Leadership

‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

Personnel Today Awards 2019: Fresh Direct delivers Talent Management Award

20 Nov 2019

Short-listed organisations that have adopted a particularly proactive and imaginative approach to talent management.

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Half of all FTSE 100 executive hires must be women to meet target

13 Nov 2019

One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if...

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CIPD Annual Conference: “Good work is about fairness and transparency”

6 Nov 2019

HR has a crucial role in promoting responsible and transparent leadership...

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Accountancy firms lagging behind business on diversity

22 Oct 2019

Research by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has shown that the audit and accountancy profession is lagging behind business for...

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Mentoring key to building diverse leadership

16 Oct 2019

Businesses where women occupy more than 30% senior leadership roles are more likely to nurture ambition, with a quarter (27%)...

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FTSE 350 achieves 30% women on boards ahead of target

2 Oct 2019

The FTSE 350 has 30% of board positions filled by women for the first time since the London Stock Exchange...

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John Lewis to reduce leadership team by a third

2 Oct 2019

John Lewis Partnership is to consolidate its executive leadership team from 225 to around 150 as it restructures to manage...

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Leaders at England’s worst police force ‘did not behave ethically’

27 Sep 2019

Senior officers were too often “not taking responsibility, not acting with honesty, integrity and competence” at a poorly performing police force, a watchdog has stated.

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‘Men as Change Agents’ board meets for first time

25 Sep 2019

A government-backed board of senior industry leaders meets for the first time today with the aim of encouraging executives to...

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Why we need imperfect leaders

6 Aug 2019

As the UK welcomes a new prime minister, leadership styles are in sharp focus. Sharing imperfections and failures may be...

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‘HR held back by failure to use data effectively’

28 Jun 2019

Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.

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How Philip Morris International’s workforce adapted to deliver new a strategy

27 Jun 2019

When Philip Morris International wanted stop making the product that made it what it is today, it needed to ensure its staff were on board.

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Is ethical leadership under threat from populism?

21 Jun 2019

Ethical leadership, fairness and equality are seen as vital qualities for successful organisations. But in the age of populism what if leaders no longer buy into this?

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Diversity on the wane among NHS leaders

7 Jun 2019

There are claims that the NHS is in reverse on inclusion after new figures show a marked decline in diversity among its leadership teams.

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