Category Archives: EP Online Articles

The more open the world has become, the more business has built walls for talent – time to break them down.

So much has been written about the emerging generations, the lack of young leaders emerging, the disengagement of the young from work but the hard truth is that most of it has little to do with generational change and far with how the business has behaved over the last decade. The issue lies with business, not with the talent or people.

You are a CEO or an MD who has just lost his job

Where do you go next? What lies ahead? Does your knowledge just get lost?

It is said that few can today be an effective CEO or MD beyond a 5-year tenure in this day as the speed of change is so fast, it is nigh on impossible not to get stale, burnt out or narrow in thinking. At the...

The Hospitality Industry has the opportunity to real take a leading role in communities, in schools and in workplaces by bringing people together.

On Thursday evening, we were delighted to co-host – along with the OxfordCultural Collective and Barings – a dinner which brought together 150 guests to listen to the views of Yasmin Khan and taste some of the foods from her books. It was a genuinely excellent evening with a vibrant atmosphere where many came together to just talk and socially connect. This...

Gently building character and boldness in emerging leaders through experiences and knowledge

There is little doubt that the younger generations emerging are brighter and possess a broader and international understanding which does suggest that there are exciting generations emerging. However, at the same time, we do know that young leaders are not breaking through and emerging as they are often risk averse and have a fear of failure. It is important that this is combated and...

EPCIS – Created to showcase exceptional food service and initiatives within Scottish Education.

The Scottish Hospitality Industry has long been one of the crown jewels within the UK Hospitality Industry. It possesses a number of the great hotels as well as has a proud history of some of the great industry leaders who have been important figures over the years.Often great work goes unseen and one of the key battlegrounds has been taking place in schools. There...