The ‘New Normal’ needs ‘New Leaders’

Running a business using legacy systems and traditional, siloed workflows may have been viable in the past, but in today’s challenging market (one which is heavily digitised and characterised by increased globalisation and accelerated ‘tech connectivity’), businesses are painfully aware of the leading tenet of Darwinism – survival not just...

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The ‘New NEDs’: Evolution or Revolution?

Once an almost honorific title, today’s Non-Executive Directors are a vital element of the Board machine, bringing diversity of thought, unique skill-sets, and decreasing the risks of a Board falling prey to ‘groupthink’ and sleepwalking its way into trouble. It is no surprise that the proportion of Non-Executives to Executives...

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Board Appointments

01 Aug 2020 - Javier (Francisco) Ferrán Larraz   will start a role as Chairman (Independent NED) Effective Jan 2021 INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRLINES GROUP SA (IAG) 01 Aug 2020 - Tracy Jayne Clarke will start a role as NED Effective 01 Jan 2021 TP ICAP PLC (Tullett Prebon PLC prior to 12/2016) 07...

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Covid: A Game of Two Halves

Here we go again … Having eaten-out-to-help-out, caught up with friends and family, popped back into the office, and looked forward to the restoration of some kind of normality, we now face another six months of uncertainty and the consequences that brings. With winter looming, a “cancelled Christmas”, and Brexit on...

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No Women!

The Aerospace and Defence Industry has had long-standing diversity issues. These have not gone away during the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, attention being diverted elsewhere means more will need be done when we start to normalise. Many companies are aware of the disparity that exists and are proactively seeking ways to...

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Covid Leadership:

With Brexit on the horizon, 2020 was always likely to have its challenges; no one, however, could quite have predicted events thus far. You could argue that leadership has never been more critical – the consumer-facing industries, which rely heavily both on footfall and discretionary spend, have been particularly impacted...

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