Simon Hayward

Simon Hayward is CEO of Cirrus.

“Everything a leader should be”- What businesses can learn from Gareth Southgate

The England manager is a purposeful, connected leader who learns from his mistakes. What’s not to like, asks Cirrus CEO Simon Hayward.

How to lead when you're forced to isolate

Do a few things brilliantly rather than trying to do too many things reasonably well.

4 films to keep you sane during the coronavirus lockdown

Cirrus CEO Simon Hayward shares some choices to put things in perspective.

What can Alibaba's Jack Ma teach us about succession planning?

The tech boss has already done the hard work of letting go, says Simon Hayward.

Could a CYBG and Virgin Money tie-up threaten the big banks?

Without a focus on agility, the plucky challengers risk turning into the very banks they're trying to disrupt.

Life after a leader

How can a business move on after a central figure like Martin Sorrell departs?

Three things Uber's CEO needs to do to get back on track

Can the controversial taxi app move on from its past mistakes?

Nine skills an ex-MP could bring to your business

Many politicians became unemployed last week, but they don't all carry baggage that would be bad for business.

How to save BlackBerry

BlackBerry is up for sale and there are plenty of interested parties buzzing around it. Simon Hayward from Cirrus considers what BlackBerry's buyer (whoever it will be) could do to transform the once mighty smartphone maker.