A round up of the latest news and events to happen in the coaching and mentoring community. You can search the Coaching at Work archives by using the search box on the left.

Engineering change

Describes Electrocomponents’ new accredited coaching certificate for managers. Liz Hall Global engineering company Electrocomponents aims to improve performance by encouraging leaders to think more for themselves through its new accredited coaching skills certificate. The business has teamed up with Starr Consulting to roll out the programme which will be accredited by the OCM Group and, […]

Conflict coaching is key to new dispute resolution regulations

Urges organisations to ensure managers have the necessary coaching skills in dispute resolution to prevent disputes escalating to tribunals Liz Hall With a month to go before the repeal of statutory dispute resolution regulations, experts are urging employers to equip managers with coaching skills so they can nip conflict in the bud and avoid hefty […]

Break on through to the other side

Describes research by the Institute of Employment Studies on coaching women to progress in their careers Liz Hall Coaching can help women progress in their careers by helping them address the many barriers which still exist. The barriers which hinder women’s attempts to break through the glass ceiling are similar in Germany, the UK, Greece, […]

Avon calls on solution-focused coaching to restore confidence

Describes a coaching initiative at Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnerships NHS Trust which is boosting managers’ performance and confidence. Liz Hall Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnerships NHS Trust is boosting managers’ confidence and performance with solution-focused coaching (SFC). In November 2006, the trust restructured its services, moving away from a structure based on […]