Blogs from November 2014

Improving the Performance of the Assets that you have

November 29, 2014

In David Lean's 1942 film "In Which We Serve", Noel Coward is the captain of a warship about to enter the Battle of the North Atlantic. During his first address to his new crew he asks two former subordinates to describe the culture he liked to create onboard; " A happy ship, Captain" and "An ...Read more

How to Set Up a Virtual Office

November 29, 2014

George left the staff meeting in deep thought. A small number of the head office team had suggested that they be allowed to work virtually for part of the week. The commute to the office was becoming longer and more frustrating, they were finding it harder to meet family commitments and these ...Read more

A Winning Consulting Relationship

November 12, 2014

The purpose of seeking external counsel or advice (and for the purposes of this Blog we are not referring to compliance advice) is to help get to a desired position sooner by either seeking a shortcut, honed by an expert through numerous prior experiences or to seek the wisdom of som...Read more

Soft Due Diligence

November 11, 2014

Once a merger, joint venture or even significant international expansion gets under way people get scooped up in the craving to count things; how many, what are the attached liabilities, how can we reduce them, what are the expected synergies and so on. We typically look at the...Read more