How to measure internal communications using a simple learning model

Measurement is something that features on a regular basis at many communication conferences but yet no one seems to have found the magic formula. Committee member, Debbie Aurelius, shares a model that has worked for her in the past  and she has kindly shared her thoughts behind it.  Measuring and demonstrating the value of internal communication is …

GDPR considerations for internal communications

GDPR is one of the most prominent regulatory changes coming up in 2018. CIPR Inside committees members Janet Morgan, Helen Deverell and Jenni Field have created a guide for internal comms professionals in handling its implementation. What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is a piece of EU legislation that will supersede the Data …

August #ICBookClub Review: Black Box Thinking, by Matthew Syed

This month’s review comes from our former CIPRInside Chair, Steve Murgatroyd, who shares his thoughts on Matthew Syed’s book Black Box Thinking,which was the book of choice for August: “I’m always keen to find the next book to read that will advance my learning and challenge my current thought process. Having recently read Team of …

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, …

#insidestory awards are back for 2017

We are excited to announce the #insidestory awards categories for 2017. This is the fifth year of the awards. Each year they have evolved. This year we have overhauled the criteria to make it clearer what’s required for each category. We have also renewed the whole entry process. We’ve worked with a partner to make …

Closing the gap: when perception and reality collide

We regularly share posts from our committee members, and this week we hear from Lisa Pantelli about employee engagement. Over to Lisa: I’m sure many of you would have seen last week’s fairly spectacular video, in which Sports Direct founder, Mike Astley,was filmed pulling out a wad of £50 notes as he was searched ahead of …

Harnessing the power of employee advocacy

When we talked about the annual internal communication conference and its theme Closing the Gap, the committee started to share some of the challenges we each face in our own organisations. The latest post from our committee is from Helen Deverell, who shares her experience of a significant gap in organisations. The chasm that can …

The great divide

When we talked about the annual internal communication conference, and its theme Closing the Gap, the committee started to share some of the challenges we each face in our own organisations. Everyone working in internal communication or employee engagement has gaps that they need to bridge, a challenge to be overcome or connections to be …