In Conversation with... James Timpson OBE

Edwina Grosvenor talks to James Timpson OBE, Chair of Prison Reform Trust and Chief Executive of Timpson, a successful UK-wide family run business. In this wide-ranging conversation, we find out how the ethos of Timpson’s came about, which today translates to 1 in 9.5 of Timpson staff being recruited from UK prisons. James shares his observations of prison leadership over the last few years and different cultures within UK prisons. James discusses his approach recruitment and what he has learnt along the way, including the importance of supporting colleagues to be the best they can be.


To find out more

Follow James on Twitter @JamesTCobbler

Visit the Timpson website

Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.

Twitter - @OSTCharity

This podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.


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