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6th RIDLER REPORT – webinar on remote coaching at standard chartered bank with the icf, may 2017

Presenters: Sam King, Global Head of Executive Development at Standard Chartered Bank and Clive Mann, author of the 6th Ridler Report.

Sam co-presented this webinar on Remote Coaching with Clive Mann, author of the 6th Ridler Report.  Sam described how and why Standard Chartered has used remote coaching extensively in the past and why it expects the use of remote coaching to grow significantly in the future.  Key research findings on remote coaching from the 6th Ridler Report were outlined in the webinar.

For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – webinar on evaluation of coaching at e.on uk with the icf, january 2017

Presenters: Sam Oldman, Global Client Expert in the Global Learning and Development team at E.ON UK and Clive Mann, author of the 6th Ridler Report.

Sam co-presented this webinar on Evaluation of Coaching with Clive Mann, author of the 6th Ridler Report.  Sam discussed how their innovative evaluation approach has demonstrated a substantial quantitative return on E.ON UK’s investment in executive coaching.  Key research findings on evaluation of coaching from the 6th Ridler Report were outlined in the webinar.

For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – webinar on group coaching at rentokil initial with the icf, november 2016

Presenters: Brigid Garvey, Group Director of Talent, Rentokil Initial and Clive Mann, author of the 6th Ridler Report

Brigid will co-presented this webinar on Group Coaching with Clive Mann, author of the 6th Ridler Report. Brigid discussed how group coaching has accelerated the development of the coaching culture which Rentokil needs to grow its people and grow its business, taken from the case study in the 6th Ridler Report.

For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – Workshop (4) on Coaching Supervision at the Civil Service, November 2016

Presenter: James Pritchard, formerly of Civil Service Learning

James described how the Civil Service uses coaching supervision and how this helps with the development of a coaching community.

This event was attended by senior organisational sponsors of coaching, plus a select list of individuals who have been involved with the production of the Ridler Report.  For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – Workshop (3) on Remote Coaching at Standard Chartered, October 2016

Sponsored by The Kets De Vries Institute

Presenter: Samantha King, Head of Executive and Team Development, Standard Chartered

Samantha described how and why Standard Chartered has used remote coaching extensively in the past and why it expects the use of remote coaching to grow significantly in the future.

This event was attended by senior organisational sponsors of coaching, plus a select list of individuals who have been involved with the production of the Ridler Report.  For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – Workshop (2) on Group Coaching at Rentokil Initial, June 2016

Sponsored by The Kets De Vries Institute

Presenter: Brigid Garvey, Group Director of Talent, Rentokil Initial

Brigid explained how group coaching has accelerated the development of the coaching culture which Rentokil needs to grow its people and grow its business.

This event was attended by senior organisational sponsors of coaching, plus a select list of individuals who have been involved with the production of the Ridler Report.  For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – WORKSHOP (1) ON eVALUATION OF COACHING AT E.ON UK, MAY 2016

Sponsored by The Kets De Vries Institute

Presenter: Sam Oldman, Client Expert, Learning & Development, E.ON UK

Sam showed how E.ON UK has demonstrated a substantial quantative return on its investment in executive coaching, through an innovative and rigorous evaluation approach.

This event was attended by senior organisational sponsors of coaching, plus a select list of individuals who have been involved with the production of the Ridler Report.  For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – WEBINAR WITH professional bodies: icf, ac and emcc UK, decemBER 2015

Ridler & Co presented its second webinar on the 6th Ridler Report, this time with the professional bodies: ICF, AC and EMCC UK giving an overview on the following areas:-

  • Ridler Report background and context
  • Internal and external coaching
  • Remote coaching
  • Group coaching
  • Other research areas covered in the 6th Ridler Report

6th RIDLER REPORT – WEBINAR WITH ICEDR, NOVEMBER 2015

Ridler & Co presented a webinar with the ICEDR giving an overview from the 6th Ridler Report. The following areas were covered:-

  • Ridler Report background and context
  • Internal and external coaching
  • Remote coaching
  • Group coaching
  • Other research areas covered in the 6th Ridler Report

A recording is available on the ICEDR website for those who did not have a chance to join this webinar or would like to listen again.  Please click here to listen: Ridler Report – webinar Nov-15

