Report Writing

Report writing is an invaluable skill. The ability to plan and write reports which achieve their objectives is an essential requirement for anyone working in the public sector.

Writing successful reports involves communicating information, facts and arguments as clearly and concisely as possible. Using the new industry standard of plain English with a professional tone is the best way to make an impact with all your writing.

Business Writing Skills

The half-day workshop covers the fundamentals of good business writing skills, using a variety of materials for practical exercises (emails, reports etc.). It covers the principals of planning, how to create a reader-focused style, the power of language, and common errors of grammar and punctuation. It will also look at the benefits of using plain English and a readability test for communicating with the public.

Editing Skills

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Building Confidence in Workplace Communications

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Presentation Skills

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Managing Difficult Staff

How do you feel when you read a report, leaflet, letter or professional website that contains errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation? Not impressed?

We all know that business writing must be polished and professional at all times, but the challenge lies in avoiding errors and inconsistencies in grammar, spelling and punctuation. Information must be correct, clear, and concise and must communicate the intended message.

Writing for the Web

The half-day workshop covers the fundamentals of good business writing skills, using a variety of materials for practical exercises (emails, reports etc.). It covers the principals of planning, how to create a reader-focused style, the power of language, and common errors of grammar and punctuation. It will also look at the benefits of using plain English and a readability test for communicating with the public.

Speed Reading

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Time Management

The aim of this half day seminar is to give participants a platform to explore how they manage their time. It gives them an appreciation of how time when proactively managed can be used to achieve personal and organisational objectives more efficiently and effectively. Participants will explore how they contribute to overall performance and consider how they can achieve key results by approaching work in a structured manner through effective planning and prioritisation.

Minute Taking

Working practices have changed significantly in the last few years.  With the growth of hybrid working, accurate minutes are increasingly important. Colleagues who may have exchanged information and kept up to date simply by being in the work environment now rely on minutes more than ever.