There is a growing community of individuals and groups passionate about how we communicate and engage with people in the workplace.

I’ve put together a list of useful links in one place that you can bookmark and come back to whenever you need help or inspiration.

If you have a suggestion to add, just get in touch.

For specific links relating to coronavirus, we recommend the IC Kollectif COVID-19 repertoire.

CPD

Bournemouth University – Offers the CIPR accredited internal comms diploma
Chartered Institute of Marketing – Provides an introduction course to internal comms
Chartered Institute of Public Relations – Provides accredited qualifications and training courses
Institute of Internal Communications – Offers internal comms diploma and master level qualifications in addition to specialist courses
PR Academy – Provides a variety of CIPR accredited certificates and diplomas 
IoIC Profession Map – Helping to identify knowledge, skills and behaviours required

Diversity and inclusion

Beginner’s Guide to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and the Role of IC workshop – led by Harriet Smallies, Comms over a Coffee
CIPR Diversity and Inclusion network – helping to develop an inclusive culture within public relations
CIPR Diversity resources – reports and research insights
PRSA Diversity toolkit – case studies, templates and resources

Internal Communications Blogs

AB ThinksAdventures in internal communications – Jenni Kempf
All Things IC – Rachel Miller
Annique SimpsonBrowning York – Sarah Browning
Comma Comms – Shelby Loasby & Brad Johnson
Comms Rebel – Advita Patel
Fresh Air Groupggelf IC – Martin Flegg
HD Comms – Helen Deverell
Home – Home Agency
Hiyu
IC Kollectif
Little Bird Communication – Katie Marlow
Peppermint Fish – Debbie Aurelius
Redefining Communications – Jenni Field
Suzie Robinson – Intranet Specialist
The Gatehouse Blog
The IC Space – The Government Communication Service
Workforce

Podcasts

The Internal Comms Podcast – with Katie Macaulay
#CU on the air – Comms Unplugged
ICology – with Chuck Gose
The Internal Communications Podcast – Happeo
IC Unplugged – Gatehouse
The Comms Shift – Smarp
Be a Bigger Fish – Peppermint fish

Publications

Agile and responsive organisations – 106 Comms, the power of communications
Change Comms – 106 Comms, 110 views on change comms
Disrupting the function of IC – C Kollectif, a global perspective
Employee advocacy – 106 Comms, a more effective employer brand
How Internal Communicators can help leaders communicate & engage – H&H
Intersection of Internal & External Communications – IC Kollectif
Making it count report – CIPR inside, strategic value and effectiveness of IC
State of the sector 2019 report – Gatehouse
The Next Level – IC Kollectif, report into the business value of internal communications
The Rise of the Internal Communicator – Watson Helsby
Power of storytelling – 106 Comms, engaging your people
Project management for communicators guide – PR Academy
Remotely interested – Redefining Communications and SocialOptic
Ultimate guide to Internal Comms – Involve
Who’s listening? – Dr Kevin Ruck, Mike Pounsford and Howard Krais

Public Relations Blogs

AmandaComms – Public sector communications professional
CIPR influence – Backed by CIPR
Comms over a coffee – Thoughts by Harriet Small
Comms2Point0 – Shared learning space for comms professionals by Darren Caveney
Dan Slee – Social media, PR and digital communications in the public sector
Ella’s blog – Power and influence
Marcel Klebba – PR, social and digital
Nafisa Shafiq – Student communications
Neville Hobson – Intersection of business, communication and technology
PR Place – Backed by PR Academy
Scott Guthrie – Building the business of influence
Sharon Tanton – Storytelling and content marketing coach
Stephen Waddington – Corporate communications, PR, marketing and social media

Resources

PR Academy – Variety of guide and toolkits for PR and internal communication
Comms2Point0 – Toolbox of useful resources for communication professionals
Comm:Files – Search for examples and resources across all PR areas
Local Government Association – Over a dozen sections that explain more about different aspects of internal communication