Training Day: A Post Covid Workplace

Navigating complex and legal issues post Covid and resetting the leadership agenda. 

Wednesday 23rd March 2022 I The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth, Bolton I 9am – 4pm I £99 per delegate (all proceeds to Fortalice).

Business owners and their management teams are invited to join us for this exclusive strategy training day where we’ll explore trends exposed and enhanced by the Covid-19 pandemic and offer practical legal advice to help navigate the changes that are moulding the future in today’s world that simply demands more.

Who should attend?

Business owners, HR & People Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders and Llama Enthusiasts! (All will be revealed).

What we’ll discuss

  • A post pandemic workplace, from remote work policies to virtual leadership.
  • Employers’ responsibilities and what’s on the horizon in employment law for 2022 (including a full case law / legislation update).
  • The key to being able to analyse employee behaviours and how to overcome difficulties.
  • Leadership and its impact upon change in your business.
  • Employee wellbeing and why a better employee experience delivers better results.

You’ll join other like-minded individuals to discuss HR strategies in our engagement session centred around the ‘Role of the Leader’ as we focus on workplace scenarios incorporating an interesting interactive session with the Llama herd (…and there’s certainly a few ‘Llama Queen’s’ amongst them!).

We’ll hear from a fantastic line up of speakers

  • Sarah Collier, Partner & Head of Employment Law at KBL. Sarah has practiced exclusively in Employment Law for over 10 years and advises businesses on a multitude of HR/employment matters including employment tribunal litigation. Sarah drafts employment documentation and regularly delivers employment related training.
  • Phil Badley, Diamond Nine. With a background as an HR Director and Operational Director, Phil has a strong track record in supporting leaders to transform organisational behaviour, operational performance, improve efficiency, increase revenue and improve employee morale. Phil brings his leadership learning and experience together with his passion for developing individuals and teams to design interventions that deliver practical results.
  • Maria Mander, Health & Wellbeing Specialist at Skills for Growth. Providing strategic direction for your business to create a culture of wellness and increase performance for success. Maria has vast experience in developing wellbeing strategies designed to encourage and educate employees to invest in their wellbeing to thrive at work.

Plus, special guest speaker…

  • Gill Smallwood MBE, Chief Executive at Fortalice. Having recently been recognised in the New Year Honours List for her services to victims of domestic violence. Gill was awarded an MBE for her longstanding work locally, both in the community and with Fortalice. Gill joins us to share an insight into her challenges as a leader throughout Covid and beyond.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Timings: 9am registration and breakfast, 9:30am start, finishing at 4pm.

Venue: The Wellbeing Farm, Wheatsheaf Hill Farm, Plantation Road, Edgworth, Bolton, BL1 0BY

(Located close to feeder routes for the M65, M61, M55, M60, M6)

Cost: £82.50 plus VAT (£99) per delegate which includes a delicious locally sourced grazing lunch, tea/coffee and farmhouse cakes plus parking facilities.

All proceeds from the event will go to Fortalice.

To reserve your place contact Kirsty Critchley at or on 01204 527777.