The Vistage Ethos: What is it and why does it matter?

Vistage - 5/2/2018

Click on any corporate website, and the chances are you’ll find a page devoted to their company ethos. Why? Having a defined corporate ethos sets a culture, tone and character, creating a framework fo...

5 Ways to Attract and Retain Top Marketing Talent

- 4/24/2018

In the 2017 confidence index, Vistage members cited Talent Management as the greatest challenge for UK SMEs. Finding and retaining the best is no longer as simple as ‘pay well’. Talent wants meaningfu...

Not me: are UK SMEs burying their heads in the sand on Brexit?

Brexit - 4/20/2018

Since the UK’s decision to leave the EU in June 2016, barely a day has gone by without debate and conflicting speculation on the economic ramifications. Reflecting the contradictory spirit of Brexit, ...

Know where you are with GDPR: 10 key steps to compliance

- 4/11/2018

GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – comes into force next month, on the 25th of May. Because it’s citizen-first legislation, it covers what we in the UK do with the personal data of people...

The Vistage Speaker Awards

- 4/4/2018

Nearly 100 Chairs, Speakers and staff celebrated at the 17th annual Vistage Speaker Awards Evening at The Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Wednesday 28th March. The awards honour the hard work, dedica...

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, ...