As a profession where we know the importance of feedback, measurement and engagement, it’s hardly surprising that the question on everybody’s lips following this year’s PRWeek Strategic Internal Communications conference was, “what are your key takeaways?,” and that’s not the Friday fish and chips or a cheeky curry kind, either! This is the view of […]Read more >
How can you start to change conversations about internal communication in your organisation? This was the topic I tackled at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Inside conference on Tuesday, which had the theme #ChangingTheConvo. Committee member and Treasurer Martin Flegg @MartinFlegg has blogged about the reason behind the theme via his own website. […]Read more >
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, I saw firsthand how hard everyone has been working. If you’re […]Read more >
PRWeek’s Strategic Internal Communications conference is back and packed with sessions to inspire you. Whether you’re brand new to the wonderful world of Internal Comms, or an industry veteran, there should be something for everyone. I’m delighted to share the news that I am working alongside PRWeek again this year as their media partner, which […]Read more >
PRWeek has just held its annual Strategic Internal Communication conference in London. It was a comprehensive couple of days full of insights, smart ideas and plenty of networking. I was proud to be the media partner for the third year running and enjoyed catching up with clients and comms friends. Today I have a double […]Read more >
Congratulations to the professional communicators who were honoured at the Institute of Internal Communication’s National Awards last night. It was a pleasure to help Judge this year’s awards and I enjoyed attending the event at the Intercontinental Hotel in London alongside 300 comms pros. You’ll find the whole list of winners within this blog post. […]Read more >
Weddings are stressful at the best of times. But when the town you work for is chosen for a Royal Wedding, it’s a whole new ball game. Today I have a guest post by Louisa Dean, Communications and Marketing Manager at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. She’s responsible for internal and external communications, digital […]Read more >
How could mental health first aiders enhance employees’ wellbeing? Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the Employee Engagement conference in London. That question has been in my mind since hearing Southampton FC’s HR Manager talking about the work the football cub is doing to invest in mental health training. I’d not heard of the […]Read more >
Is your organisation pushed from the outside or driven from the inside? Today Heather Wagoner, Director of Internal Communication and Engagement at the BBC posed this question to delegates at PRWeek’s Strategic Internal Communication conference. She shared one of the business challenges they have: “We need to do the same, or more for less” (budget). […]Read more >
Want to know what’s happening with Microsoft’s roadmap, what you need to know about bots and whether you can integrate Workplace with Office 365? I have the answers. Today I joined professional communicators for the ninth Social Media in the Large Enterprise (smile) event here in London. It was hosted by Marc Wright of simply-communicate […]Read more >
What does your CEO think of internal communication? What is the strategic value and effectiveness of internal communication? A brand new research report is hot off the press showing leaders now value internal communication. Honestly. It’s a cracking read, I think you’ll like it. Making it Count was conducted by CIPR Inside, which is the sector group for […]Read more >
It’s currently conference season, with something for communicators of all disciplines and experience to choose from. I know how hard it is to decide where to invest your time, money and effort, so today I have a way of making that choice easier. I also have a challenge for you. Save money with All Things […]Read more >
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