Productivity starts at the top: The business leader’s role in a ...

Employee Motivation - 4/4/2018

Throughout his time as Chancellor, Philip Hammond has prioritised the UK's long running productivity puzzle. The UK's productivity – or output per hour worked – has slumped since the 2008 financial cr...

Effective communication: the barriers you need to overcome

- 4/2/2018

Communication is one of the most important parts of a successful business. You know this. You are the cornerstone of leadership and motivation in your company. The level of communication espoused in y...

Cyber security strategies: What does good look like?

cybersecurity - 3/28/2018

After updating your password for what feels like the umpteenth time, have you ever just reused an old one? It’s easier to remember, after all - and a small detail, like changing your password, can fee...

Survey insights: The top 5 leadership challenges from Vistage members

Vistage - 3/20/2018

Business leadership has never been a walk in the park, but in 2018 it is perhaps more challenging than ever. Business leaders are expected to set culture, attract and nurture talent, be salespeople, m...

“Sales is not a dirty word”: Interviewing Lars Tewes, SBR Consulting

Sales - 3/13/2018

For all the newer challenges business leaders face in 2018 – cybersecurity, talent management, work/life balance – some things are ever present. Sales, for instance. Whatever your product or service, ...

Is your business Cyber Aware?

cybersecurity - 3/8/2018

How Cyber Aware is your business? Recent high profile cyber attacks on both companies and individuals across the globe show just how vital it is to ensure that all connected devices are kept as secure...

The business leader's role in cybersecurity

cybersecurity - 2/27/2018

When it comes to cyber attacks, it’s not a question of if, rather of when. The combination of more sophisticated cyber crime techniques, greater connectivity between companies and the fact that almost...

5 Steps to Reducing Business Admin Burden Through Digitisation

- 2/22/2018

Excessive administration burden is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses in the UK today. A recent survey of British SMEs by Sage revealed that small companies spend an average of 71 d...

How NOT to handle a data breach: 3 lessons from the world's biggest ...

cybersecurity - 2/20/2018

  Unless you work in the tech world, you may not be familiar with the name Robert Tappan Morris. Morris, alongside his business partner Paul Graham, founded Y Combinator, a seed funding accelerator wh...

Ian Lloyd, Vistage’s head of Chair Recruitment talks about the ...

Vistage - 2/6/2018

  Ian Lloyd is Recruitment Director for Vistage UK. He started out in recruitment, then moved into a role with a financial consultancy. “All quite important stuff,” Ian says, “We saved a lot of money ...