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Take time for your team: become a confident communicator

Posted on July 1, 2014, in Front page news, Internal Communications, Professional Development, Talent and Leadership, Uncategorized, with 0 comments

  Across the Civil Service most of us rate our ability to communicate – not just professional communicators. Last year’s People Survey showed that almost half of us felt we were not told about matters that affect us at work..

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What’s the golden ticket for delivering sustained performance?

Posted on July 1, 2014, in Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Internal Communications, Leadership, Talent and Leadership, Uncategorized, with 0 comments

Following the launch of our civil service toolkit for line managers, Jane Sparrow, consultant, expert facilitator and author of The Culture Builders tells us why the role of the line manager is the golden ticket in internal communications. Line Managers:.

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Brief encounter – tips for briefing creative designers

Posted on June 27, 2014, in Front page news, Top tips/how to, Uncategorized, with 0 comments

Whether you’re working with DESIGN102 or another agency it pays to get the brief right. Providing a good brief up front can save time, rework and money in the long-run, so here are ten tips to help you when briefing.

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DVLA get digital at Civil Service Live Bristol

Posted on June 27, 2014, in Digital, Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, Uncategorized, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Recently I had the privilege of representing DVLA at Civil Service Live in Bristol. I say privilege, because that is how it felt. We were there to talk about ‘Digital DVLA’, the journey so far, our new services, our digital.

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Double international award for Defra’s Social Analytics

Posted on June 26, 2014, in Evaluation, Events, Front page news, Uncategorized, with 0 comments

The International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communications (AMEC) held its 2014 international summit in Amsterdam on 12 June. UK Government was well represented with a thought-provoking speech by Alex Aiken, Executive Director, Government Communications about the great work.

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