Corporate Social Responsibility

Hallett Retail is a strong supporter of the Retail Trust, the principal charity of the retail sector. Wendy Hallett was awarded the Retail Trust Supporter of the Year Award in November 2008 and was Chair of the Retail Trust Ball for 2013, which raised over £1 million for the charity.

Retail Trust offers a range of services to all people working in and retired from retail. They give support to people who are in dire financial difficulty, those suffering from physical and mental abuse, and witnesses and victims of gun and knife crime, as well as those affected by a range of unforeseen circumstances that life can throw at us.

A free and confidential Helpline 0808 801 0808 is the gateway to all the Retail Trust’s services and trained professionals who can provide support, information and guidance on counselling, legal advice, financial assistance, career development and rework. Click here to find out more about the charity, fundraising events and opportunities at

Hallett Retail is a member of the Retail Trust assistance scheme where a trained and sensitive in-house team at the Retail Trust can give independent assistance and information on virtually any issue, query or problem. The retail Trust Helpline number is 0808 801 0808 .

Retail Week's Be Inspired

Wendy Hallett MBE is an ambassador for Retail Week’s Be Inspired a programme with the goal of promoting diversity at all levels of retail and to encourage everyone, whoever  they are and whatever their background to fulfil their career aspirations.


Women's Business Council

Wendy Hallett MBE is a member of The Women’s Business Council (WBC). The WBC was set up to look at ways of maximising women’s contribution to economic growth and assesses priorities in removing the barriers that women face in playing a full part in business and the workplace. To find out more about the WBC click here

Speakers For Schools

As part of the Speakers For Schools network of 1,300 speakers, Wendy is among the most notable leaders and influencers dedicated to giving back to young people, inspiring students to think big and realise that background should not be a barrier to success.

Cancer Charity Support

Hallett Retail actively supports Macmillan and Children with Cancer UK through our London Head Office and Hallett Retail Logistics in Manchester via a range of fund raising activities.