Happier Workforce = Higher Returns

It’s a straightforward equation

Built on a lifetime of experience and backed by academic research. The happier and engaged your workforce are, the more your organisation will flourish. I’m on a mission to help transform the way employees think about their work by giving them and their employers the framework, services and ideas they need to make meaningful change.

ABOUT LORD MARK PRICE From Waitrose to WorkL,
and (nearly!) everywhere in between

Mark Price is a businessman, writer and former government Minister of Trade. A former Managing Director of Waitrose, Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership and Chairman of Business in the Community, Mark has spent over forty years unlocking the power of people in organisations. Mark is the president of the CMI and a board member of Coca Cola European Partners. He is passionate about creating engaged and happy workforces who in turn create longer-term sustainable success for organisations.

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MARK’S PHILOSOPHYEmployee happiness is the secret ingredient for success for extraordinary

I believe that if people are happy and fulfilled at work they will go on to achieve extraordinary things for the organisations they work for. I believe business is a force for good in society and it has the capacity to create a fairer and happier world. Happiness isn’t a light-hearted concept, its a serious tool for business. The happier your employees, the happier your customers and the healthier your organisation.

  • “One of the most significant business leaders of his generation. Mark proves that you can be both commercially successful and ethically responsible. In the long term that's the only sort of business that's sustainable."

  • "Mark’s knowledge of the retail industry and what motivates individuals is unparalleled"

  • "Mark is an inspirational leader and a great mentor whose diverse experience sets him apart from other leaders"

  • "I had the great pleasure of listening to Mark at a retail conference and his passion, knowledge and framework had a real impact on the way I manage employees in my organisation"

  • "Great orator with real life lessons that are applicable to any size company"

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Digital Employee Engagement PlatformWorkL for Business

Build a happier and more engaged workforce.

WorkL for Business is a digital platform helping organisations manage and improve their workforce development and employee engagement. Offering market-leading employee engagement surveys, backed up by world-leading employee engagement data and delivering active action planning and development and learning for managers and employees.


WorkL for Business helps organisations better manage and improve employee engagement.

Set up and run bespoke employee engagement surveys.
Track sentiment with instant results for different sites, departments and teams.
All managers and employees receive personal results, action planning and support materials.

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WorkL helps you better manage and get ahead in your career.

Measure how happy you are at work and compare yourself to others.
Find your perfect job at a happy company using our WorkL Jobs Board and Matcher.
Develop, learn and grow with tailored services and content for you including Mentor Matcher, Career Development tests and new content everyday.

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Fairness for All

MARK’S BUSINESS BOOKSFairness for All (2017)

An inspirational guide to unlocking the power of employee engagement. Drawing on his experience of and involvement with the much celebrated John Lewis Model, Mark offers a roadmap to business success by putting people and fairness at the heart of what you do.

“Excellent insight into how John Lewis partnership and Waitrose inspire their employees and the must be aspiration for mobilising loyalty within which has a profound effect on business success”

Workplace Fables

Workplace Fables (2017)

A treasure house of business stories gathered from a career that spans over 35 years. Over a hundred fables full of wit, wisdom and wonder that will inspire you with real-life examples for a better working life.

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Six Steps

Six Steps to Workplace Happiness (2018)

A practical toolkit to create happier employees and happier customers. An indispensable step-by-step guide to creating happier workplaces from a business leader with years of hands on experience.

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Mark offers organisational training courses, consulting and speeches focused on creating happier and more engaged employees.

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Mark is not just passionate about improving workplace happiness and engagement.
He also writes children’s and food books.

The Great British Picnic Guide

The Great British Picnic Guide (2008)

Packing up a picnic hamper, throwing a rug in the car boot and savouring an outdoor feast is a time-honoured tradition that never fails to excite and delight. For adults the word picnic evokes warm childhood memories and the enjoyment of simple pleasures, and for children its suggestion of fun and treats brightens up the dullest of days.

“I am absolutely thrilled with this book.There are some fantastic simple and easy recipes and the locations are beautiful..making you eager to go to each one. A must buy for those family outings.” Amazon User

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The Food Lovers Handbook

The Food Lover’s Handbook (2016)

A timely and topical guide for foodies and everyday shoppers, this book dispels unhelpful food myths and provides fact-based, unbiased accounts of where food comes from, the morals behind different production methods, and why prices and taste vary. This book will equip readers and shoppers with the tools they need to be able to make informed decisions about what to buy and how much to spend.

“Great Christmas gift. No waffle, just pure facts about lots of different foods and drinks-where they come from and why they cost what they do!” Amazon User

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“What shines through in 'The Food Lover's Handbook' is Mark's love for and knowledge of food. Forty five chapters full of information about where our food comes from and why it costs what it costs. A book to explore and feel your mind expand.” Heston Blumenthal

Nourishing young brains
and helping them grow

The Foolish King

The Foolish King (2017)

The Foolish King, is an enchanting tale for our times that combines a powerful introduction to the greatest game on earth – Chess. The perfect read to nourish younger minds.

"One of the most entertaining and inventive introductions to chess ever created." The Lancashire Evening Post

"This is a very clever book ... Rusty parents should sneak a read!" The Independent

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Get In Touch

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Zoe King, The Blair Partnership
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