#InsideStory Winners Announced

The winners of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) #InsideStory awards were announced last night at the ZSL London Zoo.

The awards, now in their fifth year, recognise organisations and individuals for their commitment and innovation to the internal communications and employee engagement sectors.

In a year which has seen unprecedented levels of change, never has it been more important to effectively communicate and engage employees. Organised by the CIPR Inside group, the winners of this year’s awards demonstrated excellence in ensuring that their employees are placed right at the heart of their organisations.

Community Integrated Care, a national social care charity which provides care and support to thousands of people across England and Scotland, triumphed taking home three awards – the most for one organisation – including Best In-house Team and the Judges Award.CIPR

The full list of winners announced this evening is as follows:

Award  Winner  Highly Commended 
Best internal communications campaign (Large organization) 


BUPA Carillion plc
Best internal communications campaign (small organization) 


Best example of employee engagementprogramme(large organization)


EDF Energy Community Integrated Care
Best example of employee engagementprogramme(small organization)


Virgo Health and Roche UK NappPharmaceuticals Ltd.
Best change or transformation communication campaign 


Lloyds Banking Group
Best public sector or charity campaign  Community Integrated Care Canal & River Trust

Invest Northern Ireland

Best international campaign  PANDORA  


Most innovative approach to an internal communication challenge ODEON CinemasGroup Nationwide

SGN Ltd.

Best use of events 


Northumbrian Water Group Top Banana

Manchester Airport Group

Best use of Video  GLL Clifford Chance

NBC Universal International

Best use of a digital platform: Best intranet  BUPA
Best use of a digital platform: Best APP  SGN Ltd.
Best use of a digital platform: Best digital Magazine  National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) PANDORA
Best print magazine or newsletter  Co-Op Community Integrated Care

Carillion PLC and 44 Communications

Best agency  People Lab
Best in-house team  Community Integrated Care SGN Ltd.
Future Leader Award Sarah Roberts Danielle Chan


Clare Latham Award Victoria Fletcher Lisa Wallace

Anna Russell

Judges Award Community Integrated Care

Steven Murgatroyd, Chair of CIPR Inside and awards said: “We had an overwhelming response to the awards this year. The standard was exceptionally high and scoring was rigorous. Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended. They should be really proud of what they have achieved.”

A huge thank you to our sponsors who supported the event last night : Square Production, Ruder Finn, Media Maker, PR Academy, Alive with Ideas, Luminous, Weber Shandwick and ScarlettAbbott.

Thank you also to all our guests who braved Storm Doris and made it to the awards via many forms of transport!

Photos from the evening are now available.



  1. Thank you for a great evening. Please let us know when official pictures are available for download. Thank you.

  2. Melanie Silverman says:

    It was a great evening made even better by our win for GLL!

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