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18 Aug 2013

As the UK's economic environment continues to remain challenging, the need for business leaders to get ahead of their competitors is of great importance.    While many executives will be desperate to seize upon any advantage...

Categories: Commercial, Public Sector

12 Aug 2013

The majority of interim managers are confident about the future of the sector.

This is according to a new survey by the Interim Management Association (IMA), which found 76 per cent of respondents are more optimistic than they...

Categories: Commercial, Public Sector

06 Aug 2013

A significant number of interim managers are unsure of whether they are affected by the new IR35 tax legislation. 

This is according to the Institute of Interim Management's latest Interim Management survey.

It found 42 per cent...

Categories: Commercial, Public Sector

05 Aug 2013

The interim management sector is "open for business", according to an industry expert.

Ad van der Rest, co-chairman of the Institute of Interim Management (IIM), believes the worst effects of the economic downturn have passed and...

Categories: Commercial, Public Sector

01 Aug 2013

The Cabinet Office has "ambitious plans" to quickly introduce EU procurement reforms.

Last month, talks were held between the coalition and European authorities with a package of three new directives covering the public sector,...

Categories: Central Government, Healthcare, Local Government, Public Sector

16 Jul 2013

Public sector procurement is more expensive in the UK than in any other EU nation, a new study has revealed. 

A report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, which was commissioned by e-procurement provider Gatewit,...

Categories: Central Government, Local Government, Public Sector

09 Jul 2013

The majority of interim managers rely on interim service providers (ISPs) to find assignments, a new report has revealed. 

Figures released by the Institute of Interim Management (IIM) show 72 per cent of professionals in the...

Categories: Commercial, Public Sector

08 Jul 2013

The future of the interim management sector is positive, according to a new report. 

Research conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of the Interim Management Association found the average number of new assignments undertaken by the...

Categories: Commercial, Public Sector

07 Jul 2013

The government saved £447 million in construction procurement during the last financial year.

This figure was revealed in a speech by Cabinet Office minister Chloe Smith and forms part of the coalition's plan to drive down costs...

Categories: Central Government, Local Government, Public Sector

02 Jul 2013

A stronger level of leadership is required if the NHS is to improve healthcare, a pair of industry experts have claimed. 

People and leadership specialist Steven Brooks and talent management and healthcare expert Anthony Surely -...

Categories: Healthcare, Public Sector