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19 May 2013

Purchasing professionals do not expect to see an increase in on-shoring in the near future. 

At a debate held by procurement firm 4C Associates, nearly 75 per cent of attendees said they think it is unlikely that companies will...

Categories: Commercial

15 May 2013

Forcing interim managers on to company payrolls could damage the productivity of organisations.

This is according to Jason Atkinson, chairman of the Interim Management Association (IMA). Mr Atkinson claimed that many firms rely on...

Categories: Commercial, Board & CEO

13 May 2013

The Interim Management Association (IMA) is set to hold an open drinks evening in London later this month.

Taking place at the headquarters of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) on Thursday May 23rd, the free event...

Categories: Commercial

09 May 2013

Stagnant management processes and narrow metrics are just two of the reasons why large businesses sometimes fail to adapt to evolving market conditions and implement a successful change initiative.

In an article for Fortune,...

Categories: Commercial, Board & CEO

07 May 2013

The majority of UK interim managers believe the country should remain part of the European Union, new research has revealed.

With an increasing number of interims finding their specialist skills in demand among organisations on...

Categories: Commercial

21 Apr 2013

Demand for interim managers is increasing among UK organisations, with the total number of new assignments up by 18 per cent in the last quarter of 2012.

This is according to the latest quarterly survey from the Interim Management...

Categories: Commercial

17 Apr 2013

The pay of females in procurement roles remains significantly lower than that of men, a new study has revealed.

Research published by the Procurement Intelligence Unit (PIU) this month showed that the average salary of a woman in...

Categories: Commercial, Procurement & Supply Chain

16 Apr 2013

The Interim Management Association (IMA) has submitted its response to the government's consultation on proposed employment agency reforms.

In its submission, the IMA outlines a number of "serious concerns" regarding the plans,...

Categories: Commercial

04 Apr 2013

Research firm Prosci is inviting executives to contribute to a major global study of change management.

The company has launched its eighth Best Practices in Change Management benchmarking study, which will aim to investigate the...

Categories: Commercial

27 Mar 2013

An inaugural awards event taking place next month is set to celebrate the work of interim managers in the Wessex region.

The awards will be judged by an independent panel and interims who operate in Hampshire, East Dorset,...

Categories: Commercial