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Helen’s story: Mental Health & Me

Helen’s story: Mental Health & Me

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending one of the Mental Health First Aid training course at our offices in Leeds. I attended the 1 day champion course which was a mixture of group activities, presentations and discussions.  The 1 day course is aimed at givingRead More

Mental Health First Aid training (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid training (MHFA)

Our first MHFA training course of 2019 takes place tomorrow at our offices in Leeds. It’s a 1-day course which gives attendees an understanding of mental health and skills to help spot the signs and triggers of anybody who might be suffering. The course will give attendees the confidence toRead More

Why Every Company Needs a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

Why Every Company Needs a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

As the fastest growing city in the UK, Leeds boasts over 119,000 companies which together generate 5% of England’s economic output with a workforce of 1.37 million. However, it should never be forgotten that behind these impressive figures are individual workers – each with their own challenges and struggles. MentalRead More

How to be a good mentor

How to be a good mentor

A mentor in the workplace is basically a trusted careers adviser. It’s when an experienced person supports and encourages a colleague to develop their skills and knowledge. It’s an excellent way to improve an employee’s performance and productivity as you are teaching them new skills, knowledge and experience. The qualitiesRead More

Why continuous learning is good for your career!

Why continuous learning is good for your career!

Learning at Work Week is an annual event held in May organised by the Campaign for Learning. It aims to put a spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development at work. To celebrate the event, which takes place all this week, we have summarised below the importanceRead More

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