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    Countdown to #Insidestory Awards – hear from one of last year’s winners

    As we count down to this year’s #insidestory awards party, we hear from one of last year’s winners, John Townsend, as to why it meant so much to him to take the Clare Latham award in 2016… over to John… There are few moments in life more pregnant with that anticipatory mixture of hope and expected disappointment than the seconds before an announcement is made in your awards category. So almost a year on from the 2016 CIPR award at the Curzon cinema I can still remember the pleasant tingle of astonishment when my name was called out in the final category of the evening as the winner of the […]

  • Tickets on sale now… don’t miss out!

    #Insidestory, Awards

    Tickets on sale now… don’t miss out!

    After the success of our awards in 2016, once again we have gone for something a bit different – and we are off to the Zoo! Join us to celebrate the best of the best in internal communication at the fifth #insidestory awards party. We’re planning an informal and relaxed drinks and canapés reception to celebrate our profession. On the night, not only will the winners and highly commended entrants be revealed, but you’ll also have the perfect opportunity to network and meet up with colleagues old and new. Arrive from 6.30pm for drinks, canapés and networking, in the aquarium, and be ready for a prompt start for the awards […]

  • #Insidestory awards 2017 shortlist announced!

    #Insidestory, Awards, CIPR Inside, CPD, Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, Internal communication, Internal Communication Measurement, Internal publications, Internal social media, Intranet, Video

    #Insidestory awards 2017 shortlist announced!

    We are really excited to announce the shortlist for the #insidestory awards 2017. Congratulations to everyone who entered this year’s #insidestory awards, the standard was excellent making judging even harder than last year. If you have been shortlisted then make sure you buy your ticket to join us on Thursday 23 February to find out if you will be walking away with a coveted #insidestory award! Early bird tickets are available until 3 February, so make sure you get your ticket today! Best Internal Communication campaign Large Bupa Carillion plc Community Integrated Care ING Bank N.V. Small KCOM SGN Ltd   Best example of an Employee Engagement Programme Community Integrated Care […]

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    #Insidestory, Employee Communications, Internal communication

    We’re all going to the Zoo… Are you coming too?

      #insidestory 2017 awards party This year’s awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Thursday 23 February 2017 and you can look forward to experiencing something a bit different… February’s event will be held at the world-famous ZSL London Zoo! It will give you the opportunity to get close-up with some fishy friends whilst being amidst many other of our animal friends. You’ll be entering the zoo after-hours and will enjoy welcome drinks in the Aquarium before being guided through to the Prince Albert Suite for the awards ceremony. You can expect no end of opportunities to learn and be inspired by the very best of IC professionals. Award […]

  • The time has come to take Internal Communications out of its comfort zone.

    Employee Communications, Internal communication

    The time has come to take Internal Communications out of its comfort zone.

    At the beginning of November, Ruder Finn hosted a webinar sharing some insights to their research, now the report is complete and Laura Jameson, Internal Communications Director, Ruder Finn UK, has kindly shared some of the findings and there’s a link below to download the report too.   Over to Laura.   Before I start this post, I want to ask you some questions: Do you feel like internal communications is just an afterthought among your senior leaders? Is your internal comms strategy only engaging small pockets of your total employee base? Is email your go-to comms channel? Do you wish you could connect with employees in a more interesting, dynamic […]

  • Taking internal comms out of its comfort zone

    Employee Engagement, Internal communication

    Taking internal comms out of its comfort zone

    On Wednesday 2 November, we held a webinar, taking internal communication out of its comfort zone, with Laura Jameson, Director – Internal Communications and Nick Leonard, Managing Director from Ruder Finn presenting some of their findings from a recent study into what is the general perception of internal communications and what are the top five challenges communicators face today. This study was undertaken in the summer and some of the results were shared during the webinar.   You can see the slides from the webinar here. Taking internal communication out of its comfort zone from CIPR Inside   There were quite a few questions raised at the end and Nick […]

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Countdown to #Insidestory Awards – hear from one of last year’s winners

As we count down to this year’s #insidestory awards party, we hear from one of last year’s winners, John Townsend, as to why it meant so much to him to take the Clare Latham award in 2016… over to John… There are few moments in life more pregnant with that anticipatory mixture of hope and expected disappointment than the seconds before an announcement is made in your awards category. So almost a year on from the 2016 CIPR award at the Curzon cinema I can still remember the pleasant tingle of astonishment when my name was called out in the final category of the evening as the winner of the […]

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Tickets on sale now… don’t miss out!

Tickets on sale now… don’t miss out!

After the success of our awards in 2016, once again we have gone for something a bit different – and we are off to the Zoo! Join us to celebrate the best of the best in internal communication at the fifth #insidestory awards party. We’re planning an informal and relaxed drinks and canapés reception to celebrate our profession. On the night, not only will the winners and highly commended entrants be revealed, but you’ll also have the perfect opportunity to network and meet up with colleagues old and new. Arrive from 6.30pm for drinks, canapés and networking, in the aquarium, and be ready for a prompt start for the awards […]

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#Insidestory awards 2017 shortlist announced!

#Insidestory awards 2017 shortlist announced!

We are really excited to announce the shortlist for the #insidestory awards 2017. Congratulations to everyone who entered this year’s #insidestory awards, the standard was excellent making judging even harder than last year. If you have been shortlisted then make sure you buy your ticket to join us on Thursday 23 February to find out if you will be walking away with a coveted #insidestory award! Early bird tickets are available until 3 February, so make sure you get your ticket today! Best Internal Communication campaign Large Bupa Carillion plc Community Integrated Care ING Bank N.V. Small KCOM SGN Ltd   Best example of an Employee Engagement Programme Community Integrated Care […]

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#insidestory awards shortlist 2017 – part 1

#insidestory awards shortlist 2017 – part 1

The judges have concluded the first stage of their assessments of the #insidestory awards for 2017 on Monday 9 January. Today we are pleased to announce the first part of our release of that shortlist. Part two of that release with the remaining categories shortlist will follow later this week.   UPDATE Friday 13 Jan 17 at 10.40am – Part two of the shortlist will now be announced next week. We are being very diligent and ensuring that one last category is assessed.     We are adjudicating the entries in the remaining categories to finalise the full awards shortlist. So here goes, Part one, including Best in house team, […]

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Blue Tang

We’re all going to the Zoo… Are you coming too?

  #insidestory 2017 awards party This year’s awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Thursday 23 February 2017 and you can look forward to experiencing something a bit different… February’s event will be held at the world-famous ZSL London Zoo! It will give you the opportunity to get close-up with some fishy friends whilst being amidst many other of our animal friends. You’ll be entering the zoo after-hours and will enjoy welcome drinks in the Aquarium before being guided through to the Prince Albert Suite for the awards ceremony. You can expect no end of opportunities to learn and be inspired by the very best of IC professionals. Award […]

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The time has come to take Internal Communications out of its comfort zone.

The time has come to take Internal Communications out of its comfort zone.

At the beginning of November, Ruder Finn hosted a webinar sharing some insights to their research, now the report is complete and Laura Jameson, Internal Communications Director, Ruder Finn UK, has kindly shared some of the findings and there’s a link below to download the report too.   Over to Laura.   Before I start this post, I want to ask you some questions: Do you feel like internal communications is just an afterthought among your senior leaders? Is your internal comms strategy only engaging small pockets of your total employee base? Is email your go-to comms channel? Do you wish you could connect with employees in a more interesting, dynamic […]

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