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From the new Covid-19 Kindness Offensive project to the dangers of online sexual abuse, here’s our pick of the latest in video communications. For more from #CommunicateLens, follow @Communicatemag.

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations Greater London Group, which provides opportunities for PR professionals in London to network, has announced it will be hosting an online conference for its members and other PR practitioners across the sector. During the CoronaCon conference industry leaders will discuss the issues PR practitioners have faced during the Covid-19 pandemic, including how the industry has responded to the changing working environment.

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From the new Covid-19 Kindness Offensive project to the dangers of online sexual abuse, here’s our pick of the latest in video communications. For more from #CommunicateLens, follow @Communicatemag.
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations Greater London Group, which provides opportunities for PR professionals in London to network, has announced it will be hosting an online conference for its members and other PR practitioners across the sector. During the CoronaCon conference industry leaders will discuss the issues PR practitioners have faced during the Covid-19 pandemic, including how the industry has responded to the changing working environment.
Birmingham 2022, an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth, has provided a boost for the region’s marketing and creative services sector. Despite the difficult climate caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Birmingham 2022 is continuing to award contracts to businesses based in Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Catherine Joyce, communications consultant at Jones and Palmer, writes about the steps companies should undertake when creating a corporate website that both appeals to different stakeholders and clearly definestheir corporate story.
A report published by PR consultancy Carta Communications revealed that two-fifths of PR and communications leaders plan to stick with homeworking for the foreseeable future, amid fears of illness in the workplace due to Covid-19.
'We’re sophisticated consumers of information. Brands are fighting for our attention, determined to demonstrate their relevance, and in doing so, protect their existence. Corporate institutions are no different, and in pursuit of our custom, are increasingly borrowing communication techniques from consumer brands,' writes Leo Cooper, design director at Creative Studio, FleishmanHillard Fishburn.
Provider of employee communication and engagement software, Thrive, announced the launch of its new self-service, rapid deployment Thrive.App which fast track businesses’ internal communications for their frontline teams. It can be set up and launched within hours.
From the story of global health partnerships to leading ropeway company, here’s our pick of the latest in video communications. For more from #CommunicateLens, follow @Communicatemag.
There is constant talk on the gradual return to work as the UK eases out of Covid-19 lockdown measures. However, as we have seen with the teaching community, there is still much uncertainty surrounding the security measures that must be taken, what will and won’t be allowed in the workplace, and how companies will function. Now more than ever, internal communicators are needed to inform the workforce in a clear and transparent manner, while guiding it through this complicated maze of ‘new normalities.’ Communicate magazine spoke to eight internal communication leaders for their insight on the function IC has had in reassuring people during the pandemic and the role it will play in shaping the UK’s future.