Author Archives for Mel Clement

6 things you won’t want to miss at this year’s Stranger than Summer

There is just under a week to go until the industry party of the year! Stranger than Summer is back this Thursday 7th June and NABS and the Crazed Curator cannot wait to welcome you to #TheCrazedCollection. From Pop Art pouts to projector cube posing, here’s a taster of what you can expect at our...
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Stress: the five questions you need to ask yourself

Words by Steve Rowe, lead senior support advisor at NABS  This year’s Mental Health Awareness week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, has a focus on stress. The impression is that by tackling stress, we can go a long way towards tackling mental health problems too, leading to the charity’s question, “Stress: are we coping?”...
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Two-thirds of the industry has considered leaving due to poor wellbeing.

The UK advertising and media industry is at a risk of staff burnout as 63% say they’ve considered leaving the industry at some point due to work negatively impacting their wellbeing. The industry could lose a generation as 77% of those surveyed are aged under 40. Research performed by NABS and Mind also found that...
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The Advertising Association, NABS and WACL join forces to launch timeTo to combat sexual harassment

ISBA and the IPA pledge their support Industry think-tank, Credos, will run first study   Today, 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,...
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The Novice Parent

Words by Steve Rowe, head of support, NABS 3rd August 2017, 11.40am. A date and time I’ll remember fondly forever. This was the moment my little girl, Ruby, arrived into the world weighing a pinch over 5lbs and sporting a quite magnificent flock of hair.  She was perfect and instantly became the most important and...
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Self-care: the top three myths debunked

Words by Ellie Gerszt, Partnerships Executive at NABS Like avocado on toast, a sense of entitlement and an inability to function without a smartphone, the phrase ‘self-care’ seems inherently millennial. It speaks of a snowflake generation who can’t get through life without selfishly prioritising themselves. However, the Oxford English Dictionary defines self-care as ‘The practice...
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Mental health in the advertising and media industry

Interview with Kirsty Newman – Accounts Co-ordinator, Financial Times

Interview with Chris Forrester – CRO, The Telegraph

Interview with Rosa Rolo – Director, Major Players