The Gatehouse Blog: Campaigns

Helping employees get #ReindeerReady at McDonald’s

In December 2017, McDonald’s UK internal communication team partnered with Gatehouse to launch a bespoke internal campaign designed to create staff excitement around the annual external Christmas campaign. Christmas is a time of anticipation and excitement. In late 2017, our marketing and communication teams were busy planning an exciting customer-facing campaign to put the brand […]

Three reasons why you should be using infographics

Infographics are becoming increasingly popular in the communications industry yet they are not widely used by internal communicators. This article outlines three reasons IC professionals should definitely jump on the infographics bandwagon. In an attempt to simplify the whirlwind of ever-updated information one new format has been gaining importance in the world of communications: the […]

Linking management and shop-floor with Q&As at Novozymes

Novozymes, market-leading biotech company, implemented an innovative format to give shop-floor employees a voice and increase dialogue in Novozymes’ production. Joachim Aaen, Communications Specialist, explains how.  Novozymes produces a wide range of industrial enzymes and microorganisms used in a lot of different industries. We develop solutions for the world’s pressing problems, profit from doing so, […]

Making Britvic Employees feel valued – Simplifying a complex reward system

Quite often in large companies, employees don’t know the total value of their employment package. Properly outlining and breaking it down can be a real driver of employee engagement. Harveen Gill, Reward Advisor at Britvic, explains how they created an individualised, engaging and easy to understand reward statement.  The challenges We offer employees a very […]

Meet Arthur: ACCA’s social enterprise platform

Channel Manager Sarah Moffatt explains how they brought back their first president, Arthur, as a social enterprise platform. ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We’ve got approximately 1,400 employees in 98 offices around the world, with a variety of cultures. Internal communications is a relatively new function. […]

Gatehouse’s creativity puts London First!

Last night (4th April) Gatehouse provided creative support for a major London First event held at the Bloomberg offices in London. The May elections for the next mayor of London are fast approaching and to help understand what this means for Londoners and their businesses, London First held an evening reception for their members at […]

Partnering with Home Nations Commonwealth Games teams is proving a great employee engagement tool

The following is an extract from the Journal of Internal Communication. See if you qualify for a free industry subscription at  CGI is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world, Gina Galbraith, CGI’s UK Communications Director, shares her story on one of the elements they are using […]

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 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 […]