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Oct 31 2019

Black History Month Blog

Despite the fact that black people have been in the UK since at least the 10th century, we are still quite alien to the land - this is not the point of this blog. The point is to recognise the thriving of the black woman


Oct 28 2019

Third Sector Blog

Since the Centre was established in 2002 we’ve always supported and championed organisations that put people at the heart of their work. Unsurprisingly this means we’ve built up strong relationships across the third sector, particularly here in the UK. From campaigning, liberation, research and


Oct 24 2019

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

I remember when I attended my first equality focussed training course – so we are talking the early 00s, and in care in the community role. The session went something like this, “Don’t say this, don’t do that, that’s sexism, that’s racism,


Sep 04 2019

Emotional Intelligence in Management and Leadership

Emotional Intelligence is a phrase that was coined by Daniel Goleman in the 1990’s and is now being used more and more, being seen as something that managers need to possess if they are to “get on”.Traditionally intelligence has been measured using qualifications and


Jul 19 2019

What are the benefits of attending a Communication at work course?

As a workplace Coach and trainer, this question is a no brainer for our Communications expert Jeffrey Wotherspoon, who says:Over the years I’ve realised this isn’t the case for a lot of people, and most people wouldn’t consider investing in a


Jun 04 2019

As a manager, can you afford not to also be a coach?

Our leadership expert, David Goodman, recently attended a seminar where a discussion took place about whether it is a manager’s role to coach their staff. We are familiar with management which focuses on the importance of setting targets, supporting your team to achieve those


May 16 2019

The problem with reports….

What do people most dislike about reports?Ask any group, in any organisation, and they all come up with the same list of complaints: reports are too long, boring, repetitive, full of irrelevant information and jargon; with too many long sentences, long paragraphs and long


Apr 09 2019

Writing for success

No quick fix will transform your writing overnight. But here are ten tips from our Communications expert Chris Mohr, that, if you put into regular practice, will eventually take it to the next level. The most important person in the room when you’re writing


Apr 05 2019

Getting the best from Proofreading

“Proofreading is so boring…“After about an hour, I just lose concentration.”“I find it much easier to proofread other people’s writing than my own.” “I go over and over my documents, and still don’t see the mistakes. I’m simply not

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