What We Do2022-01-06T16:06:15+00:00

RHD Consultancy offer a wide range of services to help your business. Whether you require management consultancy services, research, or language training, we’ll do our best to provide the help and advice you deserve.

Research & Evaluation

  • Policy evaluations
  • Research projects
  • Investigations e.g. compliance, governance, complaints
  • Evidence gathering and data analysis in order to inform and/or formulate policy and improvements
  • Reporting, publishing and presenting findings, solutions and recommendations
  • Consultations
  • Focus group facilitation

Education and Qualifications

  • Quality assurance and continuous improvement
  • Good practice in on-line and remote learning
  • Writing policies and strategies for schools, colleges and training providers
  • Advising on compliance with regulatory requirements and national standards
  • Developing and delivering qualifications
  • Professional development for education experts and practitioners
  • Good practice in Welsh medium and bilingual assessments
  • Delivering and growing Welsh medium education
  • Welsh in Education Strategic Plans
  • Engaging, consulting, and communicating with staff, students and stakeholders
  • Governor and Board Member Training
  • Learner Voice and student satisfaction initiatives

Strategy, policy and management

  • Strategy and policy writing
  • Policy developing, reviewing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Strategic direction and formulating Strategic Plans
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Governance and compliance audits and advice
  • Change management support
  • Conducting consultations
  • Staff engagement and internal communications work
  • Developing and delivering training and guidance for staff
  • Help with speech writing and public speaking
  • Coaching and mentoring for leaders and managers
  • Conducting performance audits and identifying improvements, efficiencies and better value for money

Welsh language and equalities

  • Compliance with Welsh language legislation including the Welsh Language Standards
  • Writing Welsh Language Schemes, strategies and policies
  • Impact Assessments
  • Compliance audits and corporate health checks
  • Bilingual Skills Strategies
  • Conducting Staff Skills Audits
  • The Active Offer
  • Welsh in planning

Language Training

  • Workplace training from beginners to A level standard
  • Training for Welsh speakers to use Welsh at work
  • Specialist training on using Welsh in work contexts e.g. terminology
  • One to one coaching
  • Speech writing and public speaking in Welsh and bilingually, including use of terms.

Have a Question?

If you would like any help or a free initial consultation, get in touch.

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Testimonials and Case Studies


Plantlife logoPlantlife 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 […]

Conwy County Borough Council – Replacement Local Development Plan

Conwy Council LogoConwy 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 […]

Welsh Revenue Authority – Welsh language strategy

Welsh Revenue AuthorityCourtesy, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our Upcoming Projects

We’re always working hard to provide expert and independent advice that will make a difference.

Here are some of the projects that are in the pipeline.

  • In 2022, we will be conducting an audit/ corporate health check for an awarding organisation delivering qualifications in Wales.
  • In 2021, we worked with the Life Sciences Hub Wales on their corporate compliance and updated their action plan. We look forward to working with them on their next steps this year.
  • We are looking forward to launching our new impact assessment toolkit to support organisations when complying with the Welsh Language Standards.
  • We have been supporting Conwy County Borough Council will their Local Development Plan. We have already produced their revised Welsh language planning policy and created an innovative tool to assess the impact of large-scale planning projects.

For a full list of our upcoming projects as well as keep track of all of our projects head over to the News pages.

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