What we do

Dialogue by Design designs and delivers bespoke public and stakeholder engagement and consultation services. We use digital, paper-based and face-to-face tools to provide multi-channel approaches to formal consultations, engagement and deliberative dialogue.

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National Grid – New connections

The UK energy sector is undergoing a period of change as new generation capacity is installed around the country to address the need to ensure a reliable source of energy and address climate change. National Grid is the owner and operator of the UK’s high-voltage electricity transmission network and as such they are committed to […]

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The power of love – an approach to public and stakeholder engagement

21 July 2015by Bethan Peach

Yes. I said it. Love. I’m going to try to persuade you that love is an effective approach to public and stakeholder engagement. You may well be thinking this is going to be too “soft” to be taken seriously but keep reading… Love is not necessarily soft and it is certainly not a one-way street. […]

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Employee ownership is no country for old men

8 July 2015by Lucy Farrow

Today is Employee Ownership Day, when businesses up and down the country will celebrate the benefits of working without having to answer to external shareholders, usually with cake. Employee ownership is a big deal at the moment. The sector is worth £30 billion – equating to 3% of GDP, and the number of employee owned […]

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RT @democraticaudit: Shared infrastructure: the way past the failure of public acceptance? http://t.co/ewa4aNvyy5
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RT @PJDunleavy: The potential for public dialogue and deliberation in the development of national infrastructure policy http://t.co/HwiQ408…
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Our '#Infrastructure & the Citizen' paper has been serialised by @democraticaudit: http://t.co/hIaBMAUqq3 #engagement http://t.co/gS2hiBpdqB
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RT @Kat_Drayson: Thought-provoking & controversial report 'Infrastructure and the Citizen': http://t.co/DmHKdXh39v #planning #publicengagem…
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