NEWS

Setting the benchmark for excellence in internal communications for another year, the Internal Communications and Engagement Awards has revealed its winners for 2024, shining a spotlight on an industry that can often feel overlooked.

A day filled with discussion and debate at DataComms Live was wrapped up with a sparkling awards evening, where our winners received the recognition they deserved for exceptional work.

NEWS FILTERS

The Cannes Lions PR shortlist has been announced, with agencies Edelman and BCW making the cut.
Trust in business, government, NGOs and the media has declined over the past year, according to the UK supplement of the Edelman Trust Barometer, the annual survey on trust, produced by global communications firm Edelman. Despite the overall decline, business is the most trusted pillar of society and employer media is seen as the most believable news source.
A campaign against unfair taxation on tampons by the German Government has scooped the PR Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
This year’s Cannes Lions opened with high of 30 degrees, and the sense of expectation creeping over the beach front’s historic promenade. Bigger than ever, the annual festival of creativity covered branding, communications and advertising in a style unique to the iconic French coastline. Communicate magazine, with the ICCO, worked to bring readers daily updates about the public relations representation at the 65th festival of creativity.
Broker Profile, the specialist investor relations consultancy, has been bought by newly established Capital Access Group in a £4m+ deal structured by international communications holding firm Porta Communications.
Cravenhill Publishing, publishers of Communicate magazine, this week launched Transform, a new global magazine focusing on rebranding and brand development.
A new cloud-based archive and sharing platform has been launched to help brands manage their digital assets, including print, digital and tv.
Questions at yesterday's Marks & Spencer Annual General Meeting seemed to catch out board members as the annual meeting was used as a forum to voice allegations of sexual impropriety.
Lucas van Praag, the global head of corporate communications for banking firm Goldman Sachs, is set to leave his employer of 12 years, with rumours circulating around the Wall Street press pack that his departure was not of his own choosing.