The Gatehouse Blog: Dec 2019

A farewell letter…

The best bit about New Year’s Eve (apart from the party which is never quite as good as you think it will be) is the chance to reflect over the past 12 months and remember what you’ve achieved.  For me, NYE 2019 is the day I hang up my Gatehouse coat and hat and reflect […]

Volume 18 of the Journal of Internal Communication is out now!

Volume 18 of the Journal of Internal Communication is out now! In this issue we are shining a light on the key findings from our latest State of the Sector report. In this issue: We’ve asked four of our partners to share their thoughts on the key findings from State of the Sector 2019. Marc […]

Upcoming events

In the next few months we will be speaking at a number of different events. IoIC Webinar: Insights from the 2019 State of the Sector report On March 19, we will be running a webinar with the Institute of Internal Communication. Join Simon Wright, Director at Gatehouse, as he presents the key insights from this […]

Placing leaders at the heart of engagement at Centrica

Amber Heavisides talks about how her team used the findings of their employee survey to revisit their internal communication strategy – and the role of leaders in it. Centrica is a global energy and services company with a diverse workforce of 34,000 employees working in offices, contact centres and out in the field. We’re just […]

From cacophony to symphony: harmonising internal communications in Latin America at Mondelez International

Lisa Gibbons, Senior Director of Corporate and Government A airs for Latin America at Mondelez International, created a pan-regional communication platform to bring country communications in line and tune out the excess noise. Home to family favourites worldwide, Mondelez International is a multinational player in the global confectionery, food and beverage markets. Headquartered in Deerfield, […]

Volume 17 of the Journal of internal communication is out now

Volume 17 of the Journal of Internal Communication is here! In this issue we are keeping you up to date with the latest IC trends, including a series of articles on the phenomenon of employee experience.   What’s in Volume 17? How do you acknowledge accomplishments, without turning your recognition scheme into an administrative nightmare. Learn […]

11th edition – take our State of the Sector survey!

This week, we’re launching the 11th edition of our State of the Sector research! You can take part now at: Are you interested in channel use and message effectiveness? Or would you like to learn more about leader and line manager communication? State of the Sector provides a definitive, global view of the internal […]

The five hallmarks of a great IC function

Gatehouse, a Gallagher Company, has collected huge amounts of insight into how leading organisations communicate with their people through auditing dozens of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies, carrying out our annual State of the Sector research and interviewing over 150 thought leaders in our Journal of Internal Communication. As the summer season begins, Gatehouse’s […]

Improving employee engagement through a Total Rewards culture

Following a period of rapid growth, US healthcare disruptor athenahealth wanted to improve its employee experience to better align to the $1 billion business it is today. Director of Benefits & Global Mobility Joanne Jones explains how the Compensation, Benefits, and Internal Communications teams got together to help address employee retention and engagement. athenahealth provides […]

To make a difference, internal communication needs to speak up

It’s time for internal communication to refocus. Influencing employees by shaping the organisation’s ‘official’ narrative has always been the profession’s raison d’être. Not only is the effectiveness of all this debatable but it also misses the bigger picture, says Marc B. do Amaral. A plea for a broader perspective on internal communication: the communicative organisation. […]