Social License

Is this the social licence at work?

Is this the social licence at work?

If you’re Mr Mike Ashley, owner of Sports Direct the whole idea of needing a social licence must raise a hollow laugh. After all, he’s been called a “business genius” by at least one respected investment analyst, which must do his ego a bit of good. He also owns a […]

How to make sense of the social license

How to make sense of the social license

How does business make sense of the Social Licence? At the 2015 Lord Mayor’s banquet the Governor of the Bank of England went on the record to warn the City that the Social licence to operate was real, and could have costly consequences. [click to watch 30 second video] But […]

Will CEO soon come to mean something really bad?   

Will CEO soon come to mean something really bad?  

The simple letters CEO once said it all. They meant you were top of the greasy pole and mainly there to deliver profits for shareholders. Nowadays though, C-E-O  means playing many roles, wearing multiple hats and delivering varied results. For example, most senior leaders of large corporations readily talk about the […]