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A message from our CEO

A message from our CEO In the wake of Coronavirus, Well Grounded temporarily halted all face to face training and transitioned its aftercare services online in just a week, following a rise in demand for its support services.  Our CEO writes about the last 2 months at Well Grounded. "On the 18th of March Well

Handy Work

Handy Work Oh hey! It’s Aashifa speaking, it has been a while since we last caught up on here. I hope you are in the best of health, drinking a coffee that you like, and have indulged in some self care. For this blog post we want you to kick your feet back as we

Well Grounded Chair, Lindsey MacDonald, is walking for 26.2 hours on a treadmill this weekend. Find out why..

Well Grounded Chair, Lindsey MacDonald, is walking for 26.2 hours on a treadmill this weekend. Find out why.. Lindsey MacDonald loves a challenge.  She has a degree in physics and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro last year. She co-founded a charity, the Homeless Football Association, whilst studying for her PhD in Sociology. Shortly after receiving her PhD,

The Power of Coffee: part 3

Coffee and community Welcome to the third and final post in our series on “The power of coffee”. The first blog post explored the ways in which coffee can be an empowering tool for personal transformation and the second reviewed the impact of connecting the industry with a diverse talent pool. For part three we’ll

Reflecting on 2018

  It’s that time of year where I get to look back at all the amazing achievements of our trainees, Graduates and the team. I feel exceptionally lucky to work with such incredible partners. Thank you for being part of our journey. Our year in numbers: 1.Training, accreditation and jobs We have supported 116 trainees

Mental Health in the workplace

Mental Health in the workplace This week saw World Mental Health Day 2018.  According to the mental health charity Mind, one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. This blog addresses the relationship between mental health and working in hospitality, and identifies strategies to support mental health in

The Power of Coffee

The Power of Coffee As you might have guessed, we’re pretty keen on coffee here at Well Grounded. On #InternationalCoffeeDay we’re celebrating the power of coffee to transform lives.   Coffee is diverse and means something different to all of us.  For some it’s taken milky with sugar, for others it’s straight up black. Regardless