August 19, 2007

Herts CASE (Consultants and Self-Employed) forum is a networking and support group for self-employed and lone professionals working in Human Resources and other people-related professions in Hertfordshire.

The group meets 6 times a year for both formal and social events and aims to provide a network of professional contacts in all areas of people management. It provides support and contacts to help our members develop their businesses as well as providing opportunities for individual professional development.

Ground Rules:

  • No selling
  • Have fun
  • Be committed
  • Build trust and relationships
  • Share knowledge
  • Do not see each other as competitors
  • Have shared responsibility for facilitation

Future Dates:

  • Thur 6 September 2007
  • Wed 14 November 2007
  • Tue 15 January 2008
  • Wed 19 March 2008
  • Thur 15 May 2008
  • Wed 16 July 2008


  • Mill Green Golf Club

Anyone who would like to receive an invitation to join, please contact me.


Institute of Business Consulting

August 19, 2007

I have no personal knowledge of this newly formed professional body but will be finding out…

ibc-logo.gif“The Institute of Business Consulting is the professional body for all consultants and business advisers.

Designed to raise standards of professional practice in small and large organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors we provide a development path for the profession, supported by high quality resources and a recognised qualification route.

Please bear with us whilst we develop our new website. You can find limited information about us here or why not visit the Institute of Management Consultancy or the Institute of Business Advisers websites.


CIPD Conference 2007

August 19, 2007


CIPD has moved their Conference & Exhibition (in Harrogate) to 18-20 September 2007.

British Institute of Learning & Development

August 19, 2007

British Institute of Learning and Development


“In conjunction with the re-branding exercise, the BILD has launched a new website to enhance services to members, facilitate networking and provide a portal for members to exchange ideas and best practices.

Listed below are some of the new innovative tools coming soon to our new site:

Recruitment – the opportunity to either advertise a position or browse employment opportunities, which may be of interest to them.

Shop –discounted learning and development materials

Wiki – an online tool designed to help members exchange and upload information or collaboratively add and edit content for other members.

Podcasts – listen to the BILD podcasts of speakers from recent events wherever you go on your MP3 player. Just download the podcast and transfer it to your player, or listen via your computer.Online connect –online publication featuring relevant articles and up-to-date industry information.”