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  • 21.06.18

    Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

    Over the last few years we have started to see some significant changes to the way we travel – in particular within cities. One of the emerging themes is Mobility as a Service, or MaaS, which is being used to describe the integration and convergence of new technology and the transition away from personally owned vehicles.

  • 06.06.18

    Managing a large volunteer workforce: problems, pitfalls, opportunities

    What's over three times the population of Newcastle, and could fill Wembley stadium ten times over? Well, yes - the viewers of this year's Eurovision song contest, but also the number of volunteers who contribute to public and social services every year in the UK.

  • 06.06.18

    Physical estate – getting the right fit for retail

    Another month, another bloodbath on UK high streets. 100 stores to go at M&S, 49 at Mothercare and a 42% decline in profits at Arcadia. The horror show comes with a consistent villain; nimbler online competitors, better serving the changing habits of the British shopper.

  • 01.06.18

    Making Waves: Keeping up with the new content kings

    The average adult in the UK now consumes 4 hours and 35 minutes of video content each day. A proliferation of channels, providers, devices and modes of watching has left us with a seemingly inexhaustible range of content to choose from, at home and on the move. The challenge for media providers is how to feed this need for entertainment, through the right investment in production, infrastructure and customer experience.

  • 25.05.18

    Four things to do after GDPR deadline day

    GDPR is here. The day we’ve all been working toward (or not) for the last two years. But as we all know, there’s more work to do. Based on our experience of supporting clients with GDPR implementation across sectors, we’ve picked four high priorities for action after May 25th.

  • 18.05.18

    Crisis Management and Business Continuity Management: developing organisation wide response capability

    A recent study by Continuity Central showed “the integration of Business Continuity Management (BCM) with other organisational teams” is one of the top change themes for 2018.

  • 15.05.18

    What does mental health mean to me?

    Mental health has been described as ‘a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being’[1]. For me, mental health is two-fold. It is the psychological obstacles or identified disorders experienced by an estimated one in four[2] individuals that may require psychiatric intervention or psychological therapies. On the opposite end of the spectrum, mental health encompasses wellbeing, mindfulness and an overall satisfaction with the areas of life that are important to an individual.

  • 01.05.18

    After the hype has faded, how will Sainsbury’s deliver the benefits of a new merged entity with Asda

    The Asda and Sainsbury’s merger follows a spate of consolidations in the retail sector as companies grapple to contend with the discounters, changing consumer trends, challenging economic environment and the ever-present threat of Amazon. The question is how an expanded Sainsbury’s will manage the complexity of delivering the synergies while continuing to implement the significant portfolio of change already underway and maintain focus on the basics of retail operations.

  • 01.05.18

    Challenging Orthodoxies

    Embracing diversity ensures our people are both happy and fulfilled but also enables us to attract the very best talent. As Moorhouse grows as a firm, we are working to ensure we remain an inclusive place to work.

  • 20.04.18

    Making Waves: How to Expand in a Saturated Market

    The UK Telecoms market is saturated, making it harder for new players to enter and for established telcos to grow – a pattern replicated in mature markets across the world. Market saturation is often misinterpreted as a lack of opportunity, when in fact it is a sign of overall product commoditisation and the corresponding shift in consumer expectation. Market saturation doesn’t mean market stagnation – it’s a chance for companies to be bolder and smarter in an environment where customers will increasingly see Telcos as utility companies.