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Unlocking unconscious biases

Nina Stephenson-Camps highlights the importance of unconscious bias training to acknowledge the biases themselves and, through that understanding, bring about fundamental change.

By Nina Stephenson-Camps

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Combating neurodiverse under-representation

Matt Davis, Executive Creative Director at Red Brick Road on how analysing neurodiversity, with autism as its centre of gravity, can adapt actions in creative ways that are meaningful for both the business and its culture.

By Matt Davis, Red Brick Road

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Why Amplify is backing Brixton Finishing School's AD-Cademy, and why you should too

Jonathan Emmins, Founder of Amplify on why the agency is supporting AD-Cademy, a new nationwide virtual school on a mission to rewrite the creative industries’ talent blueprint.

By Jonathan Emmins, Amplify

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Brands need to work harder to challenge negative stereotypes of the LGBTQ+ community

Michael Brown, Partner at UM on why it’s time for brands and media platforms, both streaming and linear, to step up and take a stand against outdated tropes.

By Michael Brown, UM

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Humanity, trust & transparency: Leadership in a pandemic

Melissa Robertson, CEO of Dark Horses asks, how do you maintain a workplace culture, care for your staff and motivate people when they haven't seen each other in the flesh for a year?

By Melissa Robertson, Dark Horses

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WACL campaign calls for Gender Pay Gap reporting to be reinstated

A hard-hitting campaign, in partnership with the Fawcett Society and the Chartered Management Institute, lays out the urgent need to reinstate mandatory Gender Pay Gap reporting.

By Nicola Kemp

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A guide for forging a creative path

Nikky Lyle explains how, when freelancers started turning to her for advice, she decided to create a series of guides to help inspire and empower creatives across the industry.

By Izzy Ashton

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Gerety Awards 2021: Why now is the time to raise the representation bar

With 180 advertising and marketing leaders from 30 different countries, Gerety 2021 shows it is possible to raise the bar when it comes to elevating female leadership.

By Nicola Kemp

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Why it’s time to ditch the pursuit of balance and focus on boundaries

Kim Palmer, Founder of hypnotherapy and wellness app, Clementine highlights the importance of setting boundaries and creating little rituals, and how best to stick to them.

By Kim Palmer, Clementine

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“Stop waiting, start creating”

Scott Morrison, Founder and bringer of The Boom on why the coronavirus crisis is the creative industry’s “Netflix moment”.

By Nicola Kemp

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Building an anti-racist industry together

The FUTURES Network unveils its community manifesto to better identify the barriers and drivers of positive change in their companies.

By Nicola Kemp

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Why your payment policy needs to be part of your mental health policy

The Leapers Research Study 2020 underlines the gap between rhetoric and reality when it comes to addressing mental health in the creative industries.

By Nicola Kemp

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Brexit, BLM, and Africa’s Creative Renaissance

Natalie Narh & Nigel Atta-Mensah, Co-Founders of New Comma highlight the need for a collaborative network when it comes to celebrating and promoting local and diaspora African creatives.

By Natalie Narh & Nigel Atta-Mensah, New Comma

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Where does Blue Monday stand after a blue year?

Wunderman Thompson’s Senior Analyst Robyn D’Arcy analyses the year’s ‘most depressing’ day and its role in 2021.

By Robyn D’Arcy, Wunderman Thompson

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Rest up and power forward

Nina Stephenson-Camps offers some hints and tips about how you can pause, reflect and integrate growth into your daily life.

By Nina Stephenson-Camps

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