Author: tim
Practitioner ~ Commercial and Procurement Management
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Workers of the World Unite!

As she often does, Merryn Somerset Webb recently gave us some wise words, about dominant companies around the world (Financial Times 18th May 2019, and https://moneyweek.com/merryns-blog/page/3/ ). Quoting a Barclays study from the US, Merryn noted the more powerful firms are the less they pay, the…

One-One – Improve Your Study Success With Expert Coaching

One-One – Improve Your Study Success With Expert Coaching

Educational service providers around the world know just how successful online coaching can be. Here’s two views from the US: providing personalised attention enhances students’ capabilities to be successful (Penn State World Campus) and online coaching empowers students to break down the barriers that might stand in…

Local Education and Tech Partnerships – Best for Students and Parents

Local Education and Tech Partnerships – Best for Students and Parents

Student and parent expectations of education are changing. At root, the assumption remains to gain a competitive advantage when leaving education with job-ready qualifications, skills and competencies. But today, often faced with scarce job opportunities and wide inequalities, students and parents are looking for more. They’re…

Implementing Digital Healthcare

Lessons From India The need for innovation is well understood and much trumpeted – in September 2015 National Health Service England declared “supporting innovation across the healthcare system is more important than ever and will be central to securing transformation and improved patient outcomes”. But innovation…

Millennials Are Changing Workplaces For The Better

Millennials Are Changing Workplaces For The Better

Rohan Silva is a very smart guy (well worth following on www.standard.co.uk/author/rohan-silva by the way), with a track record of making things happen and interesting views about the future. Although his recent article in the London Evening Standard was focussed on young professionals in the UK,…

Moving On From Lagaan

Moving On From Lagaan

In the 2001 epic film Lagaan, villagers from a small Indian community pull together to inflict a symbolic defeat on the cruel and greedy British Raj. Today taxation and cricket are still alive and well in both countries, and to a lesser extent so is trade.…