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					Resolving Redundancy Workshop

                         Managing my Personal Circumstances
                                  Agenda – 2nd December 2010

At the Managing My Personal Circumstances workshop Judith Gentry, Retail Consultant,
Coach and Counsellor, will show you how to deal with some of the practical
consequences of being out of work.

She will explain how to ride the emotional rollercoaster of change, help you identify your
personal status within the change cycle and offer some ideas to help you evaluate your
options and make the most of your time.

Time:             09.45 until 13:30 on 2nd December 2010

Venue:            Bond Pearce, 8th Floor, New London House,

                  6 London Street, LONDON EC3R 7LP (map below)

Led by:           Judith Gentry - Thriving Ivy

Support:          Anthony Mills – EAP Manager, Retail Trust

                  Catherine Crabtree – Telephone Counsellor at Retail Trust

                  Nadine Vermeulen - Paperchase

09:45      Registration; tea & coffee

10:00      Introduction to Retail Trust and the ReWork Programme              Anthony Mills

10:15      Understanding Transition and Change

                   How am I, and others, affected by a change in our         Judith Gentry
                    employment situation?

                   What can I do about this?

                   Maintaining my self esteem and personal integrity

11:30      Break
11:45     Dealing with Practical Consequences of being in transition          Judith Gentry

                 Getting a grip on my finances

                 Making the most of my time or ‘growing my own

                 Action planning – what am I going to do when I leave
                  this room today?

13:15     Networking with other delegates                                     All

13:30     Close

Booking Information:

Sign up on the Retail Trust website:

Call the Retail Trust Helpline: 0808 801 0808


Retail professionals who are facing redundancy from retail or have been made
redundant from retail in the last two years

-       Store and field management

-       Head office departments

-       Warehousing, transport and distribution

-       Retail support and call centre

Programme and Speakers:

Judith Gentry, BSc (Hons); MBACP

Judith has over 20 years’ experience of senior retail management, with a distinguished
career at Debenhams, as well as a consultant to many other UK and European retailers.
Judith now runs a thriving counselling and coaching practice, Thriving Ivy offering
bespoke coaching and counselling programmes for business clients and private

She advises Retail Trust on counselling practice and ethics, and is an active coach on the
ReWork programme, supporting attendees both during and after many of the London
workshops, particularly in situations where personal and practical support needs arise.

Anthony Mills - EAP Manager at Retail Trust

Anthony has many years’ experience of developing and managing services and teams
both in the UK and abroad. At Retail Trust he is responsible for the Employee Assistance
Programme and Helpline which provides independent assistance and information on
virtually any issue, query or problem to those who need it. The Helpline, 0808 801 0808, is
also the gateway to accessing counselling, debt management and legal services.
Map of venue:

Bond Pearce, 8th Floor, New London House,

6 London Street, LONDON EC3R 7LP