6 January 2000

FTSE 100 annual reports are failing to measure up

A study conducted by the Foundation for Performance Measurement claims that the FTSE 100 companies are “failing to provide much meaningful information on drivers of future value and performance” in their annual reports. The report could help the case of design and communication consultancies seeking annual report work. Published last month, The Well Rounded Annual […]

Lashko quits design partnership

Martin McLoughlin will continue to run graphics and branding group Lashko McLoughlin following the departure of founding partner Marita Lashko for family reasons at the end of last year. Lashko, who is expecting her second child in March, decided to quit the 18-month-old partnership to give her more control of her time, says McLoughlin. But […]

Digest

KSDP Group has appointed Richard B Roolvink as managing director of its Amstersdam office, with effect from 1 January.

Delayed COI roster unveiled for New Year

The Central Office of Information has invited several design consultancies to appear on its first branding roster, which aims to address the organisation’s branding issues and improve the image of Government departments. Framework contracts were intended to be in place by last September, but were held up by lengthy administrative delays (DW 26 November 1999). […]

Honours List could do with more designers

Martin Sorrell’s knighthood is one of the best bits of news for design so far this century (see News, page 5). Not only does it acknowledge the unstinting commitment the WPP Group boss has shown to the global communications business – in which design play

On the ball

Rod Petrie could have played football for a living. Fortunately, he thinks the rules of the game will also work in the design studio

Digest

Landor rebrands JAS Indonesian airport handling services group Jasa Angkasa Semesta has been rebranded by the Hong Kong office of Landor Associates.

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