October 3

Dearden HR Co-chair Steve Swayne appointed as Chairperson of The Institute for Turnaround

Steve Swayne

“This is a great honour for me and I will endeavour to build The IFT as the champion of turnaround excellence to the best of my ability”.     Steve Swayne

On the 25 th September, Steve was nominated as Chairman of The IFT, Europe’s leading professional body for practitioners who deal with profound and radical turnaround and transformation in organisations.

Steve is also the Managing Director of Kingsgate, a successful professional services organisation providing delivery solutions ranging from turnaround to organisation-wide transformation within the public and private sectors. In addition, Steve is Co-chair (along with business partner Mark Gammage) of Dearden HR, a high-quality provider of HR business solutions for the public and commercial sectors, aiming to take the drama out of dealing with difficult people issues.

Further Information
If you would like more information on The IFT, Kingsgate or Dearden HR, please visit the following websites or contact us on:

Kingsgate:    www.kingsgate-uk.com or contact Heena Patel, Business Development Manager on 07884 497651

The IFT:    www.the-ift.com or contact Jitesh Mistry, Corporate Partners, Operations, Membership on 020 3668 0424

Dearden HR:    www.deardenhr.co.uk or contact Mark Gammage, Managing Director on 07966330315

September 20

Dearden HR announces acquisition of medical staffing training consultancy

Dearden HR has been working with the NHS and private sector for over 30 years making a real difference in human capital practices where we provide practical solutions to the management of people.

The addition of Jane Cole Associates builds on our existing service portfolio enabling us to provide a one-stop shop solution for all medical staffing issues.

Over the last 10 years, Jane Cole Associates have been offering high quality training and consultancy in the field of medical HR, having trained over 1600 delegates from 100 organisations, UK wide.

In addition to offering in-house training, provided at a venue of your choice, Dearden HR will continue to offer Jane’s excellent and well received national training courses, the most popular of which is the one-day Medical Staffing Masterclass, at venues in London and Manchester offering exceptional value for money. All of the courses are suitable for medical staffing and HR personnel, clinical leaders, managers and other staff who work with clinicians. They will be delivered by experienced trainers with expertise in both human resources and medical staffing.

Clients should be assured that Dearden HR will maintain the same high-quality standards set by Jane Cole who has over 30 years’ experience in the field of medical staffing. The well-established and informative monthly e-newsletter will also continue to be enjoyed by over 900 staff.

Jane Cole will continue to be involved to ensure a seamless transition of the business.

Jane Cole
"I am delighted that after 10 years of providing medical staffing training and consultancy to NHS colleagues, Dearden HR are going to be continuing this work. I am confident that the work will continue to be provided to a high-quality standard and would like to wish them every success in this evolving and fascinating aspect of HR".

Jane Cole




"We are excited at the prospect of being able to support colleagues working in the sphere of medical staffing and look forward delivering courses which add real value to the NHS. We welcome the opportunity to continue and build on the success of Jane Cole Associates and would like thank Jane Cole in advance for her commitment to ensuring a smooth transition"

Mark Gammage

Managing Director, Dearden HR

Mark Gammage

For further information, or if you are interested in one of our courses, please contact Juliette Stern, HR Consultant at janecoleassociates@deardenhr.co.uk
Alternatively, please visit www.janecoleassociates.co.uk

September 20

Dearden HR and Kingsgate awarded to Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2

Dearden HR is delighted to announce that the Crown Commercial Service has awarded it’s sister company, Kingsgate, a Framework Agreement for Lot 1 Business Consultancy Services under Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2 (RM6008) with Dearden HR as an approved key subcontractor to Kingsgate.

Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2 commenced 4 September 2018 and will last for a period of up to 4 years. MCF2 complements the existing Management Consultancy Framework (MCF) for which Dearden HR and Kingsgate are already suppliers and together they offer a broad range of consultancy services which replace the original ConsultancyONE Framework.

As a supplier under both CCS Frameworks Dearden HR is able to deliver specialist HR consultancy services to the NHS, central government and the wider public sector through this this cost-effective and legally compliant procurement framework

Mark Gammage, Managing Director of Dearden HR, said “We are proud to be recognised as a leading HR consultancy business and I am delighted that we can now offer clients access to our services either directly through MCF or via Kingsgate on MCF2.”

Dearden HR is a high-quality provider of HR business solutions for the NHS, public and commercial sectors. We aim to take the drama out of dealing with difficult people issues and work closely with our clients to agree clear objectives and outcomes. At the heart of what we do is a commitment to adding long-term value and creating solutions that ensure tangible business benefits.

Further Information
If you would like more information on this framework, please visit the Crown Commercial Services Management Consultancy Framework RM6008 Framework page. https://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/contracts/rm6008

For further information on Dearden HR please see our website http://deardenhr.co.uk/ or contact
Mark Gammage – Managing Director
Mobile: 07966 330315
Email: mark.gammage@deardenhr.co.uk