Gove: ‘My banker friends have it easy compared to social workers’

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Gove: ‘My banker friends have it easy compared to social workers’

“Frontline had its official launch last week and many familiar faces were in attendance, from education secretary Michael Gove to Labour peer Lord Adonis, chief social worker Isabelle Trowler, College of Social Work chief Annie Hudson, Cafcass chief Anthony Douglas and Professor Julian Le Grand” To read the full article, please click here

Is there a leadership deficit? CEO of Harvard Business Publishing discusses global survey results on CNBC Europe

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Is there a leadership deficit? CEO of Harvard Business Publishing discusses global survey results on CNBC Europe

  David Wan, CEO of Harvard Business Publishing, comments on a survey which shows that global business leaders are suffering from a crisis of confidence, and discusses what that implies. See the full video, here

NHS care crisis: smarter use of people management data could provide early warning system

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NHS care crisis: smarter use of people management data could provide early warning system

Smarter use of information on front line NHS employees could help prevent more scandals over poor patient care by highlighting early warning signs before problems escalate to crisis point. That’s according to new research by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in collaboration with the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA), which [...]

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The More Things Change, the More Our Objections to Change Stay the Same

“One of the very first articles in the very first issue of Fast Company, a magazine I started 20 years ago with Alan Webber, is a smart and entertaining list compiled by E.F. Borisch, product manager at a long-established outfit called Milwaukee Gear Company. Borisch’s article was titled, “50 Reasons Why We Cannot Change,” and it [...]

Turning Talent Data into Real Information

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Turning Talent Data into Real Information

“Big data is all the rage in HR recently. But more immediately promising is the talk of small data — of more effectively managing the data we already have before we start thinking about analyzing more complex datasets. And nowhere is this more pertinent than with talent assessment data. For here, sitting right under organisations’ [...]

Is Innovation in Your Business DNA?

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Is Innovation in Your Business DNA?

“Every business has its own unique definition of what innovation means. At its simplest, innovation is about translating an idea into a process, product or service that creates value and answers a need in a way not seen before. What innovation is not, is simply a buzzword for the cool things that startups get to [...]

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Innovation – What are universities for?

Cardiff University want to create a an innovation system that drives economic growth in Wales “What are universities for? Everybody knows that universities exist to educate students and help to create a highly educated workforce. Most people know they’re also the place where research is done that ends up in technologies like smartphones, fuel-efficient cars [...]

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Ofsted chief admits ‘paradox’ in its findings

Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has acknowledged it is a “paradox” that the watchdog is finding growing numbers of councils to be inadequate at child protection despite international evidence that shows children in the UK are among the safest in the world. Read the full article here

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Students Unions: Achieve culture change and performance improvement

“I worked with McLaren Solutions on a major cultural change project for Sheffield University Student’s Union.  Although I was daunted by the prospect of being able to get such a project off the ground, the team at McLaren made the process seem exciting and achievable…..and the organisation has achieved a lot of change in a [...]

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Supportive and proficient performance management system

  “McLaren Solutions provided a very professional appraisal service to the BPA. This service has been extremely proficient in its operation and delivered the desired systems.  In my time working with them I have found their approach to be of the highest standard and beyond reproach.” Adam Horne, Director of Finance, British Paralympic Association View more [...]