At Barquer Training & Consultancy, we believe creating a diverse workforce should not be the cause of problems for your organisation, it should be the exact opposite.  Diversity should not divide; it should multiply your opportunities, increase your organisational knowledge, and boost overall productivity. 

We also believe that a happy workforce is where individuals from different backgrounds, cultures and life experiences come together because their differences are recognised, acknowledged, and appreciated.   

What we stand for


We want to become a leading People-Centric organisation. We want to inspire and empower others to be their best selves in a healthy work-life balance environment.

Core Values

integrity. We trust ourselves to consider integrity first in delivering of services
collaboration. We know that the best outcomes are delivered with collaboration and actively seek to build partnerships with our clients to deliver solutions
excellence. Our reputation is built on our pursuit of delivering high quality of serve and we aim to getting this right first time.


We want to help your business and organisation attract, keep, and develop your employees. We will work with you to innovate and improve performance and productivity.


You will receive a highly personalised service. We recognise that one size does not fit all, so the aspects and characteristics of your organisation and the people in it are the starting point. Our programmes are designed just for you, focusing on the critical aspects of your business or organisation.

"Shindo is an inspiring and motivating role model."
Jan Morris
Consultant Trainer

how we can deliver training

We know that no two organisations are exactly alike, which is why our approach to listen to our client’s training needs and to customise delivering programmes and delivery methods.
We pride ourselves to providing high-quality training which inspires and exceeds expectations.  



Keynote Speaker


Diversity & Inclusion

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Staff, line managers and Executive teams)

Race awareness

Bullying in the workplace

Sexual harassment

Unconscious bias


Human trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery

FGM, Forced Marriage, and Honour-Based Violence Awareness

Domestic violence and Abuse Training

Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness (half day)

Mental Health First Aid Champions (one day )

Mental Health First Aid Course ( two days )

Mental Health First Aid Refresher

Suicide First Aid Awareness course (half day)

Suicide first Aid (one day)


Springboard Women’s’ Development Programme  

Inclusion Alley / Champions  


Conflict management  

Stress management

New leader

Communication skills

Meet Shindo

Shindo Barquer, MSc, MA, LLB, BA, FRSA is the founder and Director of Barquer Training & Consultancy.  

She is known for diversity, mental health, and leadership expertise. She has extensive experience delivering training programmes and is an international keynote speaker.  

Shindo was the first Sikh female to join the West Midlands Police, and she has a policing background of 30 years.

She was an active Diversity champion within policing and an advocate for the progression and development of women. As a member of the International Association of Women in Policing, she was the keynote speaker at international training conferences in Canada, Australia, and the USA.

She was a member of the Independent Advisory group to the College of Policing UK advising on police diversity matters.

Shindo now uses her wealth of knowledge and personal experience on Diversity, Inclusion and Mental Health to work with organisations creating inclusive working environments. She known for her openness to sharing the impact of working shifts and demanding pressurised roles had on her health and wellbeing. 

She is an accredited Mental Health First Aid England Trainer and Suicide Prevention Trainer. Shindo is licensed to deliver the award-winning Springboard Women’s Development Programme.

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As your next Leadership Speaker or Diversity Speaker