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M&S Making a Mark - Flora Solomon
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Flora Solomon OBE

In 1932 Flora Solomon challenged Simon Marks over employee welfare standards. He responded by giving her the task of creating the Staff Welfare department. In 1934 she also set up the Training Department to help employees learn new skills and develop team spirit. She received an OBE for her part in evacuating Jewish children from Europe and organising food distribution during the Second World War © M&S Company Archive