Getting the right purpose depends on having the right ownership

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July 2, 2019

The UK papers last weekend were full of the sale of Merlin, the entertainment company, to Kirkbi, who already had …

Purpose in financial services

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May 28, 2019

How to get financial services companies to combine human purposes with commercial imperatives?

 

I’ve spent the last twenty-five years …

Unicorns or Monsters?

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April 29, 2019

In 1994, just as the Tomorrow’s Company Inquiry was getting into full swing, I undertook a fascinating study tour of …

How to ensure taxpayers get better value from private sector

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February 28, 2019

The decision by the Department of Transport to offer a contract to Seaborne Freight to run ferries in the event …

How to make sense of the desire to ‘Take Back Control’

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December 18, 2018

I’m now reading Paul Colliers outstanding book ‘The Future of Capitalism’ (Of which more anon). Tomorrow’s Company would recognise his …

What value for money really means and how to achieve it

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May 10, 2018

A costed proposal to fit Grenfell Tower with fire resistant cladding was dropped after a cost cutting programme labelled ‘value …

Squaring the pensions circle

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April 9, 2018

In The Case For Reimagining the UK’s Pensions Model, an article in last Friday’s Financial Times, Martin Wolf describes …

Why the mandate matters

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March 15, 2018

Yesterday’s discussion about the role of the chairman led me back to work Tomorrow’s Company did five years ago. It …

UK Governance Reforms – Why Doesn’t Government Start By Taking Its Own Medicine?

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March 8, 2018

UK Governance Reforms – Why Doesn’t Government Start By Taking Its Own Medicine?

 
There are many ironies in the …

Better Stewardship – an agenda for concerted action

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January 26, 2018

The latest piece of Tomorrow’s Company research was released yesterday. Better Stewardship – an agenda for concerted action was written …