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How to stay motivated at work

How to stay motivated... Whether you are in the office or working from home we all have days where we struggle to stay motivated at times. Here are some ways we think can help!   Keeping a list of your tasks This will help you focus and stay on track and ultimately...

5 Benefits of getting back to the office

  The 5 benefits of getting back into the office Going back into the office after a long period of working from home may be a very daunting thought for some. The ongoing global pandemic and introduction of social distancing has been a huge change to what was once our...

COVID-19 Update

May 2021 - Update on Coronavirus/Covid-19 Following the latest government announcement, Tempest Management Training will be gradually returning with face to face teaching and assessment, where we able we will coninue with remote learning as the main source of...

Use it or lose it: The Apprenticeship Levy

Levy employers are at risk of loosing out on their apprenticeship levy training funds, due to not spending them and engaging in training and development. If you are a Levy paying employer, you have gone through setting up a digital apprenticeship account (DAS) to be...

How to motivate your team…

Are you wondering how to reach your employees potential by motivating and inspiring them?  "It’s the job of the manager not to light the fire of motivation, but to create an environment to let each person’s personal spark of motivation blaze." - Frederick Herzburg We...

Qualities of great leadership

Leadership is a very important role, whether the organisation is micro, small or large. Leaders play a very important part in the business, as this is the individual who will keep the employees feeling motivated, valued, respected and boost team morale. If I asked...

5 effective ways to make others feel valued in the workplace

As an employee, feeling valued is highly important. When an individual within the workplace feels valued you will see heaps of benefits such as, low staff turnover, loyalty to the company, high performance, employees wanting to go that extra mile and respect. Here are...

How leadership influences employee behaviour

Leadership and management is important within any organisation, small or large and is the key to motivated, empowered and valuable employees, with a good leader you will see many positives.  Firstly, it is important that you know which leadership style you are and...

Developing your employees with apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are being noticed as a great route to furthering employee’s knowledge within their current position, and also a great route for individuals wanting a career change but have little or no experience within the field. This is giving employees the...

How to increase your productivity

Sometimes we are faced with challenges at work, such as time management, a full diary for your week ahead, a never-ending to-do list etc. To maintain these things and keep on top of them we need to ensure we are ensuring productivity. Read on to discover some tips,...

How to set personal goals for 2018…

The New Year is approaching, a time to reflect on the year we are leaving behind and time to focus on prospects, some may struggle to decide the steps for achieving your goals. Firstly, I hope that you have had a great 2017 and achieved many things, whether this be...

Why constructive feedback is important to practice, as a leader in your organisation…

Do you often try to avoid ‘negative’ feedback? Well keep reading, and we’ll let you in on some tips on how to deliver feedback constructively to build motivation… Firstly, you need to understand your employees, do this by getting to know them to understand what really...

How to self-motivate…

Low motivation is popular amongst us, especially around this time of year… we have a few tips about how you can be sure that your motivation doesn’t get up and go. Motivation is the desire and willingness to do something which requires a great deal of enthusiasm and...

Success for a Nottinghamshire Training Provider

Nottinghamshire based training provider delighted in winning Business Person of the Year Award category for the Chad Business Awards 2017   (Mansfield, UK (27th November 2017) - Tempest Management Training, the leading provider for Lincoln College and experts in the...

What does 20% off-the-job really mean for employers?

Many employers are still getting to grips with the 20% off the job rules, what you really want to know is… what does this mean for you? This is not a new rule, it has been a part of apprenticeship programmes for a long time. According to the ESFA’s apprenticeships...

What is your leadership style?

Have you ever wondered what style of leadership you naturally adopt within your position? Some maybe wondering, what exactly is meant by 'style' ? A leadership style is a range of techniques, traits and skills you can adopt within an role/organisation or team to...

How to increase employee motivation

Are you wondering how to reach your employees potential by motivating and inspiring them? It is important that as leaders, that we develop and get the best out of our employees, this all comes down to your leadership capabilities and how well you motivate your team...

Can apprenticeships lead to university?

Not sure what your options are or which path to take, don’t panic there are many ways you can kick start your career… Many people are under the assumption that you need A-levels to go to university, now apprenticeships are becoming more recognised, and a low-cost way...

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OfSTED Monitoring visit report

“Employers value highly, the calibre, professionalism and integrity of Tempest’s assessors and managers” In November 2018 we were visited by OfSTED as part of their national monitoring visits for apprenticeship providers. We have introduced the new apprenticeship...