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Advertising and marketing industry edges towards greater inclusion

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The results of the 2023 All In Census show the industry is making some progress on inclusion issues, with the headline All In Inclusion Index score at 69%, up two percentage points since 2021.

Additionally, a sense of belonging was up two percentage points (ppts) to 71% and a presence of negative behaviour was down one percentage point to 15%. 

Why it matters

Almost 19,000 practitioners from across the advertising and marketing industry took part in this year’s study, making it the largest survey of its kind undertaken by any UK industry. Speaking at the launch of the results, Caroline Dinenage MP – who sits on the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee – pointed out that there’s an obligation to act on the responses, having asked the questions. She’d also like to see the work replicated in other sectors.

Addressing the issues raised will play an important role not only in attracting and retaining staff, but in producing work that more accurately reflects the country as a whole.

Key findings

  • Over half of women feel that taking parental leave has negatively impacted their career progression. Twenty-nine percent of women believe their gender is a hindrance to career progression in the industry, more than twice the proportion of men.
  • One in four women would not feel comfortable approaching their manager about menopausal symptoms.
  • Ethnic minorities taking part in the survey exceeded that of the UK working population; 18% of respondents were from a minority ethnic background, of those 4% were Black and 8% Asian.
  • Levels of discrimination, bullying and harassment of ethnic minorities are lower in 2023 than in 2021. Most notable is the decline in relation
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NYSP announce greater patrols for St. Patrick’s weekend

Countless numbers of folks will be out on the city in celebration of St. Patrick’s Working day this weekend. The New York Point out Police want to make positive absolutely everyone stays secure when they are acquiring a very good time.

To do that, point out troopers will be raising patrols to beat drunk, impaired and reckless driving. The company claims the unique enforcement element, funded by the Governor’s Website traffic Basic safety Committee, starts Friday and runs by means of Sunday.

Any individual out on the roads this weekend can hope to see a increased amount of DWI patrols and sobriety checkpoints. Troopers will also be on the lookout for distracted drivers making use of handheld equipment.

In addition, associates of law enforcement will be conducting checks at stores and other institutions in an effort to avert income of alcohol to underage folks.

Previous year, condition police say they created 381 DWI arrests and issued 754 tickets for distracted driving. Total, 26,594 tickets have been issued during the St. Patrick’s Working day greater enforcement period.

The point out law enforcement are reminding drivers that DWI arrests necessarily mean doable jail time, loss of license, higher insurance coverage charges and dozens of unanticipated expenditures. Impaired driving can carry fines of up to $10,000.

“Our message is crystal clear: If you are scheduling on celebrating St. Patrick’s Working day with alcoholic beverages, make options for a safe and sound experience dwelling,” explained Gov. Kathy Hochul. “The tragedies brought on by impaired driving are completely preventable if we all put basic safety initial. We have zero tolerance for impaired driving, and I thank our condition law enforcement and area law enforcement who will be out in pressure all weekend.” 

Any one who will being heading out to rejoice the holiday is asked

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