The Gatehouse Blog: Aug 2012


Ian Harris Head of Content Ian has specialised in copywriting and communication for 15 years. He has contributed to mainstream media titles including the Guardian and the Telegraph, and has edited a raft of national magazines in the computer, video games, and online sectors. Passionate about clear communication, Ian is a well-known blogger and commentator […]

IoIC and Gatehouse launch new training course

We are excited to officially announce that we have joined forces with the Institute of Internal Communication to launch a new training initiative that targets the strategic performance of internal communicators. As internal communicators move on in their careers, what makes them stand out from the crowd is their ability to translate organisational objectives into […]

Rock Star Joins Gatehouse

In exciting news, Gatehouse has acquired RockstarComms – the publisher of the Journal of Internal Communication and the popular RockstarComms blog. As part of the deal, founder Ian Harris, has joined us as Head of Content to oversee the launch of a number of innovative products and content platforms that will be rolled out in […]

Simon Wright

Simon Wright Director Simon Wright has specialised in marketing and communications for over 15 years, with the past decade focused on internal communications. He has worked and consulted for a number of large organisations across a variety of sectors, including financial and professional services, insurance, telecoms, retail and travel & tourism, in the UK, Europe […]

Gearing up for growth

Nick Wright has joined us this week to lead our design and digital teams and drive the growth of our creative services business. Nick joins following a period of rapid expansion for us, including winning a raft of new creative projects with big name clients including Coca Cola, DENSO, Ernst & Young and National Grid, […]

Pain Management

Take a look at your iPhone or Android, now apart from the odd signal issue, most of us would admit to being amazed and perhaps intimidated by how quickly technology has developed over the past ten years. Yet we need to realise that it is in fact the worst piece of technology that you will […]

Creativity in Motion

The reoccurring problems that we encounter as internal communicators naturally lead to some obvious remedies, and, although there is more than one way to skin a cat, once you’ve skinned it several ways you tend to find the way that works best (I’m assuming this as I’ve never actually skinned a cat). Indeed, most of […]

Keep Calm and Remember: You're an Event Manager

With the much anticipated 2012 Olympics almost upon us, some may feel that organising and running an employee event could be classed as an Olympic event in itself, without the gold medal to show for it. So why should we bother in the first place? Well, beyond the hysteria of an early finish and a […]