Management and Human Resources
ACT, (Amwell Consultancy & Training Ltd.), are specialists in Management,
Human Resources, Training and Development in both the public and private
Human Resource Development and Management
Amwell Consultancy and Training Ltd (ACT) offers a wide ranging service
to Clients in the areas of Management and the effective use of Human Resources.
Staff are the most important resource you have in your organisation and
you ignore them at your peril. But do you develop your managers and your
staff? What assistance do you actually give them? Could you do more? ACT
believes very strongly in the Continuous Professional Development of staff
and works with managers and supervisors to achieve this. Could we help
| ACT can help
you with the following
range of Consultancy and Training services:
- Compiling skills audits and training needs assessments
- Carrying out management reviews and restructurings
- Devising appropriate staff management systems
- Devising appraisal systems
- Preparing staff handbooks
- Offering Coaching and Counselling sessions to staff at all levels
in the organisation - up to Chief Executive level.
- Advising on staff communication systems, including the effective
use of e-mail and newsletters, for example
- Working with staff to ensure that fair recruitment and selection
techniques are being utilised, including the provision of appropriate
courses when necessary
- Advising on the recruitment and selection process for senior staff
- Advising on employment issues, including redundancy and dismissal,
to ensure that the organisation is not put at risk with regard to
possible Industrial Tribunals
- Carrying our training and development sessions on management and
Four Functions of Management
Management is centrally concerned with four functions - planning,
organising, leading and controlling. It is through these four functions
that organisational goals can be achieved. Getting things done through
people and other resources and providing direction and leadership
is what Managers do.
Keith Stevens is seen here working with a group of senior managers
in an LEA on planning the next stage of the service's development.
ACT can help in these four areas:
- Planning - the management function concerned with defining goals
for future organisational performance and deciding on the tasks and
resource needed to attain them
- Organising - the management function concerned with assigning tasks
into departments and allocating resources to departments
- Leading - the management function that involves the use of influence
to motivate employees to achieve the organisation's goals
- Controlling - the management function concerned with monitoring
employees' activities, keeping the organisation on track towards its
goals and making corrections as needed
Working with you as a member of YOUR team, we can make a difference
in all these areas, which translates to your "bottom line".
|Efficiency, Effectiveness and Performance
ACT can assist your organisation become more goal
directed and strategically focused, whilst at the same time not losing
sight of operational and day-to-day issues. The aim is to make the
organisation more effective - that is, it achieves its stated goals
(and ideally exceeds them!) Contributions to the efficiency of an
organisation are always welcome. Efficiency is about achieving the
stated goals of the organisation with the use of minimal resources
- materials, money and people.
The ultimate responsibility of managers is to achieve
high performance which is the attainment of organisational goals by using
resources in an efficient and effective manner. A manager's job is complex
and multi-dimensional and requires a range of skills - conceptual skills,
human skills and technical skills. ACT can help managers
in all three areas. The application of these skills changes as managers
move up the organisation
Our Lead Consultant, Keith Stevens, is an experienced Manager in both
the public and private sectors. He is currently External Examiner to Writtle
College in Chelmsford for their DMS and CMS programmes. He is also a Fellow
of the Chartered Management Institute and was, until recently, Chairman
of the local Branch of the CMI.
|Recent Clients include:
Henman Green Ltd
CAB - Harrow
Rosti (Wembley) Ltd
Wokingham District Council
Swindon Borough Council
There are occasions within every organisation when a need arises for a
short-term injection of new skills or to cover for an illness or vacancy.
ACT can help you fill that gap by offering an Interim
Management Service. Please contact us to discover if we can help you.
ACT has access to a wide range of suitably qualified
and experienced managers who may just be right for your particular project.
ACT has specific experience of Project Management, including
many schemes that have been multi-disciplinary and with large budgets.
In addition, Keith Stevens often works with a number of agencies (including
Veredus, SOLACE and Ashton Penney) in providing interim support to local
authorities. Recent clients include: Swindon BC, LB Havering, Hull and
East Riding Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder, and Breckland.
Transfer of Staff under TUPE
ACT is able to effect the transfer of staff from the public sector to
a charitable institution. Keith worked with the Connexions service
in Norfolk to transfer a number of staff, under TUPE, to The Exchange,
where they will be carrying out similar duties. Keith was able to ensure
that the staff were able to remain within the Local Government Pension
Scheme - LGPS.
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