Category: Internal Comms

The comms role in change management

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Accepting change is the hardest ask of all – understanding it is easier. A change in a large organisation is usually a smoother process than driving change in a mid to small entity. One takeaway for us, as communicators, is

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It’s time for communications professionals to be confident

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By Victoria Tomlinson What is the role of a communications professional?  Are they there to push out the ‘corporate message’ or to challenge the very core of what the company should be doing? Should comms people have known and challenged the

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Six reasons why communication should be part of the productivity debate

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I have heard a lot this week about productivity and the need to improve it in the UK. But at no point in any of the interviews has anyone mentioned the role Communication can play. It is easy to focus

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The importance of planning and other lessons from AHCM

In the week that we heard the current task facing the NHS was rated as mission impossible by a new report, it was reassuring to see the positive impact that good communications can have during increasingly challenging times. By Ross

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How internal communicators can learn from Carpool Karaoke

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Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that English comedian James Corden’s stint as host of The Late Late Show sparked a new trend in the way we watch our favourite programmes. The battle for viewers no longer takes

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Get out of the office and listen

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We all think that in the world today we are more connected than at ever before and to some extent that is true. It is easy now to share information and updates across the world at the touch of a

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Can business leaders make U-turns?

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I live in a world where transparency, honesty and truth are the pillars of my profession. I spend time with leaders crafting messages to ensure they are clear, factual and honest and we discuss and debate the best way to

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Remember public sector communicators

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I was interested to read the highlights of the State of the Profession survey results published today by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). In particular there were some trends identified within public sector communication that were highlighted by

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The art of alumni communications

Fancy 67% click-through rates and events with thousands of delegates? Then target the stickiest communications channels of all: alumni networks By Gabrielle Lane EY has a $50bn problem. In the words of partner and global alumni leader Michael Destefano, EY

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Countdown to #Insidestory Awards – hear from one of last year’s winners

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As we count down to this year’s #insidestory awards party, we hear from one of last year’s winners, John Townsend, as to why it meant so much to him to take the Clare Latham award in 2016… over to John…

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