For the hottest talent in retailing, the UK’s top retailers turn to court & spark consulting, a specialist search company for the retail sector. As former retail professionals with industry experience in operations and retail HR, we’re well placed to help retailers secure talent within Retail Operations, Retail Head Office, HR and Retail Board appointments. Our specialist Mapping & Research Practice handles confidential business intelligence assignments.
- News: Executive Pay trends: research reveals 10% uplift in CEO salaries
Research presented at the European Executive Search Congress, which we attended recently, indicates that businesses are still prepared to invest in rewarding and retaining their...Read more
- Life after Laura: Carrie Stockton
Carrie Stockton shares her memories from time at Laura Ashley.Read more
- Life after Laura: Peter Allard
Peter Allard shares his memories of time spent at retailing giant Laura Ashley.Read more
- Life after Laura: ‘Life after Laura’ scrapbook
court & spark consulting’s Laura Ashley legacy project is in full swing, and the e-scrapbook has been launched.Read more
- Life after Laura: Caroline Macdonald
Insight from Caroline Macdonald of her time at Laura Ashley.Read more
- Life after Laura: Moira Braybrooke
Moira Braybrooke talks of the good memories she had during her time at retailing giant Laura Ashley.Read more
- Life after Laura: Lynda Kee-Scott
Memories from Lynda Kee-Scott on her 17 years at Laura Ashley and her ‘Life After Laura’.Read more
- Life after Laura: Deborah (Coulson) De Long
Insight from Deborah De Long on her time at Laura AshleyRead more
- Life after Laura: Sarah Callander Beckett
Memories from Sarah Callander Beckett on her time at Laura Ashley and her ‘Life After Laura’.Read more
- Life after Laura: Lindsay Cole
Lindsay Cole shares her favourite memories from her time at Laura Ashley.Read more
Careers Coach: Could an MBA make you top of the class in retail?
Is now the time to go back to school and study for an MBA qualification.
Holding court blog: Best talent is found in the real world not the virtual one
It was interesting to read entrepreneur Luke Johnson’s column in June’s Management Today forecasting the death of the recruitment sector due to higher usage of the internet in talent search.
Life after Laura: Laura Ashley’s legacy to retailing talent recognised at unique gathering
In the Diamond Jubilee year since Laura and Bernard Ashley first started the iconic British retailing brand, over 100 senior retail executives from across the business’ history have come together at a special event in London to pay tribute to the impact the business has had for so many working in retail today.