Author: Rachel Matthews

HR: Five components of the strategic business partner mindset

HR: Five components of the strategic business partner mindset In his 1997 book, ‘Human Resources Champions’, Dave Ulrich famously proposed the HR Business Partner model, which sees HR integrating itself into organisations and aligning its work directly with business objectives.This is the vision of HR as a strategic partner, unchained from day-to-day admin and free […]

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XCD selected as a fast growth SME to join the fifth Great British Scaleup

XCD selected as a fast growth SME to join the fifth Great British Scaleup  TechMarketView have today announced that Bristol-based software company, XCD, are one of the eight fast-growing UK tech SMEs selected to participate in this years’ Great British Scaleup. The fifth Great British Scaleup event, which will be held next week in London, will see top executives from each […]

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XCD strengthens leadership team with CEO and COO appointment

XCD strengthens leadership team with CEO and COO appointment The Bristol-based Salesforce Partner, XCD announced today that Simon Fowler has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer, and Ben Bishop joins as Chief Operating Officer. Simon Fowler brings tech industry leadership experience from roles with companies including Advanced Computer Software Group and Technology One. He […]

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Employee engagement trends for 2019

Employee engagement trends for 2019 Our understanding of what makes employees tick has come on in massive strides over the last decade.The benefits of engaged employees are well understood; they are more productive, more likely to stay, more creative, better at customer service, more profitable and generally happier. That’s why measuring and influencing employee engagement is […]

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