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30
May
2018
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Trust in Your Board Pack?

Do your Board members trust in the papers you present to meetings therefore allowing you to get the best out of your time in Board meetings? First of all, is the information you provide seen to be presented:  In a Timely manner? Relevant, Reliable and Comparable? Understandable – the Unvarnished Truth? Further more, does it…More

7
Mar
2018
nowruz

Spring Clean Your Business

Some trace the origin of spring clean to the Iranian Nowruz, the Persian New Year, which falls on the first day of Spring. Iranians continue the practice of “khooneh tekouni” which literally means “shaking the house” just before the Persian new year. What area of your business will you shake up and spring clean today?

5
May
2017
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London Business and Brexit

London Business members and their European partners met at City Hall on 5 April 2017 to discuss the challenges of future trade. At this  Summit on Brexit we recognised the challenges which will impact on our trade. As a result of our discussions, the members of the Alliance signed a joint declaration on Brexit. We vowed to…More

31
Jan
2017
music productivity

Can music improve productivity?

Productivity is an area we can always improve. Can music have a positive impact? We look at some studies which suggest that there may be some positive benefits. Studies by Yerkes and Dodson (1908) relate everyday tasks performance to levels of physical and mental alertness at any one time. This model and related studies* suggest…More

30
Nov
2016
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Opportunities & Challenges

Opportunities and Challenges considered at a panel debate at the National Housing Federation Audit Committees Conference in Birmingham on 29 November 2016. The panel was chaired by Lord Victor Adebowale CBE ad members included David Orr, Chief Executive, National Housing Federation, Harry Mears, Head of Social Housing, KPMG and Lynette Lackey. Topics covered included the…More

4
Oct
2016
improving team productivity

Improving team productivity

Improving team productivity in uncertain times require a strong motivated team working to their full ability. Stretched in all areas but not stressed. Combining the latest management thinking on team productivity with the mind set and focus of classical dance training our “Stretched Not Stressed” programme gives a boost to team morale and motivation. Contact…More