Protecting talent from becoming a flight risk

Posted by Charlie Johnston

A number of our clients in recent weeks have spoken to us about the talent pool they possess. One called it the 'flight risk team' as.... Read more

Going the extra mile

Posted by Charlie Johnston

I had a very interesting conversation recently about going the 'extra mile' for a client. The discussion focused on the need to.... Read more

Article 50

Posted by Charlie Johnston

Yesterday the PM finally announced the date for triggering Article 50, at which point the political hand grenade went off.  For some it.... Read more

2017 - an interesting year?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

2016 was certainly a year for 'populism' but what will 2017 bring? From a macro perspective the list is an interesting one ranging from.... Read more

What makes a good leader?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

I recent had a conversation with a couple of clients about 'what makes a good leader?' Interestingly each one had a diiferent view, one.... Read more

Attracting talent

Posted by Charlie Johnston

Since the Brexit vote we have sought to determine what the impact will be for our clients. The response seems to be very varied and broad.... Read more

Investing in people v Market Share

Posted by Charlie Johnston

One of my colleagues recently had a very interesting debate with a CEO about people and how time consuming people issues were. My colleagues.... Read more

UK's manufacturing challenges

Posted by Charlie Johnston

Whether you agree with the current BREXIT arguments or not, the reality is that all manufacturing organisations are at the mercy of global.... Read more

Brexit - good or bad?

Posted by C Johnston

Following the announcement yesterday by the PM that a deal is going to be struck about the UK's postion in Europe, the media were all over.... Read more

Sir Alex Ferguson - an interesting view on leadership

Posted by Charlie Johnston

A recent TV documentary portrayed how Sir Alex Ferguson's style of leadership can bring a different perspective to the Boardroom. Indeed he.... Read more

China - the impact on the UK

Posted by Charlie Johnston

With the recent trade visit to China there is clearly a strong desire by UK plc to continue to grow business connections with what is now seen.... Read more

Leadership - the Queen's way

Posted by Charlie Johnston

This week Her Majesty the Queen marked a key milestone in her reign, namely that she is now the longest serving British Monarch. Irrespective.... Read more

Oil Price challenges

Posted by Charlie Johnston

With the Oil price continuing to keep below $50 a barrel the impact on the whole supply chain in the E&P space is significant. Companies.... Read more

Europe - freedom of movement

Posted by Charlie Johnston

There is much debate on the newswires at the moment about the desire for the new Tory Govt and their majority to seek a renegotiation of its.... Read more

General Election - rhetoric v reality

Posted by Charlie Johnston

As the Election draws nearer, all the pollsters seem to be forecasting a hung parliament. To me the big question will be is what will then.... Read more

Manchester - a city on the up

Posted by Charlie Johnston

Manchester has recently hit the headlines as a possible City to receive the opportunity to run its own health budget which will be devolved.... Read more

Price v Quality

Posted by Charlie Johnston

Over the last 6 years we have all experienced the challenge of having to "tighten our belts" or restructure. As a provider of a.... Read more

2015 - the year ahead

Posted by Charlie Johnston

2015 will be a very interesting year for the global and UK economy. With the drop in Oil price to roughly $50, one could argue that this will.... Read more

Freedom of movement of talent

Posted by Charlie Johnston

Should talent be allowed to move across Europe freely? The Tories would beg to differ and blame Labour for opening the door 10 years ago..... Read more

The drop in the price of oil - good or a bad thing?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

For the first time in a number of years the price of crude has dropped below $90 a barrel. Is this a good or bad thing for companies? Certainly.... Read more

The impact of the 18th September?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

It is less then 24 hours before people go to the polls in Scotland and everybody is talking about it. No matter where you are in the UK or.... Read more

Shale revolution - reality or myth?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

The UK Government recently announced that they were looking at pushing forward with their plans for granting licenses for exploratory drilling.... Read more

Commonwealth Games - Economic benefit?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

The Commonwealth Games started with a real bang last night. It was great to see Glasgow being showcased to over a 1bn viewers across the.... Read more

Are you fit for purpose for resourcing and retaining talent?

Posted by Charlie Johnston

At Paratus Executive, we operate in the “people game” and we work with companies both in Scotland, the UK and Internationally. The.... Read more