Rebecca Brandwood talks to Interim HR & Employee Relations Manager Sue Simkin about implementing a new reward and recognition programme at Wolverhampton University
Employment is at record levels, yet too many groups in society still face entrenched disadvantages in accessing jobs and questions remain around the ‘quality of work’ and importantly, in-work progression. Amongst the many themes...
Sarah Shaw, Partner and Head of Odgers Interim’s Education Practice, offers her perspective on the vice-chancellor’s pay debate and explains the risks in putting those in the role under such intense scrutiny
Recognising the success of innovative workplace strategies and transformational HR practices within UK universities, this year’s UHR Awards celebrated the institutions enhancing their organisational culture and performance to put...
The upcoming transition of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) into the Office for Students represents a far-reaching step-change. From the 1st April, the emphasis will focus on students at the heart of all...
“We would regard Richard’s time with us as successful on two fronts: both the main job he was employed to do, which was ensure that we didn’t lose pace and momentum, but also having the benefit of that fresh pair of eyes”
Over the past twelve months, we have hosted a range of events across all sectors. We’ve invited senior management teams and leaders to share their views on the biggest issues affecting industries and the wider news agenda. Below, we wrap up some highlights of our events calendar.
Guest speaker, Philip Brown looks into the value proposition for interims in the procurement industry
During this period Richard established, for the first time in many years at the university, the role of executive lead for all the support services, with 15 reports at director level, or equivalent.
Ellie made sure she was accessible for all staff, “enabling the Executive to step in and resolve a number of issues quickly and first time to ensure positive outcomes and enhanced internal and external stakeholder relationships.”
“We knew that the corporate strategy was going to need significant market input, but it really shifted as a result of what Jonathan did."
Odgers Interim has added consultant Rebecca Brandwood to its education team
Case Study: Interim Head of the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences (CEMPS) at the University of Exeter
The University was delighted with the insight and capabilities that Rachel Birds brought brought to the assignment.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a well-established route for further and higher education institutions as they look for scale and efficiencies.
With area-based reviews posing uncertainty and extra workload upon post-16 education in the UK, Narinder Uppal describes the real-time effects it is having on colleges and their recruitment strategies this year.
UK primary and secondary education is currently facing one of the most challenging periods it has experienced for over a decade...
Grant Speed, Managing Director of Odgers Interim, discusses the firm’s recent Public Services Dinner...
This section of Perspective showcases just a few of the many assignments that we have placed in December.