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The Small Workplace Health Award

The Small Workplace Health Award is the national mark of quality for health and wellbeing aimed at organisations employing fewer than 50 people.

It is a developmental process, based on good practice and improvement and it can be used to support the creation of activities that promote the health and well-being of employees. The award has been developed to target the key preventable ill-health issues in your workplace, which will also help to increase organisational performance and productivity.

The three levels of the award, Bronze, Silver and Gold will reflect the range of actions that an organisation is taking to promote the health and well-being of its staff. We have been awarded the Bronze Award.

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I have worked with several experiential learning organisations and I can honestly say that Call of the Wild are the best.

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We are so pleased with the outcome that if you require any  recommendations, please feel free to call and we will tell you exactly how professional Call of the Wild is.

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Team communication has greatly improved. Performance output from his team has also increased linked with improvements in communication this is clearly having an impact.

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Whilst developing & delivering the bespoke risk assessment training programme, the trainer almost felt like an extension to the business; not somebody working for, but with! It has all been like a breath of fresh air.

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The strategic Health & Safety training provided to our Board was very well received. By linking strategic responsibilities and how they should be discharged  ensured  the training was  informative and reassuring.

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He has implemented excellent changes, team communication has greatly improved, he has evaluated how he communicates with his team and what best suits the team’s style.

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I got a much better understanding of my strengths and how to keep building on them at work. We explored leadership from a number of different aspects, all helping you to learn and improve, the facilitators were superb.

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On arrival it was straight into the action –  night time orienteering. The whole Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing theory of team building was fascinating to be involved in and perform those teams eventually did!

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This training was great, everything we did could be related to situations we may encounter in the workplace. It has increased my confidence in myself.

2015 UK Corporate Excellence Awards Winners

Call of the Wild are pleased to announce we have have been named one of the best companies in the UK for leadership and management courses in the ‘Corporate Vision‘ 2015 UK Corporate Excellence Awards.

Corporate Vision is dedicated to working around the clock to shine a spotlight on the brightest, best performing and most deserving companies and individuals from around the business world.

About the Awards

Corporate Vision are  fiercely passionate about recognising outstanding achievement, game-changing innovation and stellar performance, and all of the  awards are carefully tailored to provide detailed and in-depth analysis of the very best each market, industry, sector and region has to offer.

They take choosing our winners very seriously and every single one is chosen on merit. As we said, they’re only interested in recognising the very best so, no matter how big a business is, nobody can buy their way to success

How are Winners Chosen?

The winners are decided by a combination of votes gathered from a network of respected industry partners and their own rigorous in-house research, performed by their dedicated network of industry insiders and corporate specialists.

Each award is carefully scrutinised, from a nominee’s region to their performance over the past 12 months, their commitment to innovation, their methods and even their competition to ensure that only the most deserving firms walk away with one of our prestigious trophies.

Institute of Leadership and Management Accredited Centre

This accreditation  reinforces the quality and resources that Call of the Wild can offer our clients. This adds to our existing portfolio of programmes and allows us offer bespoke accredited ILM courses for our clients. ILM is the largest qualification awarding and professional membership body in Europe for management and leadership vocational qualifications.The content of ILM programmes is linked to the latest management & leadership standards, ensuring relevant, current content and thinking.

All qualifications feature work-based assessments designed to bring tangible business benefits to you and your company.

Investors in People

Call of the Wild have obtained the prestigious Investors In People Standard. The Investors in People Standard is a business improvement tool designed to advance an organisation’s performance through its people. Developed in 1990 by a partnership of leading businesses and national organisations, the Standard helps organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of their people.

Call of the Wild, being one the foremost training companies in the UK already provide innovative solutions for Companies to develop their people. Our mission statement contains at its heart our objective of delivering business improvement through the continuing professional development of our own staff.

City and Guilds

We are an approved centre with  City and Guilds. This allows us to deliver high quality accredited qualifications such as:-

Institute For Outdoor Learning

Call of the Wild are also members of the Institute For Outdoor Learning. This organisation seeks to promote and further the cause of learning utilising an outdoor environment.

Living Environment

Call of the Wild are also keen to promote sustainable use of the environment, this means that our programmes won’t cost the earth. The Company has already obtained a Level 2 Green Dragon Award for our commitment to sustainability and is working towards obtaining carbon neutrality status.

Amongst the solutions we have introduced include:

  • Eco Showers
  • Drinking water from our spring
  • Electricity from renewable sources
  • Recycling Facilities
  • Planting of 2,000 deciduous trees
  • Use of bio-fuel for vehicles
  • Air Source Heat Pumps

Click here for our Green Credentials Poster from Call of the Wild Ltd.

Sustainability – Green Dragon Environmental Award

We are also keen to promote sustainable use of the environment so our programmes won’t cost the earth. The Company have already obtained a Level 2 Green Dragon Award for our commitment to sustainability and are working towards obtaining carbon neutrality status.

Quality Award And Endorsed Training Provider with Leadership Management Wales

Call of the Wild are one of the first organisations in Wales to achieve the quality award and become an endorsed training provider with Leadership & Management Wales (LMW) , the Centre of Excellence for leadership and management skills in Wales.

The Leadership & Management Quality Award represents the first definitive standard for training providers offering leadership and management development to companies and their employees. Those who gain the award become part of a select group of training providers who demonstrate best practice and maintain the highest standards.

Outstanding Training Organisation (Finalist) Barclays Finance Academy Suppliers Awards 2008

Named as one of the Outstanding Training Organisations in this must sought after prestigious awards from Barclays Bank. This was for our creative and innovative work with Barclays graduates. Our blended learning approach was commended for its fresh approach to graduate development. This was a particularly pleasing accolade given that it is recognition from one the World’ s foremost financial institutions.

Welsh Small Business of the Year 2008/09

The final adjudication was carried out by an independent panel of judges including representatives from the Federation of Small Businesses, KPMG and the University of Glamorgan Business School. The award honours and acknowledges the very best in Welsh Business. This award recognised the achievement of outstanding business performance in recent years. The company’s potential for growth, innovation and commitment to Wales was key to winning this much sought-after award.