22nd October

Return to Work

Halifax Hall/The Edge, Sheffield

The issue of work and mental health has been continually rising up the agenda of employers. Mental health (e.g. depression, anxiety, stress-related problems) is the leading cause of sickness in the UK and more needs to be done to help people stay well at work.

These free workshops run by The University of Sheffield Management School, South Yorkshire Housing Association and the Department for Work and Pensions will help you to understand how you can transform your back-to-work support for employees with mental health problems and help them to stay in work. The workshops will be interactive and include direct expert input, group discussions, questions and answers, and trying out solutions, including recently developed toolkits that SMEs can use to develop practical strategies for supporting employees

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23rd October

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Technology - Networking Event

Sheffield Hallam University - Hertha Ayrton Centre

Join us at the Hertha Ayrton Centre at Sheffield Hallam University to find out more about the potential of additive manufacturing and 3D printing from an end-user's prospective; its benefits, challenges and current/future trends. We will provide details of routes to regional and national funding to help your business introduce or make use of additive manufacturing and 3D printing in partnership with the University. It includes a tour of our facilities and there will be representatives from additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology and software companies.

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25th October & 26th October

Clear Ideas for Innovation

The Circle | Rockingham Lane | S1 4FW Sheffield | United Kingdom

Many innovations fail to be implemented by SMEs because of poor business planning, failure to understand the target market’s needs, lack of creative solutions, and poor implementation strategies. To address these problems, this two-day CLEAR IDEAS training programme has been designed for anyone working in an SME who wants to spark creative thinking and accelerate implementation of innovation. The programme will also offer an opportunity for networking with other SMEs, in both formal and informal settings, to share challenges and learn to collaborate more effectively.

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30th October & 31st October

Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

AMRC Training Centre

A two day technical overview of the scientific principles underlying metals technology and how they are applied in practice.
The course aims to provide a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify and process metals in an industrial context. Some prior understanding of metallurgical principles is assumed.

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