Author: Luke Francis

Principles of Strategic Leadership

Strategic leaders with strong operational skills capable of guiding organizations on the path to success in times of fundamental change are in short supply in the business world. Many Enterprises lack such knowledgeable, experienced and confident leaders in positions of power to handle the technicalities of business management even amidst adverse situations. A 2015 survey of 6000 senior executives revealed that only 6% of the respondents were strategic leaders. The shortage of strategic leaders within their fold has even made certain organizations look elsewhere for them Below are five sure principles that will unlock the potential strategic leaders in...

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The Future Of Gaming

Sony PlayStation has always been at the forefront in gaming innovation. Right from when the PS was introduced to the world, 21 years ago, it has only gotten bigger and better. Now Sony is ready to take the PlayStation to its next step of innovation by proudly introduces the PlayStation VR, the best immersive gaming experience that will submerge users into the game world and give them the best possible experience of gaming action. The anticipation for the PlayStation VR (PSVR) has been like no other. Needless to say, PlayStation fans are eagerly looking forward to stepping into the...

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Skill Shortage Worsens

Skill Shortage Worsens in the UK. The economic uncertainty around the in/out referendum for the European Union is not helping recruitment in the United Kingdom. According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) employers are showing reticence in hiring and will continue to hold back until after the vote on June 23rd.  They warn that there is a shortage of skilled workers across nearly ever sector and the most badly affected is engineering. The Head of the REC Kevin Green said “Whatever happens post 23rd June, we need to ensure a sensible approach to immigration is taken, so that...

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23rd Annual ICAP Charity Day huge success!

The 23rd annual ICAP Charity Day was held on Wednesday 9th December, and once again was a huge success. The brokerage firm has held the event on one day each year since 1993, giving away all revenues and commissions made to charitable causes. Last year, the day raised £8 million, and the total amount raised since its launch twenty-two years ago is over £119 million. The day itself is a fun filled event, where the normally smart and suited city brokers swap their regular attire for fancy dress. Celebrities often join them on the trading floor to speak to...

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Best B2B partnership award

Best B2B Partnership Award – Novelis and Jaguar Land Rover were recognised for their partnership in REALCAR at the 2015 Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards in London, where both companies were honoured with the Best Business to Business (B2B) Partnership Award. Novelis was also awarded the Best Private Company Award for its overarching work in sustainability and recycling. REALCAR (REcycled ALuminium CAR) was a project to develop a new aluminium alloy for use in vehicle manufacture. Innovate UK played a key role in enabling this work by funding an initial research and development project. Innovate UK runs funding competitions to help develop business ideas,...

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