Qatar Airways is launching their Doha-Cardiff flight today and Visit Wales has entered into a partnership with Qatar Airways to promote Wales as a business tourism destination in Asia Pacific.
The Qatar Airways service is Cardiff Airport’s first route from the Middle East, with 150 onward connections from Doha. Links to and from Australia, New Zealand, China, India and Japan will be the most significant markets for Wales’ tourism and business priorities.
A Welsh training company has developed a unique approach to health & safety training so effective it is now in demand on the other side of the Atlantic – demonstrating the global leadership of the UK in this sector.
Call of the Wild spent many years refining an approach to health & safety training based on high levels of staff engagement, experiential learning and continuous development. Having delivered it successfully to clients in Wales, the approach became sought after further afield after one of its clients was acquired by a US-based firm.
Can leadership be learnt? In our view yes it can. Although you can’t change the personality of someone you can influence their preferred behaviours. So if they are put in a leadership position then the skills required to be effective can be learnt as this involves adapting behaviours of yourself and influencing the behaviours of others.
We’ve come across a number of surveys recently where research organisations have looked at what problems are most frequently encountered when sourcing training providers. Common problems relate to understanding the level of experience of the providers, quality and obviously costs. Here are our thoughts on what could influence the decision as to which training provider to appoint. We’ve put this in the form of an infographic.
We were so pleased with winning the Conference and Incentive Travel award for Best Team Building Company in 2017 that we decided we couldn’t just leave the award on the shelf to gather dust. So what we did is take it on a tour of the Brecon Beacons and show it the sights. You might recognise some.
Another year comes to an end and we want to offer you our thanks for taking the time to engage with us and hopefully having visited had a great experience with memories that will last a lifetime! We hope to see you all again soon. Have a great Christmas and an even better 2018! See you the other side.
4.5 staff work days are lost each year as a result of sickness and ill health. Minor illnesses (such as coughs and colds) were the most common reason for sickness absence in 2016.
Prevention is better than cure and even more so during this crucial time of the year, therefore an awareness on how you can reduce staff sickness and absence could be the key difference for you being ‘Winter Ready’ this year. What could reclaiming staff sick days mean to your bottom line?
Here are some our top tips for reducing staff absence this winter
There were an estimated 24,300 excess winter deaths where 15% more deaths occurred in winter months than non-winter months. Minor illnesses (such as coughs and colds) were the most common reason for sickness absence in 2016. 4.5 staff work days are lost each year as a result of sickness and ill health. Prevention is better than cure and even more so during this crucial time of the year, therefore an awareness on how you can reduce staff sickness and absence could be the key difference for you being ‘Winter Ready’ this year. What could reclaiming staff sick days mean to your bottom line?
We’ve been shortlisted for two awards at the inaugural CIPD Wales People Management Awards. The first Welsh awards are designed to recognise the best in HR, employee engagement and people management from across Wales.
What the awards are recognising is those who have the skills, and are at the forefront of best practice and innovation – not just in what are seen as traditional HR roles, but in all aspects of people management, learning and development.
World Mental Health day takes place on the 10th of October 2017. Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10 October is a great day to show your support.
The theme for World Mental Health Day 2017 is workplace wellbeing. So whether you’re an individual looking to boost your own wellbeing or an employer seeking advice on supporting your staff, there are a range of techniques you can use to identify and address any issues.
For more information on techniques on dealing with Mental Health issues in the workplace click the read on below
The judges were impressed by our Elite Team Performance work with Worcester Warriors English Premiership Rugby Team. The team were in danger of being relegated from the English Premier League to the First Division. This would have been financially disastrous.