Category Archives: External communications

Building the trust in business – what can internal communicators do about it?

The findings of the 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer explore for the 14th year running the importance of trust in business: “We believe that trust is an asset that enterprises must understand and properly manage in order to be successful in … Continue reading

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What new skills did you learn as a comms pro in 2013?

As December rolls into place on my iPhone calendar, I started to reflect on my year at work. I’ve worked in various roles in internal and external communications, PR and journalism since 2000, but never before has my skillset needed … Continue reading

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Speaking then blogging – what’s wrong with that?

Tesco PLC Group CEO Philip Clarke delivered an inspiring speech at the FT Innovate event in London yesterday. His theme was around innovation in the workplace and you can read the full transcript of his speech here. Shortly afterwards, Mr … Continue reading

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Why Aussies and Brits don’t speak the same language

  Brits and Aussies: We speak the same language…..don’t we? When I arrived in Australia from the UK two years ago, I assumed the transition to the corporate communications industry here in Oz would be simple. After all, we speak the … Continue reading

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