The People Advantage




Resources & Communities

A space for materials, news, updates for our

'Learning Communities' of

  • course participants (future and past)
  • coaching clients

STOP PRESS - Coming Soon

Look out for more information on New Communities & Resources

Learning Communities


Social Media


The SWIMM Pool

South West Institutions' Middle Managers' Programme

A popular, 5 star rated, innovative, 2-day residential programme for middle managers working in Universities.

See testimonials

Once you have experienced our SWIMM residential, – a chance to reflect on your role, develop key management skills, network with peers in sector; you are invited to join the SWIMM Pool Learning Community.

There are currently 14 cohorts of SWIMMers, a rich source of knowledge, support and experience.


Updates and invitations to:

  • Exclusive Offers
  • Events
  • Annual SWIMM 'Dip'
  • Informal events e.g. ‘Fireside’, interview
  • Networking – Face to face or virtual
  • Online Resources
  • 'Thought Leadership’ articles
  • One to One & Team Coaching Discounts
  • Psychometrics – MBTI, Team Management Profile


Once you are in the Pool, you will receive regular newsletters with information and links to courses, events, online resources tailored for the SWIMM Learning Community.


  • Face to face & Online
  • Courses, Programmes, Events
  • Annual SWIMM 'Dip'
  • Informal events e.g. ‘Fireside’, interview, Q&A

Offers just for you & team

Blogs, Thoughts, Reading


You Got This!

A new Learning Community for Leaders & Managers


Coaching - the friendly virus....

pass it on!

A new Learning Community for:

  • Coaching, MBTI and TMP Clients and
  • anyone learning to coach.

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Upcoming courses, events
Offers and discounts
Our Community Network Groups have access to online resources.

Get in touch

Contact us for:

  • information of any of the services we provide.
  • (For Coaching) - if you would like to arrange a free 30 minute initial telephone/video conversation.

I aim to respond to all messages within one working day.

Or sign up to your newsletter, you can either use the form above or request this in the message box below.

Alternatively, you can call me on 07733 629015.

You may also want to connect via Linkedin.

Location, Insurance

Our office is in Bradford on Avon, just outside Bath.

We are very flexible, happy to travel to your place of work or another suitable business location. We are happy to work throughout the UK and of course work online.

For training/ team events: If you do not have a preferred location, we can make arrangements with venues, where we have preferential rates.

For Coaching: Clients can choose to meet at or near their place of work or home. We also have access to other suitable business spaces, if preferred. Coaching online is also available.

INSURANCE: The People Advantage has professional indemnity insurance for coaching, training, education and consultancy, and public and products liability insurance.


You will find our prices are very competitive.

We guarantee you will receive innovative, workable, cost-effective solutions from award-winning, highly qualified professionals, with 20+ years experience.

We have many options, and our fees reflect whether the event/service is 'off the shelf' or more tailored to your circumstances.

We offer special rates for not for profit organisations and charities

We only charge travel, if the venue is over 20 miles from BA15.

Qualifications, Expertise

The following are held by Angie Allcock, Director & Founder of The People Advantage. You can be confident that all of our Associates are also well qualified and accredited.


  • Nominee for Times Higher Education Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development


  • Masters in Human Resource Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma In HRM
  • Level 5 Diploma in Management Coaching & Mentoring
  • Mental Health First Aid


  • Myers Briggs (MBTI) Steps 1 and 2
  • Team Management Profiles
  • Thomas Kilmann Instrument (Conflict)
  • Organisational Climate

(In addition, our Associates are qualified to administer other diagnostics, contact us for more information).


  • Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD)
  • Member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council