Unitemps save the world and raise £200 for Heart Research UK!

Congratulations to Unitemps who save the world with a Longden team event on a lovely sunny morning at Scarman House. The team of 50 staff from the dynamic recruitment company encountered “An element of surprise” as they successfully completed the team tasks to raise over £200 for Heart Research UK. Joanne Taylor from HRUK thanksContinue reading “Unitemps save the world and raise £200 for Heart Research UK!”

Aggregation of marginal gains. 1% margin for improvement in everything.

Well done to Yorkshire where the Tour de France will begin today thanks to the aggregation of marginal gains. Gary Verity, the visionary behind the winning bid for Yorkshire to host this event describes how the concept of the aggregation of marginal gains helped them to secure success. Dave Brailsford, the coach behind the successContinue reading “Aggregation of marginal gains. 1% margin for improvement in everything.”

Plant trees, build teams, leave a lasting legacy

We were out in The Heart of England Forest this week planting trees, then enjoyed bacon sarnies to round off the morning at Studley Castle – what a great way to build teams and demonstrate your commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. The Phoenix Group is enthusiastic about the business benefits of tree planting, “The HeartContinue reading “Plant trees, build teams, leave a lasting legacy”

Enjoy more than free blackberries this September with Longden

I am enjoying the fabulous free feast of blackberries in the hedgerows and thought that you may like to benefit from a free place on our next ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management course. This year, Longden is celebrating 21 years as a successful provider of practical qualifications and as part of ourContinue reading “Enjoy more than free blackberries this September with Longden”

Shakespeare’s Secret discovered in Stratford-upon-Avon!

A group of 32 high flying young people from Kuwait have a fun with a fast introduction to Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon with Longden whilst supporting The Buzz Arts & Community Centre – a local charity, by meeting there for lunch. Organised by Longden Events, the group race around Stratford on a beautiful summer’s day gaining clues at 10Continue reading “Shakespeare’s Secret discovered in Stratford-upon-Avon!”

Do you waggle? Come to the woods on 9th September for a treat!

Do you Waggle? Announcing the first UK CSR and Sustainability Showcase – ‘Waggle in the Woods’ Monday 9th September will see the first ‘UK CSR and Sustainability Showcase – Building your CSR culture’ event taking place at The Heart of England Forest, Great Alne, outside Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. Speakers include Paul Tanner from TataContinue reading “Do you waggle? Come to the woods on 9th September for a treat!”

Leadership development – sizzling summer savings!

Now you can choose the best route to develop your leadership skills with a sizzling summer offer of a 50% saving on published fees from Longden. We have a practical programme of leadership development running at our training centre at Westwood Business Park, near to Warwick University from 19th – 21st August 2013.  Download the details hereContinue reading “Leadership development – sizzling summer savings!”