Post-Merger Integration Blog

De-risk PMI technology projects and increase certainty for your M&A deal.

Six Reasons Why You Didn’t Get The Job

Posted by Dave Refault on 15-Mar-2018 10:02:35


We’ve been hiring recently in the Beyond office – with a multitude of CV’s, Interviews and a great selection of different types of people we started to nail down what we wanted to see in a persons character

Below you will find six reasons why you may not have got a previous job!

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Topics: Team Management, emotions, behaviour

Why I Never Felt Entitled (and still don’t).

Posted by Dave Refault on 06-Mar-2018 11:20:43


We were having a discussion in the office the other day about how expectations are changing within the workplace.   What came out of it was that there is commonly an expectation of ‘Entitlement’ in the workplace. I've been pondering this somewhat in order to understand our discussion in more detail.  It also gave me the opportunity to use Daffy Duck in a blog.  

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How do our emotions affect our behaviour?

Posted by Claire Sanders on 01-Mar-2018 16:12:33

The way we feel will influence our behaviour in different ways for different people. Our emotions affect how we work, the way we speak to others, our body language and our mental stability. What is interesting is the way that as individuals we act on our emotions in differently depending on the environment.

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Topics: Creativity, emotions, behaviour

We are all credible.

Posted by Hutton Henry on 01-Mar-2018 16:01:23

My family were walking along a main street in a better part of London last week with our 3-year old in her buggy when a lady quickly jumped out at us, concerned, pointing to a rubbish bin. The lady was anxious and wanted to warn us that the bin was alight, on fire, and we were on track to walk very close to it.

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Topics: emotions, behaviour

My First Reflection as an Apprentice

Posted by Samantha Chigbo on 27-Feb-2018 10:58:29

My first week as a Junior Software Developer had concluded and I found myself trying to reconcile the imaginary workplace I had been thinking up for months with the fluid reality that is Beyond.

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Topics: #TechEducation, Apprentice, Software Developer, QA

Why I Stopped Reading The News

Posted by Dave Refault on 26-Feb-2018 12:48:02



We are naturally drawn towards these types of words it appears.  They pique our curiosity and perhaps actually make us feel better about ourselves.  Strange creatures aren't we?

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Cash is king.  Keeping an eye on the essentials.

Posted by Dave Refault on 22-Feb-2018 14:57:14

 Starting a business is an exciting moment in your life, you’ve made a huge decision to step away from the ‘traditional’ employment and start something amazing.  You’ve got the ideas, you may even have a prototype, you’ve got great contacts and a growing network.  So what’s the worry right?

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5 reasons weekly team meetings aren’t a waste of time

Posted by Claire Sanders on 20-Feb-2018 11:59:01

We all know how busy our work lives can be and yet there’s still only 5 working days in a week. Therefore, pulling your head out of your daily work routine for an hour on a Monday seems bonkers. But stop to consider that one, two or perhaps five of your weekly tasks could be scrapped or automated at the hand of gathering with your team once a week. So, here are five reasons that will change your view on weekly team meetings:


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Topics: Strategy, Employee Engagement, Team Management

Why marketing is needed for post-merger integration projects

Posted by Hutton Henry on 06-Feb-2018 10:50:52

At the same time as working out your PMI approach, your organisation should also think about how you’re going to communicate your new business strategy. An M&A marketing plan should be comprehensive in its scope as it needs to convey information to a wide audience that includes shareholders, employees and customers. Your PMI marketing plan could include informative material such as press releases and brochures that will help sell the transition. Videos are a great way to talk directly to people and can be posted on your digital platforms. And then there’s social media to consider.

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Topics: Post-Merger Integration, Employee Engagement

We are ISO Certified

Posted by Dave Refault on 09-Jan-2018 16:38:03

Proud to be certified to ISO 9001/27001 International Standards   

Big news for Beyond recently after months and months of hard work by the team we are delighted to announce that Beyond M&A has recently become certified in ISO 9001/27001!

Why is this such a big deal? Here’s some info about ISO and how these standards are a benchmark for the quality of work we deliver.


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