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To improve public procurement – use the Trust Test

Public procurement is too often solely made on price, and not enough on true value and to account for areas...

Serving All? How can employers support financial inclusion?

In January 2020, Tomorrow's Company co-hosted a major Financial Inclusion Summit, to launch our report into the role of employers...

Five ways businesses can think differently about mental health

Mental health in the workplace has gone from a fringe idea to being mainstream and top of the agenda in…

The high road to improved productivity

The government sees improved productivity as the cornerstone of its Levelling Up policy. That means supporting the private sector – the real...

Yes to levelling up. No to divisiveness and ignoring nature.

Life expectancy for a man living in Blackpool is 74 years. In the London Borough of Westminster it is over...

Stewardship – a joint responsibility that we have yet to crack

Paul Myners – who died two weeks ago – had a flair for creative disruption. He was an ally in...

Fink again

Here is a question to ask your colleagues or, if you are a teacher of business, your students. Try dating...

How do we stop organisations doing stupid things?

Why do organisations do stupid things? I asked myself this question in December when I read that NatWest Bank had...

Has Private Equity lost its way?

A recent Panorama programme described the failings of care homes under private equity (PE) ownership. BBC Social Affairs Editor Alison Holt BBC...

Listening is okay. Acting on what you have heard is harder

‘I would not only invite those at the top to spend their money as a resident .  I would invite...

Guilty – of reshaping someone’s mind?

Remember Midas? Professor Stuart Russell did In his first BBC Reith Lecture about Artificial Intelligence last week. Midas had asked the gods...

More foxes please

A few weeks ago, after reading ‘English Pastoral’ by James Rebanks, I commented that   Today the language of organisations, and of...

Where’s the pulse?

How our understanding of corporate governance is holding us back Corporate governance has for a long time felt remote from...