An Approach to Developing Effective Leadership in Business

For businesses to thrive, they need leaders and leadership teams that can navigate marketplace challenges and opportunities. Overcoming problems, finding innovative solutions, and being proactive in the market become daily tasks for those in positions of leadership. So, how can businesses ensure their leaders are suited to getting the job done? [...]

2019-03-12T09:45:00+01:00September 12th, 2018|

What Is People Analytics and Why Is It So Important for Business Growth?

People analytics is the data-driven practice of analysing employees and the people within and around an organisation, to better understand them and help executive teams make better decisions. People analytics is focused on trying to find answers to business issues by combining both qualitative and quantitative research methods, to gain powerful [...]

2019-03-12T09:45:34+01:00September 7th, 2018|

Preparing Leaders and Managers for International Expansion

What could be better for an organisation than to grab the chance for international expansion? A passport to growth. Reaching the promised land of endless opportunities. Why not? If business results are above expectation on the domestic front, why not expand into the global markets for additional profits. Surely, it’s just [...]

2018-08-22T10:45:57+01:00August 15th, 2018|

Leadership in the GDPR Era

The political and economic uncertainty of Brexit has certainly grabbed the attention of most UK businesses recently. While government and business leaders try to navigate their way through Brexit talks and strategies, another big change in the operating environment has quickly come upon us: the dreaded GDPR. GDPR, the General Data [...]

2019-03-12T09:47:14+01:00June 1st, 2018|

How data analytics can provide unique leadership insights – Our work with the IPA and Project X

Chances are that by now we have all heard of how "Big Data" and "Analytics" has begun to take over the way HR (and the world in general) functions. "Buy this new machine learning and artificial intelligence software, and the future of working life could be turned upside down". But, how [...]

2018-02-20T15:01:08+01:00January 2nd, 2018|

We Are Now Cyber Essentials Accreditated!

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 business and leadership consultancies, specialising for the past 20 years in executive leadership assessment and development. Our purpose is to enhance leadership, employee engagement [...]

2018-02-20T15:05:33+01:00July 6th, 2017|

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 and we’ve taken our first steps into a virtual reality. Without sounding too much like an acid [...]

2018-02-20T15:06:45+01:00January 3rd, 2017|

White paper: Engagement and well-being – You can’t have one without the other

Employee engagement has been a growing focus for HR practitioners and business leaders over the past decade and has gained government support with David Cameron’s engagement task force, Engage 4 Success. However, experts have criticised businesses and academics for concentrating too much on employee engagement and how much discretionary effort they [...]

2018-02-20T16:19:29+01:00November 24th, 2016|