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Caja secures IASME & Cyber Essentials certification

We’re very happy to announce we have been successful in our assessments for the Cyber Essentials scheme and the IASME standard. Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber-attacks. By being certified, this demonstrates our commitment to cyber security. The IASME standard is risk-based and includes aspects such as physical…

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Caja launch new on-line assessment tool for the ‘Entrepreneurial Council’

As cost pressures in Local Government continue to bite from increasing demand for services, ageing populations and increasing wage bills, councils are having to develop immediate strategies to secure new revenues and financial stability.  Increasingly councils are having to become more entrepreneurial and innovative in order to improve public services. Caja are excited to announce…

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Caja Associate Event – 20th April 2018

It hardly seems like we were preparing for our Christmas Networking event – the first few months have flown by! We’ve now finished our preparation for tomorrow’s associate event, we believe this has all the makings of being the best event so far. We are focusing on innovation and how Caja is collaborating with partner…

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Collective Knowledge, Agility and Flexibility – Challenging Existing Consulting Models

Organisations have in the past believed that if they wanted access to thought leadership, innovation, expertise and knowledge then the natural course of action was to work with one of the larger consulting or service provider firms. However, this also often brought with it traditional monolithic behaviours, that stifled innovation and entrepreneurship, exactly what they were being…

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Forget the deck chairs – find the life jackets

How often have you experienced change driven by ‘revolution’ rather than ‘evolution’? in times where the business environment feels more turbulent than ever, it’s not uncommon to see executives embark on frequent reorganisations in response to the world changing around them, or as we often experience in large organisations, an enforced change of leadership when…

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Back of Office, Front of Mind?

There’s an irony that only some organisations are unlucky enough to experience. Take a company/brand that is renowned for their customer experience/excellence. Their website is inviting and easy to navigate. They’ve even got an App that works well too. Their customers can contact them easily by phone, email, Livechat, Twitter, etc. And they give great…

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Join Us – Associate Consultants vacancies

Our core competency is in designing and implementing simple and cost-effective business operational solutions both in the Public and Private Sectors. Integrating People, Process and Technology to create innovative solutions for our clients in both the Public and Private Sectors. We differentiate ourselves by having built an exciting and innovative consulting and partner community which…

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New Year, New Starts

It’s been a short week to kick off 2018 but boy has it been busy. We have a couple of new faces joining Caja. Nigel Guest joins us as a Director and Angela Murray joins us as a non-executive Director. Nigel is a proven business leader and Director with experience in Professional Services, Operational, and…

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Christmas at Caja

If it wasn’t for the fact that Charlotte has been singing away to Christmas songs and that this morning’s commute consisted of me waiting for the late bus in -7°C temperatures I’d hardly believe it was the end of the year already.  Yet here we are fast approaching the Christmas break and 2018. We had the…

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The SME advisory panel – One year on

It hardly seems like a year has passed since Caroline joined the SME panel. We’ve worked and continue to work with Central Government, we’ve continued our work in the NHS and we’ve worked hard at developing ‘products’ to move into the private sector with. As we’ve been expanding so too has the SME panel. With…

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Chiron Risk’s Garry Honey on risk – blog

Garry Honey, Caja associate and founder of Chiron Risk, has written for the Financial Reporting Council on the 25th anniversary of the UK Corporate Governance Code. Garry looks at the principal of risk, who defines it and why a positive approach to risk is needed in times of economic and political uncertainty.    The FRC…

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From Good To Great…What hobbies tell us about finding time to excel at work

An article written in 2016 suggests that on average we spend nearly a full working day practising our hobbies.  For many of us this will be nurturing our garden, fastidiously practicing to improve our golf handicap, honing a recipe until we create food heaven, tinkering with our car or bike until it runs like a…

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Caja at Connected Local Government Live – Video

Jason Burg (Director) and Dawn Cooper – one of our associates – caught up with Joe Tibbets at Information Daily. They discussed councils setting up in the commercial sphere and what they need to do to increase their chances of success. We think it’s all about getting the right people for the job and that many…

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Exploring Brexit – Seminar

We will be co-hosting a breakfast seminar at Keele Hall, on the 9th November 2017 at 8:00am. The seminar will be led by Professor Garry Honey, founder of Chiron Risk, who is interested in how organisations treat risk as a future uncertainty and opportunity in strategic decision making rather than seeing risk as a threat…

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