31 August 2023
For some days in July the business world was transfixed by the NatWest Saga...
18 July 2023
Things we are never gonna not do again. In the hope that vou will forgive the indulgence here are eight ideas.
12 June 2023
It does seem to be a good moment for public companies and other business organisations to take stock and ask themselves a few questions.
03 May 2023
Whilst the deal environment is stirring, it is not yet buzzing and the world out there is in a fragile state.
29 March 2023
There is a sense of fragility out there and it might be worth looking to see if there are useful takeaways
17 February 2023
We take our seats “in the round” and a man casually wanders on stage, sits at a piano and starts a gentle refrain.
12 January 2023
One well-informed Russia observer told me confidently recently that this would be Putin’s last winter in power. I’m not so sure...
12 December 2022
The baby boomers amongst us will remember Ian Dury. His big hit was essentially a list of quirky reasons to be cheerful. It resonates with me now because 2022 has been such a difficult year. So, it behoves us to celebrate the “good bits” of the year.
03 November 2022
“We prefer Global Elite”, he explained with a wry smile, “Magic Circle is a bit too UK centric”. What’s going on?
28 September 2022
She reigned for 70 years and 214 days, 7 years more than Queen Victoria, and has been the very embodiment of constancy.
26 July 2022
Some rhythms just happen (breathing) and some are created, like music and regular behavioural ways of doing or saying things.
21 April 2022
After the largesse of 2021, what are the levers needing to be pulled ahead of 2022
15 March 2022
What we are all seeing unfold as Russia pounds Ukraine is heart breaking, humbling and, for many, simply incomprehensible.
11 January 2022
7 Themes which I believe will be relevant for PLC Directors to keep in mind in 2022
22 November 2021
Inspired by the exciting nip and tuck of a TV story to get our board and pieces out
05 October 2021
The need to balance pragmatism with positivity.
23 August 2021
Will we look back on the Summer of '21 as a 'Key Moment'?
09 June 2021
Are we all guilty of over-reaction to events or just the lack of the will to make things simple?
12 May 2021
What causes us to 'keep up' with those who are moving faster than we are?
19 April 2021
With its 230 pages and 98 consultation questions
22 February 2021
Do you buy the 4-pack of standard Magnum Almond or the 6-pack of Mini-Magnum Almond?