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Planning for Change


In just a few months, our tightly linked supply chain systems in a globalised world have been transformed with what started as a handful of cases of an unknown virus in China to now, a global pandemic. What might our lives look like when the crisis phase passes? What have we learned so far and what business changes can we [...]

Planning for Change2020-06-01T08:16:25+00:00

Latest News from Drummond Bridge


Our latest newsletter is now live.  We share lockdown lessons from across our network, explain why we're taking a purpose led response to the crisis, and a case study from ACCA on virtually onboarding new hires in lockdown.  Read all this and more here.

Latest News from Drummond Bridge2020-05-14T16:04:57+00:00

Volunteering in Lockdown – How to Help


The team at Drummond Bridge is closely following the journeys of our Senior Procurement network to establish how they are helping others, and channelling their energy and skills, whilst balancing the life challenges that COVID 19 has created.  It is clear that many people in our professional network are keen to offer more help, volunteer, get to the frontline, and [...]

Volunteering in Lockdown – How to Help2020-05-07T14:50:10+00:00

Drummond Bridge Guest Blog – Colin Hughes, Supply Chain Director at Current Health


At Drummond Bridge, we have been reaching out to our network to ascertain views, impacts, and lessons from the current COVID-19 pandemic. We are delighted to share the views of seasoned Supply Chain Director Colin Hughes who recently joined Current Health.  Current Health is a patient monitoring platform that combines vital-sign sensors, connectivity, and telemedicine capability into a single platform. [...]

Drummond Bridge Guest Blog – Colin Hughes, Supply Chain Director at Current Health2020-05-12T16:44:50+00:00

Why we’re Taking a Purpose Led Response


For business, being clear on why we do what we do and why anyone else should care is never more important than in times of crisis and unprecedented change. Friends, clients, colleagues – these times, undoubtedly, are those. At the Livingston James Group, we are here to advise and support people and organisations to realise their potential, so that together [...]

Why we’re Taking a Purpose Led Response2020-04-08T15:58:30+00:00

Onboarding a New Hire During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Case Study with ACCA


Amongst the many challenges we are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is how to carry out business critical processes in a virtual workplace.  A particular challenge facing many of our clients is the onboarding of new hires. Thankfully, many of our clients have quickly recognised the need to adapt. Critical appointments still need to join the team [...]

Onboarding a New Hire During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Case Study with ACCA2020-03-27T16:23:57+00:00

Client Spotlight – Promedics


Established almost 30 years ago Promedics are recognized as the UK’s leading Orthopaedic manufacturer supplying the NHS. Every day they supply thousands of products into multiple departments of every single NHS Hospital in the UK. Most of their products are designed and manufactured at their manufacturing facility in Port Glasgow, Inverclyde which is one of the largest Orthopaedic manufacturing facilities [...]

Client Spotlight – Promedics2020-03-25T15:38:09+00:00

Client Spotlight – Gilbertson & Page


Gilbertson & Page Ltd, a family company based in rural Hertfordshire, has been manufacturing dog food since 1873. They have established a reputation for producing quality dog foods that consistently offer tremendous value to dog owners. The company has been a market leader since the launch of Gilpa Valu Mix (the fore runner of the current Gilpa Super Mix) in [...]

Client Spotlight – Gilbertson & Page2020-03-12T10:09:10+00:00

The Benefits of Partnering with an Executive Search Firm


Recruiting the best person for a senior role can have a huge impact, but can pose a significant challenge for businesses.  Executive search firms offer access to a wide network alongside industry insight and expertise allowing them to source the best person available for your organisation. Here, we look at the benefits businesses can expect to receive as a result [...]

The Benefits of Partnering with an Executive Search Firm2020-03-11T14:04:47+00:00

Supply Chain and the Challenges of COVID-19


There can be no doubt that the spread of COVID-19 is having a significant effect worldwide, with the OECD predicting that the global economy could grow at its slowest rate since 2009 as a result of the outbreak. Unsurprisingly there has been a particular impact on manufacturing businesses and those with suppliers in Asia.  Some manufacturers, including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [...]

Supply Chain and the Challenges of COVID-192020-03-05T14:28:12+00:00