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 event for the IC community. For the full agenda […]Read more >
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 to transform the way their companies communicate. If you’re on […]Read more >
Platinum is a new book from the CIPR showcasing excellence in public relations. It’s hot off the press and is the story of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations as told by its members. The crowdsourced book has been published to mark the Institute’s 70th anniversary. CIPR states it asserts the value of PR as a management […]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 >
Following my blog post a few days ago about the Edelman Trust Barometer, I’m delighted to welcome Adam Kirtley, BBC journalist and media coach and consultant back to my blog to share his view. He got in touch to share his view with my readers, so I’ll hand you over to Adam… The 2018 Edelman […]Read more >
The shortlist for the Institute of Internal Communication‘s national awards is hot off the press. Want to see who’s on it? Congratulations if you have made the list. I’ve published it in full here so you can see who is in the running for the #IoICAwards17. I had the pleasure of judging the IoIC awards […]Read more >
How do you keep calm and carry on in the wake of terrorist attacks? If you’re hoping for answers, I’m not sure I have them. But I do have some advice from the Home Office to share with employees, which you’ll hopefully find useful. 15 September 2017 update: The latest Home Office information following the […]Read more >
When did we get so impatient? In this world of frantic, always-on comms, when did we stop pausing to check the facts? This morning the hashtag #BuckinghamPalace was trending on Twitter. As was #PrincePhilip amid speculation there was an announcement due from the Palace at 8am. People were jumping to conclusions, declaring births, deaths and marriages […]Read more >
How do you work with volunteers? Whether in your personal or professional life, knowing how to make them feel valued, listened to and recognised is crucial. Hopefully it goes without saying that communicating at the right time and enabling them to give their views is top of that list too! Today I’ve got a guest […]Read more >
Every now and again I spot something in the world of internal communication that stands out. Something I know will immediately benefit my clients, contacts and network. I’ve got a treat for you as The Elements of IC has just launched. It’s not just a shiny new website, but an incredibly rich resource that will help you in your […]Read more >
Congratulations to all the professional communicators who battled Storm Doris to be honoured at the CIPR Inside #insidestory awards last night. I loved judging and adjudicating this year’s awards. The sheer graft and commitment to driving up standards in internal communication was evident from everything I read and comms pros I interviewed. The quality of work taking place […]Read more >
Stories have the ability to transport us into other worlds, fire up our imaginations, make an emotional connection and resonate long after ending. Today I have 10 tips to help transform your storytelling. I collated them yesterday while hosting discussions with 40 communicators at the Association for Strategic Practitioners in Internal Communications (Aspic) event in London. Aspic […]Read more >
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