Leaders’ advice for boosting employee productivity

Five thought leaders offer tips to help overcome obstacles to raising productivity

Finance expert to strategist: the evolving DNA of the CFO

The role of the CFO is ever-evolving. James Booth explains what this new era of the multidiscipline strategist means and how there is more potential than ever for CFOs to be the architects of change within business

Why mentoring is so important for Generation Z

Ahead of National Mentoring Day 2018, Lord Price discusses the importance of stepping up and mentoring new talent in business

Top qualities of future chief information officers

A new generation of chief information officers are transforming their organisations with exciting technologies emerging from the digital era

The impact of open-plan offices on leadership

Microsoft’s UK headquarters in London, designed by Gensler; the technology giant is a prime example of a large corporate that has opened up its working environment and adopted a flatter hierarchy

What impact does a more open-plan working environment have on authority and leadership, and how does a social-democratic model of community suit a capitalist set-up like a big corporate?

A CFO’s guide to stakeholder management

CFO discussing business in a meeting

An accomplished chief financial officer will maintain a solid and productive working relationship with key members of the company to add value across all functions of the business

Should bosses enter the political arena?

Business leaders

Business leaders who get involved in politics by endorsing candidates or campaigns can, rightly or wrongly, influence their employees

Good company culture boosts business

Chief executives have much to do, but they should not neglect empowering their workforce with a set of common values and goals which will ultimately define company success