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We Hope You Enjoyed The Engaging Employees Conference – Optimising Performance!

We hope you all enjoyed The Engaging Employees Conference - Optimising Performance. If you were unable to make it then speaker presentations are available from just £199. Please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email bookings@engagingemployeesconference.com for more information.

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22 Speakers Tackle Your HR, Resourcing & Engagement Challenges In Just 1 Day: Recruiting Talent • Advanced Retention Strategies • Reducing Turnover • UK Skills & Labour Shortage & Combatting Brexit Uncertainty • Employee Development • Rewards & Benefits • Technology & Automation • Employer Branding

Win The Battle To Attract, Engage & Retain: Combat Shortages Of Quality Skilled & Unskilled Labour

Tackle The Specific People Challenges Facing HR, Resourcing, Talent & Engagement Professionals In Industries With Traditionally Higher Turnover Or Those Grappling With Workforce & Talent Instability & Brexit. A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 14th May 2019, One America Square, London

Explore Practical, Forward-Thinking Strategies To Attract Top Talent, Combat Labour & Skills Shortages, Boost Engagement & Retention, Drive Down Attrition Rates & Ensure Workforce Stability In Uncertain Times

  1. Innovative Recruitment Strategies In A Shrinking Pool: Creative, stand-out approaches to attract and recruit the best skilled and unskilled labour in a crowded market
  2. Boost Retention & Engagement, Minimise Turnover: Practical methods to improve engagement, increase retention and develop the talent and workers of the future
  3. Combat Brexit Uncertainty: Future-proof your business and ensure workforce stability during periods of change and disruption
  4. Tackle The UK Skills & Labour Shortage: Proactively combatting challenging UK labour conditions to ensure you have the right skills now and future talent pipelines
  5. Next-Level Employee Development & Engagement: Boosting employee skills to increase engagement, productivity and learning – as well as your bottom line!
  6. Tailor Rewards & Benefits To A Diverse Workforce: Stand out with rewards and benefits packages that boost engagement
  7. Successfully Integrate Technology & Automation: Practical applications of technologies and automation which positively impact engagement, attraction and retention
  8. Position Your Business As An Employer Of Choice: Savvy employer branding strategies to give you an edge in the battle for talent

Why Attend The Attract, Engage, Retain Conference - Combat Shortages?

  • 22 Cross Sector Heads & Directors Of HR, People, Talent & Recruitment Unveil Practical Approaches To Attract, Engage & Retain Skilled & Unskilled Labour & Combat Shortages
  • 2 Q&A Panels Covering: 'Creative Recruitment' & 'Advanced Retention Strategies'
  • 2 Case Studies From The Award-Winning 'Employer Of Choice': KP Snacks and Sainsbury's
  • 3 Conference Chairpersons: Sainsbury's, Volvo Cars & Adidas
  • Facilitated, Informal Peer Discussions: Apprenticeships; Equality & Diversity; Social Media; Generation Z & Millennials; Automation; Labour Shortages and Engagement
  • Senior-Level Networking
  • Interactive Voting
  • Open Q&A

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Informal Networking

09.00 GIC Welcome & Morning Chair’s Opening Remarks
Liz Schofield, Head of HR Zone Central, Sainsburys

QUALITY RECRUITMENT - DOUBLE PERSPECTIVE
09.20 Standing Out In A Crowded Marketplace To Better Source Skilled & Unskilled Staff When Quality Applicants Are Scarce

09.20 Perspective One: Emma Whitehouse, Head of HR Business Partnering – Taverns, Premium Bars & Estates, Marston's PLC

09.40 Perspective Two: Nicolle Sinclair, Global Head of Talent, BrewDog

CREATIVE RECRUITMENT - Q&A PANEL
10.00 Investigating How Industries With Higher Turnover Can Increase Attractiveness To Candidates & What Can Be Done To Promote These Industries As Strong Career Paths For Top Quality Talent?

