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Colin McArdle

Colin formed Time Consulting Group in 2013, having gained a wealth of in-house experience at organisations such as Johnson Controls, Tyco, Marconi, GE Healthcare, the RAF and Rolls-Royce. A certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (MBB), Colin brings deep expertise in digital transformation, operational excellence and business process re-engineering.

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Four common challenges businesses experience with people-driven processes and how to overcome them

In this article we discuss we four issues that businesses commonly experience around their people-driven processes and discuss ways they can be dealt with. 

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How the GROW coaching model helps conveyancing companies avoid performance managing employees

Performance managing employees is often introduced in organisations across various industries and sectors. However, within the conveyancing sector, it is very common for managers to introduce performance management as a means to improve an employee’s...

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What is a value stream map and how do businesses benefit from them?

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a Lean technique used to provide a snapshot of the current state of processes within an organisation. It involves the creation of a ‘value stream map’ depicting the key people, resources, activities, and information flows...

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HR Health Check: Part 2 - Team members are complaining about workloads

In the second part of our HR Health Check blog series, we lift the lid on common HR and resourcing issues, and highlight some of the strategies we deploy to address them with clients.

If your business is confident that workload concerns from employees...

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HR Health Check: Part 1 - Dealing with client demand

In this four-part HR health check series which we will run over the coming weeks, we consider four issues that businesses commonly experience around their people-driven processes and discuss ways they can be dealt with. In the first instalment, we...

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Overcoming challenges to growth post-Brexit and Covid

I recently joined David Elliott from The Owners' Club on Owners' Club TV to discuss how companies are overcoming challenges to growth post Brexit and Covid. 

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Is your line management recruitment and selection process fit for the future?

The business is growing and the teams are expanding - great news! However, you realise that now is the time to appoint a new manager. The chosen candidate is obvious; it has to be the highest performing technical expert in the team. After all, if they...

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How identifying waste can improve productivity in your conveyancing company by 30%

In the world of conveyancing, fixed fees are paid for purchase transactions or completed sales, therefore time spent on activities that add no value to these transactions will eat into the profit a company earns. 

In the world of Lean, we call this...

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Increase capacity in your conveyancing firm by up to 30% through digital transformation

Many organisations are still reluctant to embrace AI and automation, despite the huge benefits digital transformation can unlock. 

Process and workflow automation increases efficiency, reduces cost, minimises error and improves the experience for...

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Is an outdated onboarding process driving customers away and costing conveyancers money?

The problem with most inefficient processes is that business leaders significantly underestimate how much that particular inefficiency is costing them.

It’s too easy to ignore the bigger picture and stick with an “it’s not perfect, but it works” attitude.

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