6th ridler report – pre-launch event, september 2015

Ridler & Co held a pre-launch briefing event for the 6th Ridler Report in central London at the end of September 2015.  Clive Mann, Managing Director of Ridler & Co, Author of the Ridler Report and Chairman of the Ridler Report Executive Board presented a selection of findings from some of the key areas of research in the 6th Ridler Report.  Sally Bonneywell, VP Coaching at GSK, shared how an innovative combination of individual and group coaching has been used in GSK to accelerate the development of female leaders across the globe. The 6th Ridler Report was sponsored by E.ON (headline sponsor) and the sponsors of the four core research themes (coaching evaluation, setting up coaching for success in organisations, team coaching and internal coaching) GSK, Hogan Lovells, Network Rail and News UK respectively.

This event was attended by senior organisational sponsors of coaching, plus a select list of individuals who have been involved with the production of the Ridler Report.  For more information on the Ridler Report, please click here: Ridler Report

Development of Internal Coaching at the Big Four Accountancy Firms: Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PWC – November 2014

This case study is available for download on our website. Please click here to download the case study: Big Four Case Study

Ridler & Co hosted a workshop on the development of internal coaching in the UK at the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, namely Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC. The Big Four have developed their internal coaching into particularly sophisticated functions where the credibility of internal coaching has become extremely well established. Four senior internal coaches from all Big Four firms presented on specific aspects of their use of internal coaching. Clare Allen – Senior Executive Coach, KPMG presetnted on ‘The importance of the business needs driving the introduction of coaching’. Claire Davey – Head of Coaching and Leadership Development, Deloitte presetnted on ‘Links from coaching to organisational development and systemic work in the organisation’. Nicki Hickson – Director of Coaching, UK and Ireland, EY presetnted on ‘Coaching administration system and measurement’. Maria Symeon – Global Coaching Leader, PwC presetnted on ‘Situations where executive coaching is used in PwC’. Clive Mann, Managing Director of Ridler & Co, has written a detailed case study on the Big Four’s use of internal coaching.

Coaching – Business Essential or Management Fad? by Gillian Pillans, CRF – May 2014

The Corporate Research Forum’s (CRF) latest research paper considers the state of the coaching market, key trends, the conditions required to make coaching effective and the current state of evaluation. The report also features a number of case studies. A copy of the coaching report’s executive summary and first chapter can be downloaded here

To find out more about the CRF’s recent articles and research please click on the following link: Corporate Research Forum

team coaching at kpmg – april 2014

Ridler & Co hosted a workshop on Team Coaching led by Louise Buckle from KPMG on 8th April 2014 at 42 Berkeley Square. Louise is a Lead Coach in KPMG UK where, as part of a team of 7 in-house coaches, she coaches senior leaders and their teams as well as providing expert guidance on the coaching components of Advisory consulting offers. Louise has spearheaded the team coaching work at KPMG and joined us to share insights gathered along the way, lessons learnt and the new experiments underway. In her presentation Louise explored the triggers for team coaching, how to engage leaders in the idea of team coaching, how important it is to be systemic, how to avoid treading on others toes, how to gain commitment to team coaching from the team, how to engage external coaches in team coaching and just what you actually do in team coaching… This workshop was designed for senior organisational sponsors of coaching who wish to learn more about team coaching.

Coaching and Mentoring in the Civil Service – MARCH 2014

Ridler & Co hosted a workshop led by Dr James Pritchard from Civil Service Learning (CSL) who has lead responsibility for their coaching and mentoring offering. James presented CSL’s innovative self-service approach to the provision of coaching and mentoring to over 470,000 Civil Servants on 5th March 2014 at 42 Berkeley Square. James’s presentation covered the relevance of coaching and mentoring to Civil Service transformation, CSL’s coach selection process, how users of coaching and mentoring are helped to find the right coaches and mentors, the way internal and external coaching are combined, CSL’s coaching evaluation approach, using a robust Kirkpatrick methodology and CSL’s use of team coaching. This workshop was designed for senior organisational sponsors of coaching who wish to learn more about coaching approaches to working relationships with colleagues and clients.

