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Monitor - Performance of the NHS Foundation Trust Sector for quarter 1 2014/15

Monitor has published its first quarterly report of 2014, the report summarises the performance of the NHS foundation trust. It covers 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014.

Monitor tracks the performance of Foundation Trusts to help them prevent operational issues from turning into quality problems and adversely affecting patient care.

In this podcast, Jason Dorsett, director of financial reporting and risk at Monitor, explains some of the report’s key points.

Source: Monitor

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HR's role in Business Partnerships - Part 1

As the nature of organisations changes to become less insular and more networked, strategic business partnerships are on the rise and HR’s role in these partnerships is critical This podcast looks at HR’s role in business partnerships and the key considerations that should be made when approaching business partnerships. We speak to to Paul Sparrow, Director of the Centre for Performance-led HR and Professor of International Human Resource Management at Lancaster University Management School about why business partnerships are on the rise, the concept of mutual benefits and the three overaching themes that his research has identified as affecting the outcome of partnering arrangements; risk and capability, governance and sharing knowledge and learning beyond your own organisation. 

Source: CIPD

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Dan Pink on leadership - ACE special

In this podcast Daniel H. Pink, author and speaker on workplace, business and management, discusses an example of a truly impressive leader and how he thinks companies can encourage good leadership to flourish.

Source: CIPD

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