Meet And Engage Webinar Write-Up: Fostering social mobility in your hiring process

30 April 2024
Last Tuesday, I was invited to a Meet & Engage session with Nicola Sullivan about fostering social mobility in your emerging talent hiring. The featured guest was none other than Glen McGowan, Group Head of Emerging Talent at HSBC. I grabbed a coffee, a biscuit, and logged on to listen… Sullivan set the scene by […]
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106 returns to Duck & Waffle for the infamous IC Leaders Breakfast

24 April 2024
Another bright and beautiful day in London to return to the Duck and Waffle for our latest IC Leaders Breakfast. A collection of internal comms professionals from a range of sectors rode the elevator up to the 40th floor to discuss tips and tricks in modern communications. With the Gherkin sparkling behind us and our […]

Grow a green thumb and tend to your corporate culture garden

24 April 2024
Your organisation’s culture is like the soil in your garden. Just as soil provides the foundation for your plants to grow, your company culture acts as the foundation upon which your people (and goals) operate and thrive. A healthy culture nurtures deep, strong roots that helps a company maintain stability during times of change and […]

CIPR Summit 2024 Webinar Recap

25 March 2024
As the dust settled on a busy week, our Content Specialist, Daniel McKeon, signed in to Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ 2024 Inside Summit and checked out some select sessions focussed on internal comms. We’ve selected three in particular to expand upon that most resonated with the chatter we’d heard within the sector. As expected, […]

Listening is your superpower

08 March 2024
Early birds get the worm this week at 106 Communications as we were treated to another installment of Haiilo’s Breakfast Club at The Hoxton in Shoreditch. The focus was all around employee listening and what stops companies from addressing workers’ concerns. With the lush spread of bacon bagels, fried egg on toast, and even pancakes, […]

Data is your Moneyball

26 February 2024
We all remember book-turned-film Moneyball right? The underdog story where hardcore data analysis enabled a baseball team on a seriously tight budget to identify undervalued talent and compete with the big dogs? Well your (often under-resourced) internal communications team is the baseball team, and data is going to change the game.    We don’t really need […]

The first Internal Comms Leaders Breakfast of 2024

01 February 2024
On a winter Thursday morning, the 106 team and a range of comms enthusiasts gathered for a bright and filling breakfast to discuss the internal communications in the modern age. Everyone piled into a very fast-moving elevator and rode it all the way up to the 40th floor at Duck and Waffle for a subtle […]

Internal Communications and Engagement Live Recap

25 January 2024
This Wednesday was Communicate Magazine’s Internal Communications and Engagement Live, celebrating incredible, award-winning internal comms campaigns from the past year. As every event should, we started with our founder Henry Davies, joined by Sophie Bowkett of Bird & Bird, presenting our transformation of their brand and the insights we learned from rolling out a hybrid […]

Combatting Employee Burnout with Internal Comms

18 December 2023
Around this time of year, many are setting New Year’s resolutions in the spirit of ringing in 2024 on an optimistic note. Traditionally, people are keen on prioritising self-improvement goals, and imagine more productive, efficient versions of themselves, promising to exercise regularly, drink kale smoothies, or wake up early to maximise their output. But what […]

Change as the new normal: A recap of simplyEXP 2023

17 November 2023
More than ever as communicators, we’re faced with tidal waves of challenges. It’s never been more important to be agile, adaptable, and open-minded… and it’s safe to say that in the new digital age of the workforce, change truly is the new normal. This week, Team 106 arrived at simplyEXP 2023 expecting nothing less than […]
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