Grand gestures v everyday engagement

11 July 2022
The competition for talent (it’s not a war, people) and the drive to get people out of their pjs and into the office, has led a number of companies to make grand gestures. Parties, merchandise, nights out; one professional services firm even has a pub with free drinks now in its building .  There are […]
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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 […]

Reimagining the Workforce: 106 at the Future of Work Conference

13 October 2023
The future of work has never been so bright! This week, Team 106 headed over to The Brewery bright and early for a jam-packed Wednesday, full of brilliant, and at times unexpected, insights on how we can mould the future of employee engagement. From some of the leaders shaping the world of internal comms, we […]

A high-octane breakfast fuelled by thought

03 October 2023
It’s rare to start a Thursday morning being thrown into the world of F1, but we at the Internal Comms Leadership Breakfast were all grateful for it as Nicole Bearne – former Head of Internal Communications at Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team – gave an incredible talk about delivering a winning mindset and the power of […]

The Communicators’ Corner….Rina Paredes

30 August 2023
Welcome to “The Communicators’ Corner” – a series where we ask senior IC leaders the questions that you’ve always wanted answers to. We’re delving into challenges they encounter, the strategies they employ to surmount them, and the inspiration that drives them as communicators. This is a platform for collective learning, from each other’s wins (and […]

All the gear and no idea: getting to grips with the digital workplace

03 July 2023
“Work from anywhere.” Airbnb’s stance on remote working is largely seen as progressive in the face of industry stalwarts like JP Morgan battling to get people back in the office.  But as good as this flexibility sounds, we need to ask ourselves – is our digital workplace really fit for purpose? Or do we just […]

Glastonbury – eat your heart out! We’re covering the IoIC Fest 23

29 June 2023
The Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) Festival 2023 was the perfect culmination of fresh ideas, industry leaders and positive vibes. Across the two days, there were five concurrent streams of talks going on. Although we try, Lauren and I were unable to be in five places at once, so here are the headlines from the […]

SimplyIC Event Download

31 May 2023
Capturing the best bits of an event is never easy, but when you’ve had 2 full days each with three streams of concurrent talks it’s nigh on impossible. So, to make it easy for you (and our content writer…), here are the broad strokes on the three big themes that emerged: AI meets IC, accessibility […]

Talking all things IC and engagement

16 May 2023
There is no better way to start the day than talking all things internal comms and engagement with a group of brilliant professionals over coffee and brekkie. Last Thursday, we had the pleasure of being joined by internal comms leaders from leading companies across the finance, travel, legal, retail, service and food industries. We hashed […]

Employee Engagement Summit Download

27 April 2023
As spring is slowly making itself known, an appropriate feeling of renewed energy and an outpouring of fresh ideas set the tone for the Engage Employee Summit at The Brewery. This is the Coachella of conferences – complete with a winding queue for entry and live music! – and it might just be one of […]
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