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"Why You?"

“Why you?”

A question asked by a business colleague when the shortlist for the Cheshire Business Awards were released.
“Because we believe in our team and invest in them” I answered.
“Evidence?” he asked
So that got me thinking and so far this is a list of the training and development opportunities offered to our team that I can think of from the past 12-18 months:

  • NWDA High Growth programme member – this has opened up a range of half day seminars on a variety of management issues to the senior and middle management team.
  • NEBOSH Gen. Cert.- All our directors have either completed the course or are undertaking it.
  • LEAD – all of our directors have completed or are in the process of completing the LEAD management development programme at MMU.
  • Degrees – One successful foundation degree and one sponsored student this year, continued sponsorship of two candidates next year.
  • Foundation Cert. Human Resources – one candidate sponsored on this day release course.
  • NVQs – level 6 Construction Site Management: one candidate, Level 3 Site Technical Support; 4 candidates, Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision: 3 candidates.
  • H&S Training- a wide range of courses including the whole team completing Emergency First Aid and Fire training plus a range of confined space training, PASMA courses and rope access training.
  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses programme – One of 23 businesses selected in the first cohort of this prestigious programme in the NW.
  • Personal Coaching – provided to a number of staff members.
  • Charitable Activities – members of the team have been involved in a range of fund raising activities to raise funds for the Up and Under Foundation that supports youngsters in the local community.
  • Social activities – all staff, partners and children were invited to the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power – we cannot be held responsible for the foul weather on the day!
  • Membership of the Winning Pitch High Growth Foundation – opens up a range of training seminars to team members.

 These are the things that come immediately to mind and the list is unlikely to be exhaustive, so next time I am asked, “Why You?”, I will have a more detailed answer.


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