Can Social Media enhance the Ideas Scheme? – Workshop Session Friday 20th January 2012 – Part Two

Part One

James Shewry HSBCCarrying on from Monday’s blog post, we continue the summary of the workshop event based on Social Media and the Ideas Scheme. Following Chris Bolton’s presentation, James Shewry of HSBC then gave an overview of their Ideas Scheme and highlighted the successes delivered since they moved to a social media platform in 2011. This highly informative presentation explained the benefits of allowing employees to collaborate and comment on ideas raised and demonstrated how implemented ideas had increased. Continue reading


ideasUK free Networking Event – 20th January 2012, London – All Welcome

ideasUK are hosting our first networking event of 2012. The theme will be:

Can Social Media enhance Ideas Schemes?

Everyone is welcome to attend including non members of ideasUK to this free event, but places are limited. For more information and to book your place, please email us

Friday 20 January 2012

London, E14

10am – 3pm Continue reading

Public Sector Networking Event

On the 30th April, we held our first Public Sector / Local Authority networking event in Birmingham. We had speakers from the Identity and Passport Service as well as the District of Easington Council.

The day was spent looking at the different aspects of managing a suggestion scheme and there were group exercises around evaluation and marketing a programme within organisations.  Continue reading