Christopher Bo Shields explores why video needs to be democratised, so that everyone can quickly and easily create and distribute their own video content. Binumi Pro is a sponsor of Communicate magazine's sister awards programme, Transform Awards Europe 2020.

Never has internal communications been more important than in the midst of the current international crisis. Its value to the corporate agenda has been reaffirmed by the quality of work shortlisted by the Internal Communications & Engagement Awards.


To craft a coherent message about its purpose-driven business model, U and I Group plc (U+I) worked with Gather on an annual report and corporate website which focused on creating a clear, simple narrative with a distinctive approach and stakeholder stories at its heart.
In the midst of the uncertainty posed by the Covid-19 crisis, the PRCA is offering some positive news to the UK PR and communications industries.
Cravenhill Publishing, home of the Transform Awards, Digital Impact Awards and Employer Brand Management Awards is expanding the remit of its Corporate Content Awards to North America. Continuing Cravenhill Publishing’s growth in the US and building on the success of the fifth annual Transform Awards North America – held in October 2019 – the Corporate Content Awards North America will be held in New York in the fall of this year.
The year 2020 will be a reckoning of sorts for corporate sustainability and governance strategies.
Not the first former MP to turn to a career in communications and likely not the last, Amber Rudd, former secretary of state for work and pensions, will join executive advisory firm Teneo. She is not the only former politician to be appointed by the company this week. Teneo’s US office also announced the appointment of former EY CEO and George W Bush’s assistant secretary of the treasury, Mark Weinberger.
Digital communications is a necessity of any modern business. Excellence in the strategic development of corporate digital communications has been celebrated by the Digital Impact Awards since 2010. This year’s awards will be no different.
Protecting companies in times of crisis, communicating corporate messaging to investors and shareholders and developing a strong relationship with the media require skill, strategic thought and creative processes. Excellence in these areas of communications is celebrated at the ninth annual Corporate & Financial Awards.
For the fifth year, the Employer Brand Management Awards is announcing its shortlist. After deliberation by a panel of expert judges, the shortlist has set a high standard for work in the attraction, engagement and retention of employees.
Here’s our pick of the latest in video communications, from diversity and inclusion to Christmas and festive spirit. For more from #CommunicateLens, follow @Communicatemag.