Media agency Bell Media has cut staff from its London office. It
has made 12 employees redundant, predominantly production staff, with
chief executive Paul Campbell citing the end of contracts as the reason
for the move.
"We shed some employees because some contracts came to an end, including
the ITV2 web site," he explained. "We hope to re-employ all of them as
freelancers as the summer proceeds and some pipeline business is
confirmed. In the autumn, we're expecting to increase our
Granada is one of Bell Media's major clients, with a team from the
agency currently working alongside Granada Broadband.
Previous work for the company has included the now defunct G-Wizz
portal, interactive kiosks for Granada's motorway service stations and
developing the site for the TV programme This Morning.
Other large corporate clients include financial services names such as
UBS Warburg and JP Morgan.