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A picture of engagement

Capturing the employee experience   Photography isn’t just about taking pictures; it’s about engagement and experience, says our Head of Photography Alan Barton.   I know that's an odd thing to say when 95 million photos and videos a day are uploaded to Instagram....

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Brexit

Lots of noise but why the IC silence on Brexit?   Let’s talk about Brexit. Ok, we know, we’re all fed up to the back teeth with Brexit. But why is it no one is really talking to their people about it? This year started with a flurry of fresh strategic messaging...

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Making space for difference

Think you have the measure of diversity and inclusion? Step back and take a broader view.People have the capacity to amaze – to floor you with their courage, resilience and humility.   For me, it's the single most enthralling part of being a writer and internal...

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Classic lessons in creepy communication…

Halloween is upon us, and so it’s time for a dubiously crafted comparison between horror films and internal communications  OK, I know there's loads of stuff that likens IC to zombie apocalypses, Star Wars and other film genres, but hear me out. Before I start though,...

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World Values Day

Your values are more than just words, they have the power to attract, inspire and engage It’s World Values Day today, so we’re looking at what values are, and their impact, both internally and externally.What are values? Individual values refer to the beliefs we hold...

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World Mental Health Day

Creating a great employee experience means reviewing every aspect of the workplace, including how you support wellbeing and mental health Let's start with the facts   are lost each year due to mental health problems in the UK. That’s a cost to employers of...

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What a week

Two wonderful wins, a shiny new website, all against the backdrop of 25 years of Words&Pictures We’re not ones to blow our own trumpet usually, but we’ve had a winning week, and we can’t help but shout about it.   IoIC National Awards - Best Agency At the National...

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