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Our Team Building Award Goes on Tour Around the Brecon Beacons

Best Team Building Winners C&IT Awards 2017We 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.

A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year

Snow at our centre in the Brecon BeaconsAnother 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.

Management Apprentice Learner of the Year

Congratulations to our Management Apprenticeship Learner of the Year Katherine Broadhurst from Broomfield Alexander. Great effort to complete her ILM Level 5 in Management in 12 months!

Broomfiled Alexander took advantage of our fully funded ILM leadership and management qualifications.

Top Tips On Reducing Staff Absence This Winter

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

Winter Awareness Workshop

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?

CIPD Wales People Management Awards Shortlisted

CIPD Wales People Management AwardsWe’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

Stress managementWorld 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

Call of the Wild Named Best Team Building Experience at C&IT Awards 2017

Winner Team Building Expereince of the Year C&IT Awards 2017Call of the Wild Ltd, are thrilled to announce they have won the Team Building Experience of the Year Award at the Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2017 (C&IT).

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.

Call of the Wild Ltd Finalists in C & IT Awards 2017

Conference and incentive Travel Awards 2017Call of the Wild Ltd, are thrilled to announce our short-listing for the Team Building Experience of the Year Award at the Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2017 (C&IT) for our Elite Team Performance work with Worcester Warriors Premiership Rugby Team.

Why Should You Implement a Team Bonding Plan?

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Team bonding is essential to a company’s success, so if you haven’t implemented a team bonding plan then it’s about time that you did. And what better way to do so than with a team building activity? Your staff members will get to enjoy a day out of the office and learn how to work well in a team.

Employees have no choice but to work together at a corporate team building event and they’ll be able to apply skills such as problem-solving and planning into the workplace. Here you can learn the many benefits of team building activities.

Institute of Leadership and Management Rebrand

Institute of Leadership & Management ILM LogoThe Institute of Leadership and Management or the ILM as it is commonly known has recently undergone a rebranding exercise. The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)  has a world wide recognised brand and is acknowledged as one of the foremost accreditation and awarding bodies in the field of leadership and management development.

Therefore given the prominence of the Institute and the recognition its brand enjoys why undertake a rebranding exercise in the first place?

Former Front Line Combat Medic Finds New Role Training Others To Save Lives

Fran First Aid TrainerA former front line combat medic awarded the DZ Award For Bravery in Afghanistan has found a way of putting her unique experiences to good use in a new role with one of the UK’s most innovative training companies.

Francesca Burrows served on tours in Iraq and Afghanistan during 12 years of service with the Army. She has now joined Call of the Wild, a multi-award winning management and leadership development company based in Neath, South Wales, as a training executive delivering first aid and leadership qualifications.