Is it Communication or Collaboration?

With the explosion of social media tools in the workplace the role of Internal Communications is evolving. One of the key roles of Internal Communication has always been to facilitate conversation in business; but as the digital landscape continues to change, it is important that Internal Communications take ownership of the collaboration strategy in business. … Continue reading Is it Communication or Collaboration?

The future of Internal Communication channels

The digital age has changed the landscape of workplace and employee communication; the evolution of social media tools has presented opportunities to engage employees on a cultural foundation of collaboration. It is collaborative tools that will drive the future of Internal Communication. The concept of being able to build digital communities and to facilitate conversation … Continue reading The future of Internal Communication channels

Three common cultural challenges in business

There are a number of factors that will determine success or failure in business; and each one of those factors will probably be determined by your organisational culture. Each organisation is different; and as a general observation many organisations may reflect the personality of the person leading the business. It is at the leadership level … Continue reading Three common cultural challenges in business

Turning your strategy into a story

One of the most important roles for Internal Communications in business is translating organisational strategy into a digestible narrative for employees. Most successful businesses will have a clear roadmap to what success looks like in the mid to long term. Sharing that roadmap with employees and engaging them on how they fit into it and … Continue reading Turning your strategy into a story

Communicating bad news internally: 5 top tips

One of the key roles of Internal Communications is to provide advice and expertise on how to position messages to employees. When a business has negative news to communicate this may impact on engagement and moral: and that is when Internal Communications steps in to demonstrate its value. One of the key misconceptions that employees … Continue reading Communicating bad news internally: 5 top tips

Guest Blog: 5 ways HR can directly improve revenue growth and margins

The following article is by Ruth Gawthorpe. Ruth is an experienced HR & Transformation Director who has worked across a wide range of industry sectors. Getting the best value from your people requires a concerted and strategic effort from today‚Äôs HR professionals combined with the ability to have a strategic influence over other business leaders. … Continue reading Guest Blog: 5 ways HR can directly improve revenue growth and margins

Leadership Communications

Fairly often in an organisation the strength of your communications will be defined by your leaders. Ultimate accountability for communications is the responsibility of the CEO. There are some leaders that are natural communicators; and are at ease working with a communications function to drive good organisational communications. But, there are also leaders that are … Continue reading Leadership Communications