Our founder, Kate Hardcastle has been a longstanding supporter of UK high streets and has campaigned for changes to policy and management of town and city centres for many years.
She has written and produced numerous articles and broadcast pieces has written and numerous articles and broadcast pieces on the topic, including an ITV Tonight programme and for Forbes.
The Insight with Passion team work with numerous local authorities, landlords and tourist boards to revitalise UK high streets and retail zones. This involves delivering strategies which truly enliven and deliver places that are fit for purpose, maximising partnerships, boosting the visitor experience and increasing spend, all with a view to improving the long term value and success of both larger and independent retail and hospitality businesses.
“As an association committed to supporting Farm Shops across the UK, it’s been really helpful to be part of the Access for All scheme. Being able to connect our members with Kate’s expertise and knowledge has been a fantastic resource – especially throughout the challenges that 2020 had to offer! The insights have helped our members take a fresh look at their businesses and make positive plans for the future.”
“IWP have helped us take a fresh look at our business and brand. Their retail expertise, coupled with a real understanding of consumer marketing have been an invaluable asset to make impactful changes to our business strategy.”
"As a start up, with a challenging story to tell, DiaryDoll are so grateful to Insight with Passion - and their Access for All scheme - they have helped us open doors and minds, thank you! "
“Affordable ideas that the smaller business can undertake”
“Truly inspirational and beneficial.”
"Working with Insight with Passion has delivered a better customer experience, a more cohesive buying strategy and importantly, improved financial sustainability for the future of the Lake District National Park."
“The Retail Queen - Kate Hardcastle”
“It was a pleasure to collaborate with Kate & the team at IWP, from the initial brief through to the successful completion of the project, their customer centric approach was exemplary.”