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National Grid Case Study


In this case study, we explore how working with National Grid with a focus of investing in their employees, and working to bridge the gap of gender equality in a male dominated industry has impacted them as an organisation. We look into why investing in your workforce has significant benefits and how our Springboard and Spring Forward programmes have empowered their women to progress in both their careers and personal lives. Kelly Larkin & Katy Campbell Senior Operability Analyst & Lead Auditor National Grid Springboard & Spring Forward Development Programmes Why did you choose Springboard Consultancy to support National Grid [...]

National Grid Case Study2023-08-23T16:27:22+01:00

Leadership development for women – By Dave Gunner co-editor of Ruby, the Virgin Atlantic Blog


Training – it might sound dry, but it’s one of the most exciting, important things we do here at Virgin Atlantic. It’s about developing our people into the best they can be, whatever their role at the airline. Giving them the tools to do a great job, to look after our customers and each other, and to work towards our goal of being the UK’s most loved travel company. One of the training courses we’ve started to offer is called Springboard. It’s a personal and professional development programme, designed and delivered by women for women. It gives women at Virgin Atlantic the skills [...]

Leadership development for women – By Dave Gunner co-editor of Ruby, the Virgin Atlantic Blog2020-07-08T21:13:10+01:00

Making Royal Mail an employer of choice


Springboard contributes to Royal Mail’s continuing success The Organisation Royal Mail is the UK’s most trusted letters and parcels delivery company, supporting customers, businesses and communities around the country. It is the designated Universal Postal Service Provider and the only company delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, six days a week service to more than 29m addresses across the UK. Its vision is to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. Royal Mail floated on the London Stock Exchange in October 2013 and is now a member of the FTSE 100. Royal Mail is one of the [...]

Making Royal Mail an employer of choice2020-07-08T21:15:42+01:00

Women’s Development Programmes at Rolls-Royce


The Organisation A power systems provider, designing, manufacturing and supporting a range of products and services for air, sea and land applications, Rolls-Royce is a global company providing highly-efficient integrated power and propulsion solutions. Its power systems are predominantly used in aerospace, marine, energy and off-highway applications. Rolls-Royce is one of the world’s most famous brands. Its reputation for engineering excellence, developed over more than 110 years, is now augmented by providing high levels of service and performance. As a company, Rolls-Royce plc is committed to innovation and the continual pursuit of improvement in all aspects of its work. It’s [...]

Women’s Development Programmes at Rolls-Royce2020-07-08T21:15:44+01:00

Helping the NHS with professional & personal development


Across the UK the NHS utilises the Springboard Women’s Development Training Course during times of restructuring and change, as well as at times of relative calm. Rainy Faisey, Deputy Director of HR with Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and Jacqui Hinds, Leadership Development Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust recently spoke about their experiences of working with the Springboard Consultancy and running this programme. What were the challenges? Jacqui joined the newly merged Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust In 2006. She explained why they identified a need for personal and professional development at this point: “During the merger morale seemed [...]

Helping the NHS with professional & personal development2020-07-08T21:15:49+01:00

Addressing equality issues with The Police Service


Springboard Consultancy and the Police Service – A Winning CollaborationThe Springboard Consultancy are tremendously proud of our long and successful relationship with police services nationwide. We recently spoke to Yvonne Coolbear from Suffolk Constabulary, Amanda Rickwood from Cambridge Constabulary, Steve Rossiter from the Dorset Constabulary and Moana Walker from West Midlands Constabulary to find out more about their experiences of running our courses. Between them they run all of our core programmes – Springboard, the women’s personal and work development programme, Navigator, the men’s work and personal development programme, Spring Forward, for men and women on the way up, and Fresh [...]

Addressing equality issues with The Police Service2020-07-08T21:15:51+01:00
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