Category Archives: development

So you are a head of comms

I have been interested in the discussion taking place in the last few days about the role of the head of communications. There has been an issue raised about how hard being the most senior communication person in an organisation … Continue reading

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Putting people at the centre

It was interesting to read the vision for policing in 2025 that was published today. There was a lot that I could recognise as work that is currently underway and this includes a significant focus on digital developments. Having a … Continue reading

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A panoramic view

Working in communication roles is a massive challenge and yet many of us still do it and more than that we enjoy doing it. Why is this when the pressure is huge and the demands are ever increasing? There are … Continue reading

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What makes you proud?

Yes, I am a bit tired after three full days and an amazing Association of Police Communicators conference. It was a fantastic opportunity to network learn and share with colleagues and a chance to listen to some great speakers from … Continue reading

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Look up and share

It is always great to meet people who do a similar job or work in the same industry so a room full of police communicators is like hitting the jackpot. There are few occasions during the year when the opportunity … Continue reading

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To hack or not to hack

For the second time this week I am going to do something unusual and blog about coding. Not from a technical perspective because I am actually feeling a bit inadequate in that respect. But this weekend is the adult Hack … Continue reading

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Use it and move on

I am still surprised with organisations that don’t get on board with digital developments and social media. After more than five years it has become just part of daily life and yet some businesses are still trying to find out … Continue reading

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