Look down …Look out

Look down …Look out

Look down ...Look out “To lead is to serve – nothing more, nothing less” (Andre Malraux 1901-1976, French writer and Minister). Police leadership gets a qualified thumbs up from HMICFRS this week. Forces, inspectors say, are promoting ethical leadership,...
Doctor doctor, my organisation is sick – Heather Baily

Doctor doctor, my organisation is sick – Heather Baily

Public sector leaders continue to wrestle with financial constraint and increasing demand. The focus is value for money, balancing productivity with sustainable service delivery to meet increasingly complex demands and high levels of public expectation. For police...
Crest joins 16 days of action against domestic violence

Crest joins 16 days of action against domestic violence

Crest joins 16 days of action against domestic violence We know 25% of women and 16% of men are affected by domestic violence during their adult lifetimes. Furthermore, all businesses can use the legal obligation to support staff health, safety and wellness to better...
Sometime’s it’s good to get a different perspective

Sometime’s it’s good to get a different perspective

Re-wiring punishment and rehabilitation In 2015, Crest Advisory was commissioned by the Hadley Trust to begin work on the development of an alternative vision of the criminal justice system – one that was more intelligent, more efficient and ultimately, more...
Crest – who are those guys…?

Crest – who are those guys…?

It’s now five years since we started Crest Advisory with the aim of helping policing and the criminal justice system get better outcomes for the communities they serve. Every day we work to ensure that we give our clients robust, clear and informed advice....
‘Groomed’ – a review

‘Groomed’ – a review

Last week, a group of us went to see Groomed at the Soho theatre, written and performed by Patrick Sandford. It is a play about child sexual abuse and the impact it has long after the abuse has taken place. We sat in the bar beforehand, nursing a glass of water to...