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Workforce planning and succession planning

Right people, right place, right time

What's the difference between workforce planning and succession planning?

Although workforce and succession planning are connected, different approaches and strategies apply

Horizon scanning

The starting point for both workforce and succession planning

Workforce planning - part 1 - workforce profiles

Getting workforce information to you

Workforce planning - part 2 - the template

Developing your service workforce plan summary

Succession planning part 1 - identifying critical posts

Putting it down on paper (or excel!)

Succession planning part 2 - actions and strategies

Exploring solutions to mitigate 'brain drain' and increase resilience

Succession planning - part 3 - case studies

Examples of succession planning by Council services

Local and national opportunities

Influencing local and national workforce and succession planning agendas


Available data to establish workforce and succession planning trends and themes

Developing young people and removing barriers to employment

How a range of apprenticeships, internships and employability programmes can help your planning

OD and HR support

Helping us help you