One eye on the future; succession planning is now crucial

Succession planning is something often discussed in the retail sector, but rarely robustly actioned. Yet there has never been a more urgent requirement for structured, sustained and forward-looking management. Not least, due to the serious staff churn that has beset retailers for some years. There is also a constant need to replace retirees from management [...]

By | June 8th, 2018|All News and Events|0 Comments

Striking the balance between clicks and bricks

As we observe the demise of the traditional high street which was once dotted with family-owned shops and more recently a collection of chain shops selling fast fashion, online shopping has revolutionised the way our city centres look. There is one trend which marries the concept of ‘going shopping’ and online shopping and that is [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|All News and Events|0 Comments

Negotiating the boundary between pride and arrogance

Instilling a sense of pride in employees and co-workers is a fundamental trait of successful leadership. After all, feeling passionate about a company and its values is one of the best ways to drive productivity and ensure that employees are happy in their roles. However, leaders hoping to communicate a sense of pride in their [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments