Research and opinion
Major Programmes in Public Sector26 Feb 2014
Why do major programmes in the public sector fail? Nick Hart interviewed a number of the most senior leaders in government major programme delivery to understand the challenges and to get a sense of what contributes to the success and failure of a programme.
Our survey into skills for leadership10 Jan 2014
Our recent online survey has provided Penna with a wealth of knowledge about skills for leadership in local government. The survey, completed by chief executives within Local Government, unravelled some interesting insights into what it takes to be in a leadership role.
Party's over. Or has it just begun?24 Oct 2013
Now that Party conference season is over, Nick Hart discusses where the real action across Whitehall is likely to take place.
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How to develop your talent12 Sep 2013
Now that it looks like we are finally coming out of a recessionary period, keeping your valued talent in your business needs to be one of your top priorities. Bev White offers six points to consider when embarking on talent development.
Our Response to the IIM Survey 201304 Aug 2013
Simon Drake, our Director of Executive Recruitment, gives an overview of the findings from the IIM Survey 2013.
Penna Perspective, Issue 608 Jul 2013
Welcome to the sixth issue of our newsletter, Penna Perspective. In this issue, we look at how to approach getting a promotion, why you need your leaders to get 'hot' and the five must-have attributes you need to have to be a successful interim manager.
A Response to the Capabilities Plan08 Jul 2013
Nick Hart offers his opinions on the Government's Capabilities Plan for the Civil Service.
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PPC redefining how we advertise05 Jul 2013
Jim Bloor, PPC and Media Manager, discusses how Pay Per Click (PPC) is redefining the way we advertise and the reasons why we should all be using PPC.
Graduate Prospects Infographic05 Jul 2013
What factors are important to students when looking for a career, and what is the relative importance of salary?