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Nominate your #icheroes by 30 November

Nominate your #icheroes by 30 November

Who are your #icheroes? Who do you admire who works in internal communication? Who do you think is making an outstanding contribution to internal communication? Who do you think is a rising star in internal communication? Are you an #ichero?     Communicators are sometimes the last people to praise their own work. Often, the most dilligent and hard working individuals are busy delivering and moving on to the next project. They don’t stop to seek out awards and opportunities to show off their work. This is partly why we made the Clare Latham award a nomination award last year. This year we’ve done the same with the Future Leader award which was new last […]

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Our guide to submitting winning #insidestory awards

Our guide to submitting winning #insidestory awards

You have to be in it to win it Of course we cannot guarantee you’ll win an #insidestory award if you enter – that would be cheating. But you have to enter awards to have a chance of winning, and entering the #insidestory awards is not difficult. It quite simply takes some good work, a bit of time and some planning to enter. And we thought we’d help you with the planning with just two weeks until the early deadline and a month until the late entry deadline. This year we’ve introduced a new online tool for you to submit your #insidestory entries. It should make it easy to enter, guide […]

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Don’t just imagine winning an #insidestory award, enter and win

Don’t just imagine winning an #insidestory award, enter and win

There are just 23 days until the early deadline for entries to the #insidestory awards. Standard deadline is 18.00 on Wednesday 30 November. Late entry deadline is 18.00 on Wednesday 14 December. Get your name on one of these beautiful plaques Imagine your name here   This year we’ve made it even more simple to enter the awards with a new online submission tool. A new team of stellar judges will assess your work. We want you to be the stars of the show next year     We’ll be sharing a list of judges later this week – be assured there’s a fantastic group of industry professionals who are going […]

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Taking internal comms out of its comfort zone

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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Taking internal communications out of its comfort zone

Taking internal communications out of its comfort zone

Ruder Finn’s recent survey of internal communication revealed the key challenges industry professionals are facing at the moment and how some of these factors are creating barriers to effective communications campaigns. Next Wednesday (2 November 2016) Laura Jameson, Director – Internal Communications and Nick Leonard, Managing Director, are going to share the findings with CIPR members’ on a free webinar. You can book your place here. They’ll be looking at answers to these questions raised by the survey: What is the general perception of internal communications in organisations today? What are the biggest challenges they face when pushing the boundaries with IC campaigns? How can they overcome these challenges and […]

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Engagement In Action

Engagement In Action

Paul Summerhill, Vice Chair for CIPR Inside, shares his view of how we all work together to do what we do as a group for the profession. Over to Paul:   I had been really looking forward to last week’s CIPR Inside Conference for internal communication and it didn’t disappoint. There have already been a number of articles, blogs and posts in the build up to the event itself, but I wanted to share a ‘behind the scenes’ perspective. A sell-out, it’s one of the many events that we as the CIPR Inside committee organise throughout the year to bring internal comms folks together to celebrate successes – and often share our […]

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