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The Power of Technology in Healthcare

April 23, 2020

Prior to joining Kings Facilities Management as Director of Technology in January 2020, Denis Lafitte spent over a decade working in numerous private sector organisations. Here, he speaks to Toby Gebbie about the power of technology in healthcare.

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McLean Private Equity – Staying Relevant & Supporting in Tough Times

March 30, 2020

In these challenging times Edward King, Partner in McLean’s Private Equity business, highlights how the team is staying relevant to clients and updates on how portfolio companies are handling the situation.

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Diversity of Work Experience in Higher Education

March 23, 2020

Thoughts from our Managing Director, Paul Soothill regarding the importance of diversity of work experience in Higher Education and beyond. Perhaps of greater importance now as departments face very new challenges on a level and intensity that they are unlikely to have witnessed before.

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Children with Cancer UK

March 2, 2020

Every year McLean chooses a charity to support for the year. For 2020, we have chosen Children with Cancer UK, who do some incredible work. So far we have a 2.2km swim and a duathlon in the coming months for fundraising! For further information, please visit:

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House Building, Off-Site & People

February 27, 2020

Adam Mahmood, member of the Board Practice and Cities Lead, shares some thoughts on House Building, Off-Site and People

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Is healthcare the new sector of choice for Private Equity firms investing in Emerging Markets?

February 13, 2020

Historically, European based emerging market Private Equity (PE) funds sought to maximise exit revenue by focussing on developed, easily scalable and high-margin sectors; often, Natural Resources, Consumer Goods & Industrials. Whilst these sectors remain a constant in Emerging Market-centric PE portfolio’s, it is no secret within the industry that over the last decade, healthcare as […]

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Equity Research 2020 Industry Update

January 30, 2020

Nick Gebbie, CEO of McLean Partnership, summarises the trends seen in Equity Research in 2019 and shares his thoughts on what to expect in 2020.

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To achieve real equality in the workplace, does parenting need to be shared equally?

January 23, 2020

Zoe Harris, Partner and Head of Research at McLean Partnership, ponders whether shared parenting would naturally lead to the achievement of true equality in the workplace.

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8 Years and Counting – Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

November 28, 2019

Following the recent Hampton-Alexander review, Jonathan Swain looks at the progress of gender diversity of the UK’s Boards and finds there is still much work to be done.

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Johannesburg Private Equity Trip

November 22, 2019

On a recent visit to South Africa, Edward King, McLean’s private equity partner caught up with several of our global fund clients. After a tough few years for the private equity industry in Africa, we found the general mood to be one of cautious optimism for 2020.

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Why has the UK stock market not consolidated as much as expected?

November 6, 2019

Nick Gebbie, Founder of McLean, shares his thoughts on consolidation and a lack thereof in a rapidly changing UK stock broking environment.

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What effect do mergers have on employee talent?

October 24, 2019

Our latest asset management sector thought piece looks at how talent is affected when investment management companies merge and asks the question – who wins?

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From Defence to Higher Education

October 23, 2019

Prior to joining Loughborough University as the Director of Estates and Facilities Management in March 2019, Graham Howard had spent four decades working in Defence. Seeking new opportunities and challenges, Graham opted to make a significant change and swapped defence and security for a new sector – Higher Education.

Graham shares his thoughts with the McLean Partnership around leadership and the perspective on the sector as seen from a fresh pair of eyes.

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From Sydney to Surrey

October 11, 2019

We talk to Nick Gilbert, Head of Service Design at @the University of Surrey, about his experience and transition from 10 years at the University of Sydney to the University of Surrey and the advancement of technology in Higher Education

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Collaboration: McLean & Archus

October 4, 2019

The McLean Partnership and Archus Ltd collaborate on consultancy and recruitment cross over. The McLean Partnership, an executive recruitment firm, has formed a collaboration with Healthcare consultancy Archus Ltd to promote their respective capabilities in the Healthcare and Higher Education sectors. McLean Partnership is an executive recruitment firm, operating across the UK, with expertise around […]

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Healthcare Estates conference

October 3, 2019

Our Managing Director Paul Soothill will be attending the Healthcare Estates and NHS Providers conference next week in Manchester. If you would like to catch up, please feel free to get in contact on 020 3597 6400 or

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Healthcare Estates conference

Bloom accredited supplier

September 23, 2019

The McLean Partnership is pleased to announce our Interim practice is now a Bloom accredited supplier. We look forward to working with Bloom Procurement Services and a number of our public sector clients!

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Bloom accredited supplier