Karen Todd, Resourcing & Development Manager, David Lloyd Clubs

Byron Moses, Recruitment Partner, Daniel Thwaites

Daniel Brammer, Head of Global Recruitment, Kingfisher PLC

REDUCING TURNOVER - CASE STUDY
11.00 How Businesses Have Taken Pragmatic Steps To Demonstrably Reduce Labour Turnover & Increase Engagement

Byron Moses, Recruitment Partner, Daniel Thwaites

11.20 Bonus Session: Reserved For Exclusive Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@theworkforceconference.com

ADVANCED RETENTION STRATEGIES - Q&A PANEL
11.40 Implementable Strategies For Increasing Retention Of Not Only Low-Skilled Labour, But Also The Talent Of The Future, To Secure Business Stability & Develop Future Leaders

Nicola Wilton, Human Resources Director, Hilton

Claire Frost, Assistant Director of People & Culture, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

Phil Pringle, Head of Insight & Engagement, Whitbread

Tina Jennings, HR Director – Global Consumer Brands, Walgreens Boots Alliance

12.10 Engagement In Action – Demonstrating ROI Of Your Employee Investments

Steve Mason, Business Development Director,  Personal Group

TAILORING REWARDS & BENEFITS
12.25 Diversifying Rewards & Benefits Packages Across An Equally Diverse Workforce To Best Fit The Needs Of Employees, Boost Engagement & Stand Out To Applicants

Amir Ali, Head of Engagement, Retention & Nurse Recruitment, Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust

12.45 Lunch For Delegates, Speakers & Partners

13.15 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Apprenticeships: Kate Fisher, Senior Director People Talent & Capability, ASDA

B) Generation Z & Millennials: Bina Hale, Head of Recruitment – Retail, BP

C) Engagement: Tina Jennings, HR Director – Global Consumer Brands, Walgreens Boots Alliance

D) Equality & Diversity

E) Social Media

13.45 Afternoon Co-Chair’s Opening Remarks

Simon Eade, Head of People Experience UK & Ireland, Volvo Cars UK LTD

Tony Cooke, Vice President HR, North Europe, Adidas

UK SKILLS & LABOUR SHORTAGE & BREXIT
14.05 Pragmatic, Future-Proofing Strategies To Tackle UK Skill Gaps & Ensure Workforce Stability In The European Labour Market In The Face Of Uncertainty

EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT - DOUBLE PERSPECTIVE
14.25 Cost-Effective & Fresh-Thinking Development Strategies That Not Only Boost The Skill-Set Of Your Workforce But Positively Help The Business Bottom Line

14.25 Perspective One: Chris Lincoln, Head of Learning & Development, Be At One Cocktail Bars

14.50 Perspective Two: Kaine Davidson, OD Manager & Matt Pitt, Head of People Development, Veolia UK & Ireland


15.15 Bonus Session: Reserved For Exclusive Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@theworkforceconference.com

15.45 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

SAINSBURY’S REVAMPING LEADERSHIP - CASE STUDY

16.15 Restructuring Leadership Roles & Developing People To Drive Talent & Ensure Your Teams Have The Right Capabilities
Holly Lowes-Bond, Head of HR Zone South, Sainsbury's

TECHNOLOGY & AUTOMATION
16.35 Overcoming Hurdles To Successful Integration Of Technology & Automation For Long-Term, Future-Proofed Workforces

EMPLOYER BRANDING - CASE STUDY
16.55 Advanced Strategies To Position Your Business Into An Employer Of Choice & Stand Out From The Competition In The Battle For Talent

Rachel Ovington, HR Business Partner Corporate & Commercial, KP Snacks LTD

17.15 Afternoon Co-Chair’s Closing Remarks

Simon Eade, Head of People Experience UK & Ireland, Volvo Cars UK LTD

Tony Cooke, Vice President HR, North Europe, Adidas

17.25 Official Close Of Conference

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