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The value of apprenticeships

With apprenticeship week taking place last week, it gave me a chance to reflect on my own experiences of working with apprentices and younger people, their value, and the impact we can have as comms leaders and professionals to set people on a comms career path.

A remarkable start: My journey with the LGcomms Future Leaders programme

The night before feeling seems to remain the same, whether it’s your first day of school, university, or new job!

My first day had finally arrived, and with it a mixture of gratitude, excitement, and a burning desire to ensure I was on top form. All topped off by a slight pinch of nerves as I set off.

Flooding and weather emergencies Masterclass

With winter storms and other extreme weather events throughout the year becoming more frequent as a result of climate change, councils and public services are increasingly dealing with the impacts on individual, communities, properties and infrastructure.

The power of peer mentoring

With Future Leaders’ Class of 2024 now underway, I wanted to share some reflections on the fantastic alumni I’ve enjoyed getting to know in recent years.

New Year’s predictions for 2024

From the LGcomms Executive Committee members In what’s becoming a New Year’s tradition for LGcomms, members of our Executive Committee are sharing their predictions for 2024. There might even be …

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End of year blog

By Andy Allsopp, LGcomms Chair The traditional end-of-year blog is simply a nice opportunity to underline what LGcomms has achieved during 2023. And to begin to look forward to some …

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