Industry bodies call to protect employee mental wellbeing and creativity

The IPA is one of a coalition of industry bodies including Crown Commercial Service, NABS, the Alliance of Independent Agencies, the Advertising Association, ISBA and Social & Local CIC who are calling on the industry to pledge commitment to mental wellbeing and creativity by signing up to the Brilliant Creative Minds Code of Conduct. The Brilliant Creative Minds Code of Conduct has been launched to stamp out behaviours that impact employee wellbeing and diminish creativity in the advertising and communications industry. The Code was developed by the industry coalition through…

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PRCA & Opinium research – ‘9 out 10 practitioners struggle with mental wellbeing’

The PR and communications industry’s largest piece of research on mental health and wellbeing conducted by PRCA and Opinium reveals that 89% of industry practitioners have struggled with their mental wellbeing. Launched on World Mental Health Day, Opening the Conversation: Mental Wellbeing in Public Relations shines a light on the pressures facing PR practitioners and highlights that overall levels of wellbeing in PR are comparatively lower than the UK average. The report reflects the findings of this year’s Mental Wellbeing Audit, which gathered the views of more than 400 practitioners.…

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Deepak Chopra and Friends Announce Global Grassroots Movement for Mental Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

Deepak Chopra, a world leader in meditation, spirituality and integrative medicine, is announcing a GoFundMe campaign to bring awareness to suicide prevention and mental wellbeing through a global movement called “NeverAlone”. The first milestone in this movement is a public awareness film called “The Offering. Chopra and his team aim to raise $200K to continue production on the film which follows Gabriella Wright, playing the role of a mother who comes home from work and finds her 16-year-old son hanging in his room. But what comes next is everything: Gabriella…

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