The Business Toolkit

The Business Toolkit will provide you with all the essential skills businesses need if they are going to succeed in their respective markets. It covers the basic legal and financial requirements that businesses need to adhere to if they are to run smoothly.

Employees with human resource or financial responsibilities within their organisations will find the workshops in this section particularly relevant and useful in helping them perform these tasks more effectively.

All these courses can be run in-house and tailored to your business requirement! Courses in this section include:

Introduction to Excel

Intermediate Excel

Advanced Excel

Health & Safety in the Workplace

Emergency First Aid at Work

Building Workplace Resilience

Call the Training Team 01604 490490 to discuss how we can help you!

Our Upcoming The Business Toolkit Events

  • Mental Health First Aid | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    30/07/2024

    Mental Health First Aid

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    This 2-day course will allow you to become part of the largest MHFAider® community in England, gaining access to resources, ongoing learning and 24/7 digital support through our MHFAider Support App®, to give you the tools and knowledge you need to carry out the role effectively and confidently, whether that be in your workplace, a volunteer role, or in the community.

  • Emergency First Aid at Work | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    13/11/2024

    Emergency First Aid at Work

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    This course will train attendees to give appropriate emergency first aid to anyone who is ill or injured in the workplace. The course teaches the appropriate level of first aid required in low-risk businesses under the HSE 1981 legislation. Students are assessed to ensure that they understand and would be able to fulfil the role of first aider within their workplace. Bostock are registered by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) to provide EFAW training.

  • Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    10/10/2024

    Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace

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    The most basic requirement of any workplace is that it is a safe place to work! This course provides solid and essential knowledge for any employee working in any area of the business, including how to identify potential hazards, how to report potential health and safety problems and how to work in safe and healthy manner. Good health and safety relies on employers and their employees working together.

  • Advanced Excel | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    23/05/2024

    Advanced Excel

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    Do you already have good knowledge of Excel? Then this one’s for you! This course builds on your prior knowledge and will progress you further by using some of the more complex Excel functions, bringing your ability to a new level using new formulas and analysing data effectively.

  • Intermediate Excel | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    15/10/2024

    Intermediate Excel

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    Anyone who is familiar with the basic features of Excel together with basic formulas will benefit from attending this course. This course places great emphasis upon the importance of understanding how to build the spreadsheet correctly with Dynamic Ranges. It is therefore important that participants are at the appropriate level to ensure a good learning experience.

  • Advanced Excel | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    19/11/2024

    Advanced Excel

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    Do you already have good knowledge of Excel? Then this one’s for you! This course builds on your prior knowledge and will progress you further by using some of the more complex Excel functions, bringing your ability to a new level using new formulas and analysing data effectively.

  • Intermediate Excel | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    20/01/2025

    Intermediate Excel

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    Anyone who is familiar with the basic features of Excel together with basic formulas will benefit from attending this course. This course places great emphasis upon the importance of understanding how to build the spreadsheet correctly with Dynamic Ranges. It is therefore important that participants are at the appropriate level to ensure a good learning experience.

  • Advanced Excel | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    10/02/2025

    Advanced Excel

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    Do you already have good knowledge of Excel? Then this one’s for you! This course builds on your prior knowledge and will progress you further by using some of the more complex Excel functions, bringing your ability to a new level using new formulas and analysing data effectively.

  • Emergency First Aid at Work | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    06/06/2024

    Emergency First Aid at Work

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    This course will train attendees to give appropriate emergency first aid to anyone who is ill or injured in the workplace. The course teaches the appropriate level of first aid required in low-risk businesses under the HSE 1981 legislation. Students are assessed to ensure that they understand and would be able to fulfil the role of first aider within their workplace. Bostock are registered by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) to provide EFAW training.

  • Powerspeak – Public Speaking & Presentation Skills | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    19/06/2024

    Powerspeak – Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

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    This course is designed to enhance public speaking and presentation abilities. It focusses on voice control, overcoming public speaking anxiety, effective body language, and practical scenario training. The aim is to build confidence and improve communication skills for a variety of professional contexts.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Power BI | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    05/09/2024

    Introduction to Microsoft Power BI

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    This course will help you gain the skills in how to analyse data and share insights with one of the most powerful reporting tools. With over 20 built-in visuals and a vibrant community of custom visualisations, you can create stunning reports.

  • Diversity Dynamics | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    12/09/2024

    Diversity Dynamics

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    This course is designed to empower organisations to harness the power of diversity and inclusion. The core purpose is to foster an environment where every employee feels valued, understood, and integral to the success of the business. By breaking down barriers, challenging stereotypes and cultivating an inclusive mindset, this course aims to transform your workplace into a vibrant, dynamic, and innovative hub.

  • IOSH | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    27/11/2024

    IOSH

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    The IOSH Managing Safely 3-day course aims to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage health and safety in the workplace, ensuring a safer working environment and compliance with relevant regulations.

  • Powerspeak – Public Speaking & Presentation Skills | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    06/02/2025

    Powerspeak – Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

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    This course is designed to enhance public speaking and presentation abilities. It focusses on voice control, overcoming public speaking anxiety, effective body language, and practical scenario training. The aim is to build confidence and improve communication skills for a variety of professional contexts.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Power BI | Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

    04/03/2025

    Introduction to Microsoft Power BI

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    This course will help you gain the skills in how to analyse data and share insights with one of the most powerful reporting tools. With over 20 built-in visuals and a vibrant community of custom visualisations, you can create stunning reports.

Northamptonshire Business Awards 2023!

The Northamptonshire Business Awards recognise and celebrate the very best in Northamptonshire business.

On Thursday 23rd November 2023 we revealed the winners of the Northamptonshire Business Awards 2023, headline sponsored by Wilson Browne Solicitors! Make sure you check out our highlight video and find out this year’s winners here.