Is Working from home really working?
13 Oct 2020
It is now accepted that we are experiencing a revolution in remote working and flexible working practices, but has our management culture to evolved at the same pace?
Businesses have adopted and adapted processes and technology remarkably quickly but what is now emerging is that the toolkit that team leaders require in order to manage their teams effectively and maintain performance...
SPEAKER(S): Daniel Kasmir, Chief People and Procurement Officer, TalkTalk
CHAIR: Chris Rowlands, Group Director, Executive Network Group Ltd
Mediation and coaching techniques to reduce conflict and strengthen workplace relationships
18 Nov 2020
Workplace conflict is on the increase - this gathering storm has been fuelled by changes in people's working patterns, mental health or financial hardship. When combined with underlying...
SPEAKER(S): Michelle Griffiths, Senior H R Business Partner, Support at Work, BBC | David Whincup, London Head of Employment, Squire Patton Boggs | Marie Coombes, Resolution, Mental Health and Industrial Relations Specialist and Workplace Mediator | Caroline Sheridan, Chair CMC Workplace and Employment Group, CEO Sheridan Resolutions Ltd
How Digital Transformation can shape company culture & customer experience
19 Nov 2020
Covid has redefined how companies create and deliver value. Digital technology in particular, is driving transformative change at an unprecedented rate across entire industries.
SPEAKER(S): Dr. Geraint Evans, former marketing and digital lead for ODEON Cinemas Group & Virgin Media, now Consultant, Speaker and Author | Lisa Beeching, Head of Supplier Management and Quality Assurance, (Former Head of Operations), First Central Insurance | Sean Gilchrist, Chief Digital Officer, The Co-operative Bank plc | Robert Zampetti, Digital HR Transformation and Workforce Experience, EY
The Future of Work: a Wavemaker case study
07 Dec 2020
Wavemaker is the second largest media agency network in the world with clients such as Vodafone, L'Oréal, IKEA, Paramount Pictures, Chanel, GE and Tiffany. Part of GroupM and WPP plc, it has global billings of over US$38 billion and employs 7,200 people across 90 markets.
SPEAKER(S): James Edgar, Global Chief People Officer, Wavemaker
CHAIR: Danielle Harmer, Chief People Officer, Aviva
The psychology of leadership: motivation and resilience
19 Jan 2021
For many, the world has become a much scarier place. This, combined with extended periods of home working, have led to well documented and widespread feelings of isolation and anxiety across workers at all levels. That's involved serious challenges around motivation and focus, collaboration with colleagues and productivity.
SPEAKER(S): Jonathan Coppin, Psychoanalyst, Moult Coppin Limited | Géza Palocsay, CEO, Adevinta Hungary
CHAIR: Stephen Pierce, Deputy Managing Director & Chief HR Officer, Hitachi Europe
Internal talent: Identifying & developing rising stars
10 Feb 2021
Businesses would be nothing without their people. There has been much discussion about succession planning in businesses at the top level, but with the integration of the new generation of workers, the importance of leadership being able to identify, develop & support rising stars and breeding new talent has increased dramatically. In this session, we will look at the...
SPEAKER(S): Nick White, Head of Junior Talent EMEIA, Fujitsu | Mandy Reader, UK Apprenticeship and Supply Chain Capability Manager, PepsiCo
Leading through lockdown: integrity, purpose & governance
18 Feb 2021
In this session we will look at how COVID-19 has changed the way organisations govern and the importance of the board leading with transparency and purpose. The pandemic brought about a whole new way of working, with an increased focus on how we communicate and engage with...
SPEAKER(S): Sir David Behan, Chair, HC-One | Atholl Duncan, Chair, Black Isle Group
CHAIR: John Dembitz, Portfolio NED & Chairman
Building trust through employee engagement: a Fortnum and Mason case study
18 Mar 2021
Engagement across a business has always been a focus for HR, however, it has now become pivotal for business success. Companies that get their employee strategy right show increased levels of trust at all levels in the business which in turn improves morale, productivity and organisational resilience...
*Please note the date for this session is provisional and subject to change. Bookings will open once the date is confirmed.*
SPEAKER(S): Alexandra Buxton, Culture & Talent Director, Fortnum & Mason