The IPA is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We strive to be representative of all sections of society and our membership, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
Our Talent & Diversity Fairness Hub provides clear guidance and inspiration on how to foster a real sense of inclusion for the incredible talent that make up our industry, as well as the work we create for our clients.
As an optimist, I believe this will be the decade where equal opportunity is finally a reality for all, regardless of age, class, gender, geography, race, religion, visible or invisible disability and/or sexual orientation. It’s up to all of us to put in the work and effort to enable everyone to have their rightful share of opportunity.
The IPA iList celebrates the role models who are changing our industry for the better by challenging inclusivity at every level and from every background and gives them a platform to share best practice.
The ‘industry’s open day’ aims to introduce new, potentially unconsidered, career options to school and college leavers, and to provide agencies with an audience of fresh, diverse talent.
Stepping into the Spotlight aims to empower and offer success strategies for mid to senior level women at work through a series of workshops and training sessions – helping our attendees take their career to the next level.
The conference brings the industry together to listen, discuss and share the ways we can take charge of how we attract, develop and retain our existing and new talent and create inclusive workspaces.
Since the 1960’s The IPA has undertaken a series of benchmark surveys among member agencies. These surveys help you benchmark your agency against others in relation to financial and HR related factors.
We are lucky to have many incredible organisations supporting our sector in a number of different ways. Learn more about the vibrant, highly active community within adland in the UK that is working with agencies.
Download the results of UK Advertising’s first and biggest industry-wide survey, created by the Advertising Association, IPA, ISBA and Kantar.
BRiM (Black Representation in Marketing) is a cross-industry initiative to improve the representation of Black people in marketing.
A Future of Fairness is designed as a handbook to help you understand the composition and the make-up of our industry.It gives brands and agencies a series of tangible actions to consider on diversity and inclusion.
Retaining top and diverse talent is a huge challenge. Stay interviews (as opposed to exit interviews) invest time and effort into exploring how staff are currently feeling and doing to help them thrive.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion affects every stage of creating work, from the initial client brief through to the final advertising material. Everyone should be aware of all verbal and written language used.
This glossary is taken from Inclusion Works by Hive Learning - the award-winning peer learning platform.
Guidance explaining the separate legal concepts of equal pay and gender pay gaps, together with the key requirements for employers.
IPA CPD Adviser Gwyn March provides an extensive list of initiatives and services that help you as an employer to reach and recruit underrepresented groups.
We are proud to have the ad industry represented with a profile on ERIC which tells potential entrants to our agencies how diverse Gen Zs landed their careers, about life in agencies and live jobs.
Since 1960 the IPA has charted overall employee numbers, working practices, staff turnover, as well as looking at the breakdown by gender, ethnic diversity, age and seniority.
The WFA launches their new DEI Charter for Change, highlighting the key steps that all global organisations need to take to ensure that our industry is truly diverse, equitable and inclusive.
At any one moment, there are up to 15.5 million women experiencing menopause. Dark Horses' menopause policy is open-source and can be used or adapted to fit your organisation.
Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce helping to address diversification and inclusivity in your agencies.
This qualification will help you gain a deep understanding of the challenges we need to overcome and the behaviours we need to change for a more diverse and inclusive advertising industry.
Unveiled at the IPA Talent & Diversity Conference and presented by Jack Tadman from Opinium compares and contrasts workplace cultures in the advertising industry to the wider working world.
HR Consultant Mary Budd reflects on the return to the office and asks if we need to rethink what the office is for as more and more people demand the freedom to work in a way that works for them.
This IPA Training Forum discusses why wellbeing at work needs to be taken seriously, and the actions you can take to improve the productivity and happiness of your employees.
Industry-experienced speakers provide bespoke guidance on sickness absence management, dealing with mental health issues and successful strategies for promoting workplace well-being.
Our holistic guide explains the implications of fertility treatment in the workplace, covering time off, when an employee is deemed pregnant during fertility treatment and resources to best support your employees.
The IPA Talent Leadership Group is comprised of the best and brightest thought leaders in adland. Annie Gallimore, Managing Director at ACNE London and Chair of the IPA Talent Leadership Group, leads the agenda to attract new and diverse talent to the industry. Working collaboratively with key partners, the group delivers a programme of inspirational events and initiatives.
Managing Director at ACNE London
Associate Director, Diversity at IPA
Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion Director at Billion Dollar Boy
Managing Partner, Insight, Data Solutions & Marketing at UM London
Executive Strategy Director (Government Comms) at MullenLowe
Managing Director at Havas Media UK
Chief Growth Officer EMEA at Dentsu Creative
Senior Marketing Executive, Diversity at IPA