Are your comms activities worth of an award? The deadlines for the Employer Brand Management Awards and CIPR Excellence awards are just two of the events happening over the next 10 days. Today’s What’s on this week covers 14 to 24 February 2016. If you’d like to plan further ahead, see the comms calendar page. Seeing […]Read more >
What’s coming up for comms pros over the festive season? Today’s What’s on this week covers from now until the end of the year. If you’d like to plan further ahead, see my comms calendar and do let me know anything you’re aware of that should be on the list. Thank you for your feedback […]Read more >
This week’s upcoming Strategic Internal Communications conference promises to equip IC pros with all you need to know to turn strategy into action. All Things IC has teamed up with PR Week to offer readers of my blog £100 off the ticket price. It’s happening on 24 November 2015 at 30 Euston Square, London. Simply […]Read more >
How can you write sparkling marketing material that gets your organisation noticed? This is the question posed by copywriter, marketing communications expert and author Ashley Hastings. He has written the ultimate guide to writing effective content, with the publication of a brand new book: I’m Here! How To Write Brilliant Marketing Material That Gets Your Business Noticed (CGW […]Read more >
Could you remove the divide between internal communication and PR in your organisation? Is it possible to integrate a communication team to focus on the content being produced rather than the function? Both of these things are possible, and The Post Office here in the UK is working on this right now. I’m delighted to share a guest […]Read more >
Are you making an impact through your internal communication? How can you use humour, measurement and employees’ feedback to ensure your IC is effective? These topics were all covered today at the excellent Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Inside annual IC conference in London #makinganimpact15. I gave a 15 minute lightning talk on content, […]Read more >
Where should you start when writing an internal communication strategy? What information is essential to include, what format should it be in and how can you structure it? Today I have an illustrated guide to help you think through how to write an internal comms strategy. I’d love to know what you think of it, do […]Read more >
There are just five days left to get your application in to be considered for a PR Academy bursary towards a professional diploma in IC or PR. What else is happening over the next 10 days for comms pros? Here’s my regular Sunday look at events, courses and awards, so you can plan your diaries. I […]Read more >
What do you do when faced with something new and whizzy, a product or service perhaps which promises to soothe and solve your comms woes? I regularly see comms pros being entranced by the latest gadget or new platform. I call this comms bling. Comms bling is when you’re tempted to discard everything you know […]Read more >
Are you proud of your intranet? Is it award-worthy? Want to find out for free? Steve Bynghall @Bynghall is a freelance consultant and writer specialising in intranets, collaboration, the digital workplace and crowdsourcing. Each year he coordinates the Intranet Innovation Awards, a global awards programme by Step Two. Here he shares his top tips and why you […]Read more >
How can internal communication professionals ensure they are agile and able to adapt to change to be tomorrow’s business partner today? This question has been posed by the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) who plan to answer it through the annual gathering of comms pros at its annual conference #ioiclive15. IoIC states: “The need for skilled, learned […]Read more >
How does your company communicate its annual strategic plan? What works well for you and how involved are your employees in the process? Today’s guest article as part of my Advent series to countdown to Christmas was first published in April this year and features Hilary Castle from Moat Housing Association looking at how to […]Read more >
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