Bankers – Overcome Your Innovation Barriers

“The UK banking system is big” This quote from a recent Bank of England publication perhaps qualifies as one of the understatements of the year. The publication, entitled ‘Why is the UK banking system so big and is that a … Continued

The shape of things to come!

In 1933 when H. G. Wells wrote ‘The shape of things to come’ he could scarcely have anticipated the speed and scale of technological development, which would reshape the world. It is true that in his many writings he predicted … Continued

Banking on an Innovation-led Future

When an animal is injured it retreats to safe pastures. There, away from danger it quietly licks its wounds and tries to recover before gingerly venturing back out into the world. But the urge to be cautious is now ever … Continued

The HR side of Innovation

What does your HR department do? If the first answers that spring to mind are managing holidays, staff contracts or appraisals then either you are missing out on a vast store of knowledge and experience or your HR department needs … Continued

Innovation and Succeeding in Tomorrow’s World

Those who were lucky enough to visit the Farnborough Airshow in 2014 were treated to a vision of the future. Amidst a host of outstanding displays was one, which gave true pause for thought. The E-fan two-seater plane was remarkable, … Continued

CEOs, are you serious about driving innovation?

“Innovative businesses grow twice as fast as non-innovators and they are also less likely to fail!” BIS Innovation Report 2014 We’ve survived the recession and conquered the recovery. According to the IMF July report the UK is now in a … Continued