2021-08-31T04:00:00+01:00By Megan Dunsby
In part two of our exploration of the ageism problem blighting UK business, Retail Week Be Inspired shares the practical steps and expert advice retail leaders and their teams can adopt to engage and empower older staff. Read part one here.
2021-08-23T05:30:00+01:00By Megan Dunsby
As a new report finds those aged 55 and over increasingly feel ‘shut out, forced out and overlooked’ in employment, Retail Week Be Inspired looks at why the industry cannot afford to ignore the potential of the older workforce
2021-08-02T05:30:00+01:00Promotional research for Workday
Global diversity and inclusion leaders can teach retailers a lot about how to drive forward real change in their organisations. Be motivated by their award-winning strategies in Retail Week’s new report Diversity DNA.
2021-07-27T06:00:00+01:00By Caoimhe Gordon
The Boardroom Briefing dissects the big issues on the agenda and gives a concise summary of what the c-suite needs to know. This month we look at how to create a D&I strategy that’s fit for purpose and will meet the needs of employees, customers and investors alike.
2021-07-26T05:00:00+01:00By Megan Dunsby
Dunelm and the Retail Trust are calling on retail employers to join forces on the Retail Industry Against Domestic Abuse (RIADA) campaign to raise awareness of how the sector can better support employees facing domestic abuse.
2021-07-13T05:00:00+01:00Promotional research for Newton
Retail Trust CEO Chris Brook-Carter interviews WorkL founder and former Waitrose MD Lord Mark Price about Retail Trust’s Health of retail report 2021, assessing the wellbeing of retail workers nationally.
2021-07-13T05:00:00+01:00Promotional research for Workday
When it comes to developing an effective diversity and inclusion (D&I) programme, it’s not enough to be diverse. Being inclusive is what’s really important. Find out more in Be Inspired’s new report.
2021-07-05T05:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Smith
Pride Month may be over, but the work needed to create real change is not. Retail Week analytical journalist Eleanor Smith asks, if equality isn’t contentious, why are trans identities?
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
2019-07-23T05:00:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Episode two of Retail Week’s new podcast Be Inspired Stories hears the story of one woman’s recovery, resilience and reflection.
2019-06-14T13:35:00+01:00By Isobel Chillman
Walgreens Boots Alliance global chief commercial officer Annie Murphy explains why curiosity and intuition are critical to business success.