Challenging times

The decision to challenge procurement decisions seems to be more common in recent years. At a time when frameworks are increasingly ‘ring-fencing’ major work streams, failure is perceived as simply unacceptable by many. The sheer cost of the tender resources, that are...

Making a difference

Mental health and poverty are current topics that we hear about every day, but how often do you stop and think about them, and about what you could do to help people? This weekend I learned about a major contributory factor to mental illness, and I am moved to share...

How well do you know your business?

Failure to achieve business objectives is often down to an organisation’s familiarity with their own people and/or the successful outcomes they have delivered. You often hear talk about people as being the life-blood of a company. Usually, this is followed by some...