chair exhibition Promosedia takes place from 12-15 September. The exhibition includes competitions which aim to bring young designers closer to the market and its production problems. Contact:

Virgin Direct in bid for maturity

Financial services group Virgin Direct is to alter its branding in a bid for a more mature image. – Any design work which is given to outside consultancies is likely

Saatchis in running for law job

Saatchi & Saatchi Design is in the running to create the identity for the world’s second biggest law firm, formed through the merger of five of Europe’s leading commercial practices.

The family business

The DBA’s plans to examine provisions for maternity leave show a wide range of allowances. Tom Bawden finds these are particularly dependent on the size of the organisation.

Brief

Blue Source has created a range of materials for the Health Education Authority’s latest anti-smoking drive. Apparently staff at the consultancy themselves gave up the evil weed during the project.

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