We’re seeing more organisations in our region taking a wholehearted approach to leadership. Leaders are engaging their teams by directly connecting with them, focussing on their development needs and creating more inclusive work environments
As the movement towards achieving more women in senior leadership positions continues, we have committed to reporting on the gender balance of our Executive placements throughout the Eastern region each year.
Victory Housing Trust provides housing services to Norfolk and employs around 90 people. It has been proactive in encouraging senior women to attend the Women’s Leadership Programme run by Pure Resourcing and People & Performance Ltd.
Diversity is widely understood to be fundamental to the sustained growth of any business. So how can businesses of all shapes and sizes take steps to build a pipeline of more women progressing into leadership roles?
Businesses in Suffolk face the increased pressure of being close to London. So, when it comes to recruiting, while they may not be able to compete with the capital’s weighted salaries, they can compete on employer brand.
Are you or a member of your team an aspiring leader looking to broaden their leadership skills, confidence and build a network of like-minded professionals? The Women’s Leadership Programme, developed by Pure and People & Performance, has been designed to develop the region’s leading professional females.
Ray Moore, Fluid Business Consulting, and one of Pure Executive Partners, addresses family businesses, especially second-generation businesses, and their unique challenges when approaching succession planning.
Pure Executive and Grant Thornton have worked together for a number of years to produce events and programmes for Finance Leadership Professionals in the region. Darren Bear, partner at Grant Thornton, comments on the strong market and how it can support owner-managers across the region looking to realise the full value of their business on exit or manage future succession.
Every Manager, Director and CEO should be thinking about what/who comes next. The transition from one CEO to another is a critical moment in a company’s history. A smooth transition is essential to maintain the confidence of investors, business partners, customers and employees, and provides the incoming CEO with a solid platform from which to move the company forward.
Looking back over the last 12 months it has been a period of significant political change. Theresa May has taken over as Prime Minister as a result of the Brexit vote, now having called a snap election for June 8th in a bid to form a unified government ahead of advancing Brexit negotiations.