'Education & Training'

Revo welcomes CPI indexation, calls for further reform as part of digital review

Date: 22/11/2017

We have responded to the Budget today by welcoming the Chancellor’s announcement to move business rates indexation to CPI in April 2018 and commit to 3-yearly revaluations.

Towns and cities are at the heart of everything we do, from business right through to community. The UK will only flourish if we protect, invest and nurture our urban landscape and meeting the challenges and opportunities posed by the digital economy.

Revo will continue to press the case for our industry just as the ...

How are we doing?

Date: 10/07/2017

We would like your honest, open thoughts.

You could win a £50 Love2shop voucher for letting us know!

Ever since we rebranded to Revo, we've been working hard to raise our game.

We’re committed to enhancing and improving our output in order to support our community to succeed.

There’s been some good stuff since last ...

Revo's submission to the government's Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Date: 19/04/2017

Revo this week delivered a submission to the government’s Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper.

The ten pillars offer a foundation around which to build a modern industrial strategy but the importance of place and placemaking in this debate must not be eschewed. Without physical real estate – both an industry of itself and an enabler of other industries – and supporting infrastructure, a modern industrial strategy cannot be realised.

Key pillars that must be ...

Retail Asset Management - UCEM

Date: 20/03/2017

UCEM has decided to stop offering the Retail Asset Management Programme (including the Certificate of Higher Education Retail Destination Management and Foundation degree Retail Asset Management).

This has resulted from consultation with employers which ...

Retail Path - National Apprenticeship Week

Date: 09/03/2017

Our Retail Path apprenticeship programme has been running for two years, during which time ten apprentices have successfully completed their placements and all moved into employment - and a further five are due to complete in the coming months.  

This has been possible due to the huge support of many shopping places including Highcross Leicester, Friars Walk Newport, The Pyramids Birkenhead and Meadowhall Sheffield.

Hear from our apprentices on the Retail Path site on ...

British Land appoints three new Retail Path apprentices at Meadowhall

Date: 28/06/2016

British Land has recruited three new apprentices to join Meadowhall, committing to a second year with Retail Path – the retail property industry’s apprenticeship scheme operated by BCSC Educational Trust and National Skills Academy for Retail.

The new apprentices, Samantha Harrison, Ross Faben and Jack Bradley will join Meadowhall Shopping Centre’s management team and retailers for the 12-month programme to achieve a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Retail

The year-long ...

Retail Matters Week | Call for your support

Date: 25/04/2016

Retail Matters is a nationwide campaign celebrating careers in retail and retail property, aiming to overcome negative perceptions surrounding careers in these sectors.

The campaign will showcase the contribution of the retail property sector by highlighting inspiring individuals and initiatives taking place around the country.

We are open to ideas and potential partnerships to enhance the campaign so ...

Property giants walk with Retail Path

Date: 31/03/2016


Ellandi has committed to appointing and training a retail property apprentice through Retail Path – an industry-wide apprenticeship programme operated by BCSC Educational Trust and National Skills Academy for Retail.

Ellandi will join Hammerson, which piloted the scheme in 2015 and has now committed to a second year with Retail Path at Highcross Leicester shopping centre. Ellandi will roll out the apprenticeship programme for the first time at The Strand in Bootle, where the ...

Did You Know? | We help you stay informed

Date: 08/02/2016


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Retail Path | Apprenticeships all the way! Hear Hear!

Date: 23/11/2015



Davinder Jhamat is BCSC's Head of Research and Education davinder.jhamat@bcsc.org.uk |


Apprenticeship levy

Having recently met with the Minister of State for Skills and Equalities, Nick Boles MP, I was encouraged to hear that apprenticeships are not just coming back into fashion, but indeed are here with a vengeance and creeping their way back up on the government’s agenda.  And it’s serious this time!  Particularly as our ...

