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October 2020

Move of the Week: Can Boohoo’s new supply chain boss prove doubters wrong?

By | October 16th, 2020|Move of The Week|

Boohoo’s appointment of Andrew Reaney to the new role of responsible sourcing director is either a significant step on the path to a more sustainable future or an exercise in window dressing designed to relieve pressure on the under-fire retailer. Whichever view you adopt will depend on the extent to which you believe chief executive [...]

How technology is transforming executive coaching

By | October 16th, 2020|All News and Events|

Executive coaching is no longer branded as a form of remedial help for underachievers – it is now a high-cost, elite activity that executives of a high status choose to embark on. In previous years, executive coaching has been conducted on a small scale, predominantly due to its bespoke nature. However, a rise in the [...]

How leaders can use stress for better results

By | October 14th, 2020|Leadership|

It’s a common misconception that business leaders are somehow programmed to be able to effectively deal with stress, and believe it or not, this isn’t always the case. However, a good method of leadership is to try and find ways of dealing with stress that can be used to your advantage. Using stress for success [...]

Why self-regulation is a core characteristic for any good leader

By | October 12th, 2020|Leadership|

When it comes to succeeding in an executive role such as team leader, there are many traits that enable you to excel at your job and lead your peers with gravitas, sincerity, and respect. Many of these skills are synonymous with leadership, such as empathy, great social skills, and the ability to motivate yourself and [...]

Move of the Week: M&S ups digital game with new hire Lumsden

By | October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

In a week that has seen Tesco CEO Ken Murphy make his first significant appointment in the shape of new finance chief Imran Nawaz, a less high-profile but potentially just as significant hire caught my eye. Retail Week recently revealed that Next’s head of digital trading, Gemma Lumsden, has joined M&S in the newly created [...]

What are the benefits of executive coaching?

By | October 9th, 2020|All News and Events|

Executive coaching has a huge number of benefits, and it can be really useful for helping you to develop as a leader. If you're wondering how executive coaching can be beneficial to you, then keep reading. Improved leadership abilities One of the biggest benefits of undertaking executive coaching is the huge boost it will give [...]

3 negative leadership traits to avoid

By | October 9th, 2020|Leadership|

If you work in a leadership role and you're concerned about making a mistake, we've put together a list of three negative leadership traits to avoid so that you can steer your team in the right direction. Lack of discipline Being a successful leader is less about creating balance with your responsibilities and more about [...]

GROUP TRADING DIRECTOR

By | October 7th, 2020|Representative Sample of Jobs|

£Substantial Six-Figure Basic Salary + Outstanding Bonus & LTIP’s Based-UK (Home Working Included) This retailer is a marketing leading food retailer with sites throughout the UK and ROI. Reporting to the Group Chief Executive and a key member of the board leadership team, the Group Trading Director will lead the large trading team, who are [...]

Is this the end of Cineworld in the UK?

By | October 7th, 2020|All News and Events|

First reported by The Sunday Times, Cineworld will temporarily close its UK cinemas in the coming weeks, putting 5,500 jobs at risk. The closure was announced after the upcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die, was delayed again until Spring 2021. The postponement of the next Bond film leaves many cinemas in dire financial [...]