PCL in the media

PCL contributes regular commentary and thought-leadership to the media.  If you have any enquiries or would like to speak to a PCL spokesperson, please contact Anna Pettinger.

The European Actuary

September 2022: Geoff Trickey on the critical importance of recognising human factors in assessing risk. (pages 16-19).


IOSH Magazine

July/August 2022: Geoff Trickey on how OSH professionals can break with an ‘enforcer’ tradition to make new people-centered models of risk management a success (pages 32-34). 


CIR Magazine (page 14 & 15)

May 2022: Geoff Trickey, enhance Human Capital in an era of great change


Civil Service World (page 14)

April 2022: Gillian Hyde and Mark Powell, Healthy Scepticism


IHR: In-house Recruitment

MARCH 2022: Recruiting into Senior Leadership Teams: Why Should We Consider Cognitive Diversity?


IOSH Magazine

MARCH 2022: Approaching Risk Management


HR Director

JANUARY 2022: Supporting people-centric decision making during organisational change.


Safety & Health Practitioner

JANUARY 2022: Risk type, compliance and personal responsibility: The benefits of a person-centric approach to risk management.


JULY 2021:  How much risk is your client willing to take? 


JULY 2021: What is social capital, and how can we maintain it if we are working from home? Geoff Trickey explains


JUNE 2021: Why did the scarecrow get offered the job? Perhaps the blackbird put in a good word? Or, was their proven resilience a top priority? How can we assess whether the answers given during the interview process are truly reflective of actual in-the-field performance and ensure a candidate’s personality characteristics best suit your organisational strategy – particularly during this period of relentless change?


MAY 2021: A leader with extreme visionary ideas can lose the focus of the rest of their team. Mark Powell and Gillian Hyde provide strategies to mitigate negative repercussions. 


MAY 2021: Imagine this scenario. You’re new in your role as an HR Manager. You can see from the get-go that there is an obvious discord within the sales team. Resentment and complaints about the manager are rife, and there’s a clear impact on motivation and wellbeing. Tasked with the role of improving relations within this group, how can you, from an HR perspective, mitigate these conflicts in attitude?


MARCH 2021: Research has found that today’s Public Sector leaders are likely to be more resilient and demonstrate higher creativity than ten years ago. Mark Powell, Partner – Leadership and Talent Consulting at GatenbySanderson, and Gillian Hyde, Chief Psychologist and Managing Director at Psychological Consultancy Ltd. explore.


MARCH 2021: With each of us having our own individual pre-disposition to risk and approach to decision-making, Geoff Trickey explores the reasons behind our varying reactions to COVID-19, and how this information can be implemented to support changes to working practices.


FEBRUARY 2021: Geoff Trickey features within Consumer Behaviour experts, Canvas8, report on hybrid working.


DECEMBER 2020: Gillian Hyde shares her unrivalled expertise on Hogan’s HDS tool, as well as the derailers that may be exacerbated in the pandemic.


DECEMBER 2020: Geoff Trickey explains why is it important for decision-making teams to include people with a variety of risk dispositions.


SEPTEMBER 2020: Gillian Hyde advises on graduate trainee onboarding during the pandemic.


JULY 2020: How can we work to minimise conflicts of attitute as and when we return to the office.


MAY 2020: In a follow-up feature on risk management and personality, Geoff Trickey looks at the significance of risk types in personality in the response to COVID-19.


MAY 2020: In a follow-up feature on risk management and personality, Geoff Trickey looks at the significance of risk types in personality in the response to COVID-19.


MAY 2018: Geoff Trickey discusses the personality characteristics of successful and unsuccessful CEOs.



October 2018

PCL to host Dysfunctional Leadership Conference on 14th November in Central London
Hogan Assessment Systems Blog

August 2018

Are Men Hard-Wired To Take More Risks?
The Telegraph

January 2018

On-the-Go Personality Profiling with the NEW PM2 App
Press Release

January 2017

Research Reveals Gender Bias in Workplace Performance Ratings
Press Release

May 2017

“Safety At Work Has To Be Everyone’s Responsibility”
Health & Safety Practitioner

September 2016

Why Your Creative Employees are Most Likely to be Risk-Takers
Training Zone

August 2016

Self-Criticism Could be the Biggest Barrier to Women’s Success at Work
People Management 

May 2016

Adventurous or Cautious? How HR’s Risk Profile Compares With Other

Personnel Today

April 2016

Understanding the Risk Type of Auditors
The Auditor

March 2016

Path to the Dark Side

What is Your Trading Risk Type and Why Does it Matter? 
FX Street

Men Twice as Likely to Take Risks
Daily Telegraph

Women More Than Twice as Likely to be Cautious about Risk than Men
Press Release

May 2015

Accentuate the Positive
Government Executive

March 2015

Gender Stereotyping – is There Something in it?
Women in Trade UK Magazine

Coaching, Risk and Opportunity
Psyche Newsletter

February 2015

Leadership, Stress and Hubris
Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry

January 2015

Five Pitfalls to Avoid with Online Personality Profiling
Personnel Today

October 2014

Avoidance – the Quiet Route to Leadership Derailment
Institute of Leadership and Management

What Happens When Corporate Managers and Leaders Derail?
HR Zone

September 2014

How Does your Personality Contribute to Your Success in IT?
Computer Weekly

June 2014

The Dangers of Serving the ‘Recruitment Type’
The Recruiter

May 2014

Making Sense of Your Career Choices – Are You Out of Your Comfort Zone?
Public Sector Executive

April 2014

Career of Choice or Chance?
Brand Republic

November 2011

Risk of the Human Factor
The Sunday Times