We are partnered with two world leading human intelligence and technology businesses; Afriforte and FirstBeat Technologies

Afriforte was launched in 2005, as an extension and supporting arm to the Research Unit for Economic and Management Sciences at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus in South Africa.

Afriforte specialise in understanding the science of people at work, helping employers to optimise their employees.  They are primarily concerned with understanding human capabilities.  Afrirforte understand that it is employees who are the significant asset that enables value growth which drives processes for a business. A healthy and robust employee can apply their skills, energies, and expertise more effectively and efficiently.  This enhances productivity and profitability.

The Afriforte Stress Assessment is a pre-emptive tool that allows proactive identification of stress and burnout risks in your business.  The aim is for preventative interventions to be implemented, promoting robust psychological and physical wellbeing of your employees.

Firstbeat was founded in 2002 in Jyväskylä which is the hub of sports sciences of Finland with the University and physiology labs.  Their mission is to use physiology and science to unlock human potential in health, performance and productivity. 

Firstbeat are a leading provider in physiological analytics in wellbeing. They use heartbeat data to see how the body reacts to daily routine. The insight gained is bespoke information, specific to exercise, stress and recovery.

The Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment facilitates an understanding of both employer and employees’ wellbeing needs, enabling evidenced based decisions to be made, build a robust organisation and reach strategic business goals, with science backed confidence.

Hedwyn enables you and your teams to confidently do their best work.

We partner with business owners and leaders to clarify strategy and craft actionable visions and communications that result in better outcomes, engagement, and alignment across an organisation.

Clients rely on us when they’re navigating significant changes and external shocks.

We specialise in family business succession, company exits, strategic workforce planning and structural operating model changes.

Hedwyn provides the knowledge, coaching, and tools to improve your business, enabling you to make informed decisions with confidence.

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Explore the powerful collaboration between Business Health Institute and Bower HR Consultancy, forged under the Vanquish Business Services affiliation. Bower HR, an outsourced powerhouse specialising in HR, People, and Culture consultancy, excels in guiding SMEs through the complete employee life cycle and implementing strategic people strategies.
Together, we are committed to revolutionising the workplace experience, ensuring both business success and individual flourishing in a supportive environment. Join us on this transformative journey towards excellence.