TrustQuay Forum 2022

TrustQuay Forum 2022 was held on 11 October, on the top floor of the iconic Royal College of Surgeons in central London. It was, by anyone’s standard, a great success. The event was attended by over 100 delegates coming from across TrustQuay’s client and prospect base of the trust, corporate services and alternative fund administration […]

Why is your team not more productive?

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Smarter Not Harder (SNH) have been working with clients to improve productivity and well-being for more than 15 years. They have overwhelming evidence suggesting there are 11 barriers to achieving this. 11 things that might be holding you back. How many of these apply to YOUR employees? Solitaire Consulting has partnered with SNH, introducing their […]

How to run a Project Review

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Last month my team facilitated a review of a project we’ve been working on for most of the year. Whilst the project is far from finished, we have reached an important milestone in that one of the new technology platforms has gone live across the business.  With still much work to do in future phases […]

Remote Project Management: Does it work?

Remote project management is not new, but does it work? I have been remotely managing projects on behalf of my overseas clients for over 10 years. However, the last 2 years have placed additional pressures on all of us, so in this post I am going to describe Solitaire Consulting’s experiences and lessons learnt. The […]

Change Management Tools: The House of Change

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This article comes from Solitaire Consulting Associate, Tim Rogers MBA There are lots of models for change management that have developed over many years. Not all will work in all situations so it is essential to have several tools in your toolbox and select the right one for the right situation. The House of Change […]

Accelerating digital innovation in wealth management

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The recent publication of the Future Focus report by financial software business, TrustQuay, highlights a number of areas where the trust and corporate services industry needs to innovate. In this article I will look into this report in more detail and comment on their findings. (A summary of the report can be found in my […]

Why Electronic Signatures should be the norm

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In a world where so much is now digital are you still relying on ‘wet ink’ signatures? Whether you need to get signatures from clients, or you have internal processes requiring a signature, there are likely to be many benefits of going digital. Writing this article in April 2020, the majority of your colleagues and […]

Top 5 buying factors for Enterprise Software


Whatever size business you are, selecting the right enterprise software is a big decision that you want to get right. Your choice of core system is one that will impact your business for many years to come.

Where are you on your Digital Transformation journey?


What is Digital Transformation? The term Digital Transformation is used all over the place these days, with little agreement on what the term actually means. In this post I will describe what I believe the term covers. I will also describe the phases an organisation must go through on their transformation journey. Originally, digital transformation […]

What is a ‘data breach’?

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A data breach doesn’t need to be a big headline grabbing event (think of some of the high profile breaches by the likes of Equifax, TalkTalk or Wonga) to do your organisation serious harm. In this blog I am going to cover what constitutes a data breach and what can you do to avoid them. […]