“A dog is a man’s best friend” – or so the saying goes. But in the past year alone, there have been just under 2,500 dog attacks on postmen and women – that’s around 47 attacks every week – with some causing permanent, and even disabling, injuries. In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers talks to Dr Shaun Davis – Global Director of Safety, Health and Wellbeing at Royal Mail – to find out more.
Have you ever had a boss who just doesn’t seem to know what they’re doing? Or maybe it’s you who’s been promoted into a leadership role, without being given the relevant training to handle the job. In today’s episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers talks to professional speaker and public speaking trainer, Sam Warner, about the importance of delegation – and her top tips for how to become an effective leader and team player.
Is “the kindness of strangers” becoming an old-fashioned concept?
Research by the British Red Cross has revealed 3 out of 4 of us in the UK feel we could be doing more to be kinder to others, and that preventing another person from feeling lonely is widely considered the most important act of kindness. Vicky Sayers is joined by Clinical Psychologist, Dr Sarah Davidson, to find out how one small act of kindness a day really can make all the difference.
It’s a time of change for one of Britain’s beloved high street staples: the post box. In the first major repurposing in 160 years, Royal Mail are introducing “parcel postboxes” – a way for those short on time to post parcels without those pesky post office queues. But could this be another nail in the coffin for the existence of the high street post office? In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers is joined by Mark Street, Head of Campaigns at Royal Mail.