Introducing the All Things IC Hub

Introducing the All Things IC Hub

Last week I revealed my plans for the All Things IC Hub, a dedicated place for Internal Communication practitioners to come and work with me. It's been designed so you can learn, network and invest time in yourself, before going back into your company and being...

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A new chapter for All Things IC in 2020

A new chapter for All Things IC in 2020

There are only 45 days left of 2019. How are your plans shaping up for 2020? If you want to increase your skills, knowledge and confidence when it comes to all things internal communication related, I can help you. Through this article I'm going to reveal what's not...

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How to manage a large internal communications team

How to manage a large internal communications team

What is it like being part of a large IC team? You're about to find out as I have a guest post for you today by Josephine Graham. She is the Internal Communications Lead at City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council here in the UK. However, she has just finished a...

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Your guide to influencer marketing governance for PR

Your guide to influencer marketing governance for PR

Are you using influencer marketing as part of your Comms mix? If so, how good is your governance? Today a brand new guide has been published by #FuturePRoof, addressing the need for influencer marketing governance in public relations. I welcome this publication as it...

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Five reasons to consider attending smilelondon 2019

Five reasons to consider attending smilelondon 2019

Are you thinking about digital workplace adoption in your organisation? You're not alone. If you need a helping hand, I've got news today of an upcoming event where you can hear what's happening in other companies. smilelondon is in its 12th year and is a must-attend...

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How to prepare for World Values Day

How to prepare for World Values Day

World Values Day is on Thursday 17 October 2019. It’s an opportunity to think about your most deeply held values and act on them. Staying true to our values and acting on them has never been more important and this year’s core theme is Values and Wellbeing. Hot on the...

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How to communicate World Mental Health Day 2019

How to communicate World Mental Health Day 2019

Thursday 10 October is World Mental Health Day 2019. If you've been aware the date is coming up, but not had a chance to plan, I’ve got you covered. This article contains advice and guidance to share with employees. Help yourself and do let me know how you are marking...

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The award-winning Comms pros are…

The award-winning Comms pros are…

On Friday night I had the pleasure of joining over 380 Internal Comms professionals in London for the annual Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) Awards 2019. Congratulations to everyone who won or made the shortlist. As part of the Judging team again this year,...

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The Secret Sauce to Transformation?

The Secret Sauce to Transformation?

What is the secret sauce to transformation? How can HR and Internal Communications departments collaborate to drive employee engagement? How can this benefit your company's culture? Today I have a guest post for you by Nicole Alvino, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer...

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Thomas Cook’s Sunny Heart breaks for employees

Thomas Cook’s Sunny Heart breaks for employees

Today we're waking up to the news that iconic travel company Thomas Cook has gone into administration, leaving 22,000 employees, including 9000 in the UK, without a job. The 178-year-old tour operator has "ceased trading with immediate effect" according to the UK...

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What is it like to attend an All Things IC Mastermind?

What is it like to attend an All Things IC Mastermind?

You cannot beat learning from peers in a confidential environment, sharing your frustrations, meeting fellow Comms pros and getting solutions to your problems. I love creating situations for IC pros to work like this and have a guest post for you today to demystify my...

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How to start out in internal communication

How to start out in internal communication

Twenty years ago this week I entered the world of work as a trainee Journalist on my local newspaper. It was 1999, I was 18-years-old and excited about turning my dreams of being Lois Lane into reality. I'd never heard of internal communication. It would be another...

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A focus on all things IC from Mandy Pearse

A focus on all things IC from Mandy Pearse

Voting has opened in this year's Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Presidential Election, which has led to a flurry of activity across social media. Candidates Mandy Pearse and Rachel Royall have set out their stalls and if you're an eligible member, I...

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How to write a speech

How to write a speech

Do you have an upcoming speech or presentation to give? How is the preparation going? Does the idea of speaking at conferences fill you with dread because you don't know what to say, how to plan or where to start? In May 2019 I gave the opening keynote presentation at...

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What’s on for Comms pros until the end of the year

What’s on for Comms pros until the end of the year

Are you planning your diary for the remainder of the year? If so, this blog post will help you know what's coming up for Comms pros to attend. From conferences, to awards and training, there's lots to choose from. I'm also launching a brand new All Things IC...

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Let’s ask more questions in IC

Let’s ask more questions in IC

In the world of Internal Communications, you’re likely to question everything. Are colleagues really reading your newsletter? Is a video really the best way of conveying your message? Would this be better communicated face-to-face? I have a guest post for you today...

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How poor communication can destroy employees’ trust

How poor communication can destroy employees’ trust

How trustworthy is the culture of your organisation? Do employees believe your leaders to be credible, trustworthy and authentic? How does the level of trust impact your company's culture? Earlier this year I wrote about the latest Edelman Trust Barometer and how it...

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How to build your emotive brand

How to build your emotive brand

Are logos heroes or villains? If you work in internal comms, at some point, someone has likely asked you for a logo or to change or update your branding.  What do you say? I have frequently conversations about branding with my clients, from encouraging them to say no...

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How to set up a Corporate Newsroom 

How to set up a Corporate Newsroom 

Do you have a Corporate Newsroom in your company? If not, would you like to know how to set one up? You're in luck as I have a guest post for you today by Leah Bowden @humanizecomms, who is an in-house Head of Internal Comms, to discover everything you need to know....

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Congratulations to all the shortlisted IC pros

Congratulations to all the shortlisted IC pros

The shortlist for the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) National Awards 2019 has been revealed. Congratulations to everyone who is on this list. Having been a Judge again this year, it was a pleasure to see first-hand all the actions IC pros have been taking...

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How to save money on conferences and books

How to save money on conferences and books

How is your Comms budget doing? Are you looking for ways to save money? This blog post will help you. I've collated the latest offers and deals I've negotiated to help Internal Communicators invest in themselves. You'll be able to buy books and conference tickets at a...

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How to equalise your parental leave benefits

How to equalise your parental leave benefits

Does your workplace have a paternity leave policy? Are you considering shared or equalised parental leave or adoption leave? This post features a company here in the UK that has made changes to its policies to benefit new parents. The National House Building Council...

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How to use a podcast for internal communication

How to use a podcast for internal communication

Are you using podcasts inside your organisation? They have had a huge surge in popularity and are rapidly growing. But are they the latest shiniest thing (or "comms bling" as I call it) or something we need to seriously consider? Deloitte has just wrapped season one...

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How to plan your Internal Comms budget

How to plan your Internal Comms budget

Are you responsible for the Comms budget in your company? How do you plan and how do you measure what you do? Today I have a guest post to help you know what other professional communicators are doing and an invitation to participate in a survey. The article has been...

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