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40 Over Forty launches to prove creative talent doesn’t have a used-by date

A new platform is launching to celebrate the value of experience in advertising by recognising the best talent in the industry that is also over 40.

By Nicola Kemp

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Shifting the lens in 2020

The briefest of analyses will quickly expose how very many miles remain on the journey to true equality. Helen Parker, Co-Founder of Another explores how to overcome institutionalised gender bias in 2020.

By Helen Parker, Another

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Yellowzine and The Brooklyn Brothers’ Night School 2019

Last month, fourteen young creatives graduated Night School, a free training programme that gave ethnically diverse talent the skills and confidence to break into the creative industry. Here three graduates give their take on the experience.

By Night School

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Diversity and inclusion need a shake up, from the bottom up

As the conversation around diversity continues, so too does the pressure build on both agency principles and principals. Ian Millner, Global Chief Executive at Iris suggests two clear steps forward.

By Ian Millner, Iris

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Measures for measures: Why metrics for mental wellbeing at work are essential

Claire Gillis, International CEO, WPP Health Practice on why, if we’re serious about employee wellbeing, we must cement it as a boardroom priority and create metrics that prove its unquestionable value.

By Claire Gillis, WPP Health Practice

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Why can’t brands speak to both my kids?

Christopher Kenna, CEO & Co-Founder of Brand Advance explores the digital media landscape, brand safety and keyword blocking and invites brands to consider how they can reach every community.

By Christopher Kenna, Brand Advance

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Create and Strike: What did we learn?

Ben Essen, Chief Strategy Officer at Iris and one of the founding members of the industry's Create and Strike movement outlines what the last year has taught him, and what needs to happen as we go into the next.

By Ben Essen, Iris

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Don’t be a bystander to sexual harassment at Christmas

A new timeTo campaign highlights the urgency of tackling sexual harassment in advertising, particularly during the festive season.

By Nicola Kemp

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Are you bored of advertising’s diversity dance too?

There’s proof that huge groups of the population are being overlooked or only represented in a tokenistic way in advertising. Asad Dhunna, Founder of The Unmistakables explores what he's learnt about diversity and inclusion.

By Asad Dhunna, The Unmistakables

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“Treat people as individuals; one size doesn’t fit all”: NABS hosts their first WellFest

NABS inaugural WellFest was the first-ever conference dedicated to workplace wellbeing for the advertising, media and marketing industries, examining mental health, leading honestly from the top and how to bring your whole self to work.

By Izzy Ashton

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To B Corp, or not to B Corp?

Tom Tapper, Co-Founder & CEO of Nice and Serious discusses the agency’s pending B Corp certification and why he believes that business should be a force for good.

By Tom Tapper, Nice and Serious

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Pay Gap Pound campaign proves equal pay is personal in advertising

A campaign from Mr President and SheSays highlights the importance of Equal Pay Day for the creative industries.

By Nicola Kemp

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Diageo CMO: “Too few women are in creative leadership positions”

Syl Saller, CMO of Diageo has called on the industry to increase the number of women in creative leadership roles, rolling out the #CreativeComeback scheme to the US and India.

By Nicola Kemp

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Don’t just say, do: Reject traditional recruitment in favour of inspiring the talent of the future

From big networks to small independents, to turn words into action, we all need to embrace the modernisation of the recruitment process.

By Jessica Hollingbery, TIPi Group

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