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A big week for comms evaluation: what it means for us

Posted on September 9, 2015, in Evaluation, Events, Front page news

The Barcelona Principles were re-launched at an Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications (AMEC) Measurement Month event in London last week. The Barcelona Principles were first introduced in 2010 at AMEC’s annual summit by a group of public.

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Being a mentor is easier than you think

Posted on September 8, 2015, in Events, Front page news, GCS, Guest Blog, How-to, Leadership

My first reaction when being asked to mentor someone was “Me? But I’m not grown up enough to mentor someone! What if I get it wrong?” That’s a natural reaction, it doesn’t matter how experienced you are sometimes those little.

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National Transplant Week asks us all to #sayidonate !

Posted on September 7, 2015, in Behaviour change, Campaigns, Case study, Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, How-to, Social media

NHS Blood and Transplant’s annual campaign launches on Monday 7th September and runs to the end of the week. Moved to September to embrace the period of change and a new start, and to avoid the holiday season, the campaign.

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Measurement Month launched

Posted on September 2, 2015, in Events, Front page news, GCS, PR and Campaigns

Earlier this week, Measurement Month, supported by GCS, launched with a European Webinar featuring Jeroen Scholten, founder and MD of Publistat in Holland, Sarah Gibbons from the Department of Health and Paul Hender, Director at Gorkana.  Ben Smith, founder of.

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Government saves £330m for taxpayers through more efficient communications

Posted on August 13, 2015, in Case study, Front page news, GCS, Professional Development, Working in Government

Statistics released today show that the government communications profession delivered savings of £330 million in 2014/15 against a 2009/10 baseline The government communications profession saved £330 million for taxpayers last year compared to 2009/10 by making its campaigns more cost.

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