In this section, we will cover a range of topics from across the retail and hospitality industries, as seen through the eyes of the industry's movers and shakers.
How to use your image effectively
How many of us have turned up for two or more interviews or assessment centres in the same outfit every time? It might seem low on the list when it comes to preparation, but it is important to project an image that treads a fine line between professional, personal and appropriate. Denise Sanderson-Estcourt, personal sylist at Damson Belle Image Consultants, talks about how it is possible to use your image to its best effect in the workplace.27 September 2012
Working through summer 2012
This summer, the option of working from home will be used for thousands of Londoners who want to avoid the inevitable disruption that millions of extra people visiting the Capital to enjoy the Olympics will cause. But are the Capital's employers really prepared or even aware of all the implications of having employees working from home? Laurence Finger, Partner at SRLV accountants, explores the issue for us.04 July 2012
Engaging employees in leaner times
In leaner times, it is important to continue to focus on employee engagement. Experts from leading women's business network, everywoman, talk through ways to manage employee engagement on a budget.16 May 2012