Category: Internal Comms

Panic, Morrissey and internal communications

By Emily Wilson So sings Morrissey: “Hang the blessed DJ / Because the music that they constantly play/ It says nothing to me about my life”. Panic has become my battle cry, my mantra. It’s not because I’m overwhelmed, or because of

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How a supermarket chain uses Facebook at work

How can a supermarket chain use Facebook’s enterprise social network to connect employees? I’ve interviewed Daniel Chasemore, Communications Manager at Countdown Supermarkets in New Zealand to find out. They were the first business in the country to use Workplace, formerly known as

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Are you ready for GDPR and shadow comms?

Do your employees use personal messaging apps such as WhatsApp at work to help them do their job? I’ve written before about the rise of ‘shadow IT’ – decisions and technology being introduced without the knowledge of corporate IT departments.

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How the National Trust created their intranet

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“How do you keep a secret in the organisation? Put it on the intranet.” Sound familiar? It doesn’t have to be that way. If your intranet is the place PDFs go to die, there is hope. Today I’ve got a guest

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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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