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Returning to Work Safely after the Lock Down - Virtual Coaching now available

As many business gradually emerge from Lock-down over the coming days and weeks, the focus will be on altering working arrangements to ensure they are Covid-19 safe.

Many employees will be very anxious about returning to work and uncertain of what to expect, especially on their first day back. Understanding the fears and anxieties that your employees have is key to encouraging and facilitating their effective return to work as quickly and safely as possible.

The discussions Line Managers have supporting employees returning to work will need to be well-structured and allow for a two-way conversation to give employees a real sense of security.

We have developed a focused, interactive virtual session to coach Line Managers and provide practical guidance on how to hold an effective Return to Work discussion post Lock-down. The session(s) can be delivered on a one-to-one basis or with up to four people from the same organisation at any one time. We do this either via Zoom, Teams, Skype or your organisations chosen virtual platform should you prefer. Pricing is as follows:

  • 1 Person = £45 per person (approx. 45 mins duration)
  • 2 People = £40 per person (approx. 50 mins duration)
  • 3 People = £35 per person (approx. 55 mins duration)
  • 4 People = £30 per person (approx., 60 mins duration)
  • Please email for an initial no obligation Consultation or to arrange your session(s).

    21st Annual Employment Law Conference - 19th November 2020 EARLY BIRD OFFER

    We are pleased to confirm the exciting programme and session choices for the 21st Employment Law Conference on Thursday 19th November 2020. We have an early bird discount offer price currently available of only £99 (usual price £185) for all bookings received by 31st August 2020

    What is this event?

    This is the premier Employment Law Event in the North East It regularly attracts over 240 participants from the private and public sector. Previous attendees regularly return as they see this as a major networking and knowledge gathering opportunity. You can choose the sessions you wish to attend to fit your needs.

    Who should attend?

    If you are wanting to be seen as a practical expert in your organisation and be totally up to date on Employment Law, please attend. If you are responsible for people development and management, you can gain a lot from this event.

    Who runs this event?

    The event is jointly run by Weightman Associates, the leading management development consultancy and Womble Bond Dickinson, a transatlantic law firm, providing high-quality legal capability and outstanding personal service to a wide range of regional, national and international clients from 27 key locations across the United Kingdom and the United States .

    Booking Information

    Spaces are limited for this event and demand is high so please book early to secure your space. This full day event is only £99 per space.

    Please click on the flyer image below to access the Event Programme for the 2020 Conference.

    Difficult Conversations Open Workshop LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

    We are now running this ever popular training in an interactive virtual way. This development activity is idea for new and experienced Line Managers who would like to develop their ability to hold difficult discussions with their direct reports. Please contact us if you would like to register an interest in this course. It is perfect for new and existing managers who would like to develop or refresh their skills to hold difficult conversations with others to achieve a positive outcome. If you wish to find out more about this event or have a training need for an in house course or coaching and you would like more information, please call John on 07443 654 864 or please contact us  for booking enquiries:

    Weightman Associates New CEO

    We are pleased to announce the Appointment of John Grant as our new CEO. John has worked at Weightman Associates as Operations Director since 2015 and brings with him a wealth of experience as an Executive Coach, Facilitator and Consultant. John is looking forward to his new role and continuing to deliver a high quality service to our clients. Tony will still take an active role in the Company as Non-Exec Chairman.

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    Tony Weightman Completes His New Book

    Tony has been busy writing a new book which has just been launched by the international publisher, Kogan Page.

    Assessment Centre Success provides the reader with a practical guide to succeed at Assessment Centres from a job applicants perspective. The new book is available to purchase via the Kogan Page website with a special discount to celebrate the launch. Click on the book image to read more about the book and place your order. Enter the code assessmentcentre20 to qualify for the discount on the order page when prompted.


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