Strategy

Could Annualised Hours Lift Productivity?

Could annualised hours help lift us out of the UK’s productivity plateau? That’s the question posed by flexible working expert Neville Henderson of Pasfield Curran, consultants to Crown Workforce Management. Historically, UK labour productivity has grown by around two per cent annually but in recent years something has gone wrong… despite ambitious government strategy and […]

Dave Bartram joins Aon’s Scientific Advisory Board on Assessment

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Dave Bartram, the former chief psychologist at CEB and research director for SHL Group, has been appointed to Aon’s Scientific Advisory Board on assessment, in a part-time role as an external advisor. Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Dr. Bartram joins four other […]

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Avoiding the pitfalls – staying focused on the purpose not the process of analytics

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It’s all too easy to be ‘seduced’ by technology and eye-catching charts and graphs when introducing business analytics into an organisation, a leading business expert advises. Dr Pietro Micheli, Professor of Business Performance and Innovation at Warwick Business School, says it’s vital to focus on the primary objective: to inform strategic thinking and not allow […]

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It’s Not All About Gut Instinct

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Business analytics – are they worth the time, effort and cost? The answer is yes, if you want fully understand your organisation, help it prosper…and not rely on gut instinct. So says Dr Pietro Micheli, Professor of Business Performance and Innovation at Warwick Business School, who has authored a new guide for Crown Workforce Management […]

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What are Business Analytics?

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We gather masses of information in the course of our business dealings every day. But how can this help us shape the future? Unravelling this data is the key to business analytics: identifying what questions we need to ask about how we are doing business and what we are achieving to provide us with the […]

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UK employees waste 400 million days a year on unnecessary office tasks

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New research shows UK employees spend 441,827,088 days a year on ‘time wasting’ office tasks such as responding to hundreds of emails, attending meetings for meetings sake, and completing unnecessary admin*. Two thirds (60%) of 2,040 UK employees said they spend at least half a day every single week performing tasks they deem as time […]

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Fresh & Vibrant designer-inspired fahsion: SOL’S Catwalk brings the hottest trends to B2B/B2C

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Paris, June 19th 2017 – SOL’S, European leader in promotional clothing and accessories, brings a trendy twist to the industry with its Catwalk Collection. This line features a wide variety of fashionable pieces, ranging from t-shirts to polos, sweats, jackets and even includes caps and bags. The collection features impeccably cut contemporary pieces designed to […]

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Rullion Niche Growth Plans

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One Rullion means extensive growth plans for brand new niche recruitment division. The first quarter of 2017 has seen recruitment company, Rullion, trading as one group following a restructure which brought together a number of pre-existing trading arms. The reorganisation which took place in mid December, has included the emergence of a dedicated Niche team […]

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Agile thinking for the boardroom

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Putting Agile into the boardroom The range of benefits organisations and businesses enjoy when senior executives adopt Agile techniques will be showcased at this year’s PMO Conference. Two leading experts in the field will outline to delegates how the Agile Portfolio Management (AgilePfMTM*) approach helps organisations reach their strategic goals and adapt to changing circumstances […]

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Change Management – Keep Your Options Open

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Planning ahead is all well and good, but when it comes to change management – particularly when change is large in scale and scope – flexibility is key, advises Professor of Organisational Performance at Warwick Business School and expert in the field, Dr Pietro Micheli. Speaking in the fourth of Crown Workforce Management Systems’ ‘Talking […]

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