Culture and values

Lessons from Lockdown Leaders Conference

  “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” Albert Einstein On the 23rd of March 2020, the nation tuned-in to hear the prime minister make a statement on the national fightback against the Coronavirus. In this twenty-minute address, it became clear that the immediate fate of our nation rested on two words: ‘National Lockdown.’ In

Optimism, relearnt

Were you furloughed due to COVID-19? Did you work from home during lockdown? Perhaps, like me, the events of the last few months required you to work in new and challenging circumstances. As life opens up, and our work patterns change again, how do you feel about adjusting to the new normal? While some people

Managing upwards by building trust

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. It goes without saying that whatever your career stage, level of seniority or industry, building a good relationship with your boss, your boss’s boss, and perhaps even their boss too, can be a powerful career move. But one study suggests it goes

On Opening Doors During Lockdown

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. Did you know, the UK’s business events industry is estimated to be worth £31 billion? In 2018, there were approximately 1.48 million conferences and meetings in the UK, and 95.3 million delegates attended these events*. Entrepreneurs and business leaders clearly recognise the

Dare to Share

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of TWME8 and iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. In January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Encouraging global collaboration to support under-resourced nations was the primary reason behind this announcement. As the outbreak became

More Pressure, More Diamonds

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of TWME8 and iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. In rocky times, few things are more critical than carving a smooth path forward. Since the onset of Covid-19, businesses have been navigating a fluctuating landscape that’s like nothing they’ve ever seen before. In this uncharted territory, it makes sense

On breaking out in the outbreak

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of TWME8 and iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. Coronavirus has brought the world to a standstill. While accepting change, grieving for what’s lost and facing uncertainty is difficult, this moment of pause offers us a chance to reflect and rethink our lives. As Josh Bersin says, it’s ‘a

International Women’s Day – Forging a Career in Web Development

Interview with Jodie Watkins, Senior Web Developer, TWM. “An equal world is an enabled world” is the theme of International Women’s Day 2020.  As an employer in the technology industry and to support International Women’s Day, which is on March 8th, TWM wanted to share an interview ahead of time, with our very own Jodie

TWM: developing people, transforming business

TWM brand refresh and website launch – a fitting celebration of 15 years Spring is time of renewal and fresh starts and that’s exactly the case for TWM this year as we launch our new brand and website and celebrate our 15th birthday! Every business has to evolve over time to meet changing client needs

How much do you value your values?

I’ve spent time in a lot of offices throughout my career. I’ve seen a lot of posters in a lot of foyers proclaiming company values. I’ve listened to a lot of managing directors talk about company culture and how it plays out in the workplace. Call me cynic, but I’ve often had my doubts. If