Managing Staff

You know you need to train your staff – but a lot of managers and leaders can forget that they need to keep developing and learning as well. In this section we have some practical resources that address some of the most common managerial challenges – holding honest conversations, managing conflict, building resilience and creating a happier workforce. You can also get started with accessing training in management skills, team leadership skills, and leadership development workshops for women aspiring to lead.

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Resources to develop management skills

Tips for creating a happier workforce

A happier workforce is often more productive, which is better for your business. This article sets out tips for how you can create a more productive and happier workforce.

Small and big things to make happier employees

Holding honest conversations

This webinar provides a structured approach to ensure you are thoroughly prepared emotionally to hold an honest conversation.

Take your first step in tackling honest conversations

Managing conflict

This webinar will support leaders in understanding why healthy conflict is important for creating high performing teams and how to manage it.

Manage conflict in a productive way

Building resilience and supporting team wellbeing

When it comes to enhancing wellbeing, building resilience will help a leader and their teams to flourish.

See how you can help your team become more resilient

Leadership and management skills

Develop the leadership and management skills you need to run your business effectively.

Find out what training is available

Developing team leadership skills

Create a culture in your business where leadership skills are acknowledged and rewarded.

Learn more about developing leaders

Supporting women leaders

Aspire2Lead is a project that provides free support to women and businesses in the York and North Yorkshire area.

See how Aspire2Lead could help you

Horizon Scanning: Four questions social enterprises need to answer

With so much going on in the present, it’s not always easy to look to the future. However, the identification of potential risks and opportunities is vital to the long-term health of any business, and social enterprises are no different. Horizon scanning helps in assessing whether you are adequately prepared for future changes or threats.