NEWS

How will your business emerge from COVID lockdown?

Things have changed. A global, multiple industry change. We have yet to see, or accurately predict, what the full effects will be. During this time, many businesses slowed or stopped trade. When COVID restriction and lockdowns lift, regardless of where you are, your business will seek to re-emerge and return to normal operating rhythms.

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SPP announces new Partner, Noel Leung

SPP is proud to announce the promotion of Noel Leung to Partner. Noel has over 15 years of strategy consulting experience, joining SPP as a Principal in 2018 to support SPP’s Education and Research clients, and also to strengthen our capabilities in the Consumer and Retail sector.  Since joining SPP, Noel has also contributed to…

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2020 BCom Case Competition

SPP is once again a proud sponsor of the Melbourne University BCom Case Competition. SPP is once again looking forward to continuing the partnership with Melbourne University, through sponsorship of the BCom Case Competition. Albeit, in very different conditions this year! The BCom Case Competition is based at Melbourne University and aims to complement the…

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COVID-19 – Transforming out of a crisis into a better future

Organisations are responding rapidly to the economic, business and social challenges presented by the covid-19 situation. SPP presents ideas for organisations on how they can assess their current situation; utilise existing internal transformation skills to deal with the problem; and think some more about how they change the way they operate into the future. We hope that these thoughts provide some useful checklists and stimulation as organisations grapple with the ongoing challenges.

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Building a happier, healthier, more productive Australia during COVID-19

The significant emerging ‘hibernation’ of Australian businesses in response to COVID-19 presents a challenge for policymakers and businesses. Here, SPP’s Senior Partner Ben Apted outlines a policy idea for an Australian Upskill Program (Aus-UP), which would have immediate and long-term social and economic benefits for workers, businesses and Universities / TAFE.

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Helping organisations work though COVID-19

Organisations are working rapidly to deal with the CV19 crisis. Most are placing a high priority on making difficult decisions based on the best facts available, moving quickly to new ways of operating and, in turn, seeking to preparing their organisation for the inevitable recovery. We seek to share some thoughts on these challenges and have prepared two documents which will provide you with some ideas to consider as you work through this difficult phase.

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How strong is your retail brand?

SPP explores how independent retail groups can quickly mobilise to re-position their brand for success during this challenging period. At the core of these seven steps to focusing your efforts are some themes around working together with shoppers, suppliers, partners; a nimbleness in business and a continuous improvement mindset; and, having a clear proposition that is backed by the assurance of consistent execution.

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COVID-19 current working analysis

In addition to some of our own analysis, SPP has compiled a chart pack which utilises a range of insights prepared by a range of credible groups to help understand the COVID-19 situation.

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A celebration of IWD 2020

SPP and Arup were delighted to host an International Women’s Day twilight event celebrating inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. An inspiring line-up of panel speakers talked about their personal experiences, and the many benefits that can be achieved when diversity and inclusivity is embraced within an organisation.

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