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17 Jan 2018

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING SERIES: Healthy food, happy Consultant

January, notorious for New Years’ weight loss resolutions, dry Januarys and when roughly 12% of all yearly gym memberships are made. We’re constantly warned about the effect of an unhealthy diet on our bodies, but how does a healthy lifestyle correlate with workplace performance?   At Concilium Search we have always been conscious of encouraging staff to lead a healthy lifestyle, starting with a healthy, balanced diet. This led us to consider which foods aid a productive working environment and […]

10 Jan 2018
Interview with Kenny Imafidon from ClearView Research

Interview with Kenny Imafidon from ClearView Research

‘Our social mission is to empower, through research, grassroots organisations and key stakeholders in society that are striving for social, racial and economic justice.’   Kenny Imafidon is a social entrepreneur, political commentator and activist; along with campaigning for social rights, Kenny is CEO of youth-led consultancy ClearView Research, Director at Bite the Ballot and a Trustee for domestic abuse charity S.W.I.M (Strength With In Me). Kenny began studying Law at BPP Law School, back in 2012, but always had […]

05 Jan 2018
New Year Overview with a Managing Partner

New Year Overview with a Managing Partner

We sat down with one of our Managing Partners, Richard Ogbogbo to reflect back on a fantastic business year and look towards what 2018 has in store… What are the major developments Concilium has made in the last year? 2017 was a very impressive year for the business, as we grew our Net Fee Income by up to 50% from 2016. At the same time, we grew our workforce by 40% and doubled our financial turnover. On an international front […]

28 Dec 2017

Interview with New York Times best seller Turney Duff

We caught up with an old friend of our CEO and New York Times best seller, Turney Duff, to learn more about Global sensation The Buy Side – Turney’s very honest depiction of Wall Street. Reflecting on his life as a trader, Turney reveals all about his journey through the ranks of Wall Street firms, as well as the dark side of after-hours Wall Street culture.   ‘In the mid-2000’s, Turney Duff was, to all appearances, the very picture of […]

20 Dec 2017
Concilium AGM and Christmas party 2017

Concilium AGM and Christmas party 2017

In celebration of this year’s biggest success stories and exciting business developments the whole company was flown out to Copenhagen for our Annual General meeting and to celebrate as a team. The evening started with an awards presentation given by our CEO, Maduka Okeke, followed by a dinner hosted by The Marriott hotel and a night out at Arch nightclub to round off a fantastic evening.   We arrived in a bright, but chilly, Copenhagen on late in the morning […]

11 Dec 2017
Whiskey and Chocolate Tasting with Morts & More

Whiskey and Chocolate Tasting with Morts & More

We were treated to an evening of Whiskey and Chocolate tasting from some of the finest brands in the industry. Maduka, CEO, has had a partnership with Sena Mortoo and Josh Umoren, founders of Morts and More, for some time now. As a thank you for the work we have done together over the last 12 months, they invited us to a gentlemen’s evening at the magnificent Christopher Peacock London Showroom in Chelsea Harbour. We sampled three unique Whiskey flavours provided […]

06 Dec 2017
Cricket to Corporate

Cricket to Corporate

We invited three professional Cricketers to attend an employability skills workshop – giving an insight into life in the business world. On the 8th November, we invited three professional Cricket players, Daryl Mitchell, Steven Crook and Oliver Hannon-Dalby (in association with the Professional Cricketers Association), down to our head office to provide workshops in CV writing, networking, interview preparation and an insight talk into life in the corporate world following a career in Cricket.        We started the […]

28 Nov 2017
Sam Deane returns to UEA

Sam Deane returns to UEA

This week one of our partners, Sam, returned to his old stomping ground of UEA to give an insightful talk into SME businesses at UEA’s employability week.   Sam, joined by representatives for Carwow, Epos Now, Liftshare and The AF Group gave talks to around 130 students about the set ups, struggles and successes of SME businesses and how their careers have developed within an SME company. Sam started by explaining a bit about his background, what he’d studied and […]

20 Nov 2017
Company Go Karting

Company Go Karting

As a reward for achieving our best results to date last month, the whole company was treated to a day of Go Karting! Everyone showed their competitive side as the teams battled it out to win the most points and become Concilium champions of the day. The teams were split into groups of three and everyone was given twenty minutes each to prove themselves as the best and win as many points as possible for their team. This lead to […]

03 Nov 2017
We’ve Been Touring the UK in Search of our Next Concilium Graduates

We’ve Been Touring the UK in Search of our Next Concilium Graduates

The most important element of our business is the people; we believe in hiring the best candidates and training them to become world-class consultants. This has been the key to our success so far and pivotal to the continuing expansion of the business. With 2018 set to be another extremely exciting year for the company we set out on a UK road trip, visiting 5 top university’s career fairs to find the next Concilium employees! Concilium has a policy of […]