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communicating a merger: how do you tell the story to your customers and colleagues? 

22 Jan 18

If staff really are an organisation’s number one asset then we all need to be exceptional at internal communications and engagement, particularly at times of change and uncertainty.


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Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid accused of breaking promise to help councils make tower blocks safe after Grenfell 

22 Jan 18

Birmingham City Council asked for 31 million to fit fire safety sprinklers in 213 tower blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire…


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is it time to get more from social media? 

21 Jan 18

Is it time to sharpen your social media planning improve results? If so these new workshops might just be for you… by Darren Caveney Social media.


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what’s social enterprise got to do with housing? 

21 Jan 18

by Jean Jarvis We at FuseCiC think the answer is quite a lot and so have brought together some of the sector’s leading thinkers to share their thoughts, insights and expertise on how social housing providers and social enterprises can come together…


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30 days of human comms: day #40 the video of the Police officer playing the piano for the 93-year-old crime victim 

21 Jan 18

If you find someone questioning why frontline people should have access to social media show them this video.


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the four first-class fundamentals of staff engagement 

21 Jan 18

Creating and maintaining genuine engagement with staff in organisations going through large and continuous change is difficult.


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30 days of human comms: #39 the stylish police dog’s hair and his proud owner 

19 Jan 18

Genius… I think we should all take a moment out of our day to just reflect on how awesome PD Max’s hair is.


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30 days of human comms: day #38: Hampshire Police’s tweeted video to encourage girls to join their cadets 

19 Jan 18

For me, a good police social media account must mirror a beat constable Sometimes personable, sometimes serioes they must navigate the gears depending on the issue.


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social capital, comms people and coffee cups 

16 Jan 18

A project to look at social capital has been started by the CIPR.


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social customer services – take part in the largest public sector survey of 2018 

15 Jan 18

Have you cracked who deals with customer services enquiries on social media in your organisation? Do you know the topics which drive most engagement with your audiences? No? You’re not alone.


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NEW FRIENDS: What big changes to Facebook mean for public sector communications 

13 Jan 18

As the late David Bowie once sang: “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes, turn and face the strange.


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I discovered rightrelevance.com – and bagged a double page magazine feature 

11 Jan 18

  Understanding and engaging with influencers is a really effective tactic in a smart comms plan or campaign these days.


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are you thinking what they’re thinking? 

10 Jan 18

David Holdstock, Director of Communications at The Local Government Association shares the highlights from the LGA’s annual heads of communications survey.


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where content marketing and organisational vision collide 

9 Jan 18

Content marketing.


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what we learned from judging best social media categories at the unawards 2017 

8 Jan 18

comms2point0.


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why it’s just so difficult when you’re not gen z 

6 Jan 18

The thing with tech is just when you think you’ve mastered something it will likely change.


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what’s the one thing you want to do in 2018? here’s what some people are aiming for 

5 Jan 18

  What does the year ahead look like? What’s the one thing you want to do? I asked members of the Public Sector Comms Headspace Facebook group to talk about the one thing they wanted to do.


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30 days of human comms: #day 37 KFC parodies Donald Trump 

4 Jan 18

Being human doesn’t always have to be a public sector thing as this tweet from Kentucky Fried Chicken shows.


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30 days of human comms: day #36 A gang of geese in Sowerby Bridge wanted to cause some bother 

3 Jan 18

There’s a benefit of equipping frontline people with the tech, the skills and the permission to use video.


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some bold and some worrying predictions for public sector comms in 2018 

2 Jan 18

For the past few years I’ve blogged at the end of the year some predictions.


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VISUAL COMMS: Some bold and some worrying predictions for public sector comms in 2018 

30 Dec 17

For the past few years I’ve blogged at the end of the year some predictions.


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30 days of human comms: day #35 Bournemouth police share a selfie at Christmas 

26 Dec 17

While we enjoy Christmas there are those in the public sector who keep things ticking over.


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we made it onto google news – here’s how we did it… 

20 Dec 17

The UnAward17-winning best guest post author is sharing more valuable insights, this time with a colleague sharing lessons on how to get the most from Google.


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aren’t we all comms people now? 

19 Dec 17

aren’t we all comms people now? It’s the industry challenge which never seems to completely go away.


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VIDEO XMAS: Six Songs, Two Dramas and an Epic Fail 

19 Dec 17

There is something about the festive season that gives comms people free licence to be more creative.