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What's going on in the UK

An Inspiration!

Halina Jaroszewska


"Some 742,000 men and around 454,000 women over pensionable age are continuing to work into what would previously have been their retirement years."

Read Hannah Baker's full article in the Bristol Post where she interviews SCT's Halina Jaroszewska and others. 



Making a Difference

I want to live in a world...


Part of our SCT mission is to ensure we have relevant social value.  Isla is a volunteer mentor for the Aspire Foundation, supporting women in charities, not-for-profits and social enterprises to make the world a better place.  Working with charities is one our SCT strengths; have a look at what we have done with the RNIB.  



How is your Career going?

Career Progression


It's not something we have been shouting about, but we have some very good Career Coaches here at SCT.  So if you are at a career crossroads, struggling with your performance, needing interview or CV inspiration, or looking to step up to a bigger role, let us help.  Find out more 


High Impact Coaching Grants

Tony Kennick - Plane!


Up to £5000 is available for eligible businesses looking to scale up and achieve high growth. If yours is a businesses with the aspiration to grow and the willingness to invest, then contact us to find out more about how SCT can help you make your business fly.



How to make Networking work for you

Halina Jaroszewska & Jamie Breese at EVO Network Bristol


Do you like networking? Is it fun for you? Would you like to find a group that you really want to go to and which makes you feel energised and excited... and of course where you know you will make great contacts? Read about Halina's new journey with EVO Alpha. 


An update on Gloucestershire Accelerated Impact Network Support

Assured Business CoachThe GAINS project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the University of Gloucestershire, is now a year into its programme. Jeannie Cohen-Brand, Head of Enterprise and New Venture invited Isla and Halina, along with all GAINS quality-assured coaches, to attend an update session at the Growth Hub in late July. It was a very interesting and informative session outlining the achievements of the project to-date, and objectives for the next 18 months. GAINS continues to provide a fabulous opportunity to Gloucestershire based SME’s looking for growth and great coaching support with grant funding available as part of the programme. What a result, pay £2,600 for 24 hours of business growth support and you get £1,000 grant! Not only that, but GAINS can help you work with a University of Gloucestershire academic and their students, and you can attend fully-funded masterclasses to further accelerate your business growth. Get in touch to find out more


What's Happening Internationally


 Create your Own Village


Interested in what can help you lead a longer and more fulfilling life? The secret has to do with making the right connections. Find out 0n 21st August when David Rigby will lead a workshop to discuss how Developmental Coaching can help you build your own village... even in Altea, Spain. 

 Contact him  for more detail or Book Here


New Skype coaching
David Rigby



Thinking about your personal and professional development or career progression? David Rigby is now offering Skype coaching as an easy access to great support to move your forward. Get in touch here.



Open Courses in Spain and the Middle East

Open Courses International



  • 1   Corporate Storytelling
  • 2   Public Speaking Skills for Presenting Well
  • 3   See Me, See You, See Them - C-me for Effective Communications

Contact David for 2018 dates




Articles and Discussions

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Being ignored?  How to get your emails read and acted upon. Some really good food for thought ".  Read David's Al Arabiya news article on how to get your emails read and acted on.

Click here to read all of David's articles


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