The Advertising industry generates £6.2 billion annually for the UK economy.
The skills needs of the 13,000 companies and almost 250,000 individuals who work in the UK advertising industry are now being looked after by Creative Skillset, working with the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA).
In this section, you'll find information on our work with the Advertising sector, including careers information, business development advice and news, events and opportunities.It maps the shape and size of the workforce of the Creative Industries. These important data inform Creative Skillset's own work and strategies, and the activities of Government, industry and training providers for the Creative Industries.
About the Advertising industry
The Advertising sector is an important player in the UK economy as well as a world leader, generating £6.2 billion annually for the UK economy. Find out more about the advertising sector hereRead More
Careers in Advertising
In these pages you can find advice on getting into the industry, the types of jobs available and other useful tips to getting a head start in advertisingRead More
Every staff member needs to add value to the business, and with 65% of businesses in advertising employing 50 people or fewer this is particularly important. Find out here how Creative Skillset can help your businessRead More
Education and Training for Advertising
Whether you are in school, college, university or are just dipping your foot back into training, there is a course suited to you. Find out more hereRead More
Advertising News, Events and Opportunities
Conferences and exhibitions give the advertising industry the opportunity to examine new and emerging technologies, suss out the competition and access new markets. Find out more here about advertising's major eventsRead More
Contact us about Advertising
If you have a query about Advertising, please contact us.Read More
Useful links for Advertising
Do you want to find out who are the industry bodies and organisations for the advertising world? Look no further.Read More