EMBEDDING A COACHING CULTURE AT GRANT THORNTON – November 2013

Ridler & Co hosted a workshop led by Kylie Roberts, Talent Development Director at Grant Thornton and Mel Wombwell, Head of Talent Development at Grant Thornton on Tuesday 26th November 2013 at 42 Berkeley Square. In the third of a series of workshops led by senior sponsors of coaching on themes emerging from the Ridler Report 2013, Kylie and Mel presented the development of a coaching culture at Grant Thornton, underpinned by a philosophy of ‘coaching to unlock potential’, expanding on their case study on the same subject in the Ridler Report 2013. This workshop was designed for senior organisational sponsors of coaching who wish to learn more about coaching approaches to business development and client relationships.

HOW GSK SELECTS ITS SENIOR LEVEL EXTERNAL EXECUTIVE COACHES – October 2013

Ridler & Co hosted a workshop led by Sally Bonneywell, Vice President Coaching at GlaxoSmithKline at 42 Berkeley Square on Wednesday 23rd October 2013. In the second of a series of workshops led by senior sponsors of coaching on themes emerging from the Ridler Report 2013, Sally discussed the selection criteria by which GSK recruits its senior level external executive coaches. This workshop was designed for organisational sponsors of coaching who wish to learn more about coach selection methodology.

EVALUATING EXECUTIVE COACHING AT FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER LLP THE FIRST STEPS – JUNE 2013

Ridler & Co hosted a workshop led by Nick Blandford, Senior Manager, Learning and Development, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP at 42 Berkeley Square on Thursday 27th June 2013. In the first of a series of workshops led by senior sponsors of coaching, on themes emerging from the Ridler Report 2013, Nick discussed the background to Freshfields’ recently formulated executive coaching evaluation framework and the lessons learned from implementing it. This workshop was designed for organisational sponsors of coaching who wish to learn more about the area of coaching evaluation.

Ridler Report 2013 Briefing and Reception took place at 42 Berkeley Square, London – june 2013

The Ridler Report 2013 analyses strategic trends in the use of executive coaching in large organisations. The research was carried out by Ridler & Co, in collaboration with EMCC UK. Clive Mann, Editor of the Ridler Report and members of the Ridler Report Editorial Board presented the key findings of the Ridler Report 2013 to an audience of 40 organisational sponsors of coaching where the key findings of the 2013 Ridler Report were shared.

Ridler Report 2013 Collaboration with the EMCC

emcc-ukRidler & Co and EMCC UK worked in collaboration on the fifth Ridler Report which was released in mid-May 2013. The EMCC brought to the newly formed Ridler Report Executive Board the knowledge and research expertise of Ian Paterson, its UK Managing Director and EMCC members Paula Roberts and Sara Hope. Clive Mann, Managing Director of Ridler & Co, continued as Editor of the report.

Clive Mann, Managing Director of Ridler & Co, said “We are delighted to be working with EMCC UK to develop further the Ridler Report as a key reference point for all those interested in strategic trends in the use of executive coaching.”

“TRENDS IN INTERNAL COACHING, FROM THE SPONSOR’S PERSPECTIVE” lunch – may 2012

Ian Paterson UK Managing Director of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, until recently a partner of Ernst & Young, and senior internal coach at Ernst & Young lead an informal discussion around the lunch table on trends in internal coaching from the sponsor’s perspective.

“COACHING CULTURE” lunch – April 2012

John Leary-Joyce UK President of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and CEO of the Academy of Executive Coaching lead an informal discussion around the lunch table on the significance of “coaching culture” in increasing individual and organisational performance.

“Longitudinal Trends” lunch – November 2011

A lunch was held at our Berkeley Square offices where Clive Mann led a discussion on the longitudinal trends in the last four Ridler Reports, since 2007.

Ridler Report 2011 breakfast – June 2011

A discussion was led by Clive Mann who presented the summary findings from the first four Ridler Reports focusing on the internal vs external debate and the Bespoke 360 process.

Ridler Report 2011 seminar – June 2011

The Ridler Report 2011We were delighted to have Liz Macann, head of the BBC’s award-winning internal coaching network, give a presentation on “Balancing internal and external coaching – the BBC’s experience” at the 2011 Ridler Report seminar. Clive Mann and the Ridler & Co team presented selected themes from the 2011 Ridler Report, in the context of the findings of the first four Ridler Reports (2007 to 2011).

The seminar was attended by senior professionals who shared an interest in the use of executive coaching in their organisations.