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15 February 2019
This article presents a series of ten practical actions that businesses can take now, to prepare for the possibility of a “no-deal” Brexit. These are aimed at businesses currently importing goods to the UK from the EU. This does not currently require much admin, as the UK is within the single market and customs union. If we see no-deal Brexit, the UK will move outside these arrangements...
12 February 2019
Our panel answer questions on how to help develop your career in the industry What is your number one tip to a successful career? [00:10 – 01:23] How important do you think it is to have a personal brand? [01:25 – 03:32] If you could rewind the clock, what advice would you give yourself early on in your career? [03:35 – 05:30] Inspired? See more career talks here ...
12 February 2019
Harrods private label confectionery, bakery and patisserie food product developer, Jennifer Smith, shares the lessons she has learnt at different stages of her career: Flexibility gives you more opportunities Think about your personal development within your role and how you can challenge yourself Have a positive approach to challenges – treat them as learning opportunities Nu...
12 February 2019
The LEGO Group’s director of customer logistics for EMEA, Hugh Middleton, shares the lessons he has learnt at different stages of his career: Focus on developing your strengths Be resourceful – find people who can help you with your weaknesses Reflect on your relationships with those you work with. Take ownership and think about how you can adapt to get the most out of people. ...
12 February 2019
Managing director  of Glow Training, Ian Golding, shares some simple, but powerful tips from his theatre background to help you network with more confidence and build a memorable first impression. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Learning with IGD newsletter Keep up to date with the latest learning news, straight to your inbox. SIGN UP HERE ...
30 January 2019
Brexit is scheduled for 29th March 2019 and yet, with the clock ticking down, there’s still no certainty on what this will really mean for food and grocery businesses in the UK and the EU. We’ve been discussing planning for a No Deal Brexit extensively with various government departments and through our industry expert groups. This video will provide: Start - 07:56  Latest Brexit devel...
29 January 2019
Milos, our head of retail strategic projects, gives his view on the key issues facing food and grocery businesses in 2019. What are the major challenges for retailers and suppliers right now? I visit dozens of stores annually, talking to our members and collecting global insight and best practice. So, I’d bring out three areas: preparing for an omnichannel world – as a business, y...
17 January 2019
Managing your time effectively will help you be more productive and less stressed at work. Watch this webinar recording with Business and Executive Coach, Jessica Martin, to: Understand the challenges and recognise the signs of poor time management See a tool designed to help you prioritise your to-do list Learn about a method for diary planning to help you get the most out of yo...
16 January 2019
It’s important for supply chain teams to understand how much it costs the business to produce their products. To do this, they need to measure the Cost of Goods Sold (COGS). Complete this short assignment to develop your understanding of COGS. Activity Download         PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Learning with IGD newsletter Keep ...
15 January 2019
This course is for you if you’re new to supply chain or want to improve your knowledge and skills. Here are three things you’ll learn. 1. Understand your impact on the end-to-end chain Where else can LEGO help you understand the supply chain? Taking it in turns to play producer, supplier, retailer and shopper, you’ll exchange orders and LEGO ‘products’. You’ll move from an output-dri...