Communicators’ professional bodies welcome new ICO COVID-19 guidance


Professional bodies representing public sector communicators today welcomed new guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), enabling public bodies to significantly increase the number of people they can communicate with regarding COVID-19.

Posted on 30th March 2020

COVID-19: the role public service information is playing in saving lives


It is times like this that really shows the important role that public service communications plays.

Posted on 26th March 2020

Coronavirus: LGcomms and PRCA issue statement on critical key workers list


LGcomms and the PRCA have welcomed the Government’s decision to recognise local government employees as key workers. The move allows thousands of communications professionals to continue receiving childcare through schools and nurseries, while society adapts to the measures to curve the COVID-19 outbreak.

Posted on 20th March 2020

Blog: Why councils should be embracing technology that allows us to target information on our websites


Recent headlines alleging that councils are allowing people who use their websites to be tracked and targeted by third parties sent a lot of people into a spin - but what's the real story?

Posted on 11th March 2020

Coronavirus – what local gov comms teams need to think about (3 comments)


For many council comms teams the Cornavirus is no longer something that is happening in other places. While we all hope that a pandemic can be averted, the number of cases that are rising in the UK every day means that we have to be prepared for the worst.

Posted on 5th March 2020