Category: Leadership

BHS: giving business a bad name?

Last evening, in his first interview, Dominic Chappell told BBC’s Newsnight that he apologised “sincerely and utterly” to the 11,000 staff of to the failed High Street retailer BHS. HR180’s MD and founder, Claire Morley-Jones, shares her feelings… And so, here we are again… business is now, once again, a ‘dirty’ word after the latest […]

September 19, 2016

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Who are we to judge? By HR180’s founder and MD, Claire Morley-Jones

Driving into work this morning I became slightly infuriated by the BBC Radio 4’s coverage of WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay package. The poor guy was being grilled mercilessly by Today programme’s Sarah Montague about whether he is worth the £70m proposed this year if shareholders vote in favour of the proposal at […]

September 19, 2016

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Perceptions of leadership

Marianne Calnan 11 March 2016  Half of employees believe they are better people managers than their boss. Significant discrepancies in perceptions of leadership, according to survey – Managers believe they are much stronger at the people aspects of their role than the people they are actually managing, according to a new survey that lays bare the […]

September 19, 2016

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Closing the leadership readiness gap

By Lainie Heneghan, 23 September 2015 Managers represent a large pool of leadership potential, but they must be prepared to make a huge transition. As organizations take stock of their talent pipelines after years of economic recession, many are recognizing significant weaknesses in their succession planning and leadership ranks. On the one hand, the business world […]

September 19, 2016

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Communicating through a crisis

At the moment most employees have concerns about the security of their jobs, their company, perhaps their pensions. Business leaders have an important role to play in instilling confidence and encouraging their staff to focus on the things that will strengthen the business and secure its future. Some suggestions as to the best ways to do this […]

September 19, 2016

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Get your team to go that ‘Extra Mile’

We often feel that we’ve done as much as we possibly can, but do you ever consider that you could have done better? If you’d been offered £1million to sort out a problem that no-one else could solve, would we have found the energy and drive to come up with an innovative yet workable solution […]

September 19, 2016

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Austerity and the impact on SME’s

Our head gaffa Claire Morley-Jones was invited to appear with Peg Alexander and Tanis Belsham-Wray on Made In Leeds TV last month to discuss Austerity and the impact on SME’s. Peg facilitated the viewpoints between Claire and Tanis, who is part of the ‘Leeds Youth Fights For Job’ demonstration group campaigning against another 5 years […]

September 19, 2016

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