Managing Director & Senior Partner
Nick South is a core member of BCG's global People and Organization practice. He led the People & Organization team in London from 2010 to 2022.
Since joining BCG in 2003, Nick has worked with a wide range of clients in different sectors to redesign organizations and operating models, build employee capabilities, drive behavioral change, improve operational performance, and successfully manage change.
Before joining BCG, Nick worked for four years at the corporate-communications consultancy Burson-Marsteller, leading the corporate reputation team in the London office. Nick spent the previous six years working for the leader of the UK Liberal Democrats, Paddy Ashdown MP, as political advisor, press spokesman, and finally his head of office.
Digital platforms are fast and efficient—but development often goes wrong. By avoiding the traps that hinder platform development, companies can improve performance and innovation.
Unmet emotional needs top other reasons why people in location-dependent jobs would leave—needs that employers must address if they are to retain top talent.
To successfully adapt their HR strategies and operating models for a decarbonizing world, companies must ensure that the new approaches make sense for all parts of the organization.
Senior executives say that their organizations still have a long way to go in improving the future-of-work experience for employees, especially for deskless workers.
After a tumultuous few years, the UK economy now finds itself facing a challenging path ahead. BCG's Centre for Growth explores how the UK might rewrite this outlook to ensure sustainable and inclusive growth.
They’ve been called heroes during the pandemic, but many of these workers aren’t satisfied with their jobs. Here’s what leaders can do to change that.
The pandemic has caused unprecedented organizational disruption. But it also has offered valuable lessons about the way we work—and created significant opportunities.
BCG asked 2,000 UK employees about their remote working experience during lockdown to help employers understand how they sustain this model in the short-term, and evolve the way they operate in the longer term.
Post-Brexit, fewer EU residents are interested in moving here—but London’s still the hottest city worldwide for working abroad.
A new growth strategy is only as good as the people and organizational practices that support it. Here are five secrets that leaders can use to promote the cooperation and behavior that new growth initiatives require.
Thirty-seven percent of overseas workers view the UK as a desirable place to work—making it the second most popular foreign destination for employment after the U.S.