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Is poor leadership becoming all too common?

Despite the fact that there is a wealth of executive talent within the business industry, there appears to be a concerning trend of people without the skills and expertise being required to fulfill leadership roles. With major management upheavals at international organisations such as FIFA and the BBC over the past few years, is poor […]

More women needed at senior level in Tech sector

A recent survey by London Tech Advocate has found that almost a quarter of London tech companies do not employ any women at a board level. Over a third of the survey’s 1,600 respondents (39%) said that they worked in a company where women hold less than a fifth of senior roles and 15% had […]

Is it time the NHS had a leadership shake up?

The NHS is quite simply huge. It is the UK and Europe’s biggest single employer and the fifth largest organisation in world. Responsible for the healthcare of over 64 million people, and with an annual budget of more than £100 billion, it goes without saying that its leadership is of great importance. Despite this, the […]

Andy Burnham frontrunner in Labour leadership race

Andy Burnham emerged as the clear favourite for the Labour leadership as nominations for the candidacy opened Tuesday night. The Shadow Health Secretary has received the greatest support from Labour MPs to become the party’s next leader, with 55 backers so far. The contest is shaping up to be a three-way fight between Andy Burnham, […]

What will Anna Soubry’s new role mean for businesses?

Back in May Conservative MP Anna Soubry was appointed as the UK’s first ever minister for small businesses – but what will the Broxtowe MP’s involvement mean for small business owners in the UK? Soubry – whose background is diverse to say the least – will be tasked to back up PM David Cameron’s election […]

How do great leaders inspire action?

What makes a good leader? It’s that age-old question. There are plenty of management theorists out there, all offering their advice on the perfect model, but few resonate with business leaders as much as leadership expert and renowned public speaker, Simon Sinek. To date, Simon Sinek has delivered one of the most watched TED talks, […]

FIFA crisis demonstrates the value of honest management

by Paul Coleclough The latest management crisis in FIFA has amplified yet again the importance of strong leadership if companies wish to succeed. With the recent resignation of Sepp Blatter, after his controversial 17 year tenure as president, FIFA will now have to look for a long term restructure to regain stability and the trust […]