The £18 Billion Blind Spot – Emperors New Clothes?

2024-05-09T13:55:44+00:00May 9th, 2024|

Is the UK's £18 billion management consulting industry merely an Emperor's New Clothes scenario? Dive into the provocative insights that challenge the effectiveness of billion-pound strategies. Click the link below to read the article: The £18 Billion Blind Spot - Is Management Consulting Broken in the UK

COGENT Executive – CGI – Cabinet Office

2024-04-18T09:58:11+00:00April 18th, 2024|

COGENT Executive is immensely proud to announce that we have been selected as Ecosystem Partner with CGI for the UK Government’s Cabinet Office Strategic Delivery Partner programme. The five-year contract is valued at £100 million. The contract will partner with the CO Digital function to deliver a range of digital, data and technology services and

The CTrO: Navigating New Frontiers

2024-02-20T11:53:47+00:00February 20th, 2024|

The Chief Transformation Officer: Navigating New Frontiers in Business Evolution   In an era marked by relentless change, the Chief Transformation Officer (CTrO) stands at the helm, guiding enterprises through the turbulent waters of digital disruption, cultural shifts, and market volatility. As we've previously discussed, the significance of the CTrO has surged, underscoring a strategic

The Rise of the CTrO

2024-01-26T23:45:44+00:00January 26th, 2024|

Riding the Waves of Change: The Rise of the Chief Transformation Officer (CTrO) In today's dynamic business environment, merely staying afloat isn't enough. Companies must be agile, proactive, and constantly evolve to navigate the ever-changing currents of disruption and innovation. This is where the Chief Transformation Officer (CTrO) emerges as a critical figure in the

Challenging the norms – Time to disrupt convential thinking

2023-12-05T14:00:44+00:00December 5th, 2023|

Your aspirations deserve more than conventional approaches In the ever-evolving landscape of business, I find it essential to challenge the status quo, particularly in the realm of management consultancies. Too often, I've witnessed business leaders investing time and resources only to find themselves disappointed with the lack of tangible outcomes. It's a common tale –

“If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur” – Red Adair

2023-10-02T14:13:59+00:00October 2nd, 2023|

Red Adair's famous quote, "If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur," remains more relevant than ever in today's business environment. Basing decisions predominantly on costs can be tempting, but the truth is, as Red so famously put it, it can end up costing you a lot more in

Thoughts on ESG & Businesses

2023-09-26T10:04:14+00:00September 26th, 2023|

Sustainability & ESG - The Big Topic Businesses of all sizes are increasingly focused on sustainability and environmental responsibility. This is evident in the rise of searches for terms such as "net zero emissions," "ESG investing," and "sustainable supply chain management." However, there are still a number of difficulties that businesses and leaders face in

Are Management Consultancies and Interim Recruitment Companies Really the Best Way to Deliver Project Results?

2023-08-17T10:55:33+00:00August 17th, 2023|

Businesses often face many challenges in delivering projects. These can include a lack of internal dedicated resource or relevant experience within the organisation, the need for assistance on how best to plan and execute a successful outcome, a failing project that needs to be brought back on track, the need for a "fresh pair of

Embracing the Future: Key Business Trends in the UK

2023-08-17T10:49:52+00:00August 17th, 2023|

I was interested in looking into the latest trends being researched by companies in 2023, so I hopped onto Google Trends to find out what they are and see if there were any surprises. As it happens there was and it was actually the biggest one, Remote Working. I have to be honest and say

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