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Latest news from around the group

As a fast moving business, we are constantly striving to improve our service to both our internal and external customers. Consequently our news section does not set out to record every press release we send out but aims to highlight the things that we think are important and relevant to both our clients and our staff.


Trust and accountability drive Nigel Wright’s success

October 29th 2018

Find out the fundamental mission behind Nigel Wright’s success as well as how our Associate Director Ben Debnam has progressed his career since joining 10 years ago.

Automation and its impact on employment

October 10th 2018

Automation will increasingly impact the world of work during the next few years but which areas and careers are most likely to be affected?

The highest lean manufacturing standards toast Accolade Wines’ success

October 5th 2018

Europe’s largest wine warehouse and distribution centre Accolade Wines’ celebrates its recent successes thanks to General Manager Richard Lloyd. Read more.

Body & Fit builds Glanbia’s ecommerce expertise

October 1st 2018

We caught up with General Manager Richard Moore, on Glanbia’s acquisition of Body & Fit and how the company helped build Glanbia’s ecommerce expertise.

ECOMMERCE TRENDS 2018: 9 MAJOR TRENDS IMPACTING THE WORLD OF WORK

August 10th 2018

We review the 9 major ecommerce trends that are driving growth in the consumer industry as well as exploring the impact these trends will have on future employmen

Challenger Mindset Driving Asahi's European Expansion

July 24th 2018

Japanese food and beverage manufacturer Asahi is Europe’s third largest brewer, with revenues close to €2billion, 1,900 employees and customers in 80 markets.

Competency Based Interview Questions: A Hiring Manager's Guide

July 19th 2018

Competency based interview questions are said to be the most effective way to determine whether a candidate is suitable for a role, but are they always relevant?

How customer behaviour is accelerating augmented reality

June 29th 2018

Hollis approached the body. That wasn’t there. But was. Alberto was following her with the laptop, careful of the cable. This is the moment in William Gibson’s 2007 novel, Spook Country, when the characters approach the body of actor, River Phoenix..

New research points to traditional attitudes of Millennials

May 23rd 2018

The perception that Millennials reject traditional jobs and 9-5 lifestyles and instead seek out roles they can build themselves and align with personal interests is a common one, but does it accurately portray an entire generation?

Decentralisation at the heart of Stokke’s transformation

May 9th 2018

Stokke's recent success over the years doesn't mean their work is done. CEO Jacob Østerhaab states they still have lots to do as he strives for the company to achieve greater quality, grow faster and have a higher pace of product development.

Great Ideas for Building Your Employer Brand

April 12th 2018

This free whitepaper discusses the current 'problems' with work and how positive employer branding initiatives can help to address these issues. Real business case studies provide practical approaches on how to build your employer brand.

Sabbatical allows recruiter to pursue her passions overseas

April 5th 2018

Carina Hultgren, a Consultant in the Norwegian division at Nigel Wright, shares her experiences of continuing her charity work overseas thanks to an offer of extended leave.

Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2018 - Euromonitor International Report

March 21st 2018

Euromonitor International's report considers the top 10 global consumer trends that will reign around the world in 2018.

Strong year for Nigel Wright Group

December 22nd 2017

Nigel Wright Group, the international recruitment consultancy headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, completes 2017 with a record breaking year of strong performance. The calendar year started with an all-time high January and records continued to...

Conscious leadership driving inclusive culture for sustainable change

December 7th 2017

Women's International Networking Conference 2017 In September 2017, almost 600 delegates from all corners of the world came together in Oslo for the global WIN (Women’s International Networking) Conference. Now in its 20th year, WIN promotes itse...

Consumer Focus Magazine: Global consumer insight, news and interviews

November 27th 2017

Our ninth edition of our Consumer Focus magazine is now available to view online. It is dedicated to the markets we serve across Europe and beyond and provides global consumer insight, interviews and news. In this issue, we catch up with senior e...

Flintlock offer ‘outside in’ consulting spark to consumer brands

October 17th 2017

Established in 2014, Flintlock is “an active marketing consultancy” according to owners Tasha Gladman and Graham Appleyard, whose teams “work from the inside, roll their sleeves up and get their hands dirty.”

Beam Suntory: merging and decentralising closer to consumer buying behaviour

September 19th 2017

Beam Suntory discuss how having commercial leaders in-country lends itself to a better understanding of culture, trade environments, legislation and consumer buying behaviour to build stronger and more profitable relationships with distributors.

Emerging middle class fuelling KMC’s international growth

August 22nd 2017

Established in 1933, KMC is a Danish farming cooperative owned by three independent potato starch factories based in Toftlund, Brande and Karup.

JYSK expansion with tighter logistics control

July 7th 2017

Retailer, JYSK, is a Danish success story. Since its humble beginnings in 1979, the purveyor of Scandinavian living — and one of the largest distributors of duvets, mattresses and garden furniture in Europe — has enjoyed worldwide expansion...