How can executive coaching help you after COVID-19?

Although we have not yet completely beaten the virus, as lockdown measures ease and many people begin to return to work, individuals in an executive position are beginning to prepare for a post-COVID-19 world. The economy and culture of the UK have been undeniably changed by COVID-19 and executive employees will have to face unprecedented [...]

By | June 12th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Opinion: Retail leaders need to think big post-lockdown

When non-essential stores reopen their doors from Monday, almost three months will have passed since the UK went into lockdown. Bosses whose businesses have been forcibly hibernating will have spent much of the time figuring out how they are going to lead their organisation through the challenges that lie ahead. As someone whose job is [...]

By | June 12th, 2020|Move of The Week|0 Comments

Sunday Trading laws could be suspended under new government plans

The government is said to be considering suspending restrictive Sunday trading laws in an attempt to help the retail sector lift itself out of a predicted post-COVID slump. Proponents of the scheme – understood to include Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his Chief Advisor Dominic Cummings, Business Secretary Alok Sharma and Chancellor Rishi Sunak – say [...]

By | June 8th, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Move of the Week: New Sainsbury’s boss Roberts sets out his stall

Quick decision making is a business necessity in the current climate as retailers respond to the evolving coronavirus crisis. New Sainsbury’s boss Simon Roberts has certainly wasted no time in shaking up his top team, marking his first day in the job with a duo of significant promotions. Chief digital director Clodagh Moriarty adds responsibility [...]

By | June 5th, 2020|Move of The Week|0 Comments

Five things great leaders have learned to let go of

Many positive attributes make a great leader. They need to develop the ability to strategise, to communicate, to prioritise and to inspire trust, to name just a few. However, as well as adding to their repertoire of skills, there are five key things a person needs to let go of to ensure successful leadership. Can [...]

By | June 4th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Non-essential retail stores set to reopen from 15 June – what needs to happen?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that all non-essential retail stores across England will be permitted to reopen from 15 June. The announcement follows nine weeks of enforced closures since lockdown began on 23 March. Lockdown restrictions ease for non-essential retailers During the daily briefing on 25 May, the Prime Minister announced that lockdown would [...]

By | June 3rd, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments

Intu announce safety plans ahead of reopening

Intu has announced its safety plans to keep risk to staff and customers minimal, as it prepares for the government announcement regarding the gradual reopening of non-essential retail stores. The company has 14 centres worldwide, including The Trafford Centre in Manchester, Lakeside in Essex and the Metrocentre in Gateshead and saw a million people a [...]

By | June 1st, 2020|All News and Events|0 Comments