GCS is changing with the new Modern Communications Operating Model

Friday 29 January 2016

The Modern Communications Operating Model has been sweeping across GCS. Colleagues have been busy adopting the new Model and here they share with us what they think, how it working and what they’ve learned so far.  

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Can you fill this space?

Thursday 28 January 2016

GCS to award a campaign of the month for each month in 2016. Entries will be judged by Alex Aiken and other Directors of Communications.

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Application window open for Advanced Campaigning Masterclass

Monday 25 January 2016

This course, led by GREAT campaign director Conrad Bird, is aimed at communicators in campaigns roles who are motivated to progress.

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Campaign showcase event celebrates GCS excellence

Wednesday 13 January 2016

12 January saw almost 100 guests from across the communications profession gather at BT Tower for an evening reception. This event showcased some of the best government communications campaigns of 2015 and thanked colleagues across the wider communications profession for the work they have done.

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DESIGN102 savings exceed £1.6m – here’s how you could save!

Tuesday 12 January 2016

With ongoing pressure on budgets, government communicators can benefit from the great value services on offer from DESIGN102. Its hourly rates are up to 40% cheaper than the industry average and in most cases you can access the service without the need for a procurement exercise.

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The new Evaluation Framework is coming…Order Now!

Monday 21 December 2015

Following the recently launched Evaluation Framework (beta version) in November, we have received lots of feedback from GCS members and external parties – the revised final version of the framework has now been signed off by the GCS Evaluation Council and is being printed for distribution across GCS.

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Opening the doors to home-ownership – Help to Buy: ISA launched

Wednesday 9 December 2015

The Help to Buy ISA launched on 1 December, supported by a national Home Ownership advertising campaign across TV, radio, print, social, and digital channels.

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Two GCS launches today… have you heard the latest?

Thursday 12 November 2015

Do you have the right structure in place for a modern communications function and do you have the latest tools and guidance to enable you to evaluate in the most effective way? Today GCS launches a new Modern Communications Operating Model and a new, very helpful Evaluation Framework.

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Public Service Communications Awards – Winners Announced

Thursday 12 November 2015

Congratulations to all LGcomms and GCS colleagues who recieved awards last night at the Public Service Communications Awards in Coventry.

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One world of opportunity – Exporting is GREAT launched

Monday 9 November 2015

The Government’s most ambitious exporting initiative ever has launched and is set to make the UK the world’s greatest exporting nation – with a target to inspire and support 100,000 new British exporters to sell their goods and services overseas.

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