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The Power to Switch: from script to screen

Posted on February 18, 2015, in Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, Guidance, How-to, PR and Campaigns

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is a small department with a big mission. Our new campaign – The Power to Switch – encourages people to switch energy tariff or supplier. Our insight shows that awareness of switching.

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Stealing ways to ‘hook’ your audience

Posted on February 11, 2015, in Front page news, GCS, Guest Blog, How-to, Internal Communications, PR and Campaigns, Professional Development, Top tips/how to

I’m a thief. I’m not afraid to admit it. I like to steal things and turn them into other things that really help me. But I’m not a bad thief – I let people know if I’m using their stuff.

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New GCS group membership of PRCA: boost your CPD

Posted on February 10, 2015, in Course, Evaluation, Events, Front page news, GCS, PR and Campaigns, Professional Development

Boost your Continuous Professional Development CPD with webinars, masterclasses and more from the Public Relations Consultancy Association PRCA. GCS have partnered with PRCA to provide full automatic membership to all GCS core and associate members. PRCA is the largest PR association.

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Now booking GCS leadership (SIO & G7) events March / April

Posted on February 10, 2015, in Course, Events, Front page news, GCS, Leadership

Through the Government Communications Service (GCS) improvement programme our ambition is to build a world-class communications profession. Effective leadership is key to the success of this programme, leadership is not confined to Directors of Communication but is an essential skill.

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Social Analysts talk fire hoses, influencers and prediction

Posted on February 4, 2015, in Course, Events, Front page news, GCS, Guest Blog, How-to, Top tips/how to

At a time when Government organisations are at different stages of their social analytics journeys, it seemed a good point to host a GCS webinar round table discussion on the subject. Following the success of the last webinar, this session.

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