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Ensuring we achieve what we set out to and that our work contributes to Department objectives makes evaluation of what we do and the effectiveness of our work indispensable to us as the Internal Communications team in BIS. The main objectives of our Internal Communications strategy sit under four communications themes: communicating the Department’s vision […]

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Introduction The Engage for Success research by David MacLeod and Nita Clarke 2009 cite creating a clear and compelling narrative as one of the main enablers of staff engagement. The Towers Perrin 2013-14 Change and Communication ROI study demonstrates a clear correlation between effective internal communications and business performance. The challenge of creating highly engaged […]

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Physical activity team challenges are an excellent way to engage a wide range of employees while motivating a healthy lifestyle and team building.  The following case study describes how five SME’s all members of Surrey Chambers of Commerce competed in Activity4Charity an online six week step challenge. The wellbeing subgroup was launched in August 2013 to build on […]

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 Evidence shows that employee engagement in the NHS is linked to staff wellbeing, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes such as mortality. Put simply, engaged staff deliver better, safer care. Engagement in the NHS has increased over the last two years but there remains significant scope for improvement. The NHS is facing an ‘unprecedented squeeze;’ demand […]

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Research from the Involvement and Participation Association (IPA) suggests for every ‘ordinary’ (one standard deviation) increase in engagement, mortality rates among patients would be 2.4 per cent lower. Research indicates employee engagement is vital to high quality care in the NHS. Evidence shows it is linked to both patient satisfaction and quality of care. Here, Joe Dromey, […]

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NHS called on to accelerate efforts to engage staff in order to improve patient care, efficiency and financial performance A report published by The Point of Care Foundation shows that the way healthcare staff feel about their work has a direct impact on the quality of patient care as well as on an organisation’s efficiency and […]

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Transport for London – Developing online alcohol awareness approaches for employees Transport for London (TfL) has an exemplary approach to alcohol issues across its workforce. The company has a well communicated alcohol (and drug)policy which is covered extensively at induction stating that employees coming forward with concerns about their drinking will be protected from disciplinary […]

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Case Study: Hertfordshire County Council What did Hertfordshire County Council want to achieve? Hertfordshire County Council wanted to tackle the increasing risk among their employees of largely preventable diseases related to inactivity and obesity. In particular, Hertfordshire wanted to reach office workers who struggled to fit exercise into their day or who didn’t seem sporty. […]

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