Tags: Failure

Leaders in retail fail to confront change with disastrous consequences for the sector

Just 14% of retail employees understand why change is good for them personally Compares poorly with engineering (30%), IT (37%), and law (52%) Poor management of change key to retailers’ poor financial results recently A lack of quality leadership in the face of change is holding the retail industry back, according to the latest research…

Council fined £30,000 for health and safety failures at warehouse blaze which killed four firefighters

A local authority has been fined £30,000 for health and safety failures linked to a warehouse blaze in which four firefighters died. Mr Justice MacDuff said the fine imposed on Warwickshire County Council reflected deficiencies in record-keeping and information given to fire crews at the time of the tragedy in November 2007. During his sentencing…

47% of companies in the Fast Track 100 are still in business

SAP UK & Ireland and Delta Economics have announced findings showing that only 47% of companies that featured in the Fast Track 100 rankings at the start of the decade are still in business today. The report, which examines the fortunes and performance of the UK’s fastest growing companies since 2001, finds that a business’…