Category Archives: internal communication

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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Engage with employees? Really?

Employee engagement might sound like the latest buzz phrase that has to be an agenda item on any self-respecting communication conference. Gone is the phrase internal communication and instead we are now looking for a much more rounded view of … Continue reading

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Heading back to 2001

This week I have something to celebrate. I have been working for Greater Manchester Police communication team for 15 years. As a mini-celebration of this quite significant achievement I am going to dedicate this week of blogs to looking at … Continue reading

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Building a future or telling a story?

I saw an interesting tweet today that said the role of CEO now needed them to be ‘chief storyteller’. It sounds like a phrase that hits all the latest fads and trends in communication. I have written before about the … Continue reading

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Bringing joy into the office

Tomorrow is ‘bring your dog to work day’ which bring joy and dread into many hearts depending on your viewpoint. People will probably ask why would you do that and say that it must be disruptive to the working environment. … Continue reading

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Keeping the wheels turning

I took my car in for a service today. It sounds dull but it is really important to keep it working at its best. I needed to have a specialist check it over and maintain the key parts as well … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with employees

I enjoyed taking part in tonight’s #commschat on Twitter which was discussing employee engagement. It is something close to my heart as I have spent a large part of today discussing how to move internal communication to be less about … Continue reading

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