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Training and support

We deliver training to a wide range of organisations across all industry sectors.


With so many people working from home and an increasing number of staff on furlough, our e-learning/online learning courses are a great way of keeping employees engaged including those on furlough as they are still able to take part in training.

All of our e-learning courses are practical and fully interactive. We use case studies, film clips and quizzes to engage the participants and bring the subject to life. We currently have a wide selection of e-learning courses available and are able to create bespoke courses where required. Courses include:

  • Anti-harassment and bullying
  • Diversity training
  • Unconscious bias
  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Performance management
  • Employee representatives training
  • Data awareness
  • Grievance investigations
  • Social media in the workplace
  • Whistleblowing
  • Modern Slavery Act
  • Immigration right to work checks
  • Immigration sponsorship duties
  • Immigration overview of Tier 2

You can see an example of some of our e-learning courses here.

Free e-learning module

We have also create a free module on Home Working and Wellbeing. You can download the module here and share it with your employees.

Other training

Please see below outlines of the training we offer on the topic of mental health. All of these courses can be delivered online. They can be run either as a 2 hour course or in a modular format in smaller bitesize sessions.

If you are interested in exploring these training options, please contact Emma Richardson.

Stress and mental health - 1.5 - 2 hours, suitable for HR or Managers

Millions of working days are lost each year to common mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression. Managers are on the front line dealing with these issues, and will often be the first person to spot the possible warning signs. This course is designed to increase your managers’ confidence in dealing with stress and mental health in the workplace, taking a practical approach while making the legal risks clear. As part of the session we use a filmed case study to illustrate common issues and pitfalls when dealing with a stressed employee.

Course outline

  • Introduction to stress and mental health in the workplace
  • How to identify the warning signs
  • The legal risks if things go wrong
  • Disability discrimination and reasonable adjustments
  • Getting medical advice
  • Handling a return to work
  • Interactive filmed case study

Leadership Workshop (stress and mental health) - 1.5 - 2 hours, suitable for HR or Managers

An interactive session for Executive Leadership which focusses on mental health and stress; creating awareness of the issues, understanding the law and risks and providing practical advice on how to handle issues that may arise in the workplace. During the session we explore the need for leaders to role model the right behaviours and how to respond to situations. The workshop has a number of interactive case studies to demonstrate the consequences of ignoring requests for support, allowing participants to work in smaller groups and contribute to wider discussions. There is a workbook which accompanies the session.

Course outline

  • An introduction to mental health and stress
  • What is it
  • Who is protected
  • Interactive case studies
  • The responsibilities of a leader
  • How to manage issues

For more bespoke training, such as the Mental Health First Aiders course, we suggest you contact one of the main mental health charities.


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