Professional Mentoring

Rachel was allocated as my mentor when I started as a Research Associate in 2012. I had taken up the position having completed a PhD and moved from North Wales and although I was excited about developing my career as a researcher, I felt completely out of my depth! Rachel provided me with advice and a wealth of [...]

2021-12-22T18:13:59+00:00November 12, 2021|Case Studies|

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Cardiff and Vale UHB arranged Welsh language awareness training for senior staff followed by a suite of Welsh language courses for staff across the organisation. This was strategic and purposeful in order to increase staff interest and engagement and general awareness of the national standards. Rachel and her team listened to our needs and tailored a package of [...]

2021-11-12T15:09:54+00:00November 12, 2021|Case Studies|

Providing strategic advice to the HR Department of NPTC Colleges Group on assessing and planning Welsh language staff skills for workforce organisational planning

During 2015-16, the Senior Management Team and Corporate Board approved the College’s Welsh Language Skills Strategy. The process of implementing the Strategy commenced in July 2016 and the first step was to ask every manager and head of academic school to complete a language skills audit for each job role within their area. In December [...]

2021-11-12T15:06:24+00:00November 12, 2021|Case Studies|

Staff Skills Audit, Newport City Council

Rachel came to Newport City Council to undertake language assessments with staff. It was an interesting experience for both the individual staff and the organisation. From talking to the individuals beforehand, many of them were concentrating on their deficiencies, but they became more confident after talking to Rachel and came to appreciate the recognition she [...]

2021-11-11T18:49:57+00:00November 11, 2021|Case Studies|

Conwy County Borough Council – Replacement Local Development Plan

Conwy County Borough Council was preparing its Replacement Local Development Plan in 2019 and commissioned RHD Consultancy Ltd to work on a series of Welsh language impact assessments. We reviewed the existing Welsh language planning policy and undertook research into the revised Technical Advice Note 20, as well as recent developments in legislation and planning [...]

2021-12-22T18:35:48+00:00November 7, 2021|Case Studies|

Welsh Revenue Authority – Welsh language strategy

Courtesy, Grow, Encourage is the new Welsh language strategy for the Welsh Revenue Authority which was prepared by RHD Consultancy Ltd. WRA was a newly established tax revenue authority for Wales in 2017 and they asked us to create an innovative and forward looking strategy for the next five years. We worked closely with the [...]

2021-12-22T18:34:19+00:00November 7, 2021|Case Studies|


Plantlife is a conservation charity working nationally and internationally to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi and they own around 4,500 acres of nature reserves across Wales, Scotland and England. Plantlife has 11,000 members and supporters and HRH The Prince of Wales is their Patron. Wales is home to 23 Important Plant Areas, ranging [...]

2021-12-22T18:36:37+00:00November 7, 2021|Case Studies|
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