WELL Training named as finalist for prestigious West Midlands Business Masters Awards

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Global staff development WELL Training have been named as a finalist for another leading West Midlands business award.

WELL, the training partner for brands such as Just Eat For Business and Edgewell Personal Care, parent company of market leaders such as Wilkinson Sword, is among the four finalists for the Family Business prize at the 2021 West Midlands Business Masters Awards, organised by regional news website Business Desk.

WELL is based around the family unit of mother and director Jackie Wyke, daughter and CEO Lindsey Flynn and eldest sister Lianne Russell, Director of Teaching Learning and Assessment.

With its HQ in Wolverhampton, WELL launched in 2010 and now serves companies across the UK and globally with clients ranging from huge international brands, UK sector leaders such as marina operator Premier Marinas through to large public sector organisations such as the NHS.

The winners will be revealed at TheBusinessDesk.com’s annual West Midlands dinner on November 11 at the Macdonald Burlington hotel in Birmingham.

It is the second award finalist placing for WELL to be announced this summer. Lianne Russell is in the running for the Empowering Potential Leader prize at the 2021 West Midlands Leadership Awards, also organised by Business Desk West Midlands, which will be announced on September 17.

Awards recognition

TheBusinessDesk.com launched the 2021 West Midlands Business Masters Awards to celebrate the companies in the region which have achieved outstanding results over the past 12 months.

CEO Lindsey said: “The WELL team draw upon extensive global experience to set the very highest standards in leadership and management development so it is pleasing to be named as a finalist in this competitive category. We see everyone on our team as being part of the WELL family and will continue to fly the flag for the West Midlands in our work around the world.”

Amid the challenges of the Covid-19 global pandemic, WELL is on course to deliver significant growth in 2021 on the back of achieving successes for clients such as food tech success Just Eat For Business, heritage Midlands homeware brand Charles Bentley and Premier Marinas.

With extensive experience of providing bespoke training via online platforms, which it established before the global lockdown, it also shapes apprenticeship programmes for leading national brands.

Further to this, 350 people at risk of long-term unemployment across the Black Country were helped towards work through WELL’s successful delivery of the Building Better Opportunities and Black Country Futures sessions.

Paul Kennedy, Chair of the WELL board, said: “WELL has been something of a ‘hidden gem’ in the Midlands, delivering state of the art solutions to national and global clients, while transforming futures and delivering business growth, so it is pleasing to receive this award recognition. With the team continuing to set high standards, WELL is on course to continue to excel in the coming years.”