Re-writing the book Leading from the front – building transformational leadership

Successful leaders all face a quest. They need to guide their organisations through the tough times. Ensure their organisation overcomes the odds, survives, succeeds. For public sector leaders the quest is especially challenging.

Yet without effective leadership, organisation-wide transformation will not happen and in today's environment, transformation is a necessity.

It’s time to lead from the front. It’s time to re-write the book in terms of leadership in order to deliver public sector transformation. Our new report is based on discussions with more than 24 leaders at our last Leadership Forum. It aims to help readers tackle the challenges they face as public sector leaders and explains the four key elements of leading from the front:

  • Leading self
  • Creating a leadership community
  • Forming the top team
  • Engaging the whole organisation

Click here to access this latest inciteful discussion paper.

SME Supplier Locator update...

UK Government and public sector spend with SME’s is continually on the increase and by 2020, it is the stated intent of Cabinet Office that £1 of every £3 spent on government contracts goes to SME’s. The past 5 years have seen government make a priority of getting money through its supply chain into the hands of SMEs, by both setting targets and introducing new procurement mechanisms.

Against this backdrop, the WiredGov Supplier Locator service has been developed specifically to embrace the SME Agenda and provide the ideal platform for SME’s to promote their services, solutions, accreditation and success stories directly to our ever increasing audience across all government and public sector verticals and Tier 1 suppliers.

Click here to find out more and view this week’s new arrivals to the SME Supplier Locator service. 


 More contributions to the Brexit process

Still a ‘hot topic’, with widely spread views, for those who put fingers to keyboard in order to ‘share their views’:

Researched Links:

Brexit microsite (Information about the Article 50 process and our negotiations for a new partnership with the EU)

ScotGov:  Brexit talks

ScotGov:  FM comments on Brexit developments

PC&PE:  Progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal report releasedPC&PE:  UK border could be exposed from first day of Brexit

PC&PE:  EU Committee publishes report on Brexit: deal or no deal

NAO:  Implementing the UK’s Exit from the EU – People & skills: The role of the centre of government

EU News:  Regulatory guidance for pharmaceutical companies to prepare for UK’s withdrawal from EU

EU News:  Atlantic strategy needs strengthening after Brexit

Remarks by President Juncker 08/12/17

EC recommends sufficient progress to the European Council (Article 50)

Open Europe:  How can the European Union become popular again? – (OE:  German Social Democrats present their EU wish list

IPPR:  Post-Brexit restrictions could block 9 in 10 EU-born construction workers

Joint statement from business groups & the TUC on EU citizens' rights

DIT:  International Trade Secretary confident “best days of global trade lie ahead of us”

DIT:  Trade policy minister sets out future UK-Africa trading relationship

Please choose from the links below to view individual sections of interest:

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