The Rollercoaster of Adolesence

Words by Debra Douglas, Senior Support Advisor at NABS Prompted by my line manager I went along to the Working Parents Masterclass on ‘The Teenage Years’ at NABS this week. She knows I have a 13 year old daughter who likes to give me challenges, sometimes on a daily basis! If I’m honest she has... Continue Reading

From Twirlywoos to Twitter feeds

Words by Victoria Hill, Freelance Social Media Manager & Consultant and mum of one “Media professional with over 15 years’ experience in Digital-Out-Of-Home, content management, PR and communications for hire.” Sounds pretty good doesn’t it? But hang on – this media professional just so happens to be a mum of one who needs flexible and remote... Continue Reading

NABS Tuesday Club Talk with Twitter’s Dara Nasr

NABS at Advertising Week Europe

Richard Mullender and NABS at Advertising Week Europe

Working Parents Initiative Launch Film

NABS Tuesday Club Talk with Richard Mullender, Hostage Negotiator


Words by Zack Gardner It started with a hair cut for my hobbyhorse. (Well, actually it started when I met NABS NW Committee member Jackie Anderson whilst exploring career options, but that’s not as good an opening line.) I don’t know if any of you have ever asked your barber to mime their profession on... Continue Reading

How to have a colourful, stress-free Christmas

By Uzma Afridi, Business Psychologist and NABS Career Coach Colouring in is an activity often associated with children, however it doesn’t merely keep them quiet whilst mum and dad get some peace, it also allows children to develop a sense of calm and creativity. Earlier this year adult colouring books became a best seller on... Continue Reading

The Science of Stress

By Uzma Afridi, Business Psychologist and NABS Career Coach It’s National Stress Awareness Day today, and now more than ever as an industry and individuals we need to take mental health and wellbeing seriously. In October, an absence management study by the CIPD found that two-fifths of respondents reported that stress-related absence in their organisation... Continue Reading