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Views & Opinions

 
Our Members' Comments on Current Topics

Within our Company there is a vast well of knowledge and professional opinion, relating, for example, to the Economy and Present Day Management matters. Regularly, articles are published in our newsletters that highlight particular issues, views and opinion. These articles are gathered together here in reverse chronological order.

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Junior Management Consultant Apprenticeships: Why our Livery should be involved....

...a way for a large organisation to fund much of its own training and maybe for a small business to take on a 'bag carrier' they could otherwise not justify ....

Education and the Livery – what contribution can we make and why does it matter?

Dr Simon Davey spends an intriguing morning at the Livery Education Conference and comes back with ideas of how we can all make a difference and why we all need to...

In defence of doubt....

Core to management consulting and building business success is maintaining a sceptical approach....

Strategy Under Uncertainty....

Predicting the future is quite a difficult endeavour.  Even the best practitioners get it wrong almost all the time....

Women in leadership - the economic case for quotas for Women....

For we consultants it is important that we focus on what affects a company's competitive position.  There is mounting evidence that an organisation's performance improves as the gender and diversity mix gets better....

We're going to need a bigger boat....

Will another poor boy from East Lancashire not make it to dinner on HQS Wellington in four decades time....?

Towards a calmer phase of life....

….or be careful what you wish for!

From ‘Grexit’ to ‘Brexit’....

Although sovereignty and democratic accountability in the governance of the EU are also important in the current debate,  it is mainly migration that is behind the current re-examining of our relationship with Europe....

Mis-selling of retail financial products: Are we through the storm? 

Firms paid out a colossal £22.5bn in Payment Protection Insurance claims.  Could it ever happen again? .... 
 

But I only wanted a database?... It’s a bit more complicated than that….

"Very well, Sir. Our takeaway databases come in 3 sizes:  Ultimately frustrating; Soon to be chaotic;  Complete and utter disaster....

 

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