28 Aug 2020

Moving over to a hydrogen economy is a major strategic decision that needs to be made soon

In its Future Homes Standard proposals, which are set to take effect from 2025, the government favours a combination of high energy efficiency standards combined with the use of h...

17 Aug 2020

There was an enlightening and positive discussion at the first session of acumen7's August meeting, following a succinct and informative presentation from Rémi Grosjean of Prospheres. Prospheres specialises in turnaround and company transformation, and has completed 16...

17 Aug 2020

The second of acumen7's August sessions was an introduction to new member Jamie Hillier. Jamie is a Founding Partner of Akerlof, a specialist consultancy focused on delivering high value outcomes within the built environment through the integration of Modern Methods of...

13 Jul 2020

The first of July’s stimulating virtual acumen7 sessions was led by Tony Roulstone, Course Director for Nuclear Energy, University of Cambridge. Tony presented the case for smaller nuclear reactors which have the advantages of lower costs, faster speed of build and tha...

13 Jul 2020

The second acumen7 talk at the July virtual meeting was led by John Holland, Non-Executive Chairman at KCG Europe Ltd and Debbie Marriott, Owner and Founder of Faithmarriott, who revealed findings from their exploration of the issue of climate restoration/repair. They...

22 Jun 2020

At acumen7’s June virtual meeting, Maria Lambides of Alpha Phronesis explored the importance of alignment, and the value and impact it can have on an organisation. Maria revealed how misalignment between internal perceptions and customer results can lead to wasted reso...

10 Jun 2020

The workplace is changing in unprecedented ways; the next ‘wave’ of disruptive change – globalisation, automation, digitisation – is redefining work as we know it. The transition to the enlightened ‘future of work’ has been trending for a few years now. In July 2019, a...

18 May 2020

The first of two presentations to acumen7 was from Nicholas Goss of GKN Aerospace, who has risen from Apprentice Engineer seven years ago to Lead Project Engineer today. Nick gave a fascinating insight into the UK’s aerospace challenges and opportunities, covering Covi...

20 Apr 2020

acumen7’s first virtual monthly meeting kicked off with a fascinating insight into the collaboration and exceptional commitment that was required to build the first

NHS Nightingale Hospital in London’s ExCeL. Around 200 military personnel from the Royal Anglian Regiment...

10 Feb 2020

On Monday 10th February, an acumen7 workshop was hosted by Senior Business Development Director Nick Tuberville (pictured) at Invest Northern Ireland’s London office. Nick gave some background to INI and opened a discussion on how he thinks acumen7 may be able to suppo...

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