Nicola Kemp

Head of features

Nicola Kemp is Head of Features at Campaign. She joined Marketing magazine in 2005 from Emap, where she was features reporter on Media & Marketing Europe, a pan-European monthly based in London.

Her first journalism job was as a financial journalist at Standard & Poors and she has a history degree from Bristol University.

Now introduces equal paid leave for mothers and fathers
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Now introduces equal paid leave for mothers and fathers

Now has introduced a new policy for fathers which will match the 16-weeks paid leave offered to women on maternity leave.

Turkey of the week: Sainsbury's ad is a Christmas cracker with no bang
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Turkey of the week: Sainsbury's ad is a Christmas cracker with no bang

When you are tired of Christmas advertising, you are tired of life, said someone in advertising maybe.

Women's Equality Party and Now launch Equal Pay campaign
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Women's Equality Party and Now launch Equal Pay campaign

The Women's Equality Party are launching a campaign to mark Equal Pay Day today, the symbolic date whereby women effectively stop being paid a salary, relative to men

Law vs disorder in the Wild Web
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Law vs disorder in the Wild Web

In marketing circles, we like nothing more than to talk about "bravery" and "purpose". Yet when it comes to the thorny issue of the ethics of the internet, business leaders are conspicuous by their absence.

Beware of the Snaplash: Social media faces up to 'true-self' conundrum
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Beware of the Snaplash: Social media faces up to 'true-self' conundrum

If marketing was once based on consumers hiding their imperfections, its future lies in celebrating the 'true self', creating an uncomfortable tension for social-media platforms.

Marketers slam 'boring diversity' comments by Justin Tindall
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Marketers slam 'boring diversity' comments by Justin Tindall

Leading marketers have been queuing up to champion the role of diversity in driving creativity, following controversial comments made by M&C Saatchi's group chief creative officer, Justin Tindall.

Breaking mum: how Vauxhall and Mother redefined car marketing
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Breaking mum: how Vauxhall and Mother redefined car marketing

Too many car brands still have a problem communicating with women. Nicola Kemp explores how Vauxhall and Mother took a very different approach for the Crossland X ad campaign.

How NABS Fast Forward programme gave Liberty a creative spark
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How NABS Fast Forward programme gave Liberty a creative spark

Liberty, the human rights and civil liberties campaigning group, is to use creative ideas and strategy inspiration from this year's NABS Fast Forward delegates to put an end to indefinite immigration detention.

Cindy Gallop calls on adland to pledge to protect the victims of #metoo
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Cindy Gallop calls on adland to pledge to protect the victims of #metoo

Cindy Gallop is calling on the advertising industry to provide a safety net to individuals willing to step forward and share their stories of sexual harassment.

The danger of being bored by diversity
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The danger of being bored by diversity

The notion that diversity and talent are mutually exclusive pursuits are damaging not just to the advertising industry, but the business of brand-building itself.

Pick of the week: Jigsaw's emotional immigration campaign is pitch perfect
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Pick of the week: Jigsaw's emotional immigration campaign is pitch perfect

Creative discovery and Oxford Street Tube station do not usually come hand in hand.

How Siemens and R/GA redefined employer branding
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How Siemens and R/GA redefined employer branding

Why the company turned to R/GA to help it attract and retain the best global talent

Think different: How ThisAbility's Khan is promoting creative disabled talent
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Think different: How ThisAbility's Khan is promoting creative disabled talent

As founder and chief purpose officer of ThisAbility, a network designed to support the industry's best creative disabled talent, Sulaiman Khan has his sights set on revolutionising the landscape.

Rip it up and start again
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Rip it up and start again

Are employees being sold a myth about the future of work?

Creative Equals awards intern bursary to stem talent flow
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Creative Equals awards intern bursary to stem talent flow

Creative Equals, in partnership with D&AD New Blood, has awarded its £5,000 intern bursary to young creatives Megan Egan and Mary Johansen.

How the ad industry needs to change its working practices
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How the ad industry needs to change its working practices

This year's Faces to Watch share the single biggest change they would like to make to the advertising industry.

Why your employees hate you
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Why your employees hate you

From increasing starting salaries, embracing flexibility and giving people the space to bring their whole selves to work; this year's Faces to Watch explain how the industry needs to change.

Faces to Watch 2017: Meet the future of the ad industry
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Faces to Watch 2017: Meet the future of the ad industry

Meet the future of the industry: they're young, ambitious and talented - and are likely to be running the show sometime soon.

How to become a Woman of Tomorrow today
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How to become a Woman of Tomorrow today

As the IPA and Campaign kick off the Women of Tomorrow awards for 2018, a former winner Victoria Buchanan, executive creative director at Tribal Worldwide, reveals the power of putting yourself forward.

2018 Women of Tomorrow Awards open for entries
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2018 Women of Tomorrow Awards open for entries

The IPA has kicked off the search for the 2018 Women of Tomorrow Awards, in partnership with Campaign.