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Tag: Internal Comms

Where should internal communications sit – in HR or external communications?

This was the question that a client emailed me last week and it set me thinking.  My immediate response was, it has to be in external comms.   Then I started thinking about some companies where they have outstanding HR teams and it would sit more naturally

5 inside secrets to successful mergers and acquisitions

This week the German giant, Bilfinger, swallowed up GVA.  Or rather – according to some media – GVA ‘agreed a merger with a global player’.  Bilfinger is an €8.5bn company and the transaction is worth £150m.  You decide, merger or acquisition?

Five ways businesses fail in communicating change

Jon Dean is a strategic change specialist and works with major organisations to help them implement new programmes, leadership development systems and major corporate transformations. In this guest blog for Northern Lights, he explores the corporate communication

Can your line managers communicate with staff?

Internal communications is growing up as a core business activity. Over the years I’ve done a lot of training on this topic and on the most recent course I noticed 90% of delegates had a dedicated internal comms title.  A few years ago that would have

It’s time for communications professionals to be confident

What is the role of a communications professional?

Is the PR/comms industry dying while we still discuss press releases?

Over the last year, I have increasingly felt the traditional PR and comms industry is dying – I believe our sector must recognise this and help practitioners to adapt. Ten years ago, we were at a similar cross-roads as social media invaded the PR space.