Creating hope, health and happiness for everyone in retail.

From 1832 onwards, the Retail Trust has been caring for and protecting the lives of people working in retail. We believe the health of our colleagues is the foundation they need to flourish in both work and life, creating a more sustainable and successful future for retail.

Support our charity and together we can transform lives for good.

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Health of retail report 2022

It’s been another extraordinary year in the retail world and this report gives a no-holds-barred snapshot into exactly how employees are feeling and how people leaders are responding, with valuable insight into the complex world of wellbeing.
The report delivers analysis, trends and next steps that makes for essential reading for anyone involved with wellbeing strategy in retail.

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Your health and wellbeing.

Welcome to your very own, personalised, wellness hub!

How do you know what the right work-life balance is? And how can you achieve it in the hecticness of Real Life? Maybe you’re happy with your balance, but if you’re not, in can be hard to know where to start. We’ve asked the experts, done the research and found small ways you can make a big difference!

Peronalise your wellbeing topics

A nation of shopkeepers

We are shining a light on retail colleagues and the vital role the Retail Trust plays in supporting their mental health and wellbeing.

 

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Financial aid

If you’re experiencing financial difficulties we may be able to help.

Apply for financial aid

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Retailers against harassment

Preventing harassment in the retail environment is becoming a touchstone people and business issue. 
We’ve joined forces with Foot Anstey’s retail and consumer team on an initiative to support retailers in their efforts to foster safer working environments for their employees.

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Helping your business.

We believe happy, healthy people create a more productive and purposeful business. Our expertise in retail provides you with the reassurance and clarity that helps your people and business to thrive.

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    Training course: understanding and responding to domestic abuse in retail

    2022-07-21T13:01:00+01:00

    This course explores why domestic abuse is everyone’s business and the unique challenges the retail environment presents when supporting affected colleagues.

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    Customer resources

    2020-05-12T12:58:00+01:00

    We know how important it is to raise awareness of the wellbeing services available to your employees to enable them to manage their health and wellness, and access help when needed.

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    Work with us

    2022-04-06T10:34:00+01:00

    Our expertise in retail provides you with the reassurance and clarity that helps your people and business to thrive.

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Newsletter sign-up

Stay up-to-date with our latest health and wellbeing content, news, stories and events.

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Get involved.

As the charity for those who work in retail, our cause has never been more important. Join us today to create hope, health and happiness for everyone in retail.

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Leaders Summit

Leaders’ Summit

2022-07-05T07:39:00+01:00

Thursday 3 November 2022

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Together Fest 2022 highlights video

2022-06-17T10:48:00+01:00

12 May 2022.

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London to Brighton cycle ride

2021-09-27T08:32:00+01:00

11 September 2022

Supported living.

We provide a much-needed safe haven and happy community in our five supported-living estates across the UK. We have built communities where the over 55s can thrive, maintain their health and retain their independence.

Find out more

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Enquire about our supported-living estates

If you or a loved one has a retail industry connection, you can apply to live on one of our estates.

Our retail coalition.

Thank you to every organisation who supports our cause to create hope, health and happiness for everyone in retail.

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