The generation game

A recent discussion in the office got me thinking about generations in the workplace. A brand-new generation, Gen Z, is about to enter the workforce – so who are they and how will they need to be communicated to? There is some debate online about where one generation ends, and another begins. According to most,

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Building a movement with the New NHS Alliance

Ruder Finn are committed to reducing health inequalities through our pro bono work with New NHS Alliance (NNHSA) – a movement of professionals and local people working as equal partners to address and reduce health inequalities. What is a movement? A movement is a change or development – and a type of group action. Probably

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Learning from unlikely reads

I don’t know about you, but when I was at school I thought “only a few more years and then it will be over!” I just couldn’t wait to finish school. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed learning (most) things, and knew I would go to university etc., but somehow, I had this thought in

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Becoming a media expert

About two months ago, I attended a training session called ‘What journalists want: A masterclass for PRs, marketers and business owners’. Hosted by freelance journalist Susie Bearne of The Guardian, the course went over the different ways of how journalists and PRs can work better together. Here are the key takeaways: Think about what the

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My day at the Internal Communications Conference

As a team of communicators, it’s vital we regularly consider, and question, our impact: how are we making a tangible difference to employees – and how can we build on what we already know to take this one step further? At Ruder Finn, we are regularly given the opportunity to attend external training and networking

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Digital technology and the enablement of patient centricity

Patient centricity, derived from the NHS-driven thinking “no decision about me, without me” has been talked about for some time and has been adopted by pharma to understand their patients better, to make them part of the treatment journey and to achieve better patient outcomes. However, healthcare is now at an exciting point in time

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Each project is different to the next – but is there one successful way to manage them?

As a Senior Account Executive on the Internal Communications team, I am taking on more responsibility. To support me with this, I recently attended STL’s Introduction to Project Management training. What did I expect to get out of it? A foundation of how to successfully manage a project. You know, the ABCs – a framework

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My Work Experience at Ruder Finn – Lily Tobin

When it was suggested that I write a blog post about my week at Ruder Finn, I didn’t really know where to begin! Although I am not entirely sure what kind of career I would like to pursue, I’m considering studying courses such as international relations or business, or politics and French, when I go

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WIRED Health 2019 – The future of Digital Health (Pt. 4)

For the last month, we’ve been looking into the key themes and topics which are shaping the future of the digital health landscape following WIRED Health 2019. We’ve already covered how AI will be at the forefront of next generation healthcare, the role sensory technology can play in detecting a wide range of potential health

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Mental health awareness week – Combating mental health challenges at work

Many people underestimate how much work has an impact on our lives. We spend 9am to 5pm (for some anyway!), Monday through Friday working, so ensuring that the workplace is a safe and enjoyable environment is crucial. According to research, one in six workers will experience depression, anxiety or problems relating to stress at any

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