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Diversity at Board Level

Diversity at Board Level Equality, diversity and inclusion at Board level is a key focus for many businesses at both executive and non-executive level. Since the Davies report in 2011 PLCs across industries have [...]

May 31st, 2018|

Market Mapping in Executive Search Recruitment

Market Mapping - Step by Step Guide to Getting It Right What is Recruitment Market Mapping? Market Mapping is a vital process for businesses seeking to understand and interpret the spread of talent across their [...]

September 5th, 2017|

Being Human

Visions of a dystopian society are nothing new – in novels (from renaissance times through to modern) and films over the last 60 years we have enjoyed succumbing to the temptation of imagining our world [...]

April 11th, 2017|

Collecting and interpreting ‘soft’ data: A perspective on how to approach the generation and analysis of opinion based information, designed to support the answering of ‘market’ questions across professional services.

“Nature” is what we see— The Hill—the Afternoon— Squirrel—Eclipse—the Bumble bee— Nay—Nature is Heaven— Nature is what we hear— The Bobolink—the Sea— Thunder—the Cricket— Nay—Nature is Harmony— Nature is what we know— Yet have no [...]

January 24th, 2017|

Roundup of the APAC Legal Landscape in 2016

Our research projects within the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region throughout 2016 generated a wealth of interesting data from across the team here at Edward Drummond. This has prompted many thought-provoking insights that we would like to [...]

January 18th, 2017|

Increasing Competition from Domestic Firms

A major theme arising from our 2016 research has been the increasing prevalence and sophistication of domestic/national law firms across the APAC region, and the potential challenge that this poses to international law firms operating [...]

January 18th, 2017|

Tips for Hiring a Non-Executive Director

To ensure you get the most out of your new executive director, it’s worth checking you have created an actionable hiring plan. The benefits a great non-executive director can bring to your business is worth [...]

January 5th, 2017|

Non-Executive Director Transition Checklist Template

Periods of change at Board level can often be when organisations are at their most vulnerable. When leaders and non-executives retire or leave an organisation, it can create holes and inefficiencies within the existing workforce. To [...]

January 5th, 2017|

How to Interview a Non-Executive Director

Interviewing for a non-exec director is an important part of hiring a non-exec director. The interview is a chance for you to get to know each candidate and understand how they are likely to react [...]

January 5th, 2017|

Empty Vessels Make The Most Noise

Listening recently to a recorded debate between Roy Jenkins and Tony Benn – which dated from the 1970s – I was immediately struck by the articulate nature of these exchanges. The parries and ripostes of [...]

January 5th, 2017|

Brexit unWound: Gorillas in the Mist

A little over four months ago, on the day that the vote for Brexit was announced, I wrote a blog post as much to put my own thoughts in order as to try to contribute [...]

November 15th, 2016|

Mid Tier Law firms in an Hourglass Economy

Post LSA, post Jackson, post Recession. What does the legal landscape look like? There continue to be forces at play, which are shaping the UK legal landscape further delineating the distinctions between small, medium and [...]

July 14th, 2016|

Brexit Wounds

June 24th, 2016 4.30am - 7.30am: Wide awake. Mind racing with the various possible permutations of Brexit; Business, Social and Personal. How will brexit affect business? 7.31 am: ‘Gareth, amongst the chaos of today’s other news, [...]

June 24th, 2016|

Benefit from flexible working

As many families return from their annual holiday to prepare for the start of a new school year, international executive search firm Edward Drummond & Co is encouraging employers to offer flexible working options to [...]

October 21st, 2015|

Community Apprentices

One of the leading executive and non-executive search firms in the UK has been richly rewarded for its ongoing community work; with one of the teams coached by Edward Drummond & Co – St Brendan’s [...]

July 5th, 2015|

Aviva Community Fund

Aviva announced on 29th June 2015 that Envision has made it to the final of the Aviva Community Fund. Commenting on the achievement, Jennie Butterworth, Chief Executive at Envision, said: “Thanks to your help [...]

January 29th, 2015|