CALL FOR GOVERMENT SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

Headlines: 11 September, 2017

The CIPD is calling on Government to invest £13m a year to provide HR support to small businesses, as new research shows that it could be a key part of efforts to unlock the UK’s productivity puzzle. The call is based on the evaluation of year-long ‘People Skills’ pilots providing HR support for SMEs in […]



NEWCASTLE COUNCIL TENANTS GET SUPERFAST BROADBAND

Headlines: 4 August, 2017

Tenants across 25 social housing developments in Newcastle are to get broadband which is 30 times faster than the average. The service will cover almost 5000 properties with the roll out of full fibre gigabit broadband. The Council has partnered with Hyperoptic which provides speeds of 1,000Mbps. Work is underway and full fibre broadband is […]

Feature: 15 November, 2017

Graham Kavanagh, chief product officer at Capita One, discusses the challenges around tackling youth unemployment and looks at some of the ways local authorities are keeping the numbers moving in the right direction. There’s no single answer to the question of how local authorities keep young people in education, employment or training after the school […]

Abstract: 22 August, 2017

The Government’s announcement of an independent review of building regulations and fire safety following the Grenfell Tower fire in June has caused concern about the impact on PFI projects. This S & P report assess the impact on public finance initiative projects. The main conclusion of the report is that accommodation-based PFI projects are likely […]


Review: 22 June, 2017

The author, Tom Rath, explores what makes great leaders and teams and why people follow them. This is a landmark study of great leaders, teams, and the reasons why people follow. Nearly a decade ago, Gallup unveiled the results of a landmark 30-year research project that ignited a global conversation on the topic of strengths. […]

Review: 21 June, 2017

The authors James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner examine a fundamental question: How do people learn leadership? How do they learn to become leaders? The book is a comprehensive guide to unleashing the inner-leader in us all and to building a solid foundation for a lifetime of leadership growth and mastery. It offers a […]

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