“What do graduates want?” – a graduate’s perspective

14 April 2022
Recently Bright Network released their report on ‘What do graduates want?’ for 2022/3.  As a recent graduate, I was interested to learn more about what 14,234 graduates thought! First up, I was surprised that only 60% of students are planning on starting a graduate job straight after graduating.  Are graduates still concerned about entering the […]
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RTO is one hot potato

06 May 2022
The debate about returning to the office has raged on and on over the last few months and there are no signs of it stopping. Recently, two law firms come out fighting. Stephenson Harwood are adopting a hybrid model, like the majority of other law firms; but if you don’t ever want to go into […]

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 […]

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 […]

Insight into the Future of Work Trends

01 September 2021
The rapid change in work trends go well beyond the question of ‘2 days in and 3 days out, or 3 days in and 2 days out?’. Trends that were emerging before Covid have gained momentum as the pandemic accelerated the integration of new technologies and communication tools into our work processes. The IoIC released […]

From Words to Actions: Getting Your Team Engaged with ESG

18 August 2021
For the past 18 months we have been focussed on the immediate threat of the coronavirus and the Extinction Rebellion protests of 2019 feel like a distant memory.    But that’s all changing…   The release of the IPCC report this month warning of a Code Red for humanity is the first jolt to bring climate change back to the top of the agenda. […]

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 […]

Why should internal communications get a seat at top table?

07 April 2021
After the global crisis of 2020, internal communications (IC) has a more visible role than ever with organisations and leaders. We are being asked to deliver more with less – money, time and people. But does IC operate as the “internal post office”, or could be we being more strategic? Are we focusing on outputs […]

The power of recognition and reward

24 March 2021
Recognising and rewarding employee’s efforts are an absolutely essential part of creating a great workplace culture. Research shows that not only does an effective recognition and reward programme make your employees happier, but it also gets them more engaged in their work. Change communications expert Wendy Moir explains how recognition and reward communications is done. How does recognition benefit […]
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