A virtual trust fall:Keeping trust at the heart of your internal comms strategy

22 July 2021
As we move into a new phase of hybrid working environments, we must keep our internal communications healthy and strong to maintain mutual trust and ensure the wellbeing of every employee and ultimately the organisation.   The weekly company update that once got half-hearted glance gained significance in the pandemic when internal communications became vital for organisations to navigate their way through the volatile pandemic […]
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The rise of ESG and how to capitalise on it

02 December 2021
See that graph? ESG is a certified hot topic right now. Organisations are talking about it, making a business case for it, shouting about it! So what’s changed? Stakeholders are putting pressure on organisations and top talent candidates are demanding serious social credentials from potential employers. 70% of employees consider a company’s stance on social […]

The impact of the pandemic on school leavers

26 November 2021
In October 2021, 106 Communications (in partnership with Not Going to Uni) released the findings from our second Get Real School Leaver Insight series which looked at the impact of the global pandemic on some key areas of school leavers lives. Firstly, we looked at the academic impact of having studied at home during two […]

Digital mindfulness in the hybrid world

26 November 2021
Workplace health and safety is a familiar phrase to everyone, and it’s something office workers often take for granted. But what does it mean when our workspace is at home? Organisations still have a duty of care to every employee to safe-guard their wellbeing – and that means more than physical wellbeing. With the advent […]

The IoIC 2021 Festival Low Down

10 November 2021
The Institute of Internal Communications’ (IoIC) 2021 conference in Nottingham was well worth the wait. For two days, industry professionals from across the nation gathered to share insights, tell stories and empathise after a particularly challenging 18 months. From AI in education to Henry V, digital mindfulness to galvanising a movement, the IoIC speakers covered […]

Only 13% of people are engaged in their work. So how do we find our way back?

29 October 2021
Only 13% of people are engaged in their work. So how do we find our way back? Priya Lakhani OBE has some thoughts. Priya Lakhani is resolute: things can change. From barrister to sauce mogul to tech start-up – she’s been there done that and all with social purpose.  Her North Star has been clear […]

Winning student votes in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey

15 October 2021
We know that the autumn term leading up to Christmas is one of the busiest for those in student recruitment and thinking ahead to February is often that item on the to-do list that gets pushed further and further towards Christmas…  So we wanted to lend a hand by writing a quick guide to planning […]

The Big Reconnect

14 October 2021
After 18 months of webinars and aspirational beach Zoom backgrounds, we brought together a group of internal communicators across industries to share stories, develop ideas and snack on popcorn. This is The Big Reconnect.   Coinciding with the No Time to Die premiere, we thought there was no better way to kick off the Big […]

Content marketing – The best way to reach defined and diverse student audiences.

22 September 2021
Before we ask ourselves this question, let’s look at what we mean by content marketing. The Content Marketing Institute have created this helpful definition: “Content marketing is a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly defined audience — and, ultimately, to drive profitable […]

How a young millennial finally understood the big deal about company purpose.

15 September 2021
Late to the party: How a young millennial finally understood the big deal about company purpose When I started my internship at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in autumn, 2016, I didn’t know what I was in for. Having spent the previous five years working in and managing cafés and teaching piano to […]
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