NABS to continue supporting the industry during the coronavirus outbreak

NABS to continue supporting the industry during the coronavirus outbreak

NABS will continue to operate its support services during the coronavirus outbreak to colleagues across industry. Many of NABS’ services are already available online and via phone and video calling. All of its staff are now based at home following a successful trial of company-wide remote working. The move follows the latest government guidelines regarding […]

Five steps to support emotional and mental health during the coronavirus outbreak, from NABS

Five steps to support emotional and mental health during the coronavirus outbreak, from NABS

The coronavirus and its implications could cause distress, anxiety and emotional health problems to people working across adland, according to NABS, the support organisation for the advertising and media industry.   That’s why NABS’ experts are now issuing guidance for employees and employers, to help them through what could be months of disruption as the UK attempts […]

Use emotional intelligence to reverse churn rates in the industry, says Karen Blackett at WellFest

Use emotional intelligence to reverse churn rates in the industry, says Karen Blackett at WellFest

The ad industry is losing talented people at “unsurprisingly high rates”, according to Karen Blackett OBE, WPP UK country manager and chairwoman MediaCom, UK & Ireland. Speaking on Tuesday 12 November at WellFest, the brand-new workplace wellbeing conference organised by NABS, Karen called for an increased focus on emotional intelligence in order to support and […]

Nicola Marsh of Mediacom Manchester appointed NABS Manchester Chair

Nicola Marsh of Mediacom Manchester appointed NABS Manchester Chair

Nicola Marsh, Managing Director of Mediacom Manchester, has been selected as the new Chair of Manchester’s NABS hub. NABS is the support organisation for people working in advertising and the media. With a strong emphasis on improving wellbeing, it offers a range of professional development services free of charge for people at all levels in […]

NABS’ #RideAdland challenge returns in October

NABS’ #RideAdland challenge returns in October

NABS has thrown down the gauntlet to the media and advertising industry with 2017’s #RideAdland, which revs up on 5th October 2017. The second year of the industry cycle challenge sees a total of 30 teams competing in the cross-industry tournament – the 50km Fun Race and 130km Epic Race – across a virtual London […]

NABS appoints Karen Blackett as its new president

NABS appoints Karen Blackett as its new president

NABS, the advertising and media industry’s support organisation, has appointed MediaCom chairwoman Karen Blackett OBE as its new president. In her new role, Blackett will be instrumental in driving NABS’ new vision focusing on industry wellbeing. NABS’ vision sits alongside its newly defined role to improve and champion the wellbeing of everyone in advertising and […]

NABS to challenge adland through industry-wide cycling event ‘Ride Adland’ to promote wellbeing and raise vital funds

NABS to challenge adland through industry-wide cycling event ‘Ride Adland’ to promote wellbeing and raise vital funds

NABS (National Advertising Benevolent Society) has announced that it will be launching a brand new sporting fundraiser, ‘Ride Adland’, in October 2016, inviting teams across advertising and media to take part in a cross industry cycling event. The new event has been introduced to align with NABS’ focus wellbeing and community in our industry. Ride […]

NABS and Google partner to offer upskilling grant

NABS and Google partner to offer upskilling grant

NABS and Squared Online, an education initiative led by Google, have joined forces to provide funding for advertising and media professionals wishing to upskill their digital know how through a new career grant. The offer available through NABS’ Upskilling Grant programme marks the first time Google and NABS have partnered in this way. The scheme […]