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Empty high streets and mass redundancies: The truth of digitalisation in the Retail Banking sector?

29 March 2016

It’s understandable that there is some hesitancy to embrace wholesale digitalisation in the retail banking industry. For many banks, the numbers might well add up but the implications might be too unpalatable.

It’s good to be back...

13 April 2016

Sarah Stevenson has been consulting and recruiting to the public and not for profit sectors for the last 15 years. She has recently joined Interim Partners to lead the social housing interim management practice.

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UK Manufacturing – should we care more?

7 April 2016

Why, as country, we aren’t more adoring of our nation’s Industrial homemade goods? What are the real reasons behind that shift?

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LinkedIn: the Facebook for professionals?

6 April 2016

LinkedIn’s stock value has plummeted by 50% this year, with analysts suggesting that LinkedIn will be remembered just “as a place for users to swap furtive notes with recruiters and spy on former colleagues”.

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Industry 4.0 - When will the scales tip for UK Manufacturing?

26 February 2016

This week, I attended the Manufacturer Live event, held in lovely surroundings at the Institute of Engineering & Technology, Savoy Place. What really impressed me was the passion and determination that the organisers had for Industry 4.0.

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How would Brexit affect the UK’s Life Sciences industry?

25 February 2016

What seemed like an impossible scenario five years ago is now a very real possibility: Britain could actually exit from the EU. With the referendum coming closer, the headlines are full of pros and cons. So what does Brexit mean for one of the UK’s high-tech, high growth sectors: the UK Life Sciences industry?

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Women do not belong in the boardroom

17 February 2016

A startling title and whilst it’s one we know to be utter nonsense (I only used it to get your attention), there are still companies which seem to be subscribed to that antiquated ideology.

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The NHS sets target. Hits it.

10 February 2016

The current challenges facing the NHS - funding, an ageing population, Byzantine organisational structure, etc. - mean that it has consistently underperformed against expected standards.

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Obligatory Six Nations tie-in blog

5 February 2016

Lombardi cured the disruptive attitude by introducing a new rule: everyone had to arrive fifteen minutes early for meetings and training.

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What do we really know?

4 February 2016

The future of the manufacturing sector looked pretty gloomy at the end of 2015 according to the EEF & DLA Piper 2015 Q4 Manufacturing outlook report.

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