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  • A huge congrats to this #veryambitious bunch; Lucy Rogers, Daniel Baron, Megan Shaw and Lucie Farrington who?ve recently been promoted within the Very team after completing internships and graduate roles with us. Dan was recently promoted to data engineer following his brilliant grad year in the team, and for supporting our interns and other grads as a mentor. Lucie blew us away with her customer-centric approach to everything she did as an intern in 2018. She returns as junior UX researcher after graduating this year. Megan was another of our highly driven interns that has since been promoted as a buying assistant in our fab fashion team. Lucy was snapped up as a data engineer after graduating last year. She has some brilliant experiences to share with others starting out their careers too. We're chuffed to have you back building brilliant shopping experiences with us and excited to see where you'll take us next!

  • We're so excited to see the #feelathome campaign with Michelle Keegan come to life ? Because even in lockdown, we kept on moving! Our innovative creative teams worked with Michelle Keegan to art-direct remotely, making sure we were able to showcase the new range from the comfort and safety of Michelle's own home and garden in our very first ?at home? photoshoot. We think Michelle makes #wfh look super-stylish! What do you think? A brilliant demonstration of one of our five company values come to life. #veryinnovative

  • Here's our latest Table Talk; Coping in lockdown. Our friendly panel shared some very different experiences on how they’re managing change, creating routines, keeping motivation up and distractions down, as well as some isolation achievements. We hope you find some helpful tips to try yourself in the video, and a huge thanks to our panel for sharing: Terence Mensah Lucie Child Lauren Young Andy Burton Jennifer Gac Rebecca Trebble We’d love to hear if/how you’ve adapted your routine to help cope in lockdown, feel free to share in the comments below. #lifeattheverygroup

  • Yesterday was our virtual Pride march, and the rainy weather was not going to get in our way! Armed with bright brollies, face paints, furry friends, and a pride-worthy music playlist (search The Very Group in Spotify), our network of allies took to the streets to actively show their support to the LGBT+ community. We couldn’t be prouder seeing an array of colour from Liverpool to Bolton to Derby to London! Happy Pride everyone 🏳️‍🌈💖 #pridemarchfromhome #veryproud #veryvirtualpride

  • There’s no better feeling than finding your people, so it’s more important than ever to take some time out of the day to connect with family, friends and your work-friends too! You know the ones, they know your coffee order back to front, join you at your fave onsite gym class and can usually be found saving you a spot in the canteen for lunch 🤗 Check out WAVE (Women at Very!)'s virtual hangout, a chance to check in, share tips and a few much-needed laughs too! #verytogether

  • We're all about being restless, and nobody brings that to life more than the legendary Sir John Timpson, head of the TIMPSON GROUP PLC empire. So we were thrilled to welcome him as the first host of #VeryTalks, our new speaker programme for The Very Group colleagues. Sir John shared his insights on more than 40 years in business, empowering colleagues to give outstanding service, his vision for Timpson and the company's social purpose as well as personal experiences including fostering. There's so much we can all learn from him! Watch this space for more on our incredible line up of guest speakers and internal experts as #VeryTalks continues, covering everything from retail to politics and mental health. #lifeattheverygroup

  • On Friday night, Littlewoods Ireland in conjunction with their digital marketing agency Wolfgang Digital took home the award for best use of social media at the Digital Marketing Awards! The award recognised the newly implemented influencer marketing strategy and the integration of paid social and influencer content to drive awareness of and return from the Littlewoods Ireland clothing and footwear ranges. It’s a great result that showcases the team’s integrated approach to social media marketing over the last year, setting the bar high in their industry and always pushing for more. Well done team 👏 #verytogether #veryambitious #lifeattheverygroup

  • Some happy hounds to brighten up your Glassdoor feed! 🐶🐶🐶 These diva dogs, sophisticated seniors and pretty pups are going paw-to-paw to win a shoot at our photography studio for their very own pawtrait! The digital dog show is one of many charity fundraisers we run throughout the year to raise donations towards our £600k target, supporting Coram Beanstalk with the amazing work that they do. Here's a few of our entrants below 🐾 #verytogether #lifeattheverygroup

  • Andy Burton, our CTO here at The VeryGroup, will be speaking at Prolific North’s Digital City Expo on 12 March. He’ll share his thoughts on how to become an agile retailer, including learning to adapt to change at lightening speed and adopting new ways of working to enable hundreds of customer experience improvements every week.

  • Here at Very, we like to turn great ideas into action! Take our WAVE (Women at Very) network for instance. Something that started as a chat over coffee but grew to 75 members in just 3 months! Lucie, our customer operations strategy manager brought together a network of females across the business to connect, support and share. "I’m so proud of what we’ve done in such a short time and very excited about all the plans we have for the future. Here’s to making waves!" #veryinnovative #lifeattheverygroup #jointhereinvention

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