Investing for the future

On Tuesday I will be making a presentation to a major employer about apprenticeships.  There is much debate about the for’s and against’s the apprenticeship levy.  I believe there is a bigger question where is our investment in our people, we are facing uncertain times not just for now, but for some considerable time, cutting

Leadership and succession planning

Over the years I have worked with boards and one of the things that has struck me is how few leaders want to let go of the reins once they are in position.  Even though we have voluntary codes and good practice on what good governance and leadership should be about, values, mission statements etc