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Successful HR Business Partnering Conference 2014
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm£349.00 - £399.00
Become a true partner and demonstrate the direct correlation between HR and business success
To become a true partner to the business you must understand current and future business and customer needs. To achieve this, HR must sit at the heart of the organisation and strategically shape the way people are managed. This conference will look beyond the Ulrich model and will examine how strategic HR continues to evolve for business success.
What this event will do for you:
Coffee and registration
Introduction and opening address by conference chair
Jon Ingham, Human Resources and OD Consultant, Strategic Human Capital Management
HR’s role in delivering business success
Graham Salisbury, Head of HR, ActionAid UK
Bringing common sense back to HR
We love a fad in HR and dress this up into lots of ‘clever’ HR topics and initiatives, we’ve created a whole language around HR and we drive activities which may or may not take the business forward.
People are not machines but over time our people processes become mechanised and a ‘machine’ starts to manage our people. The unintended consequence of this is that common sense is eroded from the management of people. How we make decisions about what we do in our business, where we spend our money, how we manage and interact with our people all gets absorbed within this machine. Technology is a critical part of this in terms of the HR systems and processes.
Caroline Mellor, European HR Director, Axcess Financial Europe
Questions and discussion with speakers
Refreshments and networking
What to measure and how?
Marcus Lee, Director for HR Business Partnering, Santander
The role of the business partner
Daryl Maitland, HR Manager, Cafcass
Embedding HR business partnering across your business
Craig de Sousa, Deputy Director of HR, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Practical tips for transitioning into a Business Partner
Amy Butterworth, Director, A Butterworth Consulting
Lunch and networking
Knowledge share networking session
In round table discuss your key concerns and challenges with your peers
Gaining buy-in from the business for strategic HR
Peter Reilly, Principal Associate, Institute for Employment Studies (IES)
Questions and discussion with speaker
Refreshments and networking
Driving engagement through change
Sarah Clark, Deputy HR Director, St Mungo’s Broadway
Supporting a high performing culture
Jenn Batey, Lead Senior Business Partner, Grant Thornton UK LLP
Questions and discussion with speaker
Chairman’s closing remarks and close of the conference
AkzoNobel, ATS Euromaster, Bank of England, Brighton & Hove City Council, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, CMA CGM UK Group, Coast & Country, Crucial Connexions, D S Smith Packaging Limited, Derby College, Eggborough Power Ltd, FIRMENICH SA, GSTS Pathology, Hermes, Hestia, Institute for Employment Studies (IES), Land Securities, Landmark Information Group, London South Bank University, M+W Group, Melexis Technologies, Mercer, Merlin Entertainments, Musgrave Retail Partners GB, ONS, OPP Ltd, Peabody, PhotoBox, SABMiller plc, Synergy, Serco Group plc, Simply Business, Strategic Human Capital Management, Swinton Group Ltd, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Top Right Group, Transport for London, Tyco, University of Sunderland London Campus, Vela Group, WCC, Willis.
… and this is who they sent
Assistant Director HR, Business Partner, Director Global HR Operations, Director HR Research & Consultancy, Director of Human Resources, Director of Strategic Projects, Group Head of HR, UK & Ireland, Head of HR, Head of HR Business Partnering, Head of HR MI Analytics, Head of HR, Corporate Offices, HR & OD Manager, HR Advisor, HR Associate, HR Business Partner, HR Business Partner – Technology, HR Director, HR Director, Business Partner Support Functions, HR Manager, HR Manager New Developments, HR Operations Manager, HR Strategy Manager, HRBP Manager, Human Resources and OD Consultant, Interim Head of HR, Interim HR Business Partner, Managing Director, Programme Director, Sector HR Business Partner – Retail Print & Display, Senior HR BP.
Information for potential sponsors
If your organisation would be interested in promoting itself through the wide variety of exhibitions, sponsorship and marketing opportunities available at this event, please visit our sponsorship mini-site here or email or call Sales at [email protected] or 020 7231 5100.
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Conference Attendee Questions
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Generally coffee and light refreshments are available on arrival and at tea and coffee breaks throughout the day. The times of these are made clear in the event programme.
Lunch is served on full day events. We arrange a buffet with a selection of options to accommodate different dietary requirements, but if you have specific needs please feel free add this on the ‘additional information’ section of the online booking for or to email us. Contact us here.
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Sorry, but suppliers may not attend as delegates.
We do allow a strictly limited number of suppliers to exhibit. Further exhibitor information can be found here or by calling our sales team on 020 7231 5100.
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Changes are sometimes needed due to circumstances beyond our control such as trainers being ill, poor weather and so on. In the very rare circumstances that we need to change the date for an event we will automatically offer you a place on the next available event date. If this is not suitable for you we will refund your booking fee.
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Yes! Some of our events are actually held at hotels, but not all of them, so we have put together a page to help you find a suitable hotel near all of our main venues.
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- Cancellations can be made up to one month before the event. Cancellations must be confirmed in writing and will be subject to a cancellation charge of £100 + VAT.
- Cancellations at less than one month from the event date are be subject to full payment.
- Substitutions may be made at any date and are subject to a £100 + VAT administration fee.
- Non-payment or non-attendance does not constitute a cancellation.
- If you want to change to another course date, or different event, we will do our best to accommodate your request, but we reserve the right to refuse changes. Any changes are subject to a £100 + VAT administration fee.
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You can purchase the event documentation, including the presentations, in a pdf format. Please use the link here (attendees receive a copy of the presentations).