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Exciting developments at SSG Training & Consultancy

As SSG Training & Consultancy returns to delivering classroom-based health, safety and HR training at its head office in Plymouth, the firm has announced a number of exciting company developments.

The first is the appointment of one of the team’s longest-serving members, Denise Maclean, as Development Director.

Denise has been with the company for over 16 years, working in sales and marketing with her most recent role being Head of Marketing and Communications. She will take on her new role to support the long-term growth plans of the organisation in order to maintain, expand and maximise business potential. 

Denise said: “I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of the wonderful team at SSG for over 16 years.  During this time, we have come a long way and, with this new role, I am looking forward to taking the development of SSG to the next level. Our future is extremely optimistic, and as we enter this new phase of business development, I am excited to meet the challenge head on!”

Another big change for SSG is Dr Julie Hutt stepping into the pivotal role of Operations Director, where she will oversee the Service Delivery Team while managing key business processes and day-to-day operations.

With the current market being affected by the pandemic, SSG is focussing on preparing the business for the future while also ensuring it can help clients navigate their way through the challenges created by COVID-19. 

SSG has had a very busy 12 weeks, from introducing new online face-to-face courses to providing free webinars on a range of topics. On top of this, the company has invested in a new online shop, supplying free business guidance packs to help companies returning to work following lockdown. The packs include a range of items, including risk assessment frameworks, tool box talks, webinars, posters and guidance documents on workplace health, safety and HR issues.

Mark Salmon, Managing Director of SSG, said: “COVID-19 has presented many challenges to us over these past few months, but these new board appointments are an important part of our preparations for a really positive and exciting future. Both Denise and Julie are invaluable members of the SSG team and I very much look forward to working with them to ensure that we continue to provide a high standard of health, safety and HR training and consultancy services to those who need them.”

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