Retail Path in Shopping Centre Magazine

Date: 29/06/2015

June 2015: Retail Path in Shopping Centre Magazine

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BCSC Student Conference 2014, London

Date: 17/11/2014



Tuesday 11 November saw the third annual BCSC Student Conference take place at the offices of BNP Paribas, who for the first year hosted the event on the 17th floor of their fabulous offices in the city of London.


Conference chair Dan Innes, Managing Director of Innesco, kicked off proceedings with a brief introduction to BCSC and details of the students one year free BCSC membership. I’m sure all you BCSC members would agree this offer provides the ...

Shopping Centre Management Diploma: The Graduates

Date: 12/07/2014

Congratulations to all the Graduates of the CEM Diploma in Shopping Centre Management 


Graduates came from far and wide:


Canary Wharf Management Ltd Mill Gate Shopping Centre, Bury

Fulham Broadway Retail Centre, London

Willow Place & Corby Town Centre, Northamptonshire Websters, Birmingham

Chilterns Shopping Centre, High Wycombe

King Sturge, Guildford

East Kilbride Shopping Centre, East Kilbride

C.UK Security Services Ltd, Surrey

Freeport Braintree Outlet Village, ...

St Stephen's Shopping Centre, Hull: Retail Training and Apprenticeships

Date: 30/04/2015
Description: Case study : Retail  Jan 2012 – Young people who aren't one in a million  A Get into Retail learner helps a  shopper at St Stephen's Shopping  Centre in Hull.  With youth unemployment at more than a million, we look at how we're  working with our property teams around the UK to help young people into  work.  660  Young people have taken part in  ...

Prince's Trust Winners at Land Securities Employment Awards

Date: 30/04/2015
Description: Prince’s Trust winners at Land Securities Employment Awards Two young people who participated in The Trust’s Get into Construction programme were winners at the recent Land Securities London Employment Awards. The Land Securities Employment Awards celebrate those who have achieved sustainable employment against the odds. Peter Newman was out of work for 2 years before being referred to the Land Securities Pre-employment programme delivered by Alandale Sustainable Solutions Ltd and The ...

Young Entrepreneurs Set Up Stalls in Victoria for a Day

Date: 30/04/2015
Description: Young entrepreneurs set up stalls in Victoria for a day Cardinal Place in Victoria, London, saw a pop-up market take place for one day only, run by young people who have taken part in The Prince's Trust Enterprise programme. A group of talented young entrepreneurs descended on Cardinal Place to sell their wares for one day only. The young people came from across the capital and south east, and were selling everything from handmade ceramics to natural skin care products and handmade ...

Case Study: Marie Cope

Date: 30/04/2015
Description: DSN2090/MarieCope The Prince’s Trust 2013 – all rights reserved. The Prince’s Trust is a registered charity, incorporated by Royal Charter, in England and Wales (1079675) and Scotland (SC041198). Registered Office: Prince’s Trust House, 9 Eldon Street, London EC2M 7LS. MARIE COPE Changes at home had a significant impact on me and I began skipping school for long periods. A negative relationship with an older boy then led to a highly destructive lifestyle involving heavy substance ...

Case Study: Stuart May

Date: 30/04/2015
Description: DSN2090/StuartMay The Prince’s Trust 2013 – all rights reserved. The Prince’s Trust is a registered charity, incorporated by Royal Charter, in England and Wales (1079675) and Scotland (SC041198). Registered Office: Prince’s Trust House, 9 Eldon Street, London EC2M 7LS. STUART MAY After a night out in Newport, I found myself the victim of a particularly savage assault. Severely disturbed by the incident, I moved to my present location, Cardiff. Initially living with family, I soon ...

Positive Places: Manor Walks, Cramlington - Digital Youth

Date: 17/04/2013
Description: Digital Youth Manor Walks, Cramlington The Venue, a digital youth project at Manor Walks in Cramlington, is setting a new benchmark for intergenerational community engagement. Praised by Downing Street, the project has received the Northumberland High Sheriff Award for ‘Services to the Community’ as well as the Newcastle Building Society’s ‘Community Team Award’. In contributing a retail outlet, Hammerson enabled social enterprise company Digital Community Youth to launch this ...

