Debt vs Equity Financing

In February 2024 we held a virtual roundtable event on Equity vs Debt Financing. During the session, we brought together a focused group from across industry sectors to gain their perspectives on this important topic. We’re seeing an ever-growing number of customers looking to raise capital so great to have both equity and debt investor input on the discussion. 

Disruptor or Disrupted

The above statement really does apply to anything in our personal or professional lives.  But when you think of the word “disruption”, it can immediately conjure up a negative connotation – chaos, disturbance, confusion. But on the flip side “disruption” really can deliver innovation, change and progress.
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Sparring Partner - the true role of a CFO

CFOs are now expected to go beyond their traditional role of merely balancing the books to a broader role of managing risks, preserving liquidity, maintaining shareholders’ confidence and effectively being a key value driver in the business 

Is there a definitive right answer to hybrid working?

The subject of returning to the office has become a much discussed topic over recent months and remains as yet unresolved by many employers. Whilst a return gives an opportunity to define a more effective operating model for both employer and employee, it does seem that both parties are somewhat conflicted in their attitudes on the subject.

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Simon Sinek's Golden Circle Concept

Simon Sinek's book "Start with Why" is definately worth a read, detailing his golden circle concept. There has been a genuine shift to talent wanting to join a community as much as a company. Connecting people to purpose starts regularly showing people how their work matters - it is essential therefore for employers to help people tie their everyday tasks to a bigger purpose worth committing to.

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Candidate Experience more important now than ever before

Thanks to those that attended our "think like a candidate" and "think like a client" session this morning. All great contributions and points made and some great takeaways.

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You and Your VUCA

VUCA is an acronym – first used in 1987 to describe or to reflect on the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of general conditions and situations.

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Lessons Learned - Strategy post COVID-19

Roundtable Discussion 26/5/2020

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COVID-19 Breakfast Meeting - April 2020

Soundbites for navigating COVID-19

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Interview Markers for Senior Leaders

How and what to focus on when sitting in front of CFO and CEO audience.

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​When to use a Senior Interim

Recruiting any strategic hire is a critical process and heavily influential on the future strategy for any organisation.


Setting yourself up for success in your new role

For those of us that have been leaders in previous roles, we are well used to framing our priorities when we walk into the building for the first time having secured that new role. 


Leadership Lessons from The Lions

One of the clearest and most concise pieces of insight around Leadership in business.  Dates from some years back but nonetheless I think all leaders can relate to this.
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Going from Good to Great

According to Wikipedia, Emotional intelligence (EI) or emotional quotient (EQ) is the capability of individuals to recognise their own, and other people's emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, to use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour, and to manage and/or adjust emotions to adapt environments or achieve one's goal(s).  Why is it so important in business? 


Creating your unique Employer Brand

Disruptions such as Brexit, Automation, Digitisation or Shifting Customer Expectations are all causing a rethink of a company’s talent strategy. Attracting, hiring and retaining your key talent is one of today’s biggest challenges and to combat this effectively, organisations need to develop value propositions of jobs to attract the best talent and fight off that stiff competition.