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Professionalising Professional Services

Are high quality functional leaders the magic ingredient? ...

What outstanding traits do female FTSE CFOs share?

Exceptional adaptability – Hedley May interviewed 9 of the 14 women that were appointed to FTSE 100 and 250 CFO ...
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Mental Wellbeing

Dr Barbara Mariposa – Mental Health Expert and Thought Leader in the field of workplace wellbeing and Rachel Kelly – Writer and Ambassador for Mental Health, discuss the importance of tackling mental health issues in the work place ...

View from the top – intelligent leadership hosted by DLA Piper

Anthony May shared perspectives on ‘Intelligent Leadership’ alongside one of Britain’s most esteemed leadership speakers Baroness Manningham-Buller, Former Director General ...
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Charles Darwin – the Yardstick against which to measure Sir Martin Sorrell and Arsene Wenger

In the space of seven days the longest serving FTSE 100 CEO, Sir Martin Sorrell, and the longest serving Premier ...
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What option would you take in your moment of greatest weakness?

A sporting star’s reputation is in tatters, and a press conference where a man, who plays the game with such finesse and authority, looks broken ...
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FRC report on Corporate Culture and the role of Boards

This report looks at the increasing importance which corporate culture plays in delivering long-term business and economic success ...
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Control function leaders – you’ve never had it so good!

George Osborne is smiling, and no wonder, when the likes of the British Chamber of Commerce are predicting that the UK economy will grow by 2.7% this year. It was 2007 that the economy last grew at this level (3.1%) – the year that Gordon Brown replaced Tony Blair as Prime Minister ...

If I’m ever going to be fired it will be because there was a mix up with the RemCo

Hugh Mitchell, Former Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer, Royal Dutch Shell”discusses the pivotal moments in his career, the growing opportunities for HR to make an impact in international organisations and why Group HR Directors don’t need to be on the main board ...

Lawyers on Boards – “Where Are They?”

UK Boards are criticised for being drawn from a narrow pool of individuals who hold, or have previously held, senior executive positions – most commonly CEO and CFO roles. In this report, we examine why there are currently so few NEDs with legal backgrounds in the UK despite this being an aspiration for many in the profession ...
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