HR Issues – Progressing a culture of wellbeing

Establishing and then progressing a culture of wellbeing is a key attraction to attracting new recruits and retaining staff.  A policy confirms the intent of the organisation, with training of those involved in the cultural shift being undertaken supporting the…

HR Issues – Mentally Healthy Workplaces

As we navigate continued uncertainty and crises Ruth and Gwen have constructed and produced a training package with the objective of firstly providing your management team with a deeper knowledge of managing stress in the workplace with a real focus…

HR Projects – Good Practice Guide for Independent Schools

To support the launch of the Good Practice Guide for Independent Schools – Recruitment & Selection our 4 module training programme, commencing 7th September has now sold out.  A second tranche of training has now been released, commencing 26th October…

HR Issues – Mental Health Awareness

With the SMH First Aider course remaining on hold, Gwen Robertson, our accredited Mental Health 1st Aid Trainer, delivered the Tools for Managers: Mental Health Awareness Event to our delegates on 26th May. The learning outcomes of this included on…

HR Issues – HR Network

We attended the HR Network conference this month, with the headline of Strategic Workforce Planning and Leading Out of Lockdown. We participated as an on-demand speaker, where Ruth gave her insight into Returning in person to the Workplace and managing…

HR Issues – Is anything clear?

We all like to have clear, transparent plans.  We want to know what we are working towards, what is the purpose and relay this information across our business environments.  But at the moment, nothing seems clear and everyone looks up…

HR Issues – Recognising and Preventing Conflict at Work

The issue of bullying and harassment in the workplace has entered increasingly into the public eye in recent years, perhaps catalysed by various harassment scandals and the #MeToo movement. However, despite the topic becoming increasingly high-profile, CIPD research has suggested…

HR Issues – Paws and listen to this wonderful tail

During our successful Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference a month ago, speakers and delegates discussed various measures which can be taken in the workplace to enhance wellbeing. These included: mental health first aid training; creating agile workspaces; financial education;…