Business Gateway Growth Hub - Leicestershire Supporting Growth

Flexible Workforce Development Plans

Event Information:

Type: Business Growth

Date: Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Available To: Eligible SME's

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE


Effective and timely workforce development planning is more than just forecasting headcount. It helps provide agile staffing solutions that complement the future direction of your business. A good workforce plan informs the business planning process and provides important data including recruitment, time to hire and staff retention rates.

This workshop is a practical hands-on session that will show you how to get the best out of their most valuable asset – your workforce. You will learn how to best plan and focus on addressing some of the key challenges in the business such as skills shortages and succession plans.

Who should attend this session?

Managers of staff within a food production environment

What will we cover?

  • Understanding the organisation and context
  • How to build a flexible and resilient workforce
  • How to identify Skills gaps and areas of succession
  • Employee retentions initiatives
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Understanding of peaks and troughs of business cycles
  • Addressing skills shortages across the organisation

What outcomes can you expect from joining us?
You will leave this webinar with a range of tools to help you:

  • A strategy for addressing skills shortages and gaps
  • Improved employer engagement
  • Better retention and recruitment strategies
  • Ability to deal with change

This is an interactive, action planning online workshop. You will leave this session with handouts and a practical action plan which can be implemented within your business. Where possible, we would like to encourage you to join this session with your video camera turned on and when instructed by the facilitator, you may un-mute your microphone to take full advantage of the interactive nature of the workshop. 

Who’ll be presenting this webinar?

Tracy Duggan is a highly skilled coach, trainer and organisational development practitioner with proven influencing, negotiation and advocacy skills at a senior executive level. I have a unique blend of expertise which includes: project and partnership management; service delivery and design with a strong track record in developing and delivering UK wide skills solutions and campaigns.

This presentation is delivered in partnership with Business Gateway Growth Hub and Food and Drink Forum and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Places are limited and priority will be given to trading SMEs based in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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