Services for business
Keeping your staff engaged with activities that make your workplace a stimulating place will make you a distinctive and appreciated employer. Working with professional writers on creative writing training can also improve the written skills of your employees, build their confidence in the use of language and help build creative and connected teams.
Our activities can be tailored to meet your exact needs and are therefore suitable for both bigger corporate employers and SMEs. We can also commission writers to create very special leaving presents for board members or valued staff members.
We can devise activities to meet your specific needs; here are some examples of what we can create:
Word power workshops
Want to develop the creativity of your staff, improve their verbal and written skills or bring a team together? From one-off workshops to a programme of progressive activity, our writers can devise a programme of activity with you to address your staff needs and to ensure that the training is fun, interactive and has long-term benefits.
Written communication workshop
Finding the right tone of voice for an email or a letter is more important than ever but it’s not always something that is articulated well within the workplace. Our Well-written Workshop can be tailored to formulate the essence of your company communication and our writers can work with staff to improve their word power and writing confidence.
Outstanding writing workshop
For staff who need to communicate what your company does both inside and outside of the business. This workshop teaches a toolkit of skills to generate approaches to writing and will build ability in your staff to develop confident written communications which get you noticed for all the right reasons.
Books for business
Creating a book group for staff can bring people together from across the business to build communication skills, to cross department boundaries and add an element of thoughtful relaxation to the working day. By working with New Writing North you will be able to benefit from our group facilitation skills and get advice on book choices and how to promote the project in-house. We can also help to train staff as meeting facilitators. Through us you can also invite ‘real’ writers to workplace events.
Whether you give speeches every week or once a year, ensuring that they are well written and engaging is a very specialist skill. Working with an associate writer can help you to plan and develop a speech that is fit for purpose. Whether you need gags, great opening remarks or just support to get your message across in language that is appropriate for your audience, we can help you get it right.
Conference speakers and facilitators
We can supply writers to create poems to mark the end of your conference, or to sum up the event or create scripted performances to open an event. We are happy to discuss your event in detail to ensure that the writers that we supply can meet your exact requirements.
Creating special gifts
When valued colleagues retire or move on, why not mark the occasion with a very special gift – a bespoke poem commission. When Paul Callaghan retired as chairman of Business Link, we worked with Business Link to commission a poem for Paul and produced the poem as a framed picture. The poet we commissioned talked to Paul’s friends and colleagues so that the poem reflected his life and achievements.
If you would like to discuss any of these activities or purchases, please contact Claire Malcolm on 0191 233 3850 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.