2022-05-16T05:30:00+01:00Paid for post by Retail Trust
With violence towards shopworkers continuing to rise, Retail Trust’s Chris Brook-Carter examines what can be done to stop the tirade of abuse.
2022-05-16T05:00:00+01:00By Megan Dunsby
Retail Week’s annual Be Inspired conference, to celebrate, educate and inspire retail staff, is back in person at Twickenham Stadium on June 14 – uniting more than 400 colleagues from across the sector.
2022-04-06T05:00:00+01:00By Andrea Lloyd
Retail Week’s General Counsel Summit 2022 sees the launch of the Future Leaders programme – in partnership with Be Inspired – to help support junior lawyers from underrepresented backgrounds to fulfil their career aspirations.
2022-04-01T05:00:00+01:00By Andrea Lloyd
To mark National Autism Awareness Month, Retail Week Be Inspired examines the benefits of a neurodiverse workforce and what can be done by leaders and their teams to become more inclusive of neurodiverse colleagues
2022-03-31T10:18:00+01:00By Paula Coughlan
After unveiling plans to swap its West London HQ for flexible office space, Currys chief people, communications and sustainability officer Paula Coughlan explains the thinking behind the move and how it sets the electricals giant up for a post-pandemic future.
This International Women’s Day (IWD) is a celebration of how to collectively #BreakTheBias. Retail and industry executives including Tesco, New Look, Sainsbury’s, The Body Shop, Fujitsu and Retail Trust reflect on the steps they are taking to challenge stereotypes and stamp out inequality.
2022-02-28T06:00:00+00:00By Andrea Lloyd
On the final day of LGBT+ History Month, Retail Week Be Inspired reflects on what retailers can do to not just limit their support to 28 days.
2022-01-17T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
Fifteen major retailers and brands have joined forces with Be Inspired, Retail Week’s six-year-old diversity initiative to promote inclusivity across the industry in 2022 and beyond.
Be Inspired: Beaverbrooks’ Anna Blackburn on becoming the first outsider to lead the family-run retailer
2021-12-20T00:01:00+00:00By Rosie Shepard
The first female boss of jewellery retailer Beaverbrooks, Anna Blackburn talks to Retail Week about her journey up the ranks.
Be Inspired’s six-part podcast – Be Inspired Stories – celebrates the careers of women throughout the retail sector, investigating the personalities behind the job titles.
At the heart of the podcast is Be Inspired’s founding goal: to inspire women through the stories of others and empower them to become the female leaders of tomorrow.
The programme has since evolved to give everyone – whoever they are and whatever their background – the tools, inspiration, knowledge and connections needed to fulfil their career aspirations.
Be Inspired Podcasts
2020-04-22T09:44:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Toast chief executive Suzie de Rohan Willner describes how vision and purpose have made her the leader she is today
2019-08-28T05:00:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Google marketing director shines a spotlight on intersectionality and imposter syndrome in this third instalment of Retail Week’s podcast