It’s difficult to predict how the contracting market will be impacted over the coming year. The 2019 Loan Charge and the introduction of IR35 into the private sector have been heavily debated over recent months with different parties - HMRC, contractors, companies and MPs - all seeking to influence the new legislation
Published: 25 March 2019
Eager to be more competitive, organisations are making big investments in innovation projects. Almost half (43 percent) consider driving digital transformation to improve competitive advantage to be their top priority in the next year. A further 32 percent are allocating at least 20 percent of their IT budget to new projects.
Published: 16 February 2019
These transformations are having profound implications on the role and intrinsic value of the centralised workspace, as the balance shifts towards more flexible, diverse, de-centralised workplaces. The physical workspace required for the talent of the future will be completely re-thought.
Published: 14 February 2019
People Analytics will outperform HR professionals very soon! Come on, as an HR professional, you cannot deny this any longer… this unstoppable machine is impacting your work to such a degree, that it is showing all of the signs of rendering the HR profession a quaint historic memory.
Published: 18 December 2018
In recent times, business crises has demonstrated the harm of myopic focus on profits and maximising shareholder value. We face a systemic problem and solving it means asking deep questions about some of the basic assumptions shaping how businesses behave.
Published: 2 November 2018
Being perceived as strategic and ‘always in control’ may have been the holy grail for leaders of the past, but increasingly, they need to be inspiring coaches and communicators, not hiding behind statistics and data.
Published: 24 October 2018
Only a couple of years ago, I was about to close my business. I’d tried everything to save it, but it simply wasn’t working. I was forced to let six staff go, leaving just myself and one other. Then, at the very last minute, we signed a key client and the company was saved.
Published: 21 October 2018
"Disrupt yourself or be disrupted”, is a growing cliché. But I’d encourage HR to park their desire for adopting disruptive behaviour for a moment and think of organisational performance in a more holistic and connected sense. The employee or consumer experience is not going to change just because HR want to be disruptive.
Published: 20 October 2018
CIOs believe the internet of things, cloud computing and automation are changing the way companies staff their technology departments; 29 percent of IT departments claim they are understaffed, increasing to 42 percent for those in large companies. As the roles of tomorrow are being shaped by digitalisation, so too are the skills required.
Published: 3 October 2018
The difference between winners and losers in business these days boils down to processing knowledge, harvesting intellectual capital, and implementing change rapidly as a result.
Published: 7 September 2018