Internal communication has the power to transform organisational performance and working lives by helping people feel connected, engaged and purposeful.
How did we get here? A look back on 70 years of achievements
Originally formed in 1949 as the British Association of Industrial Editors, the IoIC’s core purpose has remained the same for the last 70 years – to raise the profile and professionalism of the industry. The Institute’s 70 year history very much reflects the way in which the practice of internal communication has evolved over the last seven decades.

Click here to read all about the key events which have shaped the profession of internal communication, the IoIC and society as a whole.
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Latest News 11th March 2019
Bill Quirke, managing director of Synopsis and author of Making the Connections,started his career in consultancy, focused on change and HR. Then one day, he was appointed an internal comms expert before he really knew what it was all about.  During the 1980s, businesses went through a behavioural...
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Employees deserve to feel that they matter, and that they are valued and being kept informed authentically, truthfully and with respect. To this end, IoIC is launching a new purpose that continues its work over the past 70 years to champion the role of effective internal comms in creating environments where people thrive.
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