For the four | Virtual event on-demand

Date: October 19, 2020 to October 21, 2020

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For the four

Championing the health of retail

Join us and be there #forthefour.

Our virtual event is now available on-demand. Join representatives from over 200 leading companies across the UK and catch up on content from industry leaders and experts. Delegates included chief executives, directors, HR leads, people partners, wellbeing managers, learning and development leads, marketing managers, buyers and merchandisers, store managers, customer service assistants and sales staff. 

Building on our #forthefour campaign, which shines a spotlight on the Trust’s mission to provide support for every individual whenever they need it, we are launching this content free of charge.

Our programme of content will equip you and your colleagues with the skills to manage your emotional, physical, vocational and financial wellbeing.

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Check out our latest #forthefour webcast where Chris Brook-Carter speaks to B&Q Chief Executive Graham Bell about how B&Q have been putting the health and wellbeing of their employees first in these extraordinary times.

Graham Bell is CEO at B&Q and has spent over 20 years at Kingfisher, during which time he has held several senior roles across the business. In his previous role as CEO of Screwfix, he oversaw the significant expansion of its store network across the UK. Prior to that, Graham led Screwfix’s operations and property for 10 years as Property Director. His previous roles at B&Q include Property Director and HR Director. Prior to joining Kingfisher, Graham held leadership positions at Wickes, Texas Homecare and Asda.


Leading the industry 

The industry’s big thinkers give their views on the great challenges that face retail, those leading it and those forging their careers in it. In particular, we explore the great debate around people in retail, their ongoing importance to the future of the sector, and the skills and attributes needed to create a world-class employer in a post-COVID world.

Economics and people – the shape of retail in a post-COVID world

Introduced by Chris Brook-Carter, Chief Executive, retailTRUST

Paul Martin, Global Retail Lead and UK Head of Retail, KPMG

Leading retail analysts from KPMG dissect the impact of COVID-19 on retail and explore the long-term impact of the crisis, its effect on strategy, and the implications for the sector as the most important private-sector employer in the UK.

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A leader’s guide to the role of business in a healthier world

Dr Adrian Massey, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Health Partners and Duradiamond Healthcare Ltd

Health equals wealth, yet truly understanding the relationship between a fit and healthy workforce and financial performance in an ever-changing crisis has never been harder. The Trust’s chief medical advisor lifts the lid on what every people leader must know about the health of their teams.

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Retail legends in association with Newton

Andy Clarke, former Chief Executive of Asda and Chairman of Newton

We talk to one the biggest figures in grocery in the last decade. With an enduring legacy on British retail and a career that embraced the ‘shop floor to boardroom’ journey that UK retail is famous for, the former CEO of Asda, discusses his unique perspective of people, purpose and profits.

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Leading your teams

On day two, we delve deep into the trends shaping the way your customers and colleagues view the world, helping you understand the post-COVID views of your most important stakeholders and the tools needed to engage them successfully.

The power of positivity

Introduced by Chris Brook-Carter, Chief Executive, retailTRUST

Hannah Meium Harman, Creative Programme Manager Europe, Pinterest

The trends shaping the way we think, work and consume and why bringing hope and purpose to your customers and colleagues has never been more important.

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Leading teams in a new world

Panel discussion hosted by Chris Brook-Carter, Chief Executive, retailTRUST

Unprecedented challenges, new ways of working and fast-changing expectations – the role of the leader has been transformed in six months. How have three of the sector’s very best adapted their approaches, built new skills and protected their people in the crisis?


Paula Coughlan, Chief People Officer, Dixons Carphone | Paul Szumilewicz, Global Head of Agile, Global Marketing, HSBC | Tracey Clements, Chief Operating Officer, Boots UK and ROI

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In conversation with Rita Clifton CBE

Rita Clifton CBE, Portfolio Chair and Non-Executive Director

The new world of leadership

Rita talks to Chris Brook-Carter about how the business world needs a new type of leadership to be truly effective in the future - one that’s more human, more authentic, and focused on building sustainable relationships with customers, employees and broader society. 

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Leading yourself

An exclusive morning of workshops to give you the tools to manage your health, happiness and performance as a new professional era dawns upon us.

Financial wellness workshop - financial resilience and mental wellbeing: the inextricable link

Introduced by Chris Brook-Carter, Chief Executive, retailTRUST

Alex Partridge, Wellbeing Ambassador and Partnership Director, Wagestream and Erik Porter, Founder and CEO of Cheddr

Financial wellness is a core pillar of mental health, learn about the tools you need to take control of the new economic challenges.

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Mental health workshop – the new tools for resilience  

Andrea Woodside, Training Lead, retailTRUST

Where COVID-19 is concerned, we are all having a normal reaction to an abnormal event but maintaining our emotional wellness isn’t always easy especially when we’re looking after others. Learn to take a step back and use the ‘3 Ps’ to gain perspective and give you the best chance of staying well, focused and optimistic.  

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Physical health workshop – you are what you eat

Matt Lock and Gavin Eivers, Co-founders of Outliers Wellbeing

A practical guide to the power of food and its influence on performance and happiness. We’ll explore the notion ‘you are what you eat’ to find out if there’s any truth behind the saying. Find out what you can do to influence how you look, feel, think, behave and perform.

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Vocational health workshop – now show up!

Tim Robson, Managing Director, NSU Media

Navigate the new world of work with the best version of you!

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