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FBS Consultancy is owned and operated by David Hazell.


Professional qualifications:


Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA)

Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh Business School)

Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD)


Other associates skilled in a variety of disciplines are also available.



David has been involved in training and development and education for over twenty years.


Having first trained and qualified as an accountant he moved on into more general management and then management development and training.


He has operated in both the public and the private sectors and has also lectured in General Management Theory and Practice, Financial Management and Accountancy. He was a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group where he taught in the field of human resource management.


David has considerable experience of business and people management, organisational consultancy, training and development, and is a skilled facilitator and coach.



In addition to training and development David’s past consultancy experience includes:


Business and strategic planning, capital investment appraisal, financial modelling, financial control and management information systems, business advisory activities, budgetary control


Identification and design of management training and development strategy, training needs analysis, OD interventions and change programmes, problem solving workshops and group facilitated events, team building programmes and events


Psychometric testing, design and delivery of assessment and development centres, recruitment and selection, job analysis, competency identification and definition, behaviour anchored rating scales



David holds Level B Intermediate qualification in occupational testing with the British Psychological Society


He is an accredited user of the TMI and associated instruments published by Team Management Systems, the NEO PI-R personality profile published by Psychological Assessment Resources Inc., Saville and Holdsworth's instruments including the OPQ, the Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI) and numerous other psychometric instruments for measuring ability and personality.



Some comments from course participants:


Very relevant and interesting, learnt a lot

Informal but informative and constructive, very good

Well structured approach to a complex issue

Very well presented and clearly presented

Made me think about my attitudes and methods

Very good, well informed and everyone participated

It will enable me to run my team meetings more effectively

I had a specific problem and now I feel more confident about dealing with the issue, many thanks

It was really useful and constructive

Lots of information and ideas that I plan to use in the very near future

Very approachable and friendly, willing to listen to participants

Thank you - I had fun learning today

Believe it was pitched at an excellent level for the group

Made me feel positive towards my appraisal

I would recommend it

David's appropriate mix of teaching i.e. - 'having a go and discussions' worked really very well

Training style was very easy to follow - kept everyone focussed

Very worthwhile and one I will encourage my team to enrol on

Very enjoyable, thank you, one of the best I have attended

Fantastic, very easy to understand

Very good, easy to understand and relayed it in a way we could relate to