Join Our Team
I had the pleasure of attending at the LGcomms and GCS Campaigns Showcase last month, where I presented on Hertfordshire County Council’s on-call firefighter recruitment campaign, Join Our Team.
This year’s event was noticeably different from previous years, with three presentations dedicated to fire service campaigns.
Posted on 7th February 2018
This is the question I asked myself when I was preparing my presentation for the GCS and LGcomms Showcase event on the NHS England Stay Well This Winter campaign.
I spent some time looking back on the experience of working on our winter campaign and there were two lessons that I thought stood out: the importance of understanding the communications challenge; and the value of partnership working.
Posted on 5th February 2018
Since when has a lack of cakes ever proved to be a good thing? When it becomes a key metric for a comms campaign.
Let me explain...
We had an issue. Specifically, trying to address a perennial headache around trying to reach a remote group of staff – our on-call firefighters.
Posted on 1st February 2018
LGcomms belongs to its members, which is why we want as many people as possible to apply to be a part of the LGcomms executive board.
If you are a senior communicator and your organisation is a member of LGcomms, then you are eligible for a place on the board.
Posted on 30th January 2018
2017 was a challenging year seeing the public sector come together to tackle everything from flooding, cyber-attacks on the NHS through to tragedies such as terrorist attacks and the Grenfell fire. From all of these incidents and the many other emergencies that occurred around the country of varying scale a key theme is the importance of effective communication.
Posted on 26th January 2018