A recent survey found that although internal communication in UK companies is improving steadily, staff still feel unable to 'speak up'.
In a poll undertaken by ORC International, 64% of workers claimed to be aware of their organisation's long term goals. The figure shows a significant rise from the 52% response when the same sentiments were tested in 1999.
Kate Pritchard, ORC International's employee research manager, commented: 'Our research demonstrates that UK employers are increasingly recognising that effective internal communication is critical.'
Other key findings include:
- 55% of employees believe they are kept informed about what their company is doing, compared to 44% in 1999
- 56% of employees feel they are informed about matters affecting them, compared to 49% in 1999...