Our Partners 2017/18

CIPR Inside would not be able to do all that it does in the internal communication community without the financial and practical support of its partners.








Alive With Ideas is an ideas-fuelled comms agency. We create attention-grabbing comms using fresh and innovative ideas – telling stories, changing minds, shaping behaviours and defining messages. We work with organisations of all shapes and sizes like National Grid, Sainsbury’s, Manchester University, B&Q, PPL, Gatwick Airport, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and a number of NHS organisations.

We produce everything from infographics and animation to comms workshops and creative campaigns for internal and external audiences. We understand the individual complexities of every business we work with, owning each and every project with care, compassion and creativity. In a nutshell, we make mundane comms marvellous!







Every day we throw our collective energy, knowledge and creativity into doing all we can to improve the way people communicate, interact and connect in workplaces around the world. And nothing excites us more.

Whether it’s a big transformational change, connecting people with the direction of the business, guiding leaders and managers or influencing behaviours – we use a resourceful mix of common sense and strategic insight with a large dollop of creativity to achieve truly outstanding outcomes.

And it works. We’ve got the best people, getting the best results, winning the best awards and bringing new and innovative ideas to the world of IC.






Honey create compelling customer and employee brand experiences.

Many businesses say that employees are their biggest asset, but how many actually live up to that claim?  Employee engagement depends on employees understanding, believing and acting on the brand – which means putting them at the heart of the thinking from the start. By combining strategic and creative thinking, we develop employee experiences that create engaged workforces – building your reputation from the inside out. Only when your staff are your biggest fans, will they be your greatest assets.

Our services include:

  • Business & culture transformation
  • Change management
  • Employee engagement
  • Employer branding
  • Internal communications campaigns
  • Copywriting
  • Naming
  • Brand Consultancy & strategy
  • Brand creation and implementation
  • Corporate communications (print & digital)
  • Websites







Kogan Page is the leading independent global publisher of specialist business books and content with over 900 titles in print. Founded in 1967, Kogan Page offers award-winning solutions for professional practice and academic achievement in both print and digital form. Its author experts come from the most prestigious academic institutions, international commercial organizations and professional associations to deliver high-level, accessible content. For 50 years Kogan Page has been providing professionals with the great ideas and practical advice they need to be the best at what they do. It’s key subject areas include marketing, advertising, sales, PR, communications and much more.






MEDIAmaker is a multi-channel agency specialising in ‘the art of great communication’. For the last 23 years we have been delivering compelling events and innovative digital employee communications for leading organisations; creating memorable and immersive experiences, ranging from discrete but important meetings, through to large scale corporate events for over 4,000 delegates.

Our skilled and talented team are passionate about live engagement and we provide a full concept to delivery service, ensuring that any event we handle will be a standout success, with a clear return on investment in communication goals.

We also understand that delegates live in a connected world and we build event-led digital communities in a wide variety of channels, using social tools, interactive tablets, smartphone apps and bespoke web sites; encouraging delegates to contribute over the whole event cycle, delivering a deeper understanding of business goals.

Our reputation is built on the belief that cutting edge event management is all about great partnerships and our customers continue to trust us with both their brands and their messages…..‘the art of great communication’.







Strategic storytellers and brand builders

We are a highly creative cross-channel agency that specialises in corporate communications. We believe distinctive storytelling and captivating brands are the key drivers of positive reputation.

Our vibrant team of strategic innovators, problem solvers, creative craftsmen, content enhancers, digital savvies and dedicated deliverers can help you meet any challenge that a corporate communications professional might face.

What sets us apart is the power of our strategic thinking. We don’t just win awards because what we do looks great. It’s the insight driving the ideas that makes our solutions both smarter and better looking.







PR Academy is the largest centre for CIPR qualifications.  We are now in our 10th year and have grown both in the number of students – up to 1000 people learn with us each year – and the range of courses.  Our co-founder Kevin Ruck initiated and designed the CIPR’s internal communication qualifications which have just had a refresh with a new syllabus for both the internal communication certificate and diploma. Both are taught online or face to face in London. We also teach project management with a focus on communication for projects.







Resource is a creative marketing, print and mailing provider.  We’re also the people that brought you @CommsHero and @DeskBuddyUK To find out more about us, check out our website weareresource.co.uk or find us on Twitter @WeAreResource





Ruder Finn is one of the world’s largest independent agencies delivering integrated employee engagement programmes to leading brands. We believe your employees should have the same brand experience as your external customers. Your employees are your most important asset – that’s why we put them at the heart of everything we do and create campaigns that delight,  inspire, and deliver results.










Hello, we’re experts in internal communications and employee engagement.

We power conversations that connect, engage and motivate your people to deliver great business results. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning and keeps us switched on all day, every day. We’re fervent in our belief that great conversations among your people give you better competitive advantage, shareholder value and bottom line results.

We help organisations like John Lewis, Rolls-Royce, eBay, Coca-Cola, Oxfam and Asda to engage their people and drive performance.

We’d love to help you too…

Say hello on 01904 633399

Visit www.scarlettabbott.co.uk

Or drop a line to jeremy@scarlettabbott.co.uk





We are theblueballroom, an internal communications agency based from Farnham, Manchester and Hong Kong. We’re an independent, boutique agency that has been developing brilliant business communications for the last 16 years. We’re a team of 20 who think having fun at work is imperative. We also love cake.

Our work helps inspire employees, from the moment they engage with a new company, ensuring they love their work, are on board with the company strategy and have the support they need, whatever their role. Our work crosses markets, sectors and cultures, touching the hearts and minds of the audiences we are reaching.

Internal communication is our passion; we live and breathe it. We love what we do and we take pride in providing award winning consultancy, content, creative and customer service.  Get in touch and we’ll share our passion with you too.





A promotional merchandise supplier that can supply you with the best quality merchandise available.

The company is able to offer a professional first class service. The service is intended to be cost effective and competitive, enabling clients to reach out to the public with their message or promotion which is strengthened by promotional merchandise. Each product creates awareness, usually resulting in repeat business or a reminder that the service promoted, is needed.

A range of promotional merchandise that raises awareness or promotes your business and are just right for any project or promotion are available. Sourced mainly from the UK, the range includes up to 175,000 different products to suit every requirement and budget.

With friendly customer service, a dedicated account manager, Ur Promotions Ltd are certain that you will be satisfied and kept in the loop from start to finish.







Weber Shandwick’s employee engagement practice are a global team of over 50 experts focused on aligning leaders and employees around shared priorities which impact the performance of their business. We help organisations develop strategies and employee experiences that create engaged workforces who want to advocate on behalf of their employers.