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Our events and workshops cover a wide range of areas from health and wellbeing to supporting charities and helping members reconnect with the workplace, either in the corporate world or to start and grow a business.

They bring to life what we’re doing online and help you to make new connections and learn and discover something new. They are fun, informative and a great way to develop new skills, expand your network and build your confidence.

Caroline Edwards – Events Director

The Perfect CV

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Creating Engaging Reels on Instagram

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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In Conversation With … shining the spotlight on leading entrepreneurs

This is the launch of our new ‘In Conversation With’ series where we shine the spotlight on leading entrepreneurs and RHC Members.

We learn what inspired them to start their business, what drives them, what makes them tick and hear about what they’ve learnt along the way,

We hear about the big wins, the tough times and they share with us some of their best advice.

We never stop learning and it’s so useful to be able to learn from others.

Click on the image to watch our latest spotlight.

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Resilient Women Leaders Programme

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - March 8 @ 9:30 pm

Nutrition & Everyday Healthy Eating

January 17 @ 11:00 am - February 8 @ 2:00 pm

Omni Local Business Wimbledon Networking

January 19, 2022 @ 7:45 am - March 11, 2023 @ 9:30 am


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  • HR Dept training programs -special offer for January

    *I am pleased to offer a 10% discount if you sign up before
    the end of January to any of these . . . services. Please contact
    me quoting JAN10 to receive this offer.
    *Bespoke packages also available.
    One of the greatest assets any business can have is its staff. Employees who perform well will in turn, help the business to succeed. The HR Dept provide a range of courses to the help train your team.
    The Management Essentials series of programs are a cost-effective way to upskill your staff to be able to deal with core HR issues across the business. These courses are aimed at line managers or those who have supervisory or team leader responsibilities and day-to-day management of others.
    Here are a few of the courses we can provide but if you would like to request more information or dates of courses, please email me directly or call me on xxxxxxx
    Managing Performance
    Would you like to manage the performance of your employees more proactively? Do you know how to stretch a good performer or recognise and deal with a poor one? This workshop will give you practical tips and actions that you can put into practice in the workplace.
    Managing Conflict
    None of us like to admit there are simmerings of conflict where we work, but at some point, if we haven’t already, we will all be faced with a conflict situation. Knowing what it is and how to deal with it is key to ensuring it doesn’t escalate. This workshop will help you to deal with those difficult situations and give you insight into the role of mediation.
    Managing Absence
    Ever wondered how much absence is costing your business each year? Have you struggled to manage an absent employee, whether long or short term? In this session I will cover both short and long term absence and you will leave with practical tips and actions to put into place.
    Effective Team Leadership
    Your people are your biggest assets, and by far your biggest investment. So how can you ensure you motivate, inspire and lead your team successfully to achieve their goals on a daily basis. This session will explore management and leader-skills skills to lead your team to a higher performance.
    Discipline and Grievance
    Handling discipline and grievance issues can be costly and time consuming. With consequences both financially and in terms of your reputation, it id imperative that you follow a timely, fair and legal process. Knowing the steps to achieve this is key to minimising risk. The workshop will take you through the disciplinary process to here you are taking the right steps.
    Recruiting Staff
    Would you like to attract the best talent in the market? Are you looking to reduce the new hire mistakes that are often and easily made? How do you know you’ve hired the “right” one? In this up to date and engaging workshop, we will look at the tools we have available for the recruiting staff, including evaluation of your vacancy, methods of recruitment, interview techniques, making the offer and onboarding.
    Diversity and Inclusion
    What is your understanding of diversity? Research suggests that different generations have varying interpretations. Although hugely important, neither diversity nor inclusion always make the priority list for busy SMEs. The danger of this can result in negative workplace well-being or even a costly tribunal claim for failing to comply with the Equality Act.
    Communicating with Confidence
    Does the mere thought of standing in front of others to speak make your heart sink? Do you know the impact your body language has when you engage in conversation?
    In this very popular workshop, we will consider a series of techniques. They will assist you in using your body language effectively, communicating assertively, and displaying confidence in conversations, team meetings and presentations.
    HR Admin
    Handling HR administration can be costly and time consuming if done wrong. This workshop is essential learning, where we will look at the employee life cycle and the processes involved that will drive consistency across the business, taking account of the relevant employment law.


