A cautionary tale of more haste less speed Picture the scene: it’s 6pm on a Friday and you’re about to log off, when suddenly you get a call to say a key member of the team has just resigned. There’s a big project due to start in three months and now you have no one
After 16 years of commuting into London I decided to take a step into the unknown and accept a new job that that offered a flexible working arrangement. As an experienced recruiter I’ve spent years negotiating flexible working arrangements for my candidates, but that had always been the odd day or two working from home.
CIMA produced women in leadership report, Breaking glass: strategies for tomorrow’s leaders, sees successful CIMA female business leaders share their secrets about how to overcome barriers and reach the top. The report provides inspiration, encouragement and practical advice for future leaders – both male and female. Download a free PDF version (1.8MB).
Really interesting read around senior marketer salaries, tenures and differences between males and females in these positions: ‘Uncertain world’ causing average CMO tenure to fall Read Article
New bank “Mondo” – shows the continued power of crowdfunding at present
British firms guilty of wasting £194bn a year Half of Management Accountants admit their organisations lack cost competiveness strategy A third claim lack of mandate within their organisations to cut costs Banking sector guilty of highest annual wastage in the UK, with 35% claiming their companies’ waste up to 10% of revenue every year
An interesting article on John Lewis. We are keen to hear your views! John Lewis’ managing director Andy Street has claimed success on social media is now crucial to ensuring people are talking about its brand, particularly at important times of the year such as Christmas.
Right now, ACCA has 455,000 students around the world studying hard to become professional accountants. Currently 54% of them are female, a percentage that is growing year-on-year. That is almost a quarter of a million women working towards a professional qualification. From our standpoint at ACCA, clearly the pipeline of motivated, ambitious young women looking
According to research conducted by ICAEW, 44% of businesses questioned are still not prepared for introduction of auto enrolment http://www.icaew.com/en/about-icaew/newsroom/press-releases/2016-press-releases/businesses-still-not-prepared-for-introduction-of-auto-enrolment
A recent article from CMO.com further highlights the need for a decent focus on customer experience: Customer Experience continues to be a key focus during 2016