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Back to the Present

The character Marty McFly would probably be less overwhelmed by the real October 21, 2015 than the fictional one he encountered in the film Back to the Future II. Shortly after arriving into his future at the main square of his hometown, McFly was attacked by a shark hologram jumping out of a cinema playing […]

Property in a time of disruption

The real estate industry is a sector known for its reliability, consistency, low volatility and as being an inflation hedge. Those who may take a more negative view on the traditions of real estate may say that the last great initiative in the sector was the invention of the brick. But almost every legacy industry […]

Co-working is here to stay

Shared or co-working spaces, where freelancers or professionals from different organisations work alongside each other in the same office, have been around for more than decade. For much of that time, the stereotypical image of a co-working space has been a converted warehouse occupied by tech geeks and empty pizza boxes. But co-working is not […]

The end of performance reviews?

The end of performance reviews? Don’t bet your life on it. In 1897, a journalist was sent to inquire on a rumour Mark Twain was near death. In fact, it was Twain’s cousin who was very ill. Twain recounted the event in the New York Journal of 2 June 1897, giving birth to much repeated […]

Becoming A Customer-Centric Organisation

In 2015 we will continue to focus on our customers, to further our understanding of their business to ensure ongoing trading success. We set out on this ambitious journey in early 2014 and after spending the better half of last year listening to our customers, mapping their journey throughout our business, and identifying pain points […]