We are living in an increasingly interconnected world and at Socia we see issues of collaboration and leadership all around us. Some of our most recent comments are here for you to read …


Socia has been awarded the contract to conduct a Board effectiveness review for the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB plc). This body was set up by the Scottish Government in 2020 with three missions: to achieve a just transition to net zero, to extend equality...

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The rail safety and standards board (RSSB) asked Socia to design and facilitate a strategy day for their Board - building on the work we did supporting a similar event in March. The strategy session enabled the Board (consisting of CEOs and Directors from across all...

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The Submarine Delivery Agency is an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence, negotiating and managing manage the procurement, in-service support and disposal of UK nuclear submarines. The Board has asked Socia to carry out Board Effectiveness review. With changing...

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The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the quality of new homes and customer service provided by developers. Socia were asked to work with the Chair and CEO to design and facilitate a Board strategy workshop with...

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Bristol University produced this great visualisation diagram based on a series of workshops Socia delivered on collaboration and partnership working to staff attending the University's Enhancing Research Culture programme

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Socia has been chosen to carry out a Board Effectiveness Review at LCR - following a similar review we did in late 2018. LCR Ltd is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Department of Transport. LCR describes itself as the UK Government’s placemaking expert...

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Socia podcasts

Collaboration in the Boardroom

The design of a Board requires effective collaboration between Executive and Non-Exec Directors - but that's not easy. Click here to listen to Alex and David discussing the challenges of encouraging effective collaboration in the Boardroom. [button...

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Partnership working at DSTL

Socia is working with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to help implement their new business plan - which is based on more partnership working with industry and university research facilities.

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Socia Board survey quoted in the Financial Times

FT columnist Stefan Stern has written an article on the learning that private, public and 3rd sector Boards can take from one another which quotes from the Socia Board surveyand Board leadership seminar. You can read his article on the FT website (full access may...

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