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Edgecumbe is now officially Cyber Essentials Accredited

Edgecumbe is now officially Cyber Essentials Accredited

06-July-2017
06-July-2017 16:20
in General
by Johannah Palmer
Edgecumbe is now officially Cyber Essentials Accredited

We are pleased to announce that as part of our Information Security initiatives Edgecumbe has become Cyber Essentials certified.   Edgecumbe is one of the UK’s leading independent busines...

Pause. Reflect. Thrive.

Pause. Reflect. Thrive.

03-January-2017
03-January-2017 10:20
in Leadership
by Patrick Kelly
Pause. Reflect. Thrive.

2016 has arguably seen the greatest volume of change in a single year that many of us have experienced for a long time: the political rulebook has been rewritten, sporting records have been overturned...

5 ways HR analytics can improve the leadership of your business

5 ways HR analytics can improve the leadership of your business

19-October-2016
19-October-2016 10:04
in Leadership
by Sarah Williams
5 ways HR analytics can improve the leadership of your business

We recently ran a webinar poll, in which 41% of the viewing HR & L&D managers and directors said that the number one challenge facing their business was a lack of future leadership capability ...

Winning gold with your team

Winning gold with your team

22-September-2016
22-September-2016 15:15
in Leadership
by Patrick Kelly
Winning gold with your team

The Olympics is seen as the pinnacle of sporting performance. Years of early mornings, late nights, grueling training sessions and mind numbing ground work, did I mention the early mornings? All of th...

Free Webinar - learn how to make your leadership team complete

Free Webinar - learn how to make your leadership team complete

15-September-2016
15-September-2016 10:08
in Leadership
by Rebecca Lees
Free Webinar - learn how to make your leadership team complete

  Click here to REGISTER and watch the following discussion:   Transforming Leadership Development  Edgecumbe’s Chief Executive Jon Cowell, along with Gary Taylor (He...

Lean in? MAYbe...

Lean in? MAYbe...

19-August-2016
19-August-2016 10:18
in Leadership
by Sophie Coates
Lean in? MAYbe...

The dust is finally starting to settle on what has been a hectic few months surrounding Brexit. As Jon Cowell (CEO of Edgecumbe) previously wrote in his ‘Reflections on Brexit’ in June, th...

How to make your employee survey make a difference!

How to make your employee survey make a difference!

15-July-2016
15-July-2016 14:01
in Employee Engagement
by Sarah Williams
How to make your employee survey make a difference!

I have been working with the research team at Edgecumbe for 8 years, helping our clients to measure and improve the levels of employee engagement within their organisations and nothing gives me greate...

Reflections on Brexit

Reflections on Brexit

29-June-2016
29-June-2016 13:52
in Leadership
by Jon Cowell
Reflections on Brexit

Like many of you I’m sure, I have spent the last few days reflecting on the decision of English and Welsh people that the United Kingdom should leave the European Union. In doing so, two things ...

We're moving!

We're moving!

23-June-2016
23-June-2016 14:12
in General
by Suzannah Varma
We're moving!

We are excited to announce that Edgecumbe Group are moving this Friday the 24th June 2016   Please update your records with our new phone number: 01173 328255 And address: Edgecumbe Consultin...

The essentials of leadership

The essentials of leadership

27-January-2016
27-January-2016 9:04
in Leadership
by David Pendleton
The essentials of leadership

The subject of leadership has spawned so many different views that it is hard for most leaders to know where to turn for clear, practical guidance on the subject. Ideas seem to come and go, reflecting...

Congratulations on your engagement!

Congratulations on your engagement!

10-June-2015
10-June-2015 0:00
in Employee Engagement
by David Pendleton
Congratulations on your engagement!

Most people believe fervently that engaged employees produce better results.  That’s why we do engagement surveys. But not everyone agrees. Rob Briner, Professor of Organisational Psycholog...

Vulnerability in leadership - the key to creativity and innovation?

Vulnerability in leadership - the key to creativity and innovation?

21-May-2015
21-May-2015 0:00
in Leadership
by Laura Nesbitt
Vulnerability in leadership - the key to creativity and innovation?

I have recently been reading a book by the wonderful Brene Brown, entitled ‘Daring Greatly’. Daring greatly is an interesting concept and I’m sure one that many people strive for. Bu...

Performance management reinvented

Performance management reinvented

01-May-2015
01-May-2015 0:00
in Leadership
by Jon Cowell
Performance management reinvented

An article in this month’s Harvard Business Review (Reinventing Performance Management by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall) argues for a fundamental shift in our thinking about performa...

Musings on the 'Big Five' and their implications for learning to be a leader

Musings on the 'Big Five' and their implications for learning to be a leader

16-April-2015
16-April-2015 0:00
in Leadership
by Gwyn Rogers
Musings on the 'Big Five' and their implications for learning to be a leader

Leaders are born.  Leaders are made.  Oh how fondly I remember the debate when I was a journeyman psychologist working in one of the first Business Psychology companies in the UK.  At t...

Attention all you brains of Britain

Attention all you brains of Britain

16-March-2015
16-March-2015 0:00
in Leadership
by David Pendleton
Attention all you brains of Britain

Brain of Britain is a geeky general knowledge quiz on BBC Radio 4 in which contestants are asked fiendishly difficult questions.  Here’s one I would like to suggest: what is the connection ...

Leadership: One (personality) size does not fit all

Leadership: One (personality) size does not fit all

03-March-2015
03-March-2015 0:00
in Leadership
by Sarah Kiessler
Leadership: One (personality) size does not fit all

Many believe that to be an effective leader you need specific personality traits. For example, extraversion has consistently been associated with effective leadership, which is understandable since ex...

If the quality of UK managers 'has not improved in the last decade' why not get rid of them?

If the quality of UK managers 'has not improved in the last decade' why not get rid of them?

22-January-2015
22-January-2015 0:00
in Leadership
by Sarah Williams
If the quality of UK managers 'has not improved in the last decade' why not get rid of them?

We’ve heard the message about high levels of management incompetence so many times that, frankly, it’s getting boring! Despite years of work trying to upskill managers or recruit better ma...

Coaching with Assessment for Leadership Development

Coaching with Assessment for Leadership Development

08-December-2014
08-December-2014 0:00
in Development
by Jon Cowell
Coaching with Assessment for Leadership Development

Talent development is powerfully enhanced when assessment and coaching are integrated. Assessment alone is a diagnosis with no action while coaching alone may not address the most critical development...

Join our Lively Learning Seminar 2015 for Senior HR and L&D professionals

Join our Lively Learning Seminar 2015 for Senior HR and L&D professionals

26-November-2014
26-November-2014 0:00
in General
by Suzannah Varma
Join our Lively Learning Seminar 2015 for Senior HR and L&D professionals

With 40% of managers impairing organisational performance*… …you’d have to live on a different planet not to recognise that HR has a pivotal role to play.   We all kno...

Freezing eggs and 'leaning in' - Have organisations gone too far in their push for gender diversity?

Freezing eggs and 'leaning in' - Have organisations gone too far in their push for gender diversity?

18-November-2014
18-November-2014 0:00
in General
by Sophie Coates
Freezing eggs and 'leaning in' - Have organisations gone too far in their push for gender diversity?

Last month saw announcements from both Apple and Facebook that women are now being given the option to have their eggs frozen in an effort to attract and retain more women on to their staff in order t...