March 2017 | 106comms106comms

106 Breakfast Series – The Digital Workplace

Thursday 30th March.  8am.  The Delaunay Private Dining Room.  The latest event in the 106 Breakfast Series – and this time we turned our attention to The Digital Workplace. We had Comms professionals from Finance, Tech, Automotive, Science, Research, Engineering and more…  First up was a short presentation by 106 on Trends and Developments in […]Read more

106 seconds with Tereza Urbankova, Head of Corporate Communications, Amec Foster Wheeler

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Tereza Urbankova is a PR, communications and marketing professional with proven success in delivering award-winning communications programmes for multinational companies operating in industries such as hospitality, retail, IT, defence, broadcast, logistics and engineering. For the past 10 years she has been living and working in London; currently, she is Head of Corporate Communications for Amec Foster […]Read more

Moving the dial in Diversity & Inclusion

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The Insurance market has long been a bastion of white, middle-class, middle-aged men.  But is it changing?  On March 22nd, Hanover Search Group held a breakfast event on the New Paradigm in Diversity & Inclusion.  The guest speaker was Pauline Miller, Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Lloyd’s of London. Times they are a-changing.  Pauline […]Read more

The imperfect world of employee storytelling

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Many of us have long held the belief that ‘if it’s too good to be true, it normally is’. And now academics have proved it. Northwestern University (in the US) analysed 111,460 product reviews and linked ratings to probability of purchasing. The likelihood to purchase did not peak with a perfect score but at 4.2 […]Read more

Social Mobility and Apprenticeships: what can employers do?

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The gap between the rich and the poor continues to widen. In 1958, 31% of children born to a family in the bottom quarter based on income remained among the poorest 25% based on income as adults. In 1970, 38% of children stayed within poorest 25% as an adult. At the same time, people from […]Read more