Retirement Living and Care Information Open Day- 21 January

Retirement Living and Care Information Open Day- 21 January

Choices in retirement living or elderly care have, until recently, been relatively limited between staying in your own home, downsizing to a retirement apartment or moving into a care home.  Staying in your own home may not be as easy as it sounds; dealing with stairs and the upkeep of...

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Making your Future Work: Growing to love who you are and love yourself too

Making your Future Work: Growing to love who you are and love yourself too

Resilience is the new buzz word in management and leadership development. As a follower of these fashions over the years, I am intrigued how quickly we have moved through emotional intelligence, spiritual intelligence (yes, a blip you may have missed) and mindfulness to focus on resilience. Like so much of...

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Making your Future Work: Moving to love what you do and do what you love

Making your Future Work: Moving to love what you do and do what you love

I n the classic film The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman, Benjamin Braddock, (the graduate) is advised by somebody older (and possibly wiser) that the future is “plastics”. When I came up to university in 1979, I decided, with the resolute certainty of youth, that the future was “computers”. Would the...

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Making your Future Work: Moving to love what you do and do what you love

Making your Future Work: Moving to love what you do and do what you love

I n the classic film The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman, Benjamin Braddock, (the graduate) is advised by somebody older (and possibly wiser) that the future is “plastics”. When I came up to university in 1979, I decided, with the resolute certainty of youth, that the future was “computers”. Would...

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New Lord Mayor of London elected

New Lord Mayor of London elected

On October 2nd the Corporation of the City of London elected William Russell to a one-year term as Lord Mayor beginning on 8th November. Russell, who has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, will be the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City. The Lord Mayor’s principle role is to act...

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New advice released for aspiring CEOs

New advice released for aspiring CEOs

Dream of having the top job but, in a man’s world full of highly qualified competition, are you feeling like you’ll never get there? It’s a pretty common problem: our early career goals tend to get swallowed in the minutiae of daily life, particularly if we had to veer off...

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Making your Future Work Learning to love what you do and do what you love.

Making your Future Work Learning to love what you do and do what you love.

During 2019, the Open University is celebrating 50 years since the granting of its Royal Charter. This is a poignant reminder of the power of continuing education and training to enrich our working lives and bring us new opportunities to enjoy. But with the huge plethora of learning courses, how...

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Small businesses award recognizes sustainable brands success

Small businesses award recognizes sustainable brands success

Although not many people are aware of it, the tissue industry is worth a combined £50bn and has failed to experience a disruption in years. However, by satisfying the growing appetite for environmentally friendly products, The Cheeky Panda has found itself booming worldwide and were the winners of this year’s...

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To sell or not to sell: the investor’s question

To sell or not to sell: the investor’s question

When you’re in the investments game, you win some and you lose some. But the question of when to sell an underperforming fund is one of the hardest to answer. Recently, this question has come up time and again, as one of the most popular funds on the market –...

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Evening with angel investors

Evening with angel investors

To attend, click here. At this event, you can: – Meet top business angel networks in your sector. – Learn how to secure angels’ money. – Discover what drives business angels to invest in certain ideas over others. – Find out how business angels can help aspiring entrepreneurs. – Identify...

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