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#NATOSummitUK

Posted on September 15, 2014, in Digital, Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, with 0 comments

Digital colleagues across government have recently had plenty of practice in creating top-rated digital communication around major events of global significance. They don’t come much bigger than the 2012 Games followed by the G8 in Northern Ireland last year. The.

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Help shape the future of government digital communications

Posted on September 9, 2014, in Digital, Front page news, GCS

The Communications Futures project is well under way and external experts and industry leaders are coming together with the GCS to debate the key trends and shape the future of government communications. In the digital Communications strand, the main themes are:.

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Congratulations, GCS moves and opportunities

Posted on September 3, 2014, in Front page news, GCS, Professional Development, Recruitment, Working in Government

Congratulations to both Emily Tofield and Scot Marchbank  on their appointments as Directors of Communication for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Department for Transport (DfT) respectively. Emily took up her post at DEFRA on the 1st.

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Communications Futures: working towards a vision for 2020

Posted on September 3, 2014, in Annual Comms Plan for Government, Digital, Front page news, GCS

Our aim is to make the Government Communication Service the best in the world by 2020 and although we’ve achieved an incredible amount already and I have seen  some great examples of best practice on my regular visits to government departments.

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Alex Aiken introduces new GCS Fast Stream

Posted on August 29, 2014, in Front page news, GCS, Professional Development, Working in Government

The Government Communication Service is amongst the best in the world, because of our effective approaches to solving communications challenges. From the GREAT Britain export drive to the successful Change for Life campaign government communicators are at the forefront of.

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