New life for 555 Thomas Cook retail travel stores

Pronouncements regarding the ‘death’ of high street travel retailing in the UK were clearly somewhat premature; as shown by the news that a rival is set to buy 555 of Thomas Cook’s stores. The move by Just Go Travel operator Hays Travel has the potential to save a substantial portion of the 2,500 retail jobs [...]

By | October 14th, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments

Move of the week: Kingfisher appoints Bernard Bot as new chief financial officer

When your boardroom has as many empty chairs as it has full, it makes sense to hire people with a good breadth of skills. On this level at least, Kingfisher’s appointment of Bernard Bot as its new chief financial officer makes perfect sense. Bot’s skillset extends well beyond finance to logistics, ecommerce, technology and digital [...]

By | October 11th, 2019|Move of The Week|0 Comments

Finding the balance between ‘friend’ and ‘boss’

Let's face it, being a leader is difficult. Navigating social situations can be confusing and the line between professional boss and understanding friend can be difficult to find. However, the best boss or manager knows how to lead a team and make important business decisions, while also being someone your staff can come to when [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments