The Gatehouse Blog: Nov 2015

Making the case for an employee comms app at Stansted Airport

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Internal Communications Channels manager Zoe Spinks explains why creating an app was the next logical step for internal communications at Stansted airport. I love the variety of my job and the fact that […]

Creating employee ambassadors at Coca-Cola Enterprises

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic.  Neil Jenkins is Director of Internal and Digital Communications for Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). Since 2013, he has played a leading role in developing and delivering CCE’s Ambassador programme – designed to help employees […]

2016 State of the Sector survey launches

On behalf of Gatehouse, the go-to internal communication agency, I am delighted to launch the 2016 State of the Sector study.  Now in its eighth year, State of the Sector is the definitive survey of the internal communication and employee engagement landscape, informed by responses from thousands of leading practitioners around the world. This year, we’re […]

How did Britvic get 94% employees to engage with their flexible benefits programme?

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Will Smith is Britvic’s Senior reward & Performance manager. His  team worked with Gatehouse to develop a high impact campaign to improve employee take up of Britvic’s flexible benefits. Driving employee demand We […]

Making IT work a Moody’s

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Moody’s Julie Pinsonneault shares the journey to a new searchable intranet, and shares her secret to a win-win relationship with IT. When you mention ‘Moody’s’, people usually think of our rating agency business. […]

How AVEVA conjured comms magic from its network of Ambassadors

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. AVEVA’s Debbie Install created a Global ambassador network to harness the passion of employees around the globe. AVEVA is a technology company. We create engineering, design and information management software that helps the […]

It’s ‘Show Time the whole time’ with AT&T’s global newscast

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Telecommunications giant AT&T beams a bi-weekly video newscast around the world to more than half its employee population. Lead IC Consultant Jimmy Rice explains… AT&T is a global telecommunications company with over 240,000 […]

Breaking through to off-line employees at Crossrail

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Suzanne Goldberg talks about the challenge of having a disparate audience at Crossrail and the value of giving them visibility over the bigger picture. I’m currently working as an internal communications officer for […]

Making it personal: How AXA uses communication psychology

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Deborah de Satgé is Head of internal communication at AXA PPP healthcare. Here she looks into the communications psychology she applied, and the changes she made to increase engagement with HR communications, as […]

Developing a central IC function at Laird

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at www.internal-communication.com/joic. Starting an IC function from scratch to cover 9,000 employees from the ground up is a big task. VP of Communications and Marketing Paul Mottershead explains what steps he’s taken. Laird PLC is […]