Retail Path in Shopping Centre Magazine

Date: 26/06/2015
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Next Generation Newsletter #7

Date: 20/07/2015
Description: View as web page »»» FORWARD / THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX / TO A FRIEND POP BRIXTON CONNECT WITH US / #NextGen NEW NEXTGEN COMMITTEE CHAIR / CAMILLA TOPHAM We are sad to announce that Dan Innes has stepped down as Chair of the NextGen Committee. Dan was one of the founding members of the NextGen Committee and a key driver in promoting the outreach of BCSC NextGen and the support of young professionals in our industry. BCSC would like to thank Dan for his time and contribution during his ...

CentreNews Issue 04 | Autumn 2015

Date: 12/10/2015
Description: CENTRE NEWS | ISSUE 4 CENTRE NEWS AUTUMN 2015 | ISSUE 4 Welcome to the Autumn edition of Centre News! management perspective. Margery Rose is 92 years old and works at the Mall Maidstone. I would think Margery must be the oldest shopping centre employee in the UK – but I could be wrong ….. have you an older employee at your centre? In this issue, the focus shifts to the work of our Commercialisation Committee, chaired by Richard Isom of Land Securities Group PLC. The committee works ...

Next Generation Newsletter #8

Date: 23/10/2015
Description: View as web page »»» FORWARD TO A FRIEND NEXTGEN @ BCSC 2015 CONNECT WITH US / #BCSCNextGen NEW / COMMITTEE MEMBERS We are delighted to welcome three new members to the NextGen Committee: Allie Bainbridge from Mason Owen Emily Turner from JLL Sammy Rose from Cooper Rose Retail Estate NEXTGEN PARTY / BCSC 2015 PHOTOS Following last year’s BCSC conference in London, 2015 was Manchester’s turn and it certainly delivered. Various lunches followed, creating a fun and vibrant atmosphere ...

Research & Education Newsletter August 2015

Date: 21/08/2015
Description: View in browser BCSC helping you to develop your business BCSC Research & Education Newsletter 2015 During the course of this year BCSC has produced high quality research on industry topics relevant tothe development of your business. These subjects have largely been driven through the BCSC Committees. We have addressed some interesting issues and have produced even more guidance for the operation of our members' businesses. Davinder Jhamat Head of Research and Education BCSC In case you ...

Research & Education Newsletter December 2015

Date: 16/12/2015
Description: view in browser Follow us: #BCSCresearch We have had a busy year publishing high quality research and guidance on important issues in order to ensure that you feel supported and encouraged to succeed and able to develop your business. Our research has been largely driven through the BCSC Committees and Formal Steering Groups, which provide essential expertise and insight . Our research programme could not have been delivered without their phenomenal support. If you would like BCSC to look ...

BCSC Strategy 2020

Date: 25/02/2016
Description: BCSC Strategy 2020 Copyright © 2016 BCSC The need for change 01 02 03 05 06 The need for change BCSC Strategic Model What we’ll be doing What will this mean for you, your business and your industry? How we will measure and report performance Over the last few years we have all experienced the significant change in the retail market, driven by technological advances and changes in the way consumers purchase goods and communicate with businesses and one another. Retail property companies ...

Marketing Training in Partnership with CIM

Date: 05/08/2016
Description: BCSC Retail Marketing Training in Partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing Wednesday 28 – Thursday 29 September 2016 Outputs/Learning Outcomes The learning outcomes from the training will allow individuals to:  Measure and improve efficacy of marketing activity and help raise the bar of industry marketing  Increase other stakeholders’ confidence (such as retailers) in the effectiveness of retail property marketing  Allow individuals to demonstrate value for money ...

Revo Membership Pack

Date: 05/10/2016
Description: Join our community. Don’t just imagine what’s next. Contents Our vision 1 Our mission 3 Our community Our story Membership structure Member benefits Fees and categories Join our community 2 4 5 6 7 8 Our vision. Why we do what we do. Revo supports everyone involved in the diverse world of retail property and placemaking to thrive and prosper – energising and driving progress for our industry and our members. “The new brand comes from the very heart of the organisation, reflecting ...

