Magazine article Management Services

A Very Good Year

Magazine article Management Services

A Very Good Year

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The autumn is an important point in the Institute's year, as the national AGM allows us to close off the previous year's business and look forward to the next. This year is particularly special as we are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Institute in 1941. In recognition of this, the AGM on 21 October 2016 will be extended to incorporate a number of presentations from council members and a panel discussion. The themes covered will be the marketplace that the Institute operates in, educating productivity professionals and the future development of the Institute. This will be a most interesting event and if you have the opportunity to attend, I look forward to meeting you in October.

Included with the Journal are the report and accounts for 2015. They show the Institute had a very good year in 2015; income from education activities was up considerably and the call on reserves much lower than in recent years. In 2015, the take up for the various Institute education streams was just less than 100 students, an excellent result that demonstrates the ongoing popularity and need for our productivity training. Let's not forget that reducing costs is a never ending struggle for organisations of all sizes, which is where Institute professionals can help.

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As a counter point, the Office for National Statistics recently reported that in 2014 UK, workers were about a third less productive than their German, French and US counterparts. The UK has also lost ground to other members of the G7 group of nations. …

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