The year 2020 has undoubtedly had a significant impact on the world of work. The pandemic has affected how public service organisations operate and future funding given the significant financial blow suffered by the economy. We have been supporting organisations to accelerate the move to digital services and transforming the world work. In many cases organisations have been forced to adopt agile and remote working practices. Leaders and managers have seized the opportunity to lead differently and using the momentum to redesign organisations to be future-fit.  

Research is showing the future trends for talent and workforce are geared towards supporting health, wellbeing and empathic and transparent communications internally. Building digital capacity and capability to enable agile and being data and experience driven. Our support for organisations managing the transition of their workforce has been invaluable during this time. 

Growing Modern Leaders

Growing Modern Leaders

This programme is designed especially for those potential leaders you want to retain …

Those people you carefully selected and recruited to grow in their careers and progress through your organisation. It provides the potential to develop the skills they need to  manage their careers, lead others to success, and contribute great work to the organisation.

Board & Top Team Development

Board & Top Team Development

If you want to drive your organisation forward, you need your top team working together like a well-oiled machine…

Playing to everyone’s strengths, behaving corporately, and having the hard conversations that lead to better decisions.

We can help your top teams find productive ways of working together, by building on their individual strengths and valuing their differences. Our interventions include personal profiling tools, facilitation and powerful models to help your top teams define and commit to shared goals.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We maximise our public sector experience and bring the skills and expertise of our inclusion team to this work…

A key success of our work on diversity and inclusion has been our focused interventions on race equality and making a real difference to the workforce across the North West.

We are a founding member of the Greater Manchester Workforce Race Equality Steering Group and in 2018 we worked with our partners in health and social care to gain commitment from public sector organisations across Greater Manchester to sign up to collectively tackle workforce race equality.

Independent Investigations

Independent Investigations

We understand that when problems arise in the workplace it is imperative to make sure they are dealt with fairly, consistently and in a timely manner…

We can support you to fully consider the issue and then help to make an informed decision on how to proceed.

Local Authorities have been trusting us for decades to undertake independent investigations for them on employment issues such as discipline, grievance, whistleblowing and review of actions.

Recruiting and Developing Talent

Recruiting and Developing Talent

Making your organisation the best it can be starts with talent development…

It’s the core of what builds better employees, leaders and teams.

Identifying and developing talent is a continuous process and we can support you with talent management and succession planning. There may be times when you need to look externally to recruit the best talent for the job and we have a comprehensive recruitment and assessment offer that can be tailored to meet your needs.

Mediation Support and Development

Mediation Support and Development

If you need help to resolve disputes and breakdowns in your team’s working relationships…

We provide independent mediation for problematic relationships between two individuals, small teams and groups of colleagues.

We can also offer training for your internal mediators, including provision of accredited training to establish your own mediation resource for one-to-one and group disagreements.

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Pay and Reward

Pay and Reward

Recruitment and retention difficulties are increasingly common across the public sector…

For this reason, it is important for employers to keep on top of pay and rewards and be ahead of the game in terms of what pay and incentives that you offer.

We can facilitate you with organisational restructure, senior management pay reviews, senior management grading and job evaluation.

Workforce Wellbeing

Workforce Wellbeing

It is well documented that a happy and healthy workforce is good for any organisation, especially the public sector…

That’s because looking after both the mental and physical wellbeing of your employees offers a host of benefits.

In addition to what is currently available through our membership offer, we can offer support around resilience, thinking through the impact of COVID19 on the workforce, specific virtual workshops, tools and coaching to stimulate your thinking to make wellbeing central to your strategy.

We are also able to offer bespoke support blending all of the above

Please contact us via the contact form for more information