Answering the tough questions for startups.co.uk

Answering the tough questions for startups.co.uk
What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done? What was your biggest business mistake? What is the most common mistake that entrepreneurs make? What would make you a better leader? What do you wish you’d known when you started? Startups Magazine went straight in for the kill in their interview with me. I did my best with the answers. Read... Read More

Best Diversity Reports : 5 tech companies reviewed

Best Diversity Reports : 5 tech companies reviewed
I was put on the spot myself at Reward Gateway’s April staff conference when I was asked in an on-stage interview if a recent restructure had worsened gender diversity in senior management roles. So I said we’d work on our first official, proper, transparent diversity report at Reward Gateway. We’ll be publishing in shortly over on the main Reward Gateway blog and... Read More

“Scaling Imperfection” – Conference Report

“Scaling Imperfection” – Conference Report
Last week, Glenn gave a talk at the HG Capital Marketing Forum in London, UK. It was a really inspiring couple of days, during which he and Damien Posterino (Head of UK Consultancy at Reward Gateway) jotted lots of notes and ideas down –they’re determined to get around to implementing them before getting swept back into the daily grind! The session was... Read More

4 business phrases we should stop using because they are spiteful and demeaning

4 business phrases we should stop using because they are spiteful and demeaning
I’ve been meaning to write this article for ages and it was a post on HR Grapevine that I read this morning that made me write it now – it was a contravention of issue number 2. It’s interesting that three of my 4 HR / employee communications / business irritants are connected with people leaving an organization and I... Read More

“What’s first? Successful business or investing in employee engagement?”

“What’s first? Successful business or investing in employee engagement?”
I’m fortunate to have founded and built a successful employee engagement business – Reward Gateway. The company has over 1,100 clients on three continents, is fast growing, profitable and has been through two successful private-equity backed investments making great returns for shareholders and staff. The company has been described as “the poster child of employee engagement” with a very connected global... Read More