  • Magnetic boost for January!

    Lots of us are feeling in need of a boost this January with a need to move on from the last 18 . . . months, prioritise wellness & those dearest to us.
    Magnets can be one piece in our wellbeing armoury – invigorating & positive plus helpful with muscle aches & pains, low energy, menopause & circulation.
    Try our chakra power hearts, our strongest magnets for wellbeing.


  • Simple Social Media Kit

    I am so excited to introduce to you Simple Social Media Kits by Claire and Kat!
    Graphic Design Kat . . . Anklesaria and I have created these Instagram kits with female entrepreneurs in mind.
    Each kit contains:
    A pack of fully personalisable Instagram templates (posts, carousels, stories, highlight icon)
    A canva tutorial to personalise your templates yourself in seconds
    30 ready-to-adapt caption templates
    50 calls to action to improve your conversion
    A printable content calendar and content method
    Cheat sheets and tips to improve your Instagram presence
    + A year’s worth of content ideas
    Why should you buy your Simple Social Media Kits?
    Save time ( create professional posts and designs in seconds)
    Brand consistancy ( a recognizable look and feel across all your posts)
    Save money ( no need to pay a designer or agency to create all your social media posts)
    Easy inspiration (with ready to use templates and a year’s worth of content ideas)
    Convert with your content ( with a calls to action cheat sheet and a strategic content method)
    There are 10 styles to choose from, check them out on my website!
    The launch price of Simple Social Media Kits by Claire and Kat in £99 (instead of £124).
    Click the link below to purchase.


  • Aromatherapy Balm Holiday Survival Set

    Indulge in our survival set to get you through the stresses of Christmas! Containing two full sized . . . balms and two special edition eye masks, its a great way to get you through this busy festive time. ​
    1 full-size ESCAPE Aromatherapy Balm 5g in a felt stocking ​
    1 full-size SLEEP WELL Aromatherapy Balm 5g in a felt stocking​
    2 Scentered | Popmask special edition DE STRESS chamomile scented Eye Masks 
    2 X 5g / 0.17oz
    Not recommended for use in pregnancy.


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  • Returning to work

    Recommending Ian Black from Acorn Consulting

    My 23 year old daughter has had a couple of sessions with Ian to help her in her job search. He's helped her refine her CV, define which types of jobs would suit her based on her abilities, experience and what she's attracted to, determine which search channels to use and to best use them. He's also helped her with interview training. He's extremel

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    Looking for a local electrician

    Hello neighbours, I wondered if anyone could recommend a good, reliable and reasonably priced local electrician for some basic wiring jobs. I did have a contact person but he has since retired. Many thanks for your help in advance. Oonagh McGrath Mobile 0774 877 1035

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  • Networking

    Global Networking

    Hi - I am just popping in here to say hi (this is my first forum post) and to ask if any of you know of business related networking groups that have a global appeal. I am a leadership coach focused on Emotional Intelligence tools, assessments and techniques and am although I am based in South Africa I do all my work online/virtually. As I previou

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  • Well Being

    Women's retreat hosted by Wimbledon-based pyschotherapist Pam Custers

    Take a breath. Recentre yourself. Build calm. Join this intimate womens' retreat hosted by psychotherapist Pam Custers. This retreat gives you the opportunity to step away from normal life for a weekend to take a breath, recentre, and restore your inner calm. Many of us are feeling frazzled and burnt out by the last 18 months, so we wanted to crea

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  • Childcare

    Live in Nanny/ Mother's help/Book Keeping and Babysitting available!

    Hello! I am available for Live in childcare. I have 17 years of childcare experience in Fulham/Putney/Barnes area and 13 years of book keeping experience in South West London. I am responsible, kind, intelligent, reliable and efficient. I am not vaccinated with the Covid19 vaccine at the moment. Caring and warm personality. Enjoys being around chi

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