• Getting the most out of our network

    CIPR Inside, Internal communication

    Getting the most out of our network

    We often find we get into the routine of our work and sometimes forget to look too far outside for advice and ideas. Trudy Lewis one of the committee members shares with us her thoughts on networking and why pushing yourself to get out and network is good for you. Over to Trudy:   For most of my career I worked in-house, which was great, but didn’t allow much time or motivation to get involved in industry activities. This was probably my own fault as I get really focused on what I’m working on and think of hardly anything else. I spent very little time getting out and about, meeting […]

  • Great books for internal communication pros

    CIPR Inside, Internal communication

    Great books for internal communication pros

    While we were compiling a small list for a recent piece about doing your CPD with an internal communication twist over the summer, we had quite a few reading recommendations from you. Reading a book is one of the most flexible and simplest ways to boost your CPD points. Reading a book is eligible for 10 points, so it’s a great way to get you on your way to the 60 points needed in a year. Don’t forget it’s the #SummerOfCPD too so you can also be entered into the prize draw when you log CPD points before 10 August. So we thought we’d compile a more complete book list, giving […]

  • #SummerOfCPD – get off to a flying start

    CIPR Inside, CPD

    #SummerOfCPD – get off to a flying start

    Continuing Professional Development has become integral to our fast moving communication profession and something that CIPR has been focussing on for members in recent months. New ideas, new technology and new skills-sets are common-place. To stay ahead or at least keep up is important to those who want to develop their careers, increase their opportunities and do their best in their work. #SummerOfCPD The summer break is the perfect time to reflect, learn something new and either get your CPD started or add to your log. CIPR is helping members with a collection of new tools and resources being published over the summer to provide everyone with opportunities to learn […]

  • 2015 internal communication predictions – six months on

    CIPR Inside, Internal communication

    2015 internal communication predictions – six months on

    Each month we have an update from Jenni Wheller as our Chair of CIPR Inside, this month Steven Murgatroyd has written to us in Jenni’s absence. Over to Steven:   As our glorious leader is off celebrating getting married (Congratulations!) this month you get to hear from me! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Steven Murgatroyd Vice Chair of the CIPR Inside and Creative Communications Specialist at Vista. Those of you who do know me, will know that I sometimes do things a little bit differently… some may say challenging, and I like that! So let’s jump in and see where this blog takes us. First up, […]

  • Making an impact – your profession, your conference

    Conference, Corporate strategy, Employee Communications, Internal communication

    Making an impact – your profession, your conference

    We’re really pleased to announce the launch of this year’s CIPR Inside’s Annual Internal Communication Conference – Making an impact. We know good internal communication makes a difference. That’s probably part of the reason why some of us were drawn to this area of comms in the first place. You can see, up close the difference your work is making, the impact it can have on people’s everyday lives at work. Getting the buy in and proving your value can make all the difference between good internal comms and great internal comms. And that’s the thinking behind our internal communication conference this year. The theme – Making an impact This […]

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    Guest post, Internal communication, Intranet

    How to get buy-in to your intranet strategy

    We always like to hear from professionals working in our industry and sharing their expertise with you. So we’re really pleased to have a guest post from Mark Morrell. Mark is the Intranet Pioneer, and he uses his first-hand experience as an intranet manager and consultant to develop the best intranets that help people to be more productive and effective.  Mark has worked with 40 organisations including BT, Centrica, TeliaSonera, Teva Pharmaceuticals and UK local government.  At BT, Mark successfully pioneered how to create a strategy, supported by a governance framework, with measurable benefits that was recognised as setting global intranet best practice. So, we’re pleased to hand over to […]

In Other News

Getting the most out of our network

Getting the most out of our network

We often find we get into the routine of our work and sometimes forget to look too far outside for advice and ideas. Trudy Lewis one of the committee members shares with us her thoughts on networking and why pushing yourself to get out and network is good for you. Over to Trudy:   For most of my career I worked in-house, which was great, but didn’t allow much time or motivation to get involved in industry activities. This was probably my own fault as I get really focused on what I’m working on and think of hardly anything else. I spent very little time getting out and about, meeting […]

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Great books for internal communication pros

Great books for internal communication pros

While we were compiling a small list for a recent piece about doing your CPD with an internal communication twist over the summer, we had quite a few reading recommendations from you. Reading a book is one of the most flexible and simplest ways to boost your CPD points. Reading a book is eligible for 10 points, so it’s a great way to get you on your way to the 60 points needed in a year. Don’t forget it’s the #SummerOfCPD too so you can also be entered into the prize draw when you log CPD points before 10 August. So we thought we’d compile a more complete book list, giving […]

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#SummerOfCPD – get off to a flying start

#SummerOfCPD – get off to a flying start

Continuing Professional Development has become integral to our fast moving communication profession and something that CIPR has been focussing on for members in recent months. New ideas, new technology and new skills-sets are common-place. To stay ahead or at least keep up is important to those who want to develop their careers, increase their opportunities and do their best in their work. #SummerOfCPD The summer break is the perfect time to reflect, learn something new and either get your CPD started or add to your log. CIPR is helping members with a collection of new tools and resources being published over the summer to provide everyone with opportunities to learn […]

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2015 internal communication predictions – six months on

2015 internal communication predictions – six months on

Each month we have an update from Jenni Wheller as our Chair of CIPR Inside, this month Steven Murgatroyd has written to us in Jenni’s absence. Over to Steven:   As our glorious leader is off celebrating getting married (Congratulations!) this month you get to hear from me! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Steven Murgatroyd Vice Chair of the CIPR Inside and Creative Communications Specialist at Vista. Those of you who do know me, will know that I sometimes do things a little bit differently… some may say challenging, and I like that! So let’s jump in and see where this blog takes us. First up, […]

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CIPR Inside Committee profile – Nicola Johnson

CIPR Inside Committee profile – Nicola Johnson

We like to find out a bit more about the people who give some of their free time to be an active member of the CIPR Inside committee. All of them work in internal communication, so it’s interesting to hear their views, what they love (and sometimes hate) about internal communications. So once everyone’s settled in we run some interview and Q&A pieces with them. Our next committe member profile is from Nicola Johnson, who works at NFU Mutual, and is an Internal Communications Channel Specialist. Nicola is our committee secretary so she makes sure that everyone knows where they are supposed to be for meetings etc, and helps to […]

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Making an impact – your profession, your conference

Making an impact – your profession, your conference

We’re really pleased to announce the launch of this year’s CIPR Inside’s Annual Internal Communication Conference – Making an impact. We know good internal communication makes a difference. That’s probably part of the reason why some of us were drawn to this area of comms in the first place. You can see, up close the difference your work is making, the impact it can have on people’s everyday lives at work. Getting the buy in and proving your value can make all the difference between good internal comms and great internal comms. And that’s the thinking behind our internal communication conference this year. The theme – Making an impact This […]

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