More news from Leonard Curtis, the insolvency firm hitherto known for the jovial way it relates its success (see Other Business, June 1993). Again, the tidings are good - perhaps, some might feel, inappropriately so. Five years after first opening an office in Brighton, it is moving to larger premises elsewhere in the town. 'Of course, our expansion has been helped by the current economic climate,' admits partner Geoff Rhodes, obviously oblivious to the much-touted recovery. Leonard Curtis's good fortune in the South East comes after a similar period of growth in the North West, 'a local lead we are keen to copy and look forward to achieving over the next five years in Brighton'. Brighton must surely be hoping otherwise.
Leadership from a distance requires carefully study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Leadership from a distance requires a careful study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Set up shop and they shall come? Not so fast, says private equity investor Chris Hurley.
Moving office? Restructuring? New IT system? Change needn't be painful if it's managed well.
Finding time, living fearlessly and leading at speed are on this month's boardroom reading list.
Equitable Life's days have been numbered ever since its 1990s fall from grace, but it hasn't taken decline lying down.