Coronavirus is, of course, top of the agenda and in Jason's blog piece last week he shared our organisational protocols. Jason talked of our duty of care in a business like ours that is unequivocally all about people and getting individuals together. Thank goodness for Zoom, Skype, and Google Hangouts for helping us to keep the momentum going in our search and interviewing processes. We’ve seen several appointments made this week using this technology. Will this become the new norm?
Well-being, commitment and innovation often suffer when employees feel they are without ‘voice’ in an organisation. Employee voice is key to ensuring that ideas and knowledge from across the workforce can be harnessed to drive innovation in product design, service delivery and improvements to working practices.
We know that effective leadership isn’t based on the ‘command-control’ model. Good leaders should enable people to bring their best selves to work, be considerate of the barriers people face and work to remove them.
Opportunities created by Brexit are disappointing. The prospect of a hard Brexit on 31st October would suggest panic and activity in the market, or so we thought.
Changes in regulations and legislation will create opportunities in Fintech. We look at Open Banking. Exciting roles will emerge as the impact starts to be felt – we are already working with entrepreneurs building new platforms.
In more than twenty years in the interim sector I’ve never seen a significant dip in demand for their expertise. And, as Russam’s recent Brexit-focused survey indicates, interims themselves recognise that their prospects remain good even when little else is certain.
Almost two thirds of British interims (65.8%) have no concerns about work opportunities after March 29, with 37% feeling optimistic or very optimistic about their prospects, new research has found.
I was recently asked to speak at an event organised by Gallanach alongside Sarah Maguire, CEO of Choice Support, and Norman Blissett of Gallanach, on the topic of the relationship between the Chair and the CEO.
As the UK edges ever nearer to Brexit and a no-deal scenario becomes more conceivable, businesses are scrambling to prepare. How ready is your business for the UK to leave the European Union? How clear are you about the impacts that could affect you?
This month sees WIL Group celebrate its fourth anniversary. The Group was founded on September 8, 2014 at the Hotel Normandy in Paris. It was born out of a growing need for interim management to become more globalised: to match the blurring borders of today’s business world.