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Newsletter May 2018 : "Leadership Development"


Through the other end of the telescope.



Newsletter July 2017 : "Preparing for the World of Work"


Equipping young people to successfully make the transition from education to work.




Newsletter May 2017 : "How accident prone are you ?"


Identifying the root causes of accidents in the workplace.



Newsletter July 2016 : "Leadership for Achievement"


The secret of success. How your Leaders can achieve your Strategic Goals.




Newsletter May 2016 : "L & D Cinders - You shall go to the Ball !!"


For years L&D has been the Cinderella department within most organisations. All this could stop if L&D could prove the financial value of their contribution to the Organisation. L&D, no longer an on-cost, but a positive financial contributor.





Newsletter February 2016 : "A unique approach to Organisation Development"


What makes the Verax approach unique and how do we do it ?

Newsletter December 2015 : "A unique approach to Talent Development"


Development stops being an act of faith. With the Verax approach you know precisely how individuals and teams have developed - in measurable terms, plus the financial value of that development to the organisation.

Newsletter October 2015 :         "A unique approach to Calculating a Financial ROI on Learning, Change and Development"


Now you can calculate a genuine return on investment on learning, development, organisational change, coaching or e-learning.

Newsletter August 2015 : "The Talent Dichotomy"


The most underappreciated part of the transformation trinity of "people, process and technology" is people. Technology and process are incredibly important to get right, but the best designed technology or the most minutely constructed processes are only as good as the people using them..

Newsletter June 2015 : "Taking the Guesswork out of Change"


Minimising risk. Saving money. Aligning the organisation and delivering results.

Organisational Transformation, Development & Change: Exceptional Team Performance: High Performance Leadership: Effective Project Management: World Class Health & Safety Performance: Human Capital Management: Financial ROI on Learning & Development.

All aligned directly with your business strategy.

Newsletter April 2015 : "Successful, Profitable Talent Development"


Put certainty into talent development.  - Minimise risk  -  Save money and deliver a financial ROI on talent development  -  Align with the organisation's business performance objectives.


Talent development is an expensive investment. Now you will be able to show the value and return on that investment.

Newsletter November 2014 : "Beware the Sprinklings of Magic Dust"


Do the subjective wishes of senior managers, transformed through the “magic dust” created by the wordsmithing of consultants, HR etc, make all the CEO’s dreams come true?


Newsletter October 2014 : "5 Ways to make Change Successful"


The Verax approach has given clients what they wanted – lower costs, increased growth, greater efficiency – all vouched for and published.

Newsletter September 2014 : "Maturity - Not the aging process"


Has your organisation been "stood on its head" in the last 5 years or so? Many have – not always to good effect.

Newsletter August 2014 : "Don't Shunt De-Railers into the Sidings"


The reference to de-railers in our last newsletter has clearly struck a chord with many of you judging by the various comments and questions which the item provoked.


Newsletter July 2014 : "De-railers and Alignment"


It is essential to understand relationship between competencies and business results. But not all competencies are of equal value. Some are more pertinent than others and De-railers can throw everything out of alignment.

Newsletter June 2014 : "The Dichotomy of Talent Development"


As the economy gathers pace and unemployment comes down, organisations will find that talent becomes more scarce and that they will be even more dependent upon existing staff to achieve their business goals.


But 76% of business leaders believe that H.R. does not understand which talent issues are most important for the business.

A Special Event was held by Verax on 23rd May 2014 at The Knapp Gallery, Regents University, London.


- Global Talent Development - Aligning Talent with Business Strategy


Martin Bushell of Tata demonstrated the importance of aligning development with business strategy and explained its impact on business performance.


Kris Wadia , formally of Accenture, challenged today's view of what business will look like in the near future and the implications for development.


Newsletter April  2014  : "Culture could eat Strategy for breakfast"


If you want your business to be successful, you ignore culture at your peril.


With over 70% of change programmes failing, culture is the biggest culprit.


How to align culture and talent with business strategy.


Newsletter March 2014 : How Engaging is Engagement?


Relatively few employees are actively engaged with the organisation.


Over 60% are going through the motions, so how important is engagement.


Understand the link between engagement and organisational performance.


How to do things in engaging ways.



Newsletter February 2014 : Talent Development - Aligned to Business Strategy


Business Performance is fuelled by what employees do.


Without staff doing the right thing, strategy will not be successful.


How to ensure recruitment and development of those who can deliver.


How to prove in financial terms, the value of talent development.


Newsletter November 2013 : H.R. - A True Business Partner


Making HR a true business partner. How to prove the impact of HR activity on the bottom line. Seeing HR as asset builders not just a cost.

Newsletter October 2013 : H.R. Global Challenges


The four global challenges facing H.R. Dealing with them makes HR a true business partner as the challenges all have a major impact on business performance.


Newsletter September 2013 - A Team of Stars or A Star Team ?


Teams need to be aligned to organisational strategy if they are to be effective. Teams are greater than the sum of their individual members. The factors that make teams effective and enables them to perform well are explored.




For organisations to be effective and achieve the results they need, everything in the organisation needs to be joined up – alignment with the organisation’s strategy. Most interventions are done piecemeal throwing the organisation out of balance.


Newsletter July 13 - Projecting Success


Some 70% of projects fail to come in on time or on budget. The analysis of project management behaviour explains some of the reasons. Alignment with the business strategy and contribution to performance explains most of the other reasons.


Newsletter June 13 - Leadership - an accident waiting to happen !


A report on the impact of leadership and leadership styles on numbers of accidents and safety behaviour, especially in hazardous environments.


Newsletter May 13 - Mad, Bad and Difficult to Spot


Talent management can be derailed at both selection and development stages due to the inability of the more common selection and development methods failing to pick up on the factors responsible for leadership derailment.



Highly researched, with integrated de-railer index..

Ideal for talent spotting, identifying high performers and rogue candidates.

360 Feedback Reactions    -    Staff Surveys - The Missing Millions!


Welcome to the Verax newsletter. This one is of particular importance to anyone using 360 feedback and those using engagement surveys.


Verax newsletters are not published regularly - only when interesting or important news and ideas come to light. -

Read more .....


PEP (Personal Effectiveness Profile) - BREAKTHROUGH !


New PEP Self Assessment now available for personal and leadership development and selection. Also, new research from the USA and UK confirms PEP findings about Leadership Effectiveness.

 Achieving More with Less :-


Keith Bedingham made a presentation entitled "Achieving More with Less" to the Public Sector.

Keith Bedingham

Measuring Human Capital :-


We have achieved what clients have been requesting of trainers, developers and consultants, for years - a way of proving the value of what they do for their clients & the business - a straightforward way of measuring the financial ROI on their activities.


For more information, please                                  to request a white paper and brochure on ROI and Human Capital Measurement.

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