In May of this year, a large-scale cyber-attack named ‘WannaCry’ hit the globe world-wide, threatening the entire body of the National Health Service, before being described as the “biggest ransomware offensive in history“. (more…)
The Private Equity sector has seen a surge of growth in recent years, spurred not least by the addition of new, market domains including direct investment, co-investment, leveraged buyouts and separate accounts to its initial focus of debt-fuelled buyouts, all “newly popular vehicles adding to private equity’s momentum”.
In a country where the cost of entering Higher Education has tripled in the past three years, the question has been posed as to whether studying for an Undergraduate Degree is the most well-informed decision for every young adult upon completion of their Advanced Qualifications, or whether it is starting to be judged, more as “a rite of passage” amongst those being swayed by its promise of success.
Culture is the glue that binds a firm together and it’s the hardest thing for competitors to copy.
It plays an essential role in the performance of any business, and as an industry, Consulting is highly dependent on the values and loyalty of individuals. Consulting firms rely on the culture and moral within their organisations more than most.
Working within Executive Search and Recruitment as an industry, there can be nothing more frustrating than losing a candidate at the final stage of the hiring process. After putting in relentless hard work, time and effort, seeing a candidate through the entire process for them to accept a counter offer can become an exasperating exercise.