Planning your workforce

A good workforce plan will help your organisation be more successful and make sure that you have the right people in place to meet the needs and future opportunities for your business.

The right people are those who are keen, skilled, have the right values and know what they are doing. These people will provide high quality care and support and help your business to grow.

Practical approaches to workforce planning

Our free guide gives a summary of how you can do workforce planning using the analyse-plan-do-review method.

Our practical workbook has everything you need and takes you through the whole workforce planning process using a practical analyse-plan-do-review method.

It gives you important questions to answer and key tasks for you to do to. This will help you to pull together a clear picture of what your organisation looks like now and support you to plan for the future.

Order your copy from our bookshop for just £20


Help with planning and developing your workforce

Our ‘Workforce planning and development tool’ is designed to help your organisation plan for and implement a new workforce development plan.

Complete any of the nine sections of the online tool, and you’ll receive a free and personalised report based on your answers, sent direct to your inbox.

It will help you to understand what works well in your organisation, identify the gaps and priority areas for future development.

Take a look at our ‘Workforce planning and development tool’


Redesigning your workforce

To help organisations who are undergoing any form of organisational restructure or transformation we’ve developed the ‘Principles of workforce redesign’ and supporting guides.

The principles set out the key things you need to take account of when changing the way your staff work and our guide helps you to implement them.

Take a look at the principles and how others have applied them