Experiencing recruitment and retention challenges? Introducing the NEW British Marine HR Toolkit webinars

Published on: 30 January 2023

30.01.23 - HR Webinars (1)

Book your place today for great value training and advice!


British Marine is delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new suite of easy to access HR focused webinars, in partnership with training specialists WeDo HR Support Ltd.

Each of the four, two-hour webinars, have been tailored specifically for small to medium-sized leisure marine businesses, each tackling a different aspect of the HR function, offering practical advice, tips and guidance, which can be easily applied to your business.

“These new webinars have been developed in response to many of our members voicing concerns over recruitment, retention and skills shortages within our sector and seek to provide the relevant information and skills to support businesses with their HR function”, explained Lesley Robinson, CEO, British Marine.  

The webinars will take place once a month, between February and May and include interactive Q&A sessions and supported by downloadable how-to guides. 

Webinar topics include: 

Webinar 1 – HR for the non-HR manager – 22 February 2023    

This webinar is designed to provide useful information and resources so managers can confidently handle HR issues on their own. Delegates will leave with a greater understanding of HR knowledge and strategies to implement into their organisation. 


  • Employment law
  • Employment documentation
  • Data management
  • Absences
  • Employee engagement
  • Learning and development

Webinar 2 – Recruitment and Selection – 15 March 2023

This session provides an overview of recruitment and selection processes for line managers. Delegates will leave with a greater understanding of the tools needed to recruit and select the best talent for their organisation. 


  • Job description hints and tips
  • Interviews
  • Assessment criteria
  • Data protection
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion

Webinar 3 – Retention – 26 April 2023   

This webinar provides line managers with an overview of the key elements of retention and the steps they can take to ensure that they retain key talent. Delegates will learn what drives employee retention and what they can do to keep their people motivated and engaged.


  • The benefits of having effective retention strategies
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Rewards and recognition
  • Involving your people
  • Understanding your people

Webinar 4 – Learning and Development – 24 May 2023

Designed to give line managers an overview of effective learning and development techniques. It will explore best practice in learning and development and discuss some of the potential pitfalls they should be aware of.


  • Effective approach to learning and development for employees
  • Career conversations
  • Learning styles
  • Personal development plans

The webinars are available to both British marine members and non-members and with just 50 places available make sure you book early to avoid disappointment. Once signed up you also have the opportunity to pre-submit questions which can be addressed in the relevant webinar.

The inclusive price, which covers all four webinars, is:

  • British Marine member price – £180 + VAT 
  • Non-member price – £400 + VAT

(The webinars are sold as a package of four and not sold separately)

If you feel you or someone from your business could benefit from attending, please contact Kitty Judd at kjudd@britishmarine.co.uk for further information and to book your place. 

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