Employer Workshops

We offer a wide range of workshops to help all businesses across different departments, whether you are a small or large business, we are here to help. These workshops are designed with short, concise training for you or your staff.


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If you're considering hiring an apprentice, or any new employee for that matter, we’re here to help you get off to the very best start. This two-hour interactive workshop covers the crucial topics of HR and employment law. Getting things wrong or not knowing any better is not a defence in an employment tribunal, so join us for the practical tips you’ll need.

Further dates will be announced so please call us on 01743 342602 to join our waiting list. Price £45pp.

Niamh Kelly

About the speaker

Niamh Kelly

Director of The HR Dept Shropshire
Niamh is an award-winning professional with over 30 years of HR experience at a senior level in the corporate, public and voluntary sectors. She works with SMEs across Shropshire, covering everything from recruitment and right to work checks to resolving problems and redundancy.

Niamh is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a Master’s in Strategic Human Resource Management, as well as formal qualifications in coaching and mentoring.


Get the best out of your apprentice

We offer you all the practical tools you need to manage performance proactively, putting you in a much better position to stretch the good performers and deal with the poor ones.

Further dates will be announced so please call us on 01743 342602 to join our waiting list. Price £45pp.

Niamh Kelly

About the speaker

Niamh Kelly

Director of The HR Dept Shropshire
Niamh is an award-winning professional with over 30 years of HR experience at a senior level in the corporate, public and voluntary sectors. She works with SMEs across Shropshire, covering everything from recruitment and right to work checks to resolving problems and redundancy.

Niamh is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a Master’s in Strategic Human Resource Management, as well as formal qualifications in coaching and mentoring.


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Mental Health First Aid

An introductory course designed to increase mental health awareness and give an understanding of how to look after wellbeing and challenge stigma. This half-day workshop is suitable for any member of staff, regardless of their level of responsibility or role. This course is accredited by MHFA and includes a manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it.

Further dates will be announced so please call us on 01743 342602 to join our waiting list.

Amanda Crane

About the speaker

Amanda Crane

Mental Health First Aid Instructor
Amanda is a qualified coach and counsellor with 20+ years of experience within the education and safeguarding sectors.

She has significant experience working with children and young people aged 3-24, as well as supporting mental health through pastoral and parenting support for adults. She is a registered MHFA trainer and STORM trained in self-harm and suicide mitigation.


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Everything you always wanted to know about Excel - but were afraid to ask

Get the most out of Microsoft Office with our completely flexible approach – online or in-person with days and times to suit you. Other MS Office training is available.

Call us on 01743 342602 to discuss your requirements.

Stuart Ford

About the speaker

Stuart Ford

Microsoft 365 Training Specialist – Software Skills
Stuart has over 25 years of experience in delivering Microsoft 365 skills training to businesses and adults within Shropshire, working with people of all ages and abilities and at a pace to suit each person’s needs.

His training can be conducted face to face on an individual basis or in small groups, with sessions arranged around the needs of the learners. Stuart also offers individual skills training on a remote basis on flexible days and times.


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Finance for non-finance managers

Designed for managers who have financial responsibilities and need to understand the content of financial statements and reports used in business and learn to interpret this information and use it to manage day-to-day business activity.

Covers managing cash, keeping your business healthy, budgeting and understanding financial statements. Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance for this workshop.

Further dates will be announced so please call us on 01743 342602 to join our waiting list.

Nichola Perry

About the speaker

Nicola Perry

Teacher in Accounts
With over 19 years of teaching in further education, Nicola is a qualified chartered management accountant (ACMA), specialising in management accounting AAT courses. Prior to teaching, she worked in the south east, as Finance and Logistics Manager for GlaxoSmithKline.


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Invacuation / Lockdown Drill Training

This one-hour training session will cover invacuation/lockdown procedures – enhancing the government’s policy on “Run, Hide and Tell”. How to keep yourself and your colleagues safe in the event of a threat, how to respond and what to expect should the unthinkable happen.

We will also look at recognising potential risks, how different weapons work and evaluating best practise for your school environment, depending on current physical security, ensuring the safety of all. Available to be delivered in person or online and to whole staff groups.

Flexible dates to suit your organisation. Price: £250 per group (maximum 40) – To arrange a booking or to find out more information, please call us on 01743 342602

Ted Coxon

About the speaker

Ted Coxon

Invacuation & Security Specialist
Ted Coxon served in the British Army for 25 years. A qualified firearms instructor with vast experience in a range of weapon systems, he has trained many soldiers and airmen in what to do in incidents such as weapon attacks and bomb attacks/scares. Now, working in education, Ted provides first-hand experience of how to manage a building complex containing a threat, including involvement in testing the procedures of the West Midlands emergency services.


Our workshops are constantly being updated, but if you can’t find what you’re looking for, then please call us on 01743 342602.