New Code of Conduct launched in response to report on sexual harassment in UK advertising and marketing industry

Today, the Advertising Association, NABS and WACL, backed by the IPA and ISBA, have published the timeTo Report on sexual harassment in the UK advertising and marketing industry. In direct response to the report’s findings, which were based on a comprehensive survey of over 3,500 industry insiders, the cross industry advisory group is launching the timeTo Code aimed at accelerating positive behaviour change in the industry. Written for every member of the advertising and marketing industry and the companies they work for, the timeTo Code provides guidance for employers and…

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The Advertising Association, NABS and WACL join forces to launch timeTo to combat sexual harassment

On March 12th 2018, the Advertising Association, NABS and WACL are launching a new initiative – timeTo – to address the problem of sexual harassment in the advertising and marketing industry. timeTo builds on the global #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, but with a recognition that all parts of the advertising industry are affected – all sexualities and genders, agencies, marketers and media- owners – and that, by taking action together, the industry will be better placed to make positive change to stamp out sexual harassment. Other industry bodies and companies…

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NABS Launches New Ad Industry Wellbeing Model

NABS, the employee support organisation for the advertising and media industry, has launched a new model designed to revolutionise the way wellbeing is approached by the industry. The SHEPARD Model has been developed in line with the latest research into neuroscience and aims to give a complete view of wellbeing, and all its component parts, to allow individuals and organisations to better understand and improve wellbeing levels across the industry. Mental and physical ill health have been proven to have a hugely negative impact on both the individual and the…

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NABS reveals new brand identity through newly launched Ambassador’s recruitment campaign

NABS– the support organisation for the media and advertising industry – reveals a new brand identity, the first significant change for 14 years, on 2nd October. Devised by Fold7, NABS’ creative agency, the branding includes a new logo and tagline: ‘How’s Work?’ The tagline invites everyone working in adland to open a conversation with the industry charity; and reflects NABS’ mission to support, improve and champion the wellbeing of employees and employers. NABS president, Karen Blackett OBE, said: “Through two simple words: ‘How’s Work?’ NABS challenges us all to reflect…

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