Caja on G-Cloud 9

We’re very happy to say that Caja will be on the new framework, G-Cloud 9. You’ll be able to find us under the Cloud Support service. We hope to continue our success found on G-Cloud 7 & G-Cloud 8.  

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Getting the right person for the job

Is your recruitment process inclusive to those with disabilities? A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that a woman with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against during the recruitment process for the Government’s Legal Service (GLS), we look at how employers can update their recruitment process to ensure it is inclusive and non-discriminatory to those with disabilities.…

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Are you and your organisation making the best use of the expertise your mature staff offer?

Following news of Prince Philip’s retirement, have you looked at whether your organisation is making the best use of the knowledge, support and expertise your mature staff has to offer? CIPD found that almost half of over 55s expect to work beyond the age of 65. Debates about if it is fair to both older…

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Data Security Webinar from Kefron

Kefron specialises in document and information management. They have kindly offered to speak to our associate on digital transformation, data security and the new data protection regulations which will apply from 25th May 2018. We will also be having a 5 minute update on Caja’s project opportunities. We’ve just finished preparation for the webinar and…

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Join the Caja team

    Great News! We’re looking to grow our associate community and are looking for associate consultants. We are keen to hear from people, with experience in the Private, Public, Education and Health Sectors. If you’d like to find out more about the vacancy please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/277330530/   We’re also looking for a Business Development Executive who…

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Talking talent: fundamentals of successful talent management

Caja associate, James Perryman has written an article in Leadership Academy of Barcelona on Talent Management. Here is an extract of the piece: Talent management has evolved. Not so long ago you would have been forgiven for thinking that your organisation was identifying, nurturing and promoting talented individuals through some unseen and secretive process. This…

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BHS or ASOS? The next big choice for local government

Councils are becoming ever more business-like. Every council with responsibility for social services is facing its own Jaws of Doom of declining government grants and rising demand for services. So, looking for lessons from dominant commercial models makes sense. Or does it? It’s not like the privatisation of adult social care has been a resounding…

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Spring Associate Networking Event – Rescheduled

Unfortunately, we have to move our spring associate networking event from March 17th.   We will send out invitations with a new date in due course. We look forward to seeing everyone.

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Caja Spring Associate Networking event

We’re happy to announce that on March 17th, we’re holding the Spring Associate Networking Event. Our first of 2017. We’ll be at Keele Hall, this time in the Old Library. Our theme of this event is all about our associates. David Gallagher and Jonathan Burns (Caja Associates) will be speaking on ‘Working Alongside Caja to Maximise Outcomes’ and there…

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Caroline Brown on SME Panel focusing on Contracts Finder

Caroline Brown is on one of the subgroups of the SME panel which is focusing on the use of Contracts Finder. The first meeting of the group was held on the 8th February. The panel used their meeting as a fact-finding opportunity to understand the purpose of Contracts Finder. The meeting was attended by those…

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Caja secures Cyber Essentials certification

We are pleased to say that we are now certified with Cyber Essentials. 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 Cyber Essentials scheme is available at two levels: Cyber Essentials – an independently verified self-assessment. Organisations assess themselves…

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Role of business in social mobility

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission group indicates that only 1 in 8 children from low-income homes goes on to achieve a high income as an adult (State of the Nation, 2013). According to the OECD, Britain has some of the lowest social mobility in the developed world. 71% of senior judges, 62% of…

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Caja working with central Government

Caja ended last year with a bang, and we’re starting this year with an even bigger one. We have won work with two central Government departments. One of which is currently in progress and we’re due to start the other piece of work very shortly.  

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Caroline Brown speaks to The Telegraph

Caroline was recently interviewed for a piece in The Telegraph about how businesses can achieve sustainable growth. “For sustainable business growth, continued innovation is critical: build upon areas of expertise available to you; be prepared to have a go at new ideas, but always strike the right balance between sales and innovation and delivery: you…

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Technology’s influence on business in 2017

The economic forecast for 2017 is not looking great according to the majority of economists surveyed by the Financial Times. Howard Archer, Chief European and UK economist, predicts GDP growth to slow to 1.3% in 2017. He also highlights that “businesses will probably be cautious over investment and employment” due to uncertainty surrounding Brexit and…

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