Have you ever wondered how much time you spend working for the government? No, not in an “MI5” kind of way – I mean how long you work to pay off your tax burden. After all, governments generally do not make their own money; everything paid for by the state, whether it is defence, healthcare, […]
Technology is always evolving, and many roles previously carried out by people are being automated every day. In Procurement there are many different platforms that can help improve your business; how do we humans make the most of them?
We would like to thank you everyone who visited our stand at ISM2015. As promised, we have donated $5 for each business card left with us to the Nepal Earthquake Relief and raised a total of $300. This has been paid to the American Red Cross, which will no doubt help their efforts. We’ve received a further letter of […]
We’re not always aware of our body language, especially in a situation where you’re busy concentrating on something like a contract negotiation. But it could be letting you down; your body language is just as important as what you’re saying. Take our quick quiz to find out more about your body language and get some […]
Letting a party know that you are in negotiations with others can be an important tool to get the best deal. When negotiations have become stagnant and the other party has lost sight of the strength of your position, making it clear that they are the ones that need you – and that you could […]
Taxonomy is defined as a branch of science concerned with the classification of something. Within a best-in-class organisation, it’s a hierarchical classification of entities of interest to an enterprise.
In the run up to the election, the Conservative Party’s plans regarding NHS funding are taking up a lot of the headlines.
One can understand the attention. The NHS has a £115.4bn budget, one of the largest of any government department. Yet this can appear a relatively modest figure when we consider the comprehensive healthcare offered and set it against the historical and ideological basis of the NHS.
Stakeholder Management (SM) is a title that – unlike many terms and labels found in business, which can over-elaborate or complicate the simplest of activities – does exactly what it says on the tin. SM is a the practice of involving, understanding and working with any person who has a stake or interest in a […]
The news will be awash with quotes and analysis regarding the verbal communication after the debate, but there probably won’t be many talking about body language.
Whether it’s a restaurant menu, an egg or a card for Easter or raw materials for manufacture, we all like to have a decent selection to choose from. There does, however, come a point in the “proliferation of choice” where diminishing returns set in. Confusion comes along, decisions are delayed and quality is harder to […]