Heirs and new faces

 

Succession planning is an issue no family business can afford to ignore, and a willingness to look beyond the family circle may yield the best solution.

Laden with sensitivities for all firms, regardless of whether owners and other staff are related, succession planning can be a particularly uncomfortable prospect for the family-run business. And these potential difficulties lead too many to put the issue off until it is too late.

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How to prevent brain drain

One in 10 of Britain’s best workers have been lured from the UK in a brain drain and been replaced by low-skilled migrants, according to research from the University College London. Andrew Brassleay looks at how to attract and retain the best talent, now that the future of retaining highly skilled nationals and migrant staff is uncertain in the wake of the referendum

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The New After Work Drink

Swap your cocktail for a protein drink. Recruitment experts say you need a few marathons under your belt for the best chance of landing a top job. Stylist investigates

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Winning the Talent Wars in Banking

Banking’s ability to recruit the ‘best and the brightest’ has never been tougher. Candidates want to work with innovative companies, with the desire for training and development being placed ahead of money. To succeed in the future, banking must win the talent wars.

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Warning over new rules for non-executive directors in financial services

IR MagazineUpcoming regulations will force higher fees and lower quality of non-executive director candidates, Tyzack Partners says.

Upcoming UK regulations meant to hold non-executive directors responsible for breaches of good governance may have a ‘dramatic and damaging’ effect on board diversity, according to a report by executive search firm Tyzack Partners and board effectiveness consultancy Advanced Boardroom Excellence.

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Walking the tightrope of board responsibility

A difficult balancing act.

The research undertaken for this report considered the issue of whether we are expecting too much from non-executive directors? The survey looked at the increasing demands and pressures on non-executive directors; and asked is there a better system?

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Non-Executive roles great, but in Financial Services? “No thanks”

New research suggests that ‘regulation creep’ is deterring NEDs looking at roles in Financial Services

Incoming regulations designed to make company boards more accountable for corporate failings could have a dramatic and damaging effect on the diversity on Britain’s biggest financial services businesses and the way their Boards are run, according to a new report.

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Global perspective on board diversity

Tinzon logoMuch has been written in the media in recent times about the need for corporate boards to diversify, especially in relation to female representation.

Today, directors are operating not only in a new environment, but one that is also changing at a pace unlike that which has been experienced in the past. Shareholders, regulators, and stakeholders have greater influence on the boardroom and customers have more purchasing power than ever before. Delivering an outstanding customer experience in this new and developing digital era has become a strategic imperative.

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