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Havas London

Hello, we are Havas London

We’re Havas UK’s flagship creative agency. We create advertising campaigns that truly make a meaningful difference to the businesses, the brands and the lives of the people we work with.  We have emerged as one of London’s fastest growing agencies – winning more accounts than any other major agency in the country. But this growth hasn’t come at the expense of our clients’ happiness. In fact, client satisfaction is up for the second successive year. We now rank in the top 15% of UK agencies for satisfaction across all our clients.

Have Your Elf a Merry Christmas

Have Your Elf a Merry Christmas

Son of a nutcracker! In 2022, Asda introduced a very special festive colleague, and star of its Christmas campaign: Buddy the Elf. The ad - the first time Elf has been licensed for brand marketing - uses original footage from the UK's #1 Christmas film to plant the beloved Buddy right at the heart of a bustling Asda store in the build-up to his favourite time of year. It aimed to make people smile, and based on the overwhelmingly positive early reaction, it's doing just that.

The Open University

The Future is Open

The Future is Open - our bold new brand platform for The UK's largest university - comes to life in every channel and touchpoint for a brand even more relevant today than at any time in its 53-year history. Our new visual identity spans everything from learning material and graduate certificates to this new TV ad, shot by Cannes Lions Film Grand Prix winning director, Malik Vitthal, which acts as a visual metaphor for the possibilities the OU enables.

Britain's Beer Alliance

Long Live the Local

Every day, three pubs in the UK close their doors for good – in part due to cripplingly high beer tax, three times higher than the EU average. Long Live the Local celebrates the important role pubs play in our local communities, our culture and our national identity. In 2018, the campaign called upon the Government to cut planned increases in beer duty and the result – a Government volte-face – speaks for itself. This round is on us.

Department for Education

Every Lesson Shapes a Life

Our teacher recruitment campaign for The Department for Education returned in January with an intimate, wide-ranging portrait of a day in the life of a teacher. Picking up where our launch campaign left off – which saw registrations for teacher recruitment surge 21% above target – it highlights the unique nature of the career and the transformative impact teachers can have on the lives of their pupils.

Nubian Jak Community Trust

The Black Plaque Project

Just 1.6% of London's famous blue plaques are dedicated to Black people. The Black Plaque Project is a new initiative, in partnership with Nubian Jak Community Trust, commemorating the rich, diverse contributions of Black people throughout history.


Busy Doing Nothing

Busy Doing Nothing - Havas' first work since winning the EDF account - underlines the fact that, unlike many of its historical and start-up rivals, EDF is actually generating zero-carbon electricity at-scale – not just selling it.


Generation Rewear

Vanish partnered with the British Fashion Council (BFC) and Amazon, to create a three-part documentary series shining a light on a new generation at the forefront of sustainable fashion. Generation Rewear, addresses consumers’ excessive consumption of clothing and the culture of extreme disposability at its heart, while simultaneously celebrating the innovative designers, companies and ordinary people seeking to reduce fashion’s impact on the environment.


Jump into Autumn

Introducing the new ‘Get the Asda Price Feeling’ brand platform, with Jump into Autumn - a campaign that brings the Asda Price feeling to life through a joyful, hyperbolic representation of its in-store experience, highlighting the positive difference Asda makes to every customer, colleague and community, every single day.

Ella's Kitchen

Eat. Play. Love

DO play with your food, says Ella's Kitchen in new brand campaign 'Eat, Play, Love'. The campaign is part of a wider push to add sensory food education to the early years curriculum, in line with the National Food Strategy recommendation and the brand's own research. When mealtime is playtime, love for food lasts a lifetime.


Live Life with a Little More Ish

Taking Ryvita back onto TV screens after six years with a new  brand campaign, redesign and platform based on the idea, “Live life with a little more ‘ish’.” The campaign takes Ryvita away from its traditional territory of being a functional health brand with dieting at its core to instead occupying a broader, more culturally relevant space of liberation and versatility, revolutionising the brand and the category.

Coors Light

Keep It Fresh

'Keep It Fresh' is a major new brand campaign and positioning for Coors Light in the UK. Championing freshness as an attitude, it launched with an epic, off-piste (literally) TV spot as well as OOH, social, digital, PR and a series of C4 idents.

Our Clients

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