This week we held our second digital AGM chaired by Archie Norman, Chairman, joined by Steve Rowe, CEO, Eoin Tonge, Chief Financial Officer, and Nick Folland, General Counsel. Kamal Ahmed joined them as Shareholder Advocate to put the shareholders questions to the Board. Watch the full replay via the link below.
We are serious about Data. And our people. This #learningatworkweek find out how we are accelerating the growth of data literacy throughout all our teams, enabling every colleague to understand data and the part it plays in decision making:
Meet the woman behind our most sustainable jeans ever! Cerian is our senior sustainability manager - a role crucial to ensuring all our leading sustainability standards are being met. #sustainability #sustainablefabrics #MandSsuperwomen #iwd2021
Are you or someone you know 16-24 years old and currently on Universal Credit? Here at M&S we are excited to be supporting the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) #Kickstart programme and are offering 360 x 6 month placements across our stores. Successful applicants will gain work experience with us as an M&S trainee customer assistant and get the opportunity to develop new skills that will be invaluable in becoming work ready for your next role. Applications are now open with the first programme starting this April, and can be accessed by contacting your work coach who will be able to guide you through the process. Reach out today and make the first step towards an exciting career in retail!
Software Engineering days at M&S are about creating a healthy engineering culture and emulating two of our Technology Behaviours ‘being bold’ and ‘creating a fun place to work’. Find out what went on at our first event earlier in the month.
The wellbeing of our colleagues is a priority for us here at M&S, which is why this January we decided to host our very first virtual online Wellbeing Fair.
We think of ourselves more as retailers than bankers, says Fraser, Head of Services Transformation, and we are quite entrepreneurial in our approach. Having the legacy of a big brand with the mentality of a start-up means we can move much quicker, just one reason why it's such a fast-paced exciting place to work." Set to grow substantially, M&S Bank & Services is seeking experienced talent to play their part in its journey.
2020 has been a uniquely challenging year for everyone and this Christmas, the celebrations we have, will be more precious than ever. That is why, in the run up to Christmas, we will be doubling down on our efforts to help our customers deliver the magic and sparkle for their friends and families, but it's also why we have taken the decision to close our stores and operations on Boxing Day, so that our colleagues can enjoy more special time with their loved ones.
This week, we’re joining our partner Women in Data in celebrating #WiDWeek, a recognition of the amazing talent making waves in an industry that sees men outnumber women by 3 to 1.
"Part of the reason I joined was the candour I saw in the leadership team about the work that needs to be done—but also the passion across the business to create a culture where everyone feels they can belong and progress. As an employer, a retailer and a brand, we have both a responsibility to our colleagues and a huge opportunity to make M&S a more inclusive place to work and shop." Hear from our Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion Cleo Thompson talk about her new role and how we're embracing this year's #inclusionweek2020 theme #each1reach1 #eachonereachone #mands #inclusion #diversity