New Directions – Extra Time Marketing

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Case Studies, SMEs

Karin was a busy mum running her own marketing business. She needed someone to talk with about her job. She had previously worked in local government, the audit commission and NHS. She was very talented and when we explored her skill set she could definitely use her skills to make effective change. We explored where Karin would like to spend her time and discovered she had a real passion for working in the community. As a result she applied for...

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Strategic HR Review – Leonard Cheshire Disability Trust

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Blog, Case Studies, Corporates, Workshops

We undertook a Strategic Review of HR for Geoff Shaw who was Training & Development Director at Leonard Cheshire Trust. Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity working for a society in which every person is equally valued. This work was written up under an article that first appeared in Croner’s Developing HR Strategy (issue No. 24, January 2009).  Croner, part of Wolters Kluwer (UK) Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of business...

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Performance Appraisals at West Kington Nurseries

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Case Studies, SMEs

West Kington is a horticultural nursery based in the South West of England. Mark is one of it’s Directors who invited us to design an appraisal programme for their staff.  We reviewed what had been done before and put in place updated paperwork and helped Mark and the staff through the process. The result was that we were invited back the following year to do it all over again.  The staff are now clear on their job roles and motivated about...

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Mentoring Programme – Lauren Penhaligon – The RAF London

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, Individuals

Mentoring Lauren is a HR Professional and has a degree from Bath University. She was looking for a mentor to help her think through the rest of her career. Under a mentoring scheme run through Bath University we were able to spend some time together exploring what aspects of Human Resources Lauren enjoyed and didn’t enjoy and how much her current role was fulfilling these. She needed to move out of London and take up a new job in Sheffield to...

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