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Upskilling your management team through regular and effective HR training is not an optional extra. To take your business to the next level, it is crucial those responsible for managing your staff are professionally trained for the task.
Managing people is a real skill that needs to be developed over time. As an employer, the onus is on you to provide training and development opportunities to help your managers develop themselves to better manage your workforce. Without this, they will struggle with their team which in turn hits your bottom line.
We’ll review your business objectives, identify key areas where HR training is required, then deliver courses to put your team on the road to success.
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Your Human Resources Team
Management training strategies
Do you know you have untapped potential within your management team, but need that extra bit of support to identify how to unlock it?
Starting with your business objectives, the Howarths team will work with you to identify key areas for development for your team and then create a management training strategy that’s bespoke to the needs of your organisation and ignites the very best work from your managers.
We’ll help you create a management training structure that blends regular refresher workshops with frequent coaching in new management skills to deliver results and ensure your managers are at the top of their game.
HR training courses and workshops
Our HR training courses for managers can be delivered at a time and place to suit you. Our team can visit your office, or you can come to us. Alternatively, we can deliver group HR training via video call.
Howarths can support you with a range of HR training sessions, covering all areas of management, to give your team the toolkit they need to effectively manage your staff. Just some of the topics we can cover include:
What good management looks like –
How to get the best out of a team –
How to manage different personality types –
How to handle difficult conversations –
How to conduct disciplinaries and investigations –
How to manage sickness absence and lateness –
If you’ve got a particular topic in mind you’d like to cover, we can create a bespoke training course for your team. All our HR training workshops are delivered by our experienced, enthusiastic HR team who consistently receive excellent feedback.
Senior Leadership training for managers and business owners
When you’re at the coal face running your business, it’s easy to put your own personal development on the back burner.
Our senior leadership training programmes help business leaders be the best they can be. They identify the behaviours and qualities senior leaders need to demonstrate to get the best from their teams, and link these to achieving tangible business objectives.
We work with business owners, managers and other senior leaders to coach them through a bespoke programme of management training that builds a well-developed senior team where every person understands how their actions, behaviours and outputs contribute to business success.
If you’re after one-to-one senior leadership coaching, we’ve got that covered, too. We work with many small business owners to understand what success looks like for them, before coaching them through bespoke leadership training to help them get their teams on board and reach that common goal.
A word from our clients...
“With over 40 retail stores across the UK and employing over 200 staff, it is extremely important that we are supported by a professional and competent team. Moda In Pelle have been working with Howarths for over 9 years now and their pragmatic, commercially focused legal support has been crucial in adding value to our business operations.”
Moda In Pelle
“The team at Howarths are always available to talk to and offer clear advice and have supported us through some tough periods of change. I would recommend Howarths for all of your employment law, HR and H&S needs.”
“At Howarths we get exactly what we need - a personal service, tailored to our needs. All the team at Howarths are great and we know that when we do have a query that we will get the most appropriate advice, in a timely manner that is easy to understand. We would not hesitate in recommending Howarths.”
``The knowledge base, commitment and attention to detail are second to none; it's refreshing to partner such a forward thinking, competent HR provider who delivers real value to our organisation.”
``Howarths' knowledge and skill can always be relied upon. Just as importantly, their friendly and personal touch instills confidence at all times.”
Kirklees Stadium Development Limited
``We have found the support and advice from Howarths invaluable. I would highly recommend the Howarths team to any company. You never know when you may need them.”
The Pink Link
“Howarths provide an invaluable service and provide a level of reassurance that professional advice is always on hand at a time when the business needs it.”
“The team at Howarths offer you professional advice, support and comfort in your HR needs when you need it and you know that the advice will be accurate and above all within the current guidelines due to their excellent background in Employment Law. They are also a great source of training in all aspects of HR and it's all delivered in an easy to understand manner for myself and my team”.
“A competent, honest and highly professional company. The staff are passionate about their jobs, welcoming and supportive. The advice they give both verbally and in writing is always promptly delivered and instils me with confidence, even in the most difficult of situations”.
Wakefield Independent School
“We have used Howarths for several years now and to know that we have such a reliable, professional and knowledgeable organisation at the end of the telephone who can advise and guide us in all aspects of HR is worth its weight in gold”.
Robert Watts Estate Agents
“We know that should an issue arise, we can rely on them for step-by-step advice on how to deal with it. In our dealings with Howarths we have found that issues are dealt with promptly and with utmost professionalism”.
R&L Enterprises Ltd
“Howarths has become an invaluable asset to the essential smooth running of our business and in safeguarding our employee relationships; the friendly, professional service has become a cost-effective “can’t do without” business tool”.
“Howarths have been supporting Children’s Place’s employment practice for the past 7 years. We have always been impressed by how positive and professional all members of the team are. The support we receive is invaluable, as it is always effective and dealt with in an efficient timely manner. With a staff team of around 200, Howarths really do support our employment practice in all aspects of delivery”.
Children’s Place Ltd
“Aztek International has been a happy client of the Howarth Partnership for over ten years. On the rare occasion where you need their service, they react immediately, and it is good to have someone who is on your side. They will always guide you down the right track and make sure you do not make any impulsive mistakes. It is great to have someone you can have an open conversation with, and get great advice back”.
“Having been successfully supported by the team at Howarths for nearly five years now, we can confidently say that the highly tailored advice, guidance, documentation and most importantly, practical solutions offered to us by all its team members has always been of the highest standard and extremely responsive. A relationship with Howarths is therefore a must-have for all businesses in this day and age!”
“Howarths have been supporting us and our clients for many years. We have always received expert practical advice. No problem or quick question is too small or too much trouble”.
GL Barker Accountants
Although our current providers drastically reduced their rates I knew that from the moment Tracey arrived, and had then gone through what they could offer, Howarths seemed the right kind of people for us”
``As we have grown over the past couple of years, our relationship with Howarths has become a key part of the business. They are both pro-active and re-active to events happening in the world and our business, and have become a key member of the group”.
“We had been using the services of Howarths for several years on an ad-hoc basis until Gavin advised we would be better off using their yearly contract package. We now sign up every year safe in the knowledge that Gavin and his team will be there when we need them for all of our employment related questions. Excellent service and advice always given.”
“I would not hesitate in using / recommending Howarths – a dedicated, reliable and honest company across the board”.
John Alderson & Son
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