Five days in…

SimonGeneral, News

Reflections on my first week in my new shared Head of Communications role at Medway Council and East Sussex County Council.

Becoming an agile council – fit for the future

SimonGeneral, Thinking

In these challenging times for local government, the most effective councils will be those that demonstrate an agile approach to doing business. Find out more about the concept of agility in the sector and what it takes to become agile.

Five things that good communicators do

SimonCommunications, General

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my leadership skills recently and how I can improve the way I operate and my personal effectiveness at work. At the moment I’m doing two jobs – leading a communications and marketing team and leading the council’s transformation programme. Moving away from my professional background in communications and marketing into the new … Read More