Managing people in France
France is notoriously hard for a foreigner to write about. For one thing, the French write so much (and so well) about it themselves. And France is so close. London is nearer to Paris than to Edinburgh by train, and Britons make 15 million visits to France every year. But France is so different.Find out more
Professional help that fits
Sudden unexpected demand, planning for change, hard-to-fill senior jobs, or managing a crisis - a good Interim Manager can resolve many business dilemmas. But it is not easy to find the right person to fill a short-term managerial gap. Collinson Grant provides the highest calibre help to medium and large organisations throughout the private and public sectors.Find out more
Exploiting digital technology:
Why do some businesses use digital technologies so much better than others?
What are the real opportunities from transforming people, processes and productivity?
Collinson Grant's new Digital Audit helps managers to discover strategic, tactical and operational benefits from using technology betterFind out more
Why is productivity such a problem?
Getting more for less should be an everyday challenge for all managers. How is it possible to get better returns from the application of finite resources?
Managerial controls, understanding Lean and continuous improvement can all play their partSee our handbook on managing productivity
Managing third party expenditure
Third party expenditure is often one of the most challenging costs to control because, while managers may have responsibility for the expenditure, they do not have absolute control over the supplier (in contrast to internal activities). This is additionally complicated by the fact that almost everyone has been or goes shopping, and therefore believes they are experts in knowing how to buy things.Find out more
Resources and reach:
Clients frequently ask us to support their operations outside the UK
Consultancy assignments for clients throughout continental Europe, in North America and further afieldFind out more
Productivity and managerial controls:
Organisational improvements and cost controls for an international manufacturing group
Collinson Grant has supported Rolls-Royce for over twenty years on global projects to help managers reduce costs and use resources more efficientlyFind out more
for recruitment, promotion, development and redundancy
Selecting the right person for the job is a basic task for any organisation. Getting it wrong can be costly - on recruitment, promotion or even selection for redundancy.Find out more