Not quite 2020 vision – reflections on the impact of Covid-19 and predictions for 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Written by Lord Daniel Finkelstein OBE, British journalist and politician. In early March 2020, I wrote an article about the coronavirus. It wasn’t certain at that point that the outbreak would become a pandemic, but it looked possible. And I speculated about what the impact might be upon our politics. This might be, I said grandly, […]

One month on… how has IR35 impacted you and your business?

Reading Time: 7 minutes It’s been a month since the long-anticipated changes to IR35 came into effect. Steve Deverill hosted a webinar with Paul Lloyd, of Brookson Group, and Tony Evans, the Co-Chair at the Institute of Interim Management, to look at the early indicators of how the changes have impacted those affected. You can watch to the full […]

Reasons to be cheerful about the UK recovery

Reading Time: 3 minutes Written by David Smith, Economics Editor for The Sunday Times and to watch David’s full presentation, please follow this link. In an online webinar for Eton Bridge Partners, a week after Rishi Sunak’s Budget, I addressed three questions: What will be the shape of the recession and recovery; could it still be a V-shape or […]

Resilience: Managing battle fatigue and galvanizing teams ready to bounce back

Reading Time: 3 minutes Written by Colin Maclachlan, former SAS soldier and Special Forces Commander. Colin hosted a webinar with Mark Craddock, Partner at Eton Bridge Partners on the topic of resilience, and to watch the full presentation, please follow this link. “The word resilience has been a buzzword over the past year as COVID-19 has reshaped how we […]

Shaping the RemCo strategy – will COVID/ESG change the shape of the reward discussion?

Reading Time: 4 minutes How is ESG shaping the RemCo strategy? Louise Chaplin, Head of Board Practice at Eton Bridge Partners, hosted an engaging and well-attended webinar on the subject. She was joined by an expert panel comprising: Tea Colaianni: Chair of RemCo at Watches of Switzerland Group Plc and DWF Group Plc Boris Huard: NED and RemCo chair, […]

The economic and business outlook at a time of uncertainty

Reading Time: 3 minutes Written by David Smith, Economics Editor for The Sunday Times. In a webinar for Eton Bridge Partners on March 17th 2022, I addressed four questions: Can the global and UK economic recoveries continue, or are there too many headwinds, including now the war in Ukraine? Is the surge in inflation a blip, or will it […]

Accelerating towards the future workplace

Reading Time: 4 minutes The global pandemic has thrown a spotlight on how and where we work and accelerated the rate of change of workplace transformation. Our most recent webinar looked at how businesses are managing this transformation and shared insights on what the future may bring. The panel included Ben Almond, Global Head of Property at Pearson PLC, […]

The Economic Outlook during Covid-19: David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times

Reading Time: 4 minutes By David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times In a webinar attended by over 330 clients and guests of Eton Bridge Partners, on Wednesday 20th May, guest speaker David Smith reflected on the highly unusual times we were in. Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, had said that the economy was in a serious recession, “the […]

An ESG reckoning is coming: reporting vs implementation

Reading Time: 6 minutes Unsurprisingly, we are facing a shift in ESG as investors seek to invest in companies that are able to navigate and provide solutions to an ever-changing list of challenges. Louise Chaplin Partner and Head of Eton Bridge Partners’ Board Practice, hosted our 9th lunchtime webinar discussion, along with Vanda Murray OBE (Chair of the Board […]

The future of digital: enabling the CEO for growth

Reading Time: 5 minutes The digital economy is advancing and transforming rapidly across every market segment and organisation. Faced with such a relentless pace of digital innovation, boards face the challenge of staying agile to ensure their organisations thrive in an ever-evolving landscape. A CEO, and their board, need to pursue strategies that ensure their business maintains that essential […]