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  3. Peer Learning Groups


Risk Group

1 June
Brexit: an anatomy

Strategy Group

16 June
Strategy – speed, inertia & moving to action




The winners of the 14th Annual MPF Awards were announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony on 9 March. more on the awards…


Stop focusing on short-term incentives, targets and profits, and people as assets to be sweated, according to Tomorrow's Company. Focus instead on having a purpose beyond profit; a set of values that are lived through the behaviours of your people; collaborative and reciprocal relationships with clients and employees; and a long term approach that embraces risk...

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2016 Awards – winners announced

The winners of the 14th Annual MPF Awards were announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony on 9 March. more on the awards…

Women in leadership

MPF is calling on boards at professional firms to set a three-year target of 40% female business unit leaders. As most CEOs will have previously led a business unit, it believes that this increase will facilitate another target: 30% female CEOs at professional firms. more on women in leadership…

The Future of the Professions

The inaugural 'Lecture for Laurie', in association with The Thought Leader Bureau, took place on 1 February with over 300 attendees hearing from Richard and Daniel Susskind, amongst others. The video is now available to view for free.
more on the videos…

Performance management in the professions

Are you interested in how effectively the performance of partners, employees and the management team at firms worldwide is being managed? Following a confidential MPF study, in collaboration with SkillsScorecard and Michael Roch, a report has been published, uncovering some of the strong points and the shortcomings of current practices, as well as the future intentions with respect to performance management of professionals in the professions. Click here for the full report.


MPF helps professional firms grow by providing insight to leaders and their management team to improve performance, increase profitability and prepare for an uncertain future.

As a respected membership association, we bring together and represent those responsible for leadership, strategy and management in the professions.

We help our members become more effective by connecting and creating value in the professional community and providing a voice for management across the sector.

Services to members include specialist and collaborative events, peer learning groups, Daily Briefings, original research and Advisory Councils plus our annual Management Excellence Awards.

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One of the MPF’s primary roles is the representation of management professionals at firms and the wider sector to government.

Since July 2011 the MPF is delighted to have been supporting a UK government advisory board, ‘Professional & Business Services Group’, that seeks input from the professions on improving the competitiveness of the UK.
more about Councils…


The pilot programme in London has confirmed that our members consider one of the most important benefits of MPF membership to be the opportunity to participate in Peer Learning Groups due to the high value of the confidential insights, experiences and strategies shared.
more on Peer Learning Groups...