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Interviews with and articles by Geoff

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Retail Experience
KPMG, together with Tech London Advocates & Global Tech Advocates have just launched a new eBook series focusing on the tech-enablement in communities of the future.

Geoff Hudson-Searle of International Business and Executive Management Limited discusses [pg 14] why the world of data is constantly changing and evolving. New technologies, legislations and policies pressure companies to re-examine the way they deal with data. Importantly why trust and developing a strategy to boost customer trust to your brand is critical to your business’s long-term success.

Original: Retail Experience
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Business as Unusual in the new World
The Open University, Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT discuss in this article perspectives from key industry and expert speakers across ‘Business as Unusual in the new World; Chris Youles OU CIO, is CIO at the Open University, Jesmond Baldacchino Head of I.T. Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd and Geoff Hudson-Searle CEO – International Business and Executive Management Limited. This thought leadership piece discusses strategy, board and executive authority, innovative Leadership, creative choices and how to execute in a period of constant change and transformation.

Original: Business as Unusual in the new World
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To office or not to office? That is the question.
Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath will be one of the biggest business challenges of our time. Research by PwC shows that only one in five chief financial officers surveyed said they believed their companies could resume “business as usual” within a month if the crisis ended today.

Management teams bear the primary responsibility for navigating their companies through this disruption. It will be up to them to determine how and when to start the complex task of returning to the workplace once government restrictions are lifted.

Russell Coleman, Sales Director at SEC Group takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing commercial property owners and occupiers as a result of COVID-19, the changing face of office interior design and what the future holds for the industry, which includes insights from Geoff Hudson-Searle, CEO of International Business and Executive Management Limited.

Original: To office or not to office? That is the question.
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Real Business – 2021 predictions – 30th December, 2020
Real Business has championed entrepreneurship in the UK since 1997. It is now the main source of inspiration, education, and collaboration for the owners of fast-growing businesses, from start-ups to mid-market companies.
Editorial director Praseeda Nair of interviews Geoff Hudson-Searle on key predictions and insights, his views on how trust and purpose will continue to intertwine going into 2021. Aligning on purpose keeps businesses moving, but as a crucial aside, the wider issues that resonate with employee success and stakeholders alike, and why this can be life-changing.
Original: 2021 is our year of opportunity: 5 business predictions to help you plan ahead
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Love146 UK
Geoff Husdon-Searle, CEO of International Business and Executive Management Limited is interviewed by Love146 UK.
He states: ‘As a partner of Love146, we take our support incredibly seriously, this is not just a partnership but an important set of our corporate social responsibility, values and behaviour.’

‘We all need to support and help the anti-exploitation of children and trafficking. Like many organisations, Love146 has faced many challenges of late, and I would personally like to thank everyone within our network, associates, clients, friends and partners who have jointly supported Love146 in a difficult year, words cannot describe the kindness for the surviving children.’

Original: How Purposeful Business Leaders Can Help Fight Child Trafficking?

