Category: HR Events

Data Protection – Current & Future Requirements. Are you ready for May 2018?

Talking to many organisations it is apparent that a considerable number are not currently complying with the Data Protection Act 1998. In May, the law on data protection changes again and will be even more rigorous in how organisations acquire, process and dispose of data, particularly personal data. The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has made… Read more »

2018 Training Programme

In 2018 we are running two courses which will cover much of the knowledge and many of the skills needed to be a successful Manager of people. The courses are to be run independently of each other, but when combined, should provide a comprehensive guide to many of the necessary competencies needed to be an… Read more »

Good Ways to Deliver Bad News

No-one likes to deliver bad news, but every Manager has to do this at some stage. If it is done effectively, the outcome can be more constructive than if it is done badly, or not at all. We will identify useful approaches and techniques that will help Managers to be more confident and purposeful, by… Read more »

Key Survival Skills for the Modern Workplace

Coping with change is a necessary skill for the modern workplace, and being adaptable is a key requirement to survive and thrive in any role. This half-day course will look at some of the common workplace pressures, with a view to learning effective approaches, including meeting your boss’ expectations, knowing when and how to stand… Read more »

0 – 60mph in 6 Months – Getting Newcomers up to Speed

The first few days, weeks and months for a new starter are critical in determining whether they develop effectively, and quickly become an asset or a liability. In reality, little time, effort and thought is really given to planning and achieving a meaningful, structured programme of learning. This means that people do not work to… Read more »

Forthcoming Training Programme for 2017

0 – 60mph in 6 Months – Getting Newcomers up to Speed Newmarket – 28th February; Norwich – 27th April The first few days, weeks and months for a new starter are critical in determining whether they develop effectively, and quickly become either an asset or a liability. In reality, little time, effort and thought… Read more »

Improving Workplace Productivity

Rowley Mile Conference Centre, Newmarket – 8th November 2016 Orton Hall Hotel, Peterborough – 16th November 2016 – CANCELLED Park Farm Country Hotel, Norwich – 24th November 2016 An ACAS report identifies seven levers for workplace productivity. We will look at practical steps that Managers can take to get the best out of their employees… Read more »

Recognising & Avoiding Employment Myths, Mistakes & Muddle

Park Farm Country Hotel, Norwich – 11th October Managing people often strikes fear and dread into most Managers, but it does not have to be that way. By coming along to our short, but informative course, business owners and Managers will be provided with the essentials needed to manage people, and most importantly, avoid finding… Read more »

Training Courses in 2016

CONDUCTING INVESTIGATIONS – AN ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR MANAGERS Pitfalls & Perils of Poor Investigation Newmarket – 19th January; Peterborough – 27th January; Norwich – 4th February Managers have to be able to investigate a whole range of issues, anything from Discipline or Grievance cases, accidents at work, through to customer complaints. Getting this wrong can… Read more »

Grievance & Conflict Resolution

Grievance & Conflict Resolution Taining Course October & November 2015 The average UK employee has some kind of workplace squabble nearly twice a week, according to a recent survey from LondonOffices.com. One of the hardest tasks Managers are expected to deal with is finding solutions when working relationships break down, tempers flare or people claim… Read more »