Managing the Covid-19 crisis: The ongoing impact of remote working

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: The ongoing impact of remote working

For businesses the continuing effort to “keep the show on the road” is taking a toll, even if there are now signs that there will eventually be an end to the crisis. This is one key finding in the latest Eden McCallum survey of business sentiment during Covid, the seventh to be carried out since…


Neuroscience of the Covid-19 Crisis

Neuroscience of the Covid-19 Crisis

Human adaptability and resilience have been tested more severely in 2020 than for many decades. The shock of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all, whether we realise it or not. Work has continued, and those who have been lucky enough to avoid falling ill have been able to carry on, if not quite normally…

December 2020

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: The ongoing impact

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: The ongoing impact

Businesses are beginning to see a way out of the Covid-19 crisis, according to the results of the latest Eden McCallum Covid-19 survey of business sentiment. This survey, which launched as Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna made their vaccine announcements, is the sixth in a series that began in April and it shows that business leaders have…

November 2020

Welcoming nine new analysts across our London and Amsterdam offices

Welcoming nine new analysts across our London and Amsterdam offices

We are delighted to have our nine new analysts join us across our London and Amsterdam offices. Following a busy past month of inductions, we look forward to welcoming them onto our upcoming projects. Eden McCallum Analysts, Associate Consultants and Consultants are a key part of our project teams and work alongside our experienced consultants…

November 2020

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Continuing to navigate through

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Continuing to navigate through

Businesses are preparing themselves for a longer, but in some cases a less dramatic, decline in activity compared to the early days of the crisis.  This is a central finding from the latest Eden McCallum survey with UK office clients, into business responses to the Covid-19 crisis. In mid-September, almost 200 businesses shared their views and experience of trading conditions. There…

September 2020

Eden McCallum turns 20 years old!

Eden McCallum turns 20 years old!

20 years ago, we created Eden McCallum with the simple idea that we could make consulting better for clients and better for consultants, by working with a curated network of the best independent professionals. The year was 2000 – before the gig economy and ‘platform’ business models went mainstream. The firm has continued to innovate…

August 2020

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Returning to the office

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Returning to the office

Difficult judgments and trade-offs will characterise business activity in the coming months, according to the latest Eden McCallum survey, which was carried out in the first few days of July and focused on the re-opening of offices as lockdown eases. The difficulty stems from uncertainty about future prospects and trading conditions – an uncertainty reflected…

July 2020

Eden McCallum and Chapter Zero work with non-executive directors to ‘build back better’

Eden McCallum and Chapter Zero work with non-executive directors to ‘build back better’

Over the past month many business and public sector leaders have added their voices to the call to create a green recovery and put tackling climate change firmly onto the post Covid-19 agenda. Now is the time for Boards to engage with what the transition to a net zero economy means for them, to develop…

June 2020

Eden McCallum’s socially distanced Race for Life

Eden McCallum's socially distanced Race for Life

Race for Life is a longstanding Eden McCallum tradition, and we are doing a ‘social distancing friendly’ version of the race this year, with all participants running/jogging/walking on their own or in their household groups on 19 and 20 June. Cancer Research is facing a huge challenge this year as donations fall in the wake…

June 2020

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Changing ways of working

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Changing ways of working

As businesses begin to work their way towards a “new normal,” Eden McCallum’s third Covid-19 survey asked c. 200 business leaders for their views on the impact of the crisis and how they are adapting their operations for the future. Expectations regarding the duration of disruption from Covid-19 continue to worsen, with 65% of business…

May 2020

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Business leaders’ view of the future

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Business leaders’ view of the future

Eden McCallum’s second Covid-19 survey with over 250 business leaders across the UK, Europe and North America focused on the impact the crisis is having on their companies and the permanent changes they foresee it bringing about. The results highlight a change in sentiment about the depth and duration of the impact from Covid-19, with…

May 2020