Our CEO, Juliette Alban-Metcalfe speaks to NatWest Mentor about the importance of having a diverse workforce.

Posted on October 17, 2017

NatWest Mentor offers expert business advice on employment law and HR, health and safety, and environmental management.



The Society for Personnel and Development (SPDS), Scotland has invited Professor Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe to speak at their prestigious annual conference on the 3rd November in St Andrews, Fife

Posted on October 12, 2017

Professor Alimo-Metcalfe will speak at the SPDS [Annual Conference] in St. Andrews, Scotland on Friday 3rd November 2017 around…



Clinical Leadership: Reflection saves lives

Posted on September 13, 2017

For nearly a decade, the UK’s Department of Health has been encouraging healthcare organisations to focus on leadership as an…



Read more about our plans for growth in the Yorkshire Post

Posted on September 7, 2017


Read more about our latest news in Consultancy UK

Posted on September 7, 2017

Through actively harnessing the new synergies brought to the table by Hannan, Real World Group will be launching a new executive…



Real World Group raises six figure sum from Angel Investor

Posted on August 24, 2017

One of Yorkshire’s most prolific entrepreneurs and angel investors, Rachel Hannan, has invested an undisclosed six figure sum in Real World Group, the growing internationally respected leadership experts, headquartered in Leeds.



The challenges of creating a genuine learning culture in organisations

Posted on August 11, 2017

The world in which we live has never been more challenging. The complexity of ever-greater interdependency – political, social, cultural, or environmental – is in the news every day.



Enhancing Healthcare Leadership in Europe

Posted on January 30, 2017

Real World Group CEO, Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, will be presenting a keynote at the Healthcare Workforce Planning Summit on 18-19 May in Berlin.



Russian TLQ Launch

Posted on January 30, 2017

The beginning of 2017 sees the expansion into new horizons for Real World Group. The Russian language TLQ is the first instrument in our diagnostics range to be translated and applied to Russian organisations.



Real World Group sponsors ‘Inspiring Leader’ award at Women in Business Awards

Posted on December 15, 2016

Vicki Davenport, an entrepreneur who has grown a successful business in the logistics industry, was named Inspiring Leader of the Year at the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards last week in Leeds.



Sharing the Inside Track on Spin-Out Companies

Posted on November 14, 2016

This month's edition of Business Insider features an article on university "spin-out" companies. These companies are created by most universities these days, based on the intellectual property developed by Professors in ground-breaking studies.



The top reasons why leaders should use 360 degree feedback

Posted on October 27, 2016

One of the famous quotes by Leo Tolstoy is “Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing himself”.



Accreditation and Product Workshops

Posted on March 3, 2016

Aimed at the independent Consultant these free Product workshops, held in Leeds & London, are an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the array of Real World Group Leadership diagnostic instruments and explore how they will increase your revenue stream.



Real World Group Leads Blackpool Council to North of England Excellence Award 2015

Posted on January 1, 2016

The Annual North of England Excellence Awards 2015 recognised Blackpool Council as the most successful organisation in the Leadership category, following a large-scale culture change programme based on Real World Group’s Engaging Leadership model.



Executive Assessment Arrives at Real World Group: Assessing potential leaders against the Engaging Leadership Model

Posted on April 22, 2015

For some time our clients have been asking us to help them with their Executive Assessment needs and we are excited to say that for the first time we are now able to offer Executive Assessment against the Engaging Leadership model as part of our core consultancy services.



Real World Group International Conference Presentations in 2015

Posted on April 21, 2015

Real World Group is presenting at two major international conferences this year, in Canada and South Africa.



In Memory of Dr John Alban-Metcalfe (1940 – 2015), co-Founding Director of Real World Group

Posted on April 20, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr John Alban-Metcalfe, co-Founding Director of Real World Group.



Fleur Scott Joins Real World Group as Director of Consulting and Partnerships

Posted on April 20, 2015

We are delighted to announce that Fleur Scott has joined Real World Group as our Director of Consulting and Partnerships.



The Culture Advantage: Engaging Leadership

Posted on October 6, 2014

The Center for Business as an Agent for World Benefit, based at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, is at the forefront of thinking and practise in enabling organisations to do well by doing good.



CIPD and FIFA Go Head to Head to Engage the Crowds

Posted on July 1, 2014

As HR Directors across the world continue to work hard on trying to find solutions for how the leaders with whom they work can best enhance employee engagement, the CIPD are keen to support them in this endeavour.



Organisations need to fundamentally rethink leadership to enable gender equality

Posted on April 22, 2014

With continued focus on the need to increase gender equality among senior positions in organisations, it is essential that organisations such as everywoman exist.



Real World Group Expands Engaging Leadership into New Territories

Posted on March 11, 2014

Recent times have seen the adoption of Real World Group’s TLQ into new countries overseas – namely Canada, Japan and now more widely in China.



Building on Evidence Base of Real World Group’s Unique Team 360 Instrument

Posted on March 11, 2014

Real World Group’s Engaging Team 360 is now available as a unique, true 360-degree instrument for teams to adopt.



Real World Group CEO Appointed as Associate Adjunct Professor in Australia

Posted on June 27, 2013

Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, CEO of Real World Group, has been appointed as Adjunct Associate Professor of the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.



Real World Group at CIPD Centenary Conference 2013

Posted on June 27, 2013

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development Northern Branch, who celebrated with their most impressive conference so far at York Racecourse on 6th & 7th June.



Upcoming Presentations at Asia Pacific Congress on Health Leadership in Canberra

Posted on June 27, 2013

August sees the annual Asia Pacific Congress on Health Leadership, organised by the Australian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM), and hosted this year in Canberra from 28th to 30th August.



Leading the Way in Building Critical Knowledge of Effective Healthcare

Posted on May 23, 2013

The first, entitled “Changing the Culture of the NHS” (27th April) addresses the pressing needs of NHS Boards to know how to effectively respond to the Francis Report on the findings of the Mid-Staffs review of quality and care in the NHS.



Real World Group published in new book on Work and Occupational Psychology

Posted on March 8, 2013

The chapter, entitled “Career Development and Appraisal” focuses on the range of formal and informal approaches to career development and appraisal that organisations and individuals undertake, with a particular focus on diversity, potential bias, and operating in the new business climate.



New jewel of an article demonstrating the unique value of Real World Group’s diagnostics

Posted on March 8, 2013

The article, entitled, “Reliability of the leadership competencies and engaging leadership scale” describes new evidence of the impact of leader behaviour on employees’ wellbeing at work and positive attitudes to work.



Real World Group Appearing this Winter in Norway

Posted on January 11, 2013

Real World Group Founding Director, Professor Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, will be taking Engaging Leadership to the Nordic Countries with a keynote speech at the HR Norge Conference to be held between 22nd and 24th January in Lillehammer, Norway.



Deepening our academic roots down under

Posted on November 15, 2012

This week sees the conclusion of another successful Australian trip by Real World Group Chief Executive, Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, who has been visiting various Partners across the vast country.



Riding on the CREST of a wave

Posted on November 13, 2012

The importance of an engaging leadership culture across the emergency services has never been more apparent than now, in a time of significantly reduced resources and increased demands on service provision.



Governance and Leadership to be Scrutinised in Emerald Major International Conference

Posted on September 5, 2012

With many recent global corporate scandals coming to light in recent times, ranging from individual organisations to whole sectors, it is perhaps no surprise that governance is garnering increasing attention on the international stage.