Summer season is in full swing here in the UK. I’ve spent the weekend lathering my three children in sun cream, trying to locate their various sun-hats and negotiating pleas for more ice-cream. London has been enjoying some beautiful weather, I love it. It feels like everyone is in wind-down mode, but there’s still work […]Read more >
How important are writing skills for effective internal communication? Got an opinion on this topic? I’d love to hear it – I’m co-hosting tomorrow’s #CommsChat and you’re welcome to join in. The chat is taking place on Monday 18 July from 8-9pm GMT on Twitter. I’ll be joining communicator Helen Deverell @helendeverell (pictured) to co-host the chat. We will explore […]Read more >
How can you develop your career for free? One of the best ways is by investing time and effort in yourself. There are plenty of opportunities to learn without spending anything. From reading blogs to listening to podcasts and attending networking events, there are lots of options available. If you are a CIPR or IoIC […]Read more >
How can you engage people in a disengaged world? That’s the topic of the upcoming BledCom symposium, which is just one of the events taking place for professional communicators over the next 10 days. BledCom is the annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in public relations and related disciplines to discuss contemporary communication and management problems. […]Read more >
The week ahead promises conferences galore for professional communicators. From social media conferences in New York to measurement breakfasts in London, there are lots of events to choose from. Today’s What’s on this week covers 19 to 29 June 2016. See the All Things IC comms calendar to plan further ahead and do let me know […]Read more >
Welcome to the 52nd edition of What’s on this week, your look at what’s happening for professional communicators over the next 10 days. Feedback from readers shows you find this regular article useful, so I will be continuing it. I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since the first one! This week I’ve got […]Read more >
Employee conferences can be a fantastic way to get your workforce motivated, inspired and ready to help your organisation achieve its goals. Or they can be a cringe-worthy attempt at enforced fun, death by PowerPoint and achingly painful to witness. How do you do yours? I recently received a copy of The Conference, a one-off publication […]Read more >
Every year numerous award schemes call on you to have your hard work recognised, and this week is no exception. I’ve just judged two categories of the Institute of Internal Communication Awards, and the shortlist will be revealed later in the summer. Now the early bird deadline is looming for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ […]Read more >
Today hundreds of communicators are heading to the World PR Forum to focus on Communication Across Cultures. The forum runs from 29 to 31 May in Toronto, Canada. There’s a packed agenda with some excellent speakers. They include Janet Morgan, (pictured) formerly of GSK here in the UK talking about cultural gaps and Stephen Waddington @wadds from Ketchum talking about modernising […]Read more >
Hundreds of professional communicators are preparing to meet in Ontario for the World PR Forum. It’s taking place from 29 to 31 May and will examine Communication Across Cultures. There’s a packed agenda with some excellent speakers. You can follow the conversations via Twitter via the hashtag #WPRF2016. Are you attending? If so and you’d like to share […]Read more >
Are your communications fit for the future? If you want to know what’s in store for the world of business, and the impact on internal communication, you’re in luck. Today’s What’s on this week covers 15 to 25 May 2016, and this is a recurring theme. Want to plan further ahead? You can do so via the All […]Read more >
The next 10 days or so will see professional communicators gathering to learn about all things internal communication related. From IABC’s Future Fit Communications, to Simply Communicate’s Smilelondon 2016 workshops, there’s a lot to choose from. Today’s What’s on this week covers 8 to 19 May 2016. Feedback from readers shows you like planning further than […]Read more >
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