News & Events
On Wednesday 3rd July, we held the third event in our inaugural Emerging Leaders Programme. This event focused on the importance of developing your emotional intelligence in leadership. For the initial part of the session we were delighted to be joined by guest speaker John Henderson, CEO of Staffordshire City Council and former Major-General of the British Army who commanded British Forces in Germany. This was followed by a session led by Roche Martin Consultants specialising in Emotional Intelligence.
Categories: Retail Recruitment
Consumers have more options than ever and unashamedly expect ‘added-value’ as standard. Kathryn Gill, a Consultant in Berwick Partners' Retail and Leasire Practice explains how the ‘last mile’ of the customer journey does not escape this expectation; it has an undeniably increasing influence on a consumer’s entire purchase decision. Trailblazers such as Amazon have heightened expectations and customers are demanding more and discounting those retailers who cannot directly meet their needs.
Categories: Retail Recruitment
'Adapting to Changing Consumer Expectations' with Ian Marshall & Gail Bojarski (aka Mr & Mrs Benefit) and David Walmsley of Future Plc
During a truly enjoyable evening with leaders from across beauty and lifestyle brands, we debated the current consumer landscape, changing behaviours and just how brands, old and new, can effectively compete in an increasingly fragmented consumer world. With representatives from brands such as KMI, Morphe, Black & Blum, Feelunique and Essity, we surmised a number of key learnings, our guiding principles to embracing a seamless consumer approach.
Berwick Partners were delighted to be joined by Angela Spindler as guest host at the North West HR Directors Dinner, held at the King Street Townhouse in Manchester, on Thursday 24th January.
We were delighted to welcome Allan Leighton, Chairman of Co-op Group, as our guest speaker at the Annual Northern Retail & Consumer Dinner in Manchester last week.
Berwick Partners recently hosted a roundtable dinner with HR Leaders from the Consumer Industry at their offices in London and were delighted to be joined by guest host Andrew Higginson, Chairman of Morrisons.
This week Berwick Partners hosted an intimate and informal networking evening at Cabotte Restaurant in the City for senior hospitality, food retail and leisure professionals.
We were delighted to welcome Darren Topp, CEO of LK Bennett and former CEO of BHS as guest speaker at our Annual Midlands Consumer, Retail & Leisure Dinner last week.
Last Thursday we hosted our latest North West HR Directors event at Arley Hall in Cheshire. HR leaders spanning a wide range of sectors, from digital retail to the NHS, engaged in lively debate over breakfast.
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Last Wednesday Berwick Partners were delighted to host an evening for future finance leaders to focus on the steps they should be taking to enable them to reach the very top of the industry.
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