Freedom to Speak Up Month in the NHS

Freedom to Speak Up Month in the NHS

Freedom to Speak Up Guardians act as an independent and impartial source of advice to staff at any stage of raising a concern.   They should have  access to anyone in the organisation they need to speak with, including the Chief Executive,...
Toxic Masculinity Culture Reputation Damage

Toxic Masculinity Culture Reputation Damage

Out of touch ‘old school’ leadership Last week saw a few milestones at of one of the world’s leading professional services firms. Firstly, a Chairman resigned after allegedly showing lack of empathy to COVID working conditions and referring to unconscious...
Covid 19: CEO and Leadership's role in Employee Engagement

Covid 19: CEO and Leadership's role in Employee Engagement

The leadership team within organisations, particularly the CEO, has a huge influence on employee engagement and behaviour. Of course, this influence can be both positive and negative. When there is a crisis, there is huge pressure upon the CEO to ‘step up to the...
How disconnected are your company values?

How disconnected are your company values?

A Wake Up Call A recent Institute of Leadership & Management survey showed a frequent mismatch between company values and those of their staff. That could be a problem for you. Chances are, if your people don’t buy into or share your Values they won’t stick and...