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What does your current personal development plan look like? Is one of your goals to look up from your desk and seek out a wider view of the HR world? Maybe you want to spend some time focusing on your own professional development or strengthen your network of senior HR peers?

Whatever your own personal aims and ambitions are, The Human Resources Forum offers a fresh perspective on the daily challenges you face.

THE KEYNOTES and SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS listed here are those announced to date for the May 2018 conference.  Further additions will be made shortly.

For further information please contact Hilary Fenwick

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The Human Resouces Forum qualifies for CPD credits. All delegate attendees will receive a CPD certificate after the event.

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If you would like to participate in the programme or recommend any speakers or topics please email Hilary Fenwick or call on +44 (0) 20 8487 2244.
  • The world of work is experiencing radical change and requires a new architecture – Here’s what HR can do!

    Dame Helena Morrissey DBE, Head of Personal Investing, Legal and General Investment Management.

    I’ve been working in a very male-dominated sector for thirty years and, in that time, I’ve also had nine children (the final tally!).

    A failure in my first job, I enjoyed a rapid rise in the second, being appointed CEO of a £20bn firm aged 35. Culture and lessons lear...


  • Wednesday keynote: How to overcome the tyranny of talent mediocrity

    Simon Fanshawe OBE, co-founder of Stonewall Partner, diversitybydesign

    Research tells us that the vast majority of the people in the top jobs in the UK are white men However, is it actually statistically likely that these are the best people for the job?  I am not having a go.  After all, I am one myself. But I often wake up thinking, ‘Am I really...


Industry Session
Industry Session
  • Leading through disruption and uncertainty.

    Jeremy Snape, Founder, Sporting Edge.

    Every business sector is experiencing change and technological disruption, but how can we equip our leaders with the mindset, skills and behaviours they need to thrive in these conditions?

    With compelling video insights from the fields of neuroscience, decision making, elite sp...


  • Predictive Analytics - Using predictive analytics to recruit a stable workforce.

    Simon Amesbury, Resourcing Manager, SuperGroup Plc

    As a rather cool brand loved by young people, Superdry has proved a very attractive place to work as a Sales Assistant in our stores. But that presented us with two big challenges:

    1. We get killed in a wave of applications every year


  • Thinking differently about working lives – a new model for the future.

    Andrea Cartwright, Group HR Director, SuperGroup Plc

    Are you excited, daunted or terrified of the emotional, physical and financial implications of living a 100-year life?

    More and more of us are living longer and this brings with it huge implications for how we choose to live and finance ourselves; and how employers construct both meani...


  • How to create a fantastic workplace for everyone.

    Neil Usher, Property and Workplace professional, workessence.com

    Everyone deserves a fantastic workplace. It can boost the engagement, trust, energy, commitment, innovation, motivation and productivity of your people.

    It is possible to create this simply and without massive investment by focussing on twelve key elements and creating a change program...


  • The diversity & inclusion dividend: how to get much better results!

    Simon Fanshawe OBE, co-founder of Stonewall, Partner, diversitybydesign

    “We’ve read the literature, attended the training, agonised over the issue, expressed our good intentions but business is still rightly criticised for the lack of diversity. There is still a long way to go. Despite our best efforts, the pace and quantum of change has been far too s...


  • Never mind the fads. What really works in performance management?

    Jonny Gifford, Senior Advisor - Organisational Behaviour, CIPD

    From the headlines, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a done deal: performance appraisals are history. The only question left seems to be: when will your organisation ditch them and join the revolution?

    Scratch beneath the surface and it’s clear that current trends ...


Discussion Group
Discussion Group
  • Making the most of the apprenticeship levy: one year on – problems, progress and initiatives.

    Jill Coyle, Apprentice Programme Lead, Nestlé UK & Ireland.

    The world of Apprenticeships is undergoing significant change and employers of all sizes across all sectors are faced with both opportunities and challenges as we emerge from the reforms. From frameworks to standards, from the Levy to 20% off-the-job training, there is a myriad of policies, pr...


Professional Development
Professional Development
  • Understanding and improving wellbeing in the workplace and beyond.

    Dr Tim O’Brien, Psychologist, Performance Consultant and Author.

    What exactly is ‘wellbeing’ and how can you meet wellbeing needs?

    Tim proposes that wellbeing is a very slippery concept and will challenge you to look differently at what you think it is and is not. One outcome of this workshop is that you will be able to create a framewor...


  • Fast Asleep - Wide Awake: the link between sleep, productivity and performance

    Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, physiologist and sleep therapist

    This seminar will address stress, pressure, performance optimisation, burnout prevention and offer practical solutions to deal with 21st century insomnia.  The following will be covered:
    •        Sleep, productivity and performa...


  • Impact, Influence & Getting Your Voice Heard

    Esther Stanhope – The Impact Guru

    As an HR professional you are brilliant at your day to day job.
    However, is your voice being heard around the boardroom table?
    Do you find senior stake holders don’t always listen?

    Don’t worry: You can learn some easy-to-adopt confidence boosting techniques a...


After Dinner Speaker
After Dinner Speaker
  • Workplace Fables: Anecdotes and lifetime learnings from the shop floor!

    Lord Mark Price, former Managing Director of Waitrose, Minister of State for Trade and the author of ‘Workplace Fables.

    Mark Price will draw on his real-life business experiences to provide a heart-warming, entertaining and instructive look at what you should and shouldn't do in business and the workplace today.

    From the good to the bad, from the inventive to the hilariously silly, Mark will combine wis...


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