18 Jun 2019
The annual Productivity Summit included presentations by Jessica Northend, director of corporate affairs at Be the Business; Ben Willmott, head of public policy at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD); Nida Broughton, head of work and economy at the Behavioural Insights Team; and Forum founder and chief executive Richard Chaplin.Read more
05 Jun 2019
May’s session on risk, hosted by Grant Thornton International, covered strategies for reputation management and mitigating political risk for professional services organisations. Keith Tracey, of Aon Global Professions, introduced survey findings which showed that most organisations are concerned with emerging risks that are outside their control.
06 Jun 2019
At May’s MTT session, hosted by Lockton Companies and chaired by Maureen Penfold, managing partner of Kingston Smith, Professor Philip Treleaven, professor of computer science, presented the game-changing technologies that are transforming financial services.Read more
10 May 2019
At April’s Management Team Together meeting, while Ciarán Fenton commented that the writing is on the wall for professional partnerships, William Wastie argued that it is the ideal platform for professional services to evolve to keep pace with the business and technology ecosystem.Read more
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