Retail Property Marketing Training Programme

Date: 16/11/2016
Description: Revo Retail Property Marketing Training in Partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing Wednesday 1 – Thursday 2 March 2017 Outputs/Learning Outcomes The learning outcomes from the training will allow individuals to:  Measure and improve efficacy of marketing activity and help raise the bar of industry marketing  Increase other stakeholders’ confidence (such as retailers) in the effectiveness of retail property marketing  Allow individuals to demonstrate value for money ...

Revo - Brand Book

Date: 19/05/2017
Description: Introducing Revo. Our new brand. Revo is a new brand for a new era. These are exciting times for retail property and placemaking. The landscape is changing profoundly and will continue to do so. Distinctions are blurring – we’re not just about shopping anymore. Our world is continually diversifying and shifting… and we sit right at the heart of it. The next pages describe what Revo is all about. Who we are, what we stand for and what we intend to achieve. From now on, we all need to ...

Revo 2017 Programme

Date: 12/06/2017
Description: Conference Programme Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 September Connecting People & Places Tuesday 19 September 17:30 – 22:00 Launch Party Camp & Furnace Food, leisure and placemaking trends. Welcome from Edward Cooke, Chief Executive, Revo With guest presentations from:   Henry Dimbleby, Co-Founder, Leon and London Union/Street Feast Mark Lawler, Managing Director, Baltic Creative Wednesday 20 September 09:30 – 09:45 Hello from Giulia, Revo’s President Giulia Bunting, Planning ...

Re:3 - Revamp. Revitalise. Regenerate.

Date: 10/07/2017
Description: Re:3 Revamp. Revitalise. Regenerate. Energising towns, cities and urban areas unlocking development and maximising income streams. Headline sponsor Re:3 is our engagement strategy to foster successful public and private partnership connections and learning. Delivered through events, engagement tools and a dedicated website we aim to: • • Provide the public sector with knowhow and tools on how to invest in retail property assets, manage risk and personal liability, and see a return on ...

Guidance Note 114: Soft landings in retail

Date: 08/08/2017
Description: How to deliver better building outcomes? Guidance note 114 Soft landings in retail. Introduction. The concept of soft landings is to have an approach to project procurement and handover that delivers better building outcomes. Soft landings is defined by the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) as ‘Designers and constructors staying involved with buildings beyond practical completion, to assist the client during the first months of operations and beyond, to help ...

Free Space+ Terms and Conditions

Date: 18/09/2017
Description: Free Space+ Revo Competition for small businesses September 2017 Terms and Conditions By entering Revo’s (Retail Evolution) Free Space+ competition (the Competition) you agree to the following terms and condition (the terms): For the purposes of these terms, the following terms shall have the following meanings. ‘The Landlords’ – ‘This is the group of nine landlords committed to supporting winners of the Free Space+ Competition. These are Hammerson Operations Ltd, M&G Real Estate, ...

Free Space+ Applicants Toolkit

Date: 20/09/2017
Description: Applicant toolkit. Free Space+ is a Revo initiative supporting budding businesses ready for the next stage in their evolution. We are looking for enterprises that are small, hungry and would benefit from the experience of trading in an established retail centre. We have locations to suit every type of entrepreneur– from the big destinations, to smaller more local retail places that are the heart and soul of their communities. We have kept the limitations for entry to the competition to a ...

The Front Line | Issue 2 | The Insights Issue

Date: 25/09/2017
Description: Re v o t h e Fr o n t L i n e 1 #2 the Front line. The insights issue. September 2017 INC LuSI VITYcrazier?! Could it be any It's all about insight, trends and analysis. Get this inside facts p.22 It's all about inclusivity. Read our special insert. Upfront and personal: The Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE p.10 and BPF, to lobby for more radical change to peg business rates increases to CPI rather than the higher RPI. In addition to this, we are also advocating for a long overdue change to ...