The state of internal communication in the U.K.

Have you ever wondered what challenges internal communicators face in other countries? A new survey from the U.K. reveals the state of the industry for our friends across the pond.

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Gatehouse Group recently released its fifth annual State of the Sector report on internal communication.

The report is Gatehouse Group’s industry-wide census. It investigates the challenges internal communicators face, and where their focus will be over the coming months.

Here are some highlights from this year’s report:

The survey was conducted in November 2013, and 157 communicators from organizations large and small had their say.

Lee Smith, director at Gatehouse, said: “This report provides a comprehensive benchmark on internal communication and employee engagement activity across numerous leading organizations throughout the UK and the rest of the world.”

I always enjoy looking through the report to get a sense of where the profession is. There are seldom any surprises, as it matches up with the experiences of my clients and people in my network, but it’s a useful benchmark.

This year’s study

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