UK-Central Europe Business Summit™
Geoff Hudson-Searle participates in an expert panel in the UK-Central Europe Business Summit™ providing thought leadership across international and foreign trade, innovation, technology, investment, collaboration and the importance in developing business links between the UK and Central Europe for CE and UK companies.
I enjoyed the discussion and perspectives with my peer experts Tamas Amer, Mark Jenkinson, Petar Savic, Ross Chambers, Jaisekhar Kothandaraman and Susanna Toth.
London Business Matters published an article in their November 2020 edition – on page 15, ‘The London-Budapest Bridge’ across the day’s events.
Original: London Business Matters – November 2020
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Freeths LLP Platinum Magazine – Autumn 2020
Thought leadership, Geoff’s subject was published in the Freeths LLP Platinum Connect -Autumn/Winter Edition. His topic focused on ‘Purposeful Business Leaders’ (page 16)
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RoundTable Webinar – 1st October, 2020
Freeths LLP asked Geoff Hudson-Searle to a private and exclusive roundtable on trust based leadership in the here and now and the next 5 years. This thought leadership discussion lead to a presentation across an excellent mix of FTSE, AIM, SME and Local Government participants.
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European CEO – 15th July, 2020
Geoff Hudson-Searle features in an article ‘Companies must handle layoffs with care – especially in a pandemic’ His leadership-piece focuses on business operations in covid-19. Businesses do not operate in an ideal world, redundancies and furloughs are an unfortunate fact of life, so businesses need to be as prepared as possible to manage expectations and with compassion and purpose.
Original: European CEO
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CEO Today Magazine – July, 2020
International Business and Executive Management Limited is featured on page 18 of the July edition of CEO Today Magazine. This months magazine focuses on global leadership disruptor’s and how great leaders can manage in a crisis
Original: CEO Today Magazine
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Feature: CEO Today Magazine – page 18
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Entirely Finance, Geoff Hudson-Searle on The Importance of Employee Trust – 3rd April, 2020
Original: Entirely Finance
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London Connected, Geoff Hudson-Searle on ‘Do you Trust and Respect your CEO’ – Survey – 2nd April, 2020
Original: London Connected
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Business in the News, Executive Leadership – Trust and Respect – April 19th 2020
Original: Business in the News
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West London Business – 12th June, 2020
Today’s article publishes an IBEM commissioned trust report. Geoff Hudson-Searle highlighs the ‘7 Things that will change the shape in which we will do business in a post covid19/new normal world’.
Original: West London Business – 7 things that will change in a post-covid 19 workplace
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Association of MBA’s
Geoff Hudson-Searle had a new thought leadership article published with the Association of MBA’s ‘The Age of Compassion post #covid19’. The AMBA has been the impartial authority on postgraduate management education. Its accreditation covers the top 2% of Business Schools in more than 75 countries.
Original: Association of MBA’s ‘The Age of Compassion post #covid19’
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European CEO Summer 2020 (page 42/43)
Geoff Hudson-Searle features in the summer edition of European CEO Magazine. His leadership-piece focuses on business-operations and why employers are turning to furloughs and layoffs to stay in business.
Original: European CEO Summer 2020
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Raconteur – The Sunday Times – 18th May, 2020
Geoff Hudson-Searle gave an expert opinion in The Sunday Times Raconteur supplement, covering business risk – the article in mention is: ‘How to stop an employee exodus post-crisis’
Original: Raconteur – The Sunday Times
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Raconteur – The Hive – 13th May, 2020
Geoff Hudson-Searle features in an article ‘What makes effective HR communications in a crisis?’ His leadership-piece focuses on HR leadership in COVID-19. The methods that companies use to deliver change in order to keep employees engaged and maintain purpose in a crisis – getting it wrong could have real consequences.
Original: Raconteur – The Hive
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ByteStart – The Small Business Portal – 8th April, 2020
Exclusive article from Geoff on Leadership and Trust During Covid-19
Original: ByteStart – The Small Business Portal
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Business up North – 2nd April, 2020
Jonny Sharp interviews Geoff Hudson Searle on the importance of trust.
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Freeths LLP Platinum Magazine – Autumn 2019
Thought leadership, Geoff’s subject was published in the Freeths LLP Platinum Connect -Autumn/Winter Edition. His topic focused on ‘The Challenges of Investment Readiness (Page 3) – ‘What does it take to be Investor-Ready?’.
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Freeths LLP Platinum Magazine – Summer 2019
Thought leadership, Geoff’s subject was published in the Freeths LLP Platinum Connect -Summer Edition. His topic focused on ‘The Challenges of Leadership and Digital Disruption’ (Page 16). A huge set of topics and learnings in today’s disruptive business world.
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Business Works Magazine – 24 January, 2019
“Why change is now constant”
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Internet Archive – Wayback Machine
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Freeths LLP Platinum Magazine – Winter 2018-2019
Geoff Hudson-Searle as a guest writer: “How to infuse boards with entrepreneurial spirit”.
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Lady Wimbledon – 12 May, 2017
“Talking Business with Geoff Hudson-Searle”
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Huffington Post UK – 6 December, 2016
“What it takes to become an inspiring author”
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Business Works Magazine – 13 August, 2018
Roger Prentis interviewing Geoff Hudson-Searle
“Communication – your key to success”
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