Cheshire marketing agency Oakbase has launched a new digital arm as it seeks to become a "truly integrated agency".

Leeds digital agency Engage Interactive has announced record results, growing turnover by over 100% and increasing its workforce to 16.

Engage, which was launched in 2007 by creative director Alex Willcocks and technical director Dave Wrightson, doubled its turnover to £1.2m for the year ending March 2014.

Cornerhouse Manchester has teamed up with SPACE London to release a new study exploring the impact that the internet has had on contemporary artistic practices.

You Are Here: Art After the Internet has been edited by Omar Kholeif, a writer, who’s a curator at both the Whitechapel Gallery in London and the Cornerhouse.

Wash has produced a website for creative and cultural education organisation, Curious Minds.

The Preston agency was appointed last year following an open tender.

Online fashion retailer, LittleBlackDress, has appointed Webtise to improve its ecommerce presence.

The digital agency will be working to enhance the Manchester-based company’s existing Magento website and developing a paid, social and email strategy to raise its profile.

K2L Marketing has won an international 4-way pitch to handle the worldwide marketing for Trumeter Technologies.

The agency, based in Salford Quays, was up against 2 American firms and one in the UK for the 2 year contract.

Liane Grimshaw has joined theEword as non-executive director.

Grimshaw was previously managing partner and board director at Amaze PLC, before taking up a short consultancy role at Click Consult last year.

Swimming fans will be able to watch live, streamed footage from the crucial British Gas World Swimming Championships, courtesy of Skylab.

The Manchester-based agency, has been working with British Swimming to provide an interactive online tool for the competition, which is based at the new international swimming centre in Glasgow.

Part of the former Granada building on Quay Street will immediately be let out to media firms when Allied London takes control on June 1st.

The Granada extension, which runs adjacent to the old Coronation Street set, used to be the audience entrance for the main studios, as well as housing post-production facilities.

KulaHub has established a presence in London, following the appointment of Ecademy (now Sunzu) co-founder, Glenn Watkins as its non-executive chairman.

The Yorkshire firm provides CRM and email marketing systems.


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