Symposium have announced their latest training agreement this week. Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust have appointed the leading HR conference, training and consultancy provider to deliver their popular ‘Getting to grips with HR business partnering’ course in-house to their team of HRBP’s.

The course will focus on developing an action plan to build credibility, maintaining effective relationships and transforming the business partner role. It will discuss the latest thinking on the developing role of business partners, explore the vital relationship with line managers and focus on key areas where they can impact positively on performance.

Symposium event producer, Hayley Griffin, said, “We look forward to working with the Trust and being able to share the expertise from our open workshops in a private seminar for their team.”

Symposium can deliver a full range of HR courses to your door. For more information about booking a courses in-house or developing a bespoke agenda for your organisation fill in the enquiry form here or visit





James Marsh is an HR consultant and currently leads the editorial team at HRreview.

An avid HR blogger and tweeter on HR and management issues, James has worked as an HR manager, consultant, in-house recruiter and trainer and has expertise in both management strategy and HR policies and processes. He has a BA from the University of Nottingham in American Studies, a Masters in Human Resource Management from the University of Westminster and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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