Green Energy Generation – And the Winner is?

Photo of an offshore wind farm generating green energy

Simon Smith, Partner in the Corporate Team at Clarke Willmott comments on how collaboration will play an increasingly important role in green energy developments. A couple of years ago I wrote an article about collaboration in business transactions, focusing on key areas such as integrity, vision, effectiveness and learning. Over 13 years in practice, I […]

Culture and Strategy for Breakfast

Photo of employees at work

Stuart Pearce, Director at consultancy specialists Journey4, looks at how to enhance employee relationships by focusing on workplace culture in his follow-up to the Smarter Working series. What defines success in your business? Dr Cath Bishop, former Olympic rower and business growth coach thinks that business targets and results – often used as measures of success […]

Climate Change – The Race is on to Get Serious

Dale Edwards, Clarke Willmott‘s Strategic Consultant – Green Energy comments on the Government’s recent announcement that now is the time to get serious about stopping climate change. Climate Change summits 2021 is shaping up to be the year that the UK takes a global lead in the race to tackle climate change with the G7 […]

Customer Engagement

Smarter Working series: People First, Adaptive Leadership, Customer Engagement (photo of business person using smartphone)

In this third and final blog in our ‘Smarter Working’ series Stuart Pearce, Director of management consultants Journey4, considers how customer engagement has changed or been impacted during the pandemic. One of things the global pandemic will be remembered for will be the reintroduction into the English language of words that had not been in […]

Adaptive Leadership

Smarter Working series: People First, Adaptive Leadership, Customer Engagement (photo of business person using smartphone)

In this second blog in the ‘Smarter Working’ series, Stuart Pearce, Director of management consultants Journey4, considers the type of leadership skills required to thrive in a post Covid world. Many of today’s businesses are too slow, too siloed, too bureaucratic, built for the old pre-Covid world. The new world demands greater flexibility and organisations […]

People First

Smarter Working series: People First, Adaptive Leadership, Customer Engagement (photo of business person using smartphone)

In the first in-depth report in our Smarter Working mini series, Stuart Pearce, Director of Journey4, examines why we must put People First. Well-being is now recognised as a major factor in terms of performance and productivity. It needs to be a board room issue and requires a clear strategy. Covid-19 has raised awareness of […]

Smarter Working

Smarter Working series: People First, Adaptive Leadership, Customer Engagement (photo of business person using smartphone)

Stuart Pearce, Director of Journey4, launches our mini series on the topic of Smarter Working. The Coronavirus epidemic has forced companies to operate differently under the strict lockdown measures and after almost a year operating under these unprecedented conditions, UK business has learnt to adapt and change their business models. As the businesses prepare for […]

Preparation is Key for Major Infrastructure Projects

Welsh Nuclear industry contribution to Hinkley Point C

Zoe Stollard, Construction Partner at leading law firm Clarke Willmott outlines why preparation is key for large scale infrastructure projects to help avoid challenges later. Major infrastructure projects have many similarities in approach to smaller local construction projects and whether the project is building a new nuclear power station or a logistics warehouse, there are […]