Thought Leadership

  • Sep072021

    FE News: Delivering the right kind of careers education in the interest of better representation

    Delivering careers education is a balancing act.

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  • Sep032021

    Exploring the data: COVID-19 and educational disparity

    Differences in state school and independent school pupil attainment were evident pre-COVID-19. However, recent GCSE and A-level results show that the pandemic has only widened these disparities.

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  • Sep012021

    Key People Moves – August

    The summer months are a welcome respite from the busyness of the year, though the market continues to see important movement and career advancement—A&M strengthen their Private Equity expertise, consultancy boutiques grow steadily in headcount, and Bain adds to its partnership in Asia.

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  • Aug022021

    Key People Moves – July

    The summer months are a welcome respite from the busyness of the year, though the market continues to see important movement and career advancement—A&M strengthen their Private Equity expertise, consultancy boutiques grow steadily in headcount, and Bain adds to its partnership in Asia.

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  • Jul012021

    Key People Moves – June

    As we approach the mid-year point, major strategy consulting players are consolidating their capabilities through promotions and new specialised hires. Life Sciences and Private Equity see considerable—though expected—movement, while large firms and boutiques alike invest heavily in transaction work.

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  • Jun302021

    FE News: The hypocrisy of the UK youth labour market

    Patrick Morgan Founder, James O’Dowd, and one of our Trustees, Louis Peace,  have collaborated on an extensive article that tackles the difficulty young people face as the UK recovers: not only in obtaining certain roles, but also in accruing the experience necessary for those roles.

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  • Jun012021

    Key People Moves – May

    Further restrictions ease, optimism rises in the UK, and we continue to note important people moves across Europe. Top strategy consulting players are strengthening their capabilities in Healthcare, Private Equity…

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  • May142021

    The Kickstart Scheme is Failing

    Rishi Sunak’s announcement of the Kickstart Scheme in July 2020 filled me with optimism.

    On paper, it was an impressive commitment: a £2bn investment into creating 250,000 jobs for young people in receipt of Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

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  • Apr292021

    Key People Moves – April

    As we approach the mid-point of Q2, we are still seeing a significant amount of leadership changes in the industry.

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  • Apr072021

    Don’t Look Away

    I dive into Carillion, Deloitte’s Restructuring practice, and the ever-changing UK consulting market.

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  • Mar312021

    Key People Moves – March

    As the year rolls on, the industry shows more movement, external and internal in the same measure.

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  • Mar012021

    Key People Moves – February

    Another busy month for people moves and promotions; there is definitely a growing trend of hiring activity within the global Professional Services market. Additionally, as with the movers in January, Financial Services, Healthcare and TMT remain the dominant sector focuses.

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  • Feb042021

    The Road to 9%: How the Consulting Industry Is Recovering

    Talk of cautious optimism has been prominent in recent press and, as we at Patrick Morgan have observed, there is plenty of cause for such an attitude in the consulting industry…

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  • Feb012021

    Key People Moves – January

    January has been a busy month—rising optimism and growth in the consulting industry has also brought about some significant changes across Europe.

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  • Jan252021

    Can private companies help solve the COVID laptop crisis?

    We’ve commented at length on the digital divide, which is affecting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds disproportionately. Access to technology—or the lack of it—has largely limited young people’s potential and education, as well as work experience opportunities.

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  • Jan222021

    Virtual Interviews: How to Conduct a Successful Process

    Ending the week with an exciting feature, we’ve been highlighted in The HR Director, once again offering tips and techniques for conducting successful virtual interviews.

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  • Jan132021

    Finding a New Job in 2021: Tips for Success

    While job hunting has seemed like a bleak process over the past year, there is cause for optimism in the new year, especially when you employ the right techniques and apply your skillset to the right vacancies.

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  • Jan122021

    Video Interviews: Tips and Techniques

    The job hunting landscape has undergone rapid change since the start of the pandemic…

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  • Jan062021

    Leadership Trends for 2021: What Has COVID-19 Taught Us?

    As we enter a new year and reflect on how businesses have reacted to the COVID-19 crisis, we believe it important to consider how leadership specifically has adapted…

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  • Dec212020

    Preparing disadvantaged students for the economy of tomorrow: what has COVID-19 taught us?

    Over the summer months, we have been hard at work creating a digital platform that can help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with their careers education.

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  • Dec172020

    It’s time we prepare our future workforce with the digital skills needed to meet employer demand

    Over the summer months, we have been hard at work creating a digital platform that can help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with their careers education.

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  • Nov272020

    Digital Growth Update in Education Technology

    Over the summer months, we have been hard at work creating a digital platform that can help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with their careers education.

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  • Jul162020

    On Human Capital

    Do you remember the last slow news day we had? In the past four months, every 24 hours have produced at least one development worth paying attention to…

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  • May132020

    A Guide to Our Online Workshop Content

    On Friday 20th March, schools across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland closed in a bid to help reduce COVID-19’s rate of infection.

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