This week’s guest blog post comes from David Orford, Head of Internal Communications for UK Trade & Investment: Internal communications has been on a journey since the middle part of the last century, when it first emerged as a distinct profession..
We’re all creatives, right? After all, that’s stock-in-trade for our profession. We develop campaigns, commission design and engage effectively with even the most marginalised of audiences. For us, the pen really is mightier than the sword and we wield it.
From a distant seven years ago, it’s now mere hours before the open ceremony of London 2012 Olympics. The GCN team sends it best wishes and good luck to all our members who are manning press desks, keeping Twitter and.
Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2012 highlights some dramatic changes in the way we consume information and interact with each other. Mobile voice calls in decline for the first time ever, as more switch to text and online communications Newer ways of.
The Civil Service Reform Plan commits to a new Competency Framework, replacing Professional Skills for Government, which will fully rolled out from April 2013. The framework has been piloted in four departments and one agency since April of this year: Home.
Have you ever felt the need for impartial guidance and support from a more experienced communicator? A GCN mentor maybe just what you’re looking for. Applications are now being accepted to take part in GCN’s new 50:50 mentoring scheme. 50:50.
If you work within a government press office, the likelihood is that you’ve just done your first shift as part of the Government Olympic Communication (GOC) team. London 2012 is the world’s biggest event. What is possibly the world’s biggest.
This week the Policy and Capability team from Cabinet Office ran a Civil Service Live session to bring together communicators and policy officials to discuss how to communicate government policy better – why it matters and how to overcome the.
Executive Director for Government Communication, Jenny Grey, is leaving the Civil Service in September to take up a new post at Citigroup as Managing Director, Regional Head of Public Affairs for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
If you’ve never visited the website of the Government Communication Network before – and I suspect that’s most of you – then welcome. Our old website offered useful support and interesting information on a range of issues relating to government.