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Mental Health in the Workplace

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May 16th, 2019

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Back in 1946 Roffey Park was set up to help those traumatised by the war years to return to and thrive in the workplace. The people helped then were suffering from a range of mental health illness including depression, anxiety and PTSD.  It was a revolutionary concept as participants were encouraged to share their experiences […]

Roffey Park Institute partner with Hr NETWORK for three years in continuing quest to discover Scotland’s HR champions

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May 1st, 2019

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Hr NETWORK is extremely proud to announce that Roffey Park Institute, the world-class executive education and research institute, has become the key sponsor for the Hr NETWORK National Awards, for three consecutive years. The partnership, which will run from May 2019 encompassing all the build-up to this years’ awards gala dinner, which takes place on […]

8 overlooked but effective management skills

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November 22nd, 2018

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It’s an old adage but a good one: people don’t leave organisations they leave managers. Successful managers have strong people management skills to know what their team needs to work effectively and how they can encourage them to be more successful.  As a result, strong and effective people management skills are crucial for organisations to […]

Essential skills for HR Business Partners

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August 21st, 2018

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HR Business Partnering is a widely accepted approach in today’s organisations.  HR Business Partners must focus intently on the organisational goals of delivering value, driving change and stakeholder satisfaction.  Here in our infographic we outline ten essential skills they need to be effective. Business Acumen able to understand the impact of the latest economic and […]

Roffey Park announces the appointment of a new Chief Executive

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July 24th, 2018

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Alison Ritchie and the Board of Trustees are delighted to announce that the Board have recruited a new Chief Executive for Roffey Park who will start on 1 August 2018. Robert Coles is Founder and Director of the Centre for Alternative Leadership and Management.  He has had a distinguished career in Learning and Development; Executive […]