Employee Communication, Diversity and Human Resource Management

Can understanding the principles of Human Resource Management help internal communicators navigate through the complexities of organisational diversity and leadership, and have a significant positive impact in multinational corporations? While you may be familiar with the term “Human Resource Management” (HRM), its importance to large national or multinational businesses is rarely discussed. HRM is now considered …

Gender Pay Gap, Returners and PR Recruitment

By Amanda Fone CEO & Founder f1 Recruitment,  More and more corporates are thinking about how to use a returners programme to help with their gender pay gap. For example, a company in the Fin/Tech sector or Tech sector could be finding in the current talent poor market that their Marketing team is struggling to find talent at …

How to make your brand’s digital communications more accessible for Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2018

By Ross Linnett, Founder & CEO of Recite Me, On 17 May 2018 it’s the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD aims to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital accessibility and inclusion and people with different disabilities. You are no doubt a PR or communications professional who shapes and influences the design …

Gender Pay Gap – making sense of the numbers

By Rhian Radia, Partner, Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, The scores are in but what is behind the numbers and how might companies be impacted? The first point to note is that the statistics do not in themselves provide a way in for a woman to argue that she is paid less than a man. …

Tackling the moral issues of new technology

One of the things I love the most about SXSW is the potential for random encounters and discussions about new technology. The first one for me was on the plane before we’d even landed, when I met a fascinating woman who was visiting SXSW to assess the possibilities for technology to bring education to a …

My Diversity and Inclusion Wishlist for PR and Communications

Over the last eighteen months I’ve been working in the area of diversity and inclusion for Big Voice Communications, which is a specialist diversity and inclusion communications consultancy. I’ve learnt a lot about diversity and inclusion, accessibility, and inclusive marketing and communications. I’ve loved my experience and the work is extremely rewarding. And I’ve been …

Why a difference of opinion is important in comms – how Nike’s Nothing Beats a Londoner advert proves this point

By Chris Wilson, The Nothing Beats a Londoner advert from Nike has been a great success. Every news outlet shared it online, it received thousands of tweets and sparked conversations on Facebook, in the office and on multiple Whatsapp groups. The immediate general consensus was ‘wow, this is brilliant’. Well. I hate it. In my …