How the pandemic is re-shaping corporate communications

By Ian Morris, Partner The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted internal communications, digital communications and overall strategic capability as the skills in greatest need of a boost in in-house communications teams, according to a new report we published today with VMAGROUP. The report, Communicating through the Covid Crisis, which is available here to download, was debated this morning at a…

Ringfencing quality people to ensure quality audits – can it really be done?

By Jessica Hodson Walker, Account Director It’s a coincidence that within days of the collapse of Wirecard, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has set out plans to reform The Big Four accounting firms – in effect forcing them to ringfence their audit practices.  Auditors have faced significant reputational hits over the last three years as…

What’s the purpose of corporate purpose?

By Emma Kane In a crisis, the true character of an organisation is exposed.  An organisation without a clear corporate purpose can be left naked and that image left lingering long after Covid-19. A corporate purpose is a reason for existing, it is the impact your organisation wishes to have on the world. In the…