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Green Park Executive Search are delighted to announce the appointment of Sue Harrison as the Director of Children’s Services at Central Bedfordshire Council. Sue was previously the Director of Children’s Services at Blackpool Council where she has overseen a dramatic improvement programme. She has worked at Blackpool since 2006 and feels the time is now […]

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Green Park Executive Search is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Cabrera as Research Consultant for the Retail team. Peter has joined to work closely with Co-founder Steve Baggi by leading execution and delivery of assignments in the Retail practice. He has over seven years of experience as a headhunter and has spent the […]

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Working in Green Park within diversity analytics has taught me a lot. When I was young, I used to resent the idea of even talking about gender and race in the context of employment. It should surely be ‘the best man for the job’, right? Well, other than displaying a relatively minor case of discursive […]

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Gap narrows between interim procurement in the public and private sectors  Enquiries for interim management support on the increase The demand for interim managers increased by 15 percentage points during the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest Ipsos MORI[1] data from the Interim Management Association (IMA). The survey also highlighted a 18 percentage points increase […]

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Progress is slow on workplace discrimination By Sharmila Devi Imagine Michelle Obama wants to visit your company. How do you reply when her aides say the US first lady wants to promote the virtues of a diverse workplace? If you do not have data on diversity, expect a phone call saying she has found another […]

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Laura Wade-Gery’s recent promotion to head up the retail business, in addition to her multi-channel role, at Marks & Spencer, is truly indicative of the future of the retail industry. Marks & Spencer are one of the first of surely many prominent UK retailers to embrace the omni-channel retail model. In practice, this means that […]

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Over recent months, digital and omni-channel retail has been a core focus of mine and I’m witnessing first-hand how online and offline, mobile and good old-old fashion customer service are joining up. So when Marks & Spencer reported its 12th consecutive quarter of declining clothing sales, putting chief executive Mark Bolland in the hot seat at the […]