The impact of working from home.

Robert McCallion Blogs

There has been a lot of comment since the beginning of lockdown about the likelihood of the move away from office working, to a more flexible approach, becoming permanent. Some …

Schools must open

Robert McCallion Blogs

http://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/277/reader/reader.html?social#!preferred/0/package/277/pub/277/page/63/article/58894 In this week’s Sunday Telegraph Julie Burchill wrote compellingly about the different views on how important it is for schools in the UK to reopen.  The main points she …

Dysfunction starts with government

Robert McCallion Blogs

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/yes-michael-gove-there-is-dysfunction-in-government-it-starts-with-you-rlp8wkbxq?shareToken=008d92a7e0a6336fe016aac03a42420f Mathew Syed, whose book ‘Rebel Ideas’ I reviewed here recently, has an interesting piece in the Sunday Times this week. In a lecture last week Michael Gove argued that …

Lockdown could lead to another financial crisis

Robert McCallion Blogs

  http://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/272/reader/reader.html?social#!preferred/0/package/272/pub/272/page/111/article/54652 I totally agree with Mervyn King, previously Governor of the Bank of England, who taught me when I read Economics at Cambridge. In a piece by Liam Halligan …

Let’s never have another shutdown

Robert McCallion Blogs

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/lets-never-have-another-shutdown-s0b6vng8b?shareToken=2e19c53b3684b4809d4a0df7fcfecca7  Luke Johnson, well known as a serial entrepreneur, including Pizza Express (hugely successful) and Patisserie Valerie (lees so), has a piece in the Sunday Times arguing the lockdown has …

Rebel Ideas by Matthew Syed

Bonnie Doe Blogs

This recently published book, subtitled ‘The Power of Diverse Thinking’, has many lessons for organisations, including many of the companies that we work with at MTP. It is a book …