Business leaders

CEO Q&A: HR must have “a human ear and a computer-like brain”

Mark Fox, CEO at motorway service station operator Roadchef, shared what it takes to lead a Best Companies ranked business.

The D&I perspective: how to strike a good balance with post-pandemic leadership training

With the media churning out negative headlines and depressing COVID-19 statistics, it is easy to overlook the leadership challenges that have been posed by the radical organisational change businesses...

Q&A: Helping women into non-executive directorships

Helene Usherwood, partner at recruitment firm Anderson Quigley, answers questions on how recruiters can help women break into the non-executive world.

Climate change topples talent as CEOs’ biggest concern

Cybersecurity, climate change and supply chain issues have topped the list of the biggest threats to growth, according to business leaders in KPMG’s 2021 CEO Outlook.

How leaders block culture change

As organisations continue to grapple with the aftermath of the pandemic and prepare for life in a post-pandemic era, business is it at one of its most critical inflection points in its history.

Lessons from the C-suite: Mark Cowlard, Arcadis

The UK CEO of design, engineering and management consulting company Arcadis offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Features

Southgate’s success puts leadership skills in spotlight

Following England’s win at the Euro 2020 semi-final against Denmark on Wednesday (7 July) HR professionals are looking to manager Gareth Southgate to break down what makes his leadership so...

SME owners losing sleep over business

SME owners are sacrificing their wellbeing for the sake of their business, according to research by Opus Energy