The Gatehouse Blog: Oct 2020

“COVID-19 has taught me to make decisions quickly and with conviction”

While it’s difficult to imagine for many of us, some organisations have found themselves in the enviable position of shouldering very little operational impact as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But even if you’ve been experiencing ‘business’ as usual over the past six months, it’s safe to say that it probably hasn’t been a […]

The evidence is clear: insights + IC = strategic success

Bought yourself a designer face covering yet? Booked a two-hour time slot at your local for some antisocial socialising? Planned a ‘quick’ trip to the corner shop for a pint of milk with military precision while allowing at least 30 minutes for shuffling through the one-way system past the questionable ‘meat’ products? It’s a funny […]

Keeping front-line commuters informed by focusing on what’s important

Most of our staff have to spend a three-hour round trip travelling to work every day. The Hong Kong airport is pretty remote! To allow staff to make better use of their long commute time and improve staff engagement, Hactl’s Information Services team created the KaGor app ( 卡 哥 in Cantonese, pronounced ‘Cargo’) to […]

The benefits of building trust

Grant Springford is the news, stories and campaigns lead at the DfT, a ministerial department that works with 24 agencies and public bodies — such as the British Transport Police Authority, the Civil Aviation Authority and Network Rail — to support the transport infrastructure and keep the UK on the move. The DfT consists of […]

Volume 16 of the Journal of internal communication is out now

We are pleased to announce that volume 16 of the journal of internal communication is out now. We are delighted to feature a selection of great articles and case studies. In this issue… Cary Rueda shares his journey from being a copywriter at Saatchi & Saatchi to becoming Head of Internal communications at Kier Group. […]