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We are the leading professional body for accredited experts who drive step change in organisations of all types. Through higher standards of evidence-based expertise, we help achieve better outcomes.

March 2014: The Institute for Turnaround (IFT), Europe's leading representative body for accredited turnaround and transformation professionals, has published...
The Co-op chief executive Euan Sutherland has resigned amid controversy over his pay packet and finance chief Richard Pennycook has taken temporary charge....

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14 May - 17:15pm

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In today's fast paced and exacting business environment,  an ongoing learning and development process is in truth indispensable to ensure individuals sustain and increase  knowledge and skills in order to be successful, the ability to learn faster. Read more...


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In the last 18 months, Thomas Cook Group has made giant steps towards reclaiming its spot as a leading tour operator and FTSE 250 business. From a position...

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Annual Lecture 2014

4 June 2014

This Institute for Turnaround Professional Development Breakfast Workshop is being presented by Kirsty Ames and Mike Ames of Flair Business Growth Consultancy. This ‘LinkedIn Strategy’ talk aims to give you a
We are taking the opportunity to update you on the busy programme underway at IFT and on the progress we are making to promote the good practice already established by our business support banking partners.

IFT Events

The IFT runs events around the country - from workshops, CPD sessions to Members meetings. 

Events - 2013

02 May - 08:00am
07 May - 18:00pm
14 May - 17:15pm
15 May - 18:00pm

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IFT Academy

IFT plans to encourage and support people who are committed to Turnaround and Transformation as a career choice. By so doing, we aim to professionalise and increase the pool of talent available to deploy in situations where urgent, profound and radical change is required. 


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IFT is the only turnaround and transformation organisation to insist on rigorous accreditation for practitioners. We have an array of professional development and high quality services, which underpin our competitive advantage. 


Lord Livingston

Receives Institute for Turnaround Award for telecoms transformation

The Co-op chief executive Euan Sutherland has resigned amid controversy over his pay packet and finance chief Richard Pennycook has taken temporary
IFT Fellow Sir Stuart Rose would be the first to acknowledge that there are many talented leaders already in the NHS. Sir Stuart's new government

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