A Bloom event tackling 'the myth of the difficult woman' has lifted the lid on the challenges faced by women deemed 'too nice' or 'too difficult' to become leaders in the creative industries.
Stereotyping in advertising and media is the result of fear and "risk-averse corporate individuals".
If you cannot see it you cannot be it; so in celebration of the LGBT+ talent transforming the industry today and inspiring the next generation of creative talent tomorrow The Dots reveals the 100 LGBT+ creators redefining the industry.
The Advertising Association, Nabs and Wacl, backed by the IPA and ISBA, have called #timesup on sexual harassment in the UK advertising and marketing industry, with the publication of research into the scale of the problem and a code of conduct designed to tackle it head on.
Her sense of relief was palpable. "I feel like I am coming up for air." Yet another senior woman in the industry was sharing with me why she was opting to take time out or, as she put it bluntly, "choose life".
Every generation believes it can change the world, but as the advertising industry faces a tipping point, the pressure from the next generation of creative talent to embrace change is too powerful to ignore.
Increasing the number of senior female creatives may be a key talking point at Cannes, but Laura Jordan Bambach, chief creative officer of Mr President, says it is time to move beyond tokenistic efforts.
The media must stop sensationalising sexuality in order to better reflect LGBT+ people and empower people to bring their 'whole selves' to work.
New research reveals female consumers are calling time on airbrushing and have 'perfection fatigue' with significant implications for brands.
One Minute Briefs, the community where creatives crack a brief in one minute, has been criticised for sexism after re-tweeting a number of offensive ads made in response to a brief to create an ad for a 'pearl necklace'.
Why a swimwear brand turned to ocean waste to create its latest product and why brands should do more to address environmental issues.
A new movement called #WomenCannes has launched to raise women's visibility at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and to shine a spotlight on sexual misconduct in advertising.
A conference to inspire the next generation of creative leaders brought with it fresh ideas and perspectives from a vibrant array of talent.
Karen Blackett, UK country manager at WPP and chairwoman at MediaCom, has said the opportunity for the creative industries is to make people feel like they belong in a post-Brexit world.
Alex Mahon, chief executive of Channel 4, has described the broadcaster's gender pay gap as 'unacceptable'.
Film director Gurinder Chadha has urged the creative industries to make space for more authentic and honest voices and experiences to be heard in film.
The creative industries need to challenge stereotypes, set targets and call out bad behaviours and "dinosaur managers" if they are to embrace the opportunity afforded by flexible working.
The IPA has today published its Code of Practice on Dignity at Work, a set of principles on anti-harassment and bullying, designed to ensure all members adopt the highest possible level of best practice.
'What kind of business are you running when the disparity of earnings is so huge?' This is the question Sophie Walker, leader of the Women's Equality Party has posed to JWT London, in a wide-ranging and passionate speech on the power of the media to challenge unhealthy gender stereotypes.