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Groupe SEB Nordic growth driven by ecommerce

January 12th 2021

“We’re entering a new and exciting era – I’ve never been as confident about the future as I am now.” Says Guillaume Lasnier, Danish Country Manager for Groupe SEB, the world's largest manufacturer of cookware.


December 17th 2020

The latest Tech Leaders’ webinar organised by Nigel Wright gathered IT leaders to share experiences of their approaches to remote working and the effect on staff.

Talent Pathways Webinar

December 16th 2020

Talent acquisition experts shared their useful insights into their careers within the talent space at one of our recent webinars. They explained career opportunities available for people within the talent profession and the challenges they may face.

B2B marketing and segmentation driving new business leads

December 8th 2020

During lockdown, Marketing and Sales teams needed to work together to identify market opportunities. Read our article to find out how marketing is targeting market sectors and attracting new business.

Non Executive Chairman appointed at Nigel Wright Group

November 25th 2020

Geoff Hodgson has been appointed as the Chairman of Nigel Wright Group. This follows the management buy-out in October by the Executive Directors.

McDonald’s eyes Nordic growth with regional structure and strategy

November 23rd 2020

Over the last 12 months, McDonald's has been establishing a regional supply chain organisation to support its 80 franchisees and 40 McOpCos (McDonald's Operated Companies) across Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.

Coaching people through the change rollercoaster

October 19th 2020

Leaders of change need to be coached themselves in order to be able to implement change strategies effectively. This article by Claire Walton from ‘Leaders are MAD’ explores coaching people through the change rollercoaster.

Nigel Wright Group MBO

October 13th 2020

The Executive Directors at Nigel Wright Group have recently completed a management buy-out as a result of a wider corporate restructuring exercise which was supported by the existing majority shareholders.

Creating Business Resilience

October 9th 2020

We organised a webinar for our IT Leadership network to address assessing their business’s resilience for known and unknown threats. This article features expert insights and experiences in establishing robust defences.

How B2B marketing functions have adapted their digital capabilities

September 25th 2020

How have marketers been developing digital effectiveness during lockdown? We arranged a discussion for B2B marketing leaders to discuss this topic, share best practice and build their networks.

Proactive and supportive 121 discussions

September 16th 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues well into 2021, helping identify and support employees with mental health issues is vital. A critical aspect of providing early support for employees is through having proactive and supportive 121 discussions.

How technology has changed how we work

September 14th 2020

The advent of lockdown was the catalyst for significant changes to how technology teams were perceived - the response of the IT team played a critical part in helping employees work from home.

The role of HR in the post-COVID workplace

September 6th 2020

As we look towards the future, the role of the HR professional has never been more important. We hosted a session in partnership with PwC for HR Leaders and discovered 4 key themes that HR professionals should follow in the future.

Amazon delivering on preparations to enter Sweden

August 26th 2020

As Amazon prepares to launch in Sweden, we take a look at the challenges the company will have to overcome as well as the challenges it could present to other local players.

Future Skills for Successful Careers

August 16th 2020

Our Principal Consultant, Philippe Weissenburg, was asked to present at a video conference about the future skills that employees need to be successful in their jobs.

How Sales Leadership is Changing in 2020

July 22nd 2020

We hosted a discussion forum where 19 Sales Directors and business owners shared their insights to reveal six key sales leadership trends for this year.

Nigel Wright Recruitment helps Gentoo Group recruit two North East business women to its board

July 8th 2020

We are delighted to have placed two of the North East's leading business women, Claire Long and Dianne Sharp, as Group Board members at Gentoo Group.

Strategic Financial Planning: Businesses must look to the future

June 2nd 2020

Business leaders and CFOs in the North East must begin to shift their focus from the initial seismic impact of the coronavirus pandemic to planning strategically for the future.

A simple process for recharging your Leadership Resilience during tough times

April 14th 2020

Overcoming the challenges of the COVID-19 - refreshing sense of purpose, reframing the current challenges, adapting with confidence and building social support.

Working from home tips: how to stay healthy and happy when based at home

March 31st 2020

Home working is no longer an occasionally luxury but a permanent reality – at least for the next few months. Because of this, employees require working from home tips to help them adapt to this evolving situation.