Information & insight for public sector comms

Our monthly Lunch Bite Bulletin features the latest news on our services, current talking points in public sector comms, and insight from our experiences working on local government campaigns.

We share ideas and tips, flag up webinars and events we’re involved in, and suggest campaign themes for the coming months.

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CAN Lunch Bite Bulletin: November 2023

Free webinar: Stronger comms relationships = better Public Health outcomes.

Budget season: Championing comms & winning at consultations.

Social Care: Government funds “adult fostering” as recruitment woes continue.

Front Foot: Help vulnerable residents get “Winter Strong”, bin your Xmas waste comms woes, & behavioural insight helps cost-of-living strategies.

Bitesize News: Fostering recruitment webinar on IFA transfers, repurpose your award entries, help local businesses towards net zero, & Instagram rolls out “reminder ads”.

CAN Lunch Bite Bulletin: October 2023

Fostering recruitment: Council-funded film project shows any of us could care.

R U OK? Free webinar on engaging young people on mental health.

Winter health: Comms planning tips to tackle pinch points.

Bitesize News: UnAwards open, more voter ID promo needed & job skills boosts.

Front Foot: Autumn awareness overload & winter events season.

September 2023

No ebulletin as the schedule changed to earlier in the month – see October!

CAN Lunch Bite Bulletin: August 2023

Recycle Week: Exploding vape danger just one of your many possible campaigns!

Back to school: Reaching parents & young people with your important messages.

Shorter days: The best time of the year for safe and green travel campaigns.

Bitesize News: Council fostering film award & late summer holiday discounts.

Front Foot: Black History Month & Stoptober.

CAN Lunch Bite Bulletin: July 2023

Childhood immunisation: Reaching children, young people & parents.

Winter demand: Planting campaigns roots in the summer.

Bitesize News: CIM shortlist success, new data explorer for councils & one-stop grant website.

Front Foot: Be election-ready anytime & planning cost-of-living comms in advance.

CAN Lunch Bite Bulletin: June 2023

Foster care recruitment: Free webinar on rethinking marketing strategy.

Campaign success: Over-40s NHS health checks surge in London boroughs.

Bitesize News: Replay our wildfire webinar, shape behaviour change training & think about drink.

Front Foot: Summer health comms kit, green skills campaign ideas & social care volunteer scheme.

CAN Lunch Bite Bulletin: May 2023

Clean Air Day: Time to focus on what we can change towards net zero – with our five top campaign tips.

Bitesize News: Learning opportunities and CommsCamp Scotland.

Front Foot: Prevent wildfires this summer – free webinar – plus cultural boosts for holiday season in town centres & National Volunteers’ Week.