Economy

Break-Through The Barriers

Does your company have the potential to double in size in three years? The Government have launched a Growth Accelerator programme. This is the ‘brain-child’ of Business Secretary, Vince Cable. It is an innovative £200 million investment programme to help up to 26,000 of England’s brightest businesses achieve their ambition and potential, as well as creating as many as 55,000...

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CMI Research: The Battle For Talent Has Started

The post-recession battle for talent has begun. The latest research by the CMI shows that UK managers are optimistic about economic prospects in 2014. However, the top priority for the Board is still cost-control. “As the economy does pick up, many employers are already finding it difficult to get the right teams in place. Just 55 per cent report having the right people in post to achieve...

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Support for The ‘Missing Middle’

  Are you leading one of the UK’s ‘Missing Middle’ businesses? If so, you are contributing to one of the key engines of real economic growth. We salute you! Sadly, you are likely to be missing out on the government support and initiatives which are being offered to your smaller and larger cousins. In a previous Newsletter, we identified the missing middle managers, who create...

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March 2013 Newsletter

In this issue… Welcome to our Newsletter Delivering Your Top Priority Inspire Your People To Go ‘Beyond the Call’ IoD Director General Visits Worcester Receiving the Francis Christie Newsletter Welcome! As businesses continue to face economic uncertainty and low growth in 2013, we raise challenging questions about your focus on strategy and of how to engage your employees. What...

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September Newsletter

In this issue… Welcome to our Newsletter Leadership Development Drives Business Success Get Serious About Sales How to Make Organisational Change Effective Team Focus – Interview with John Orwin Receiving the Francis Christie Newsletter Welcome to our Newsletter! We return after the summer to focus on the link that effective leadership and management has on the measurable success of...

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July 2012 Newsletter

In this issue… Welcome to our Newsletter 5 Keys for Successful Change Manufactured in the Midlands Growth Strategies for SMEs 10 Must Reads on Leadership Team Focus – Interview with Jacqui Temple Receiving the Francis Christie Newsletter Welcome to our Newsletter! Our main feature for July looks at how to be successful at managing change. We also provide food for thought on growing...

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