27 June 2017
Enabling finance people to engage in wider business discussions about how their understanding of the numbers can influence real business outcomes and effect organisational change.
29 May 2017
In effect “speaking truth to power” means having the capacity and ability to take a stand on an important issue. It means giving yourself the power to dissent in the face of greater strength and power.
22 January 2014
As business is dominated by cash flows, costs and profitability the finance function has traditionally been immune to any form of corporate criticism. Money is the driver for many organisations and as finance retains...
15 December 2013
One of our clients asked me to join their Global HR meeting and facilitate a discussion of the broad trends in Human Resources so that they could benchmark their plans. This article provides you with information on what...
19 September 2013
Mark Thomas, one of PPI’s Lead Consultants and Faculty on Strategy / HR and Business Partnering sets out a challenging list of behaviours and actions that he believes are critical for today’s high impact HR Business...
05 September 2013
In this article we look at the skills a business partner in today’s leading companies requires to have the appropriate impact. It will provide you with an opportunity to reflect and assess how you measure up. What do...
04 June 2013
Like all support functions in today’s world, the finance function is under increasing pressure to demonstrate value added services to the business. However many finance functions remain bogged down in detail and...
27 March 2013
The critical audit questions for today’s High Performance Finance Business Partner.
02 March 2013
A presentation and discussion of the challenges and issues for a functional support specialist in being accepted as a partner by line managers and business decision makers.