Cabot Training is a new Commercial Partner

Cabot Training were delighted to join Care and Support South West as commercial partners this summer. Having worked with many organisations including Milestones Trust, Brandon Trust, Care Futures, Newkey, Aspects2 and many more, it was a natural choice to demonstrate to all members that we are more than a training company.

Cabot has a range of associates with a proven track record to grow your business and maximise the potential of your staff. In this Newsletter we get the opportunity to meet the team. For further information contact

Karen Brasier

Karen has experience of working in all of the above organisations and during this time has delivered both ILM Qualifications to hundreds of Senior Support workers and also a range of tailor made training days for managers. It is her belief to inspire individuals to believe in themselves and simply provide them with the confidence to do their job!

Her greatest love is to provide FISH Training! Training that can change mindset and develops a culture of can do  into the workplace.

Samantha Brooks

Sam was in the Army for over 17 years as an Educational and Training Officer. During her years of service, she was involved in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of numerous leadership and management training courses, as well being an experienced facilitator, specialising in the personal development of others. She has taught on numerous ILM courses, as well as general management and leadership, communication and functional skills, values and standards, cultural awareness and equality and diversity.

Paddy Maclennan

Paddy has over 17 years of experience as a human resources manager, after starting his career in sales and marketing. Before starting his own business he was the Head of Personnel, Welfare and Development with Stage Electrics Partnership in Bristol where he ensured the welfare and training of 270 staff

Running a business is highly rewarding but making sure your staff are looked after can take huge amounts of time. While there is no doubt your staff are a huge asset to your business, it’s important to remember that you are, too.

Mary Stoate

Mary worked in the NHS as a radiographer for over 23 years before becoming an independent Management Lecturer and Management and Training Consultant. She has worked in a variety of public and private organisations, designing and delivering ‘in-house’ and accredited programmes.

In addition to her Radiographic and teaching qualifications Mary has the Professional Diploma in Management: Managing Health and Social Care and an MBA

Frances Fawcett (MInstLM, FITOL)

After almost two decades with IT companies including Borland International, Canon (UK) and Microsoft Corporation, Frances spent several years providing marketing consultancy and global programme management to a variety of small and large companies. This included global management of a licensing programme for Microsoft Corporation

Frances is a Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management, and a Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning.