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Yellowzine and The Brooklyn Brothers’ Night School 2019

By Night School

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.

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

By Ian Millner

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.

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

By Claire Gillis

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.

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Why can’t brands speak to both my kids?

By Christopher Kenna

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.

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Create and Strike: What did we learn?

By Ben Essen

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.

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Don’t be a bystander to sexual harassment at Christmas

By Nicola Kemp

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

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Are you bored of advertising’s diversity dance too?

By Asad Dhunna

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.

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

By Izzy Ashton

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.

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To B Corp, or not to B Corp?

By Tom Tapper

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.

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Pay Gap Pound campaign proves equal pay is personal in advertising

By Nicola Kemp

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

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

By Nicola Kemp

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.

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

By Jessica Hollingbery

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

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Reframing disability: How the creative industries can change the narrative

By Nicola Kemp

A cross-industry working group, brought together by the Media Trust, has come together to tackle the disability inclusion crisis within the creative industries.

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Productivity vs. Presenteeism: Making flexible working a reality

By Nicola Kemp

The industry needs to move from viewing flexibility as a problem, to embracing the true opportunity new ways of working has to offer.

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