Phil Kenmore

Phil Kenmore

Phil is director of Hay Group’s public service practice in the UK. Phil has worked extensively across public service, including healthcare, central government and local government in addition to working with other sectors. He specialises in organisational change, talent management and senior leadership development and on sharing learning across the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Hay Group, Phil had a career in the NHS, which included roles in commissioning services, operational management and as an executive director of an NHS Trust.

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Fair pay for complex public sector roles

Posted by Phil Kenmore

It seems to me that expectations and reward for public servants are moving in opposite directions. Instead of reflecting the increasing demands made of local authority managers, pay is falling relative to other sectors. Following drastic cuts in staffing levels … Continue reading

The implications of ‘big data’ and global trends for the UK public sector

Posted by Phil Kenmore

As head of the UK public sector practice for Hay Group I generally blog about current issues affecting the strategy and provision of our public services. However last week was different. I was in Shanghai last week at the Hay … Continue reading

Running NHS England – an impossible job?

Posted by Phil Kenmore

The announcement of Simon Stevens to be the new chief executive of NHS England this week raises interesting questions about what he will be able to achieve. Firstly congratulations to Simon – his CV is impressive and many players in … Continue reading

A relentless consumer focus

Posted by Phil Kenmore

What the new NHS England chief executive job description tells us about the future focus of the role. Reading the new job description for the NHS England (NHSE) Chief Executive one phrase leapt out at me. It’s one of the … Continue reading

What is the UK civil service actually for?

Posted by Phil Kenmore

Everyone is likely to have their own answer to this question and it’s not one I will attempt to answer in this blog, but it is certainly what the UK civil service should be asking right now, and here’s why. … Continue reading

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