John Lewis & Partners is a chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom. Concessions are also located in the Republic of Ireland and Australia. The chain is owned by the John Lewis Partnership, which was created by Spedan Lewis, son of the founder, John Lewis, in 1929.
It gave me a real opportunity to talk through general stuff with other people, people who were very reluctant to talk about their own issues but were in a bad place. Me being honest and open really helped a particular colleague feel they could be too. That for me was its greatest benefit - facilitating change.