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A Walk Down Memory Lane

About a month ago I was transported back to the start of my career. It was a huge pleasure to host Robin Walker, now 82, whom I invited across from Guernsey to look at what we had laid on top of the foundations that he and others had built. Robin ... Read more »

"How do I get your job, sir?"

Meet Bruno, one my brilliant colleagues. Bruno started on the shop floor two years ago and, with our support is starting to develop his supervisory skills. “I started where you are now Bruno, so there is nothing to stop you doing it too.” I told him. “Oh, and call me ... Read more »

The way we walk!

Unlike many normal businesses, we use our success as a business to pursue our purpose, “to make a real difference to the communities we serve.” And we don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk too! So, I am absolutely thrilled that our Society was recently recognised for ... Read more »

The States' spectacular failure on all five basic principles of tax policy

Jersey Evening Post opinion piece: I find it difficult to understand why our Government is so anti local retail, and so in love with Amazon. “Big retailers may have to pay 20% tax.” To the average voter on the street, this sounds like a good thing, right? But who ultimately ... Read more »

“Basically, it was fantastic!” – Autism Quiet Hour

Stressful, bright, busy and loud. These are all words that can be used to describe the world we live in. Now, imagine how overwhelming the shopping experience in today’s hectic world can be for a person living on the autism spectrum. Autism is a lifelong neurological condition that affects ... Read more »