Living with Uncertainty

3. A view from, but not of, Argentina by Esteban Chinetti What do I mean by uncertainty There is an aspect of any environment that subtly steers planning, expectations, risk appetites, costs and even stress levels in the same direction. This aspect is uncertainty. I used to think that the key drivers framing potential failures [...]

Wellbeing and the Workplace

Catherine Cross talks about just some of the things that we’ve been doing to make our workplace a great workplace. Even if these days, it’s almost 100% a virtual workplace!

Delivering Successful Programmes, Pt. 1

The first in a short series of thought pieces from John Curran that investigates the elements of successful programme management and delivery. This one is a bit longer than the usual, so buckle up …

DWP Employability Programmes 2021-25: Challenges and Opportunities – Part 2

A follow up piece on the challenges and opportunities from the significant and difficult environment that has resulted from the covid-19 pandemic. Andy Bowie, from our partner 50 Degrees, provides a fresh perspective.

DWP – Employability Programmes 2021-25

The DWP has just launched its new Employability Programme for 2021-25. In the first of a short series about the impact of this on the market, we asked David McDougall from 50 Degrees for his thoughts.

News: 4OC and Agilyx get it together

We’re really excited (in a measured, professional way) about 4OC and Agilyx agreeing a new partnership through which we will deliver truly effective digital transformation for our customers

A short story about Bureaucracy

Esteban’s second piece on his journey from Argentina to a new life in the UK. This time around, he explores the similarities and differences, benefits and drawbacks of bureaucracy in the public sector in both countries.

Programme Management – Complex Change Made Easy

We have developed, and keep refining, a really successful Programme Management approach. Our methodology guarantees successful delivery every time. Here’s a bit on why …

4OC and 50 Degrees – it’s the right angle

This tells you what 4OC and 50 Degrees will do to ensure you win government contracts, mobilise them, implement them and improve them.

CCIN – Cooperating, Growing

We’re really looking forward to working with more of the Cooperative organisation members of CCIN, getting communities involved in delivering change and improvements locally.

Culture Shock to Pandemics – My experience of change

Julia compares some of the elements of her experience of culture shock to the effect of the pandemic and how we can adopt the lessons to better deal with significant change events

Announcement: New Partnership between 50 Degrees and 4OC

4OC and 50 Degrees have formed a strategic partnership to allow us to offer an end-to-end solution to winning, setting up and delivering government contracts

Framblings Vol. 1

Lockdown thoughts, by Fran Hoey The drain of negativity, the pull of positivity Hey, new starter Have you changed since lockdown? The drain of negative. The boost from positive. Just read those sentences again for a moment. You've probably lingered over one of those sentences more than the other... unless you're a particularly well-balanced individual! [...]