How to stand out in the LinkedIn crowd: Make your profile work for you

Reading Time: 3 minutes LinkedIn is where serious people get noticed. Being spotted and being taken seriously requires putting in a little leg work. Fear not, Eton Bridge Partners delivery consultant, Kyle McLaren-Kennedy, says you needn’t worry – he’s written a downloadable guide highlighting top tips you need to know… If you thought LinkedIn was a place for staying […]

Inside the mind of an interim – Everything you always wanted to know about what makes a good interim but were afraid to ask

Reading Time: 4 minutes The rise of small and medium enterprises has been one of the business growth success stories of recent times. Quite often, businesses develop without a well-thought-out People Strategy simply because the initial focus is almost exclusively on revenue growth. In reality, the People and Business Strategies should run parallel from the start, because the lack […]

Interim Managers: Jump back in, the water is warm…

Reading Time: 5 minutes There are always ups and downs in the world of executive interim management, however I’m not sure we have ever seen such a perfect storm affecting the market as the double whammy of a global pandemic and IR35. Whilst this led initially to reluctance to use interim contractors and a slowing of the interim market, […]

Researcher’s Insight: The team behind the search

Reading Time: 5 minutes As with any successful Executive Search and Interim Management firm, a strong support structure lays the foundation for capability, delivery and growth. There are obvious reasons why Eton Bridge Partners invests considerably in their support team. Whether it be Admin, Research, Marketing, Finance or HR, all functions have a vital role to play in what […]

The journey from CxO to the boardroom: why, when and how

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Pivoting from a CxO role into the boardroom requires a thorough understanding of what you bring to the table and where you can add value. In this article, Louise Chaplin, Partner and Head of Board Practice at Eton Bridge Partners draws on her extensive market insight to provide guidance to those looking to make […]

5 Top tips when considering a career in interim management

Reading Time: 5 minutes A career in interim isn’t an easy choice. But for those that are willing to dedicate themselves to delivering the best service it can be fulfilling, highly rewarding and provide an opportunity for the kind of freedom that is unheard of in permanent placements. Alison Rotundo, Interim Management Partner within our CFO & Finance Practice […]

Chief People Officer: in the spotlight

Reading Time: 4 minutes Undoubtedly, the pandemic has focused attention on the People agenda, and the approach to people management, leadership and conduct is under the microscope across industry, from start-up, to multinational, in both private and public sector and, most recently of course, in government. In 2020, many HR practitioners found themselves working in new ways to answer […]

CFO appointments, under the microscope

Reading Time: 2 minutes The level of attention on the role of Chief Financial Officer has never been higher. The seismic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has profound implications for the current and future economic health of businesses in the UK and beyond. Subsequently, the financial performance and decision-making of companies has come under unprecedented scrutiny. Make no mistake, […]

From City to Corporate – The Journey of a City Analyst to a Plc CFO

Reading Time: 9 minutes The individuals in the C-Suite and Non-Executive seats around any boardroom often vary in backgrounds to compliment the business appropriately. No stranger to this is the CFO, where boards may at times look outside of the traditional accounting candidate pool to source their top finance position. This interview explores the route of an Investment Banking […]

CFO Stories: In Conversation with Sarah Sergeant, Stepping up to CFO

Reading Time: 5 minutes Sarah Sergeant has been CFO of Watkins Jones, a developer and builder of residential for rent across the UK and Ireland, since October 2021. Originally founded in 1791 Watkins Jones has developed into a leader in the UK’s property industry. The AIM-listed company continues to build for today and for the future, as it has […]