How will COVID-19 impact internal communications strategies? 1940 1280 Caroline Klein

How will COVID-19 impact internal communications strategies?

Haggie Partners recently commissioned FindOutNow to survey financial services professionals with the question, “Do you think your firm will need to change its internal staff communications strategy as a result of the covid19 pandemic?” Out…

The return to EC3 – Helping you back to the workplace 1853 1235 Michael Mattinson

The return to EC3 – Helping you back to the workplace

One of the things I love about working in the London market is its palpable sense of community. Long ago other exchanges swapped human interaction for digital dealing. But our market still thrives on the…

Reflections on lockdown 1920 1280 Damian Beeley

Reflections on lockdown

On Friday 13 March this year, the four partners at Haggie Partners had a chat over the telephone and decided it would be prudent to invite our colleagues to work from home for the foreseeable…

How can communicators support businesses in their planning for returning – or not – to offices? 1058 706 Haggie Partners

How can communicators support businesses in their planning for returning – or not – to offices?

Haggie Partners directors Becky Young and Caroline Klein recently presented to the Insurance Marketers Group on the subject of “How can communicators support business in their planning for returning – or not – to offices?”…

How to maximise your LinkedIn profile 1920 1280 Mazin Shammas

How to maximise your LinkedIn profile

Social media is a powerful communication tool and we have seen even more clearly just how powerful it is since the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown began. In the UK, those who can work from home…

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Ten Random Acts of #CoronavirusKindness 1920 1280 Elise Harvey

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Ten Random Acts of #CoronavirusKindness

Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is an annual, national week established to raise awareness of mental health and inspire action to promote good mental health for all. Each year focuses…

A View from Retroland – Fish Pie Every Fourth Day 1920 1280 Michael Mattinson

A View from Retroland – Fish Pie Every Fourth Day

I was ludicrously ill-equipped for life under lockdown. I have long laboured under the weight of two principal anxieties (I’m sure there are several more minor ones). The first is a close cousin to claustrophobia.…

How are you preparing for a return to the office? 1920 1280 Becky Young

How are you preparing for a return to the office?

It is difficult to plan while we wait for clarity around possible post-lockdown workplace rules and how the country can return to normality. Nevertheless it is important that companies start to consider the long-term impact…

What communications lessons can we learn already from COVID-19? 1920 1280 Becky Young

What communications lessons can we learn already from COVID-19?

Communications departments have probably never been busier than during the past six weeks. Companies have had to adapt rapidly to the new “normal” with, in financial services in particular, the majority of the workforce working…

Communicating with employees during the COVID-19 outbreak 1920 1280 Michael Mattinson

Communicating with employees during the COVID-19 outbreak

“I was extremely impressed with the recent microsite that Haggie Partners designed and built for us.” The COVID-19 outbreak is putting pressure on businesses like nothing we’ve experienced in modern times. During this challenging time…

Advice from an ex-jock 1920 1280 Olivia Thomson

Advice from an ex-jock

I am two weeks into an indefinite three months of working from home. Netflix has become a staple part of everyday life. At the beginning of this incredibly weird situation, I vowed to divest away…

Kindly refrain from amphibological abstruseness in explanations 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

Kindly refrain from amphibological abstruseness in explanations

In the recent days we have seen impassioned pleas from scientists, medical professionals and politicians to ‘practise social distancing’, ‘avoid non-essential travel’ and ‘self-isolate’. And yet, although numbers of people outside, travelling and at work…