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Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum 2016
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm£349.00 - £399.00
The business case for managing the wellbeing of employees is irrefutable. Being seen as an organisation who values the safety,
wellbeing and health improves the business brand as an employer of choice thus driving attraction, engagement, retention and productivity.
This conference will offer HR, OH and Wellbeing professionals the opportunity to uncover both the strategic and practical elements of developing and implementing Wellness programmes, building resilience and tackling stress amongst employees, as well as discussing the business case and getting buy-in from senior leaders.
This event will provide you with insight to:
- Understanding the link between employee wellbeing and organisational wellbeing
- Approaches to identify emerging issues relating to wellbeing within your organisation
- Developing successful and sustainable Wellbeing programmes for a diverse workforce
- The importance of managing stress and mental wellbeing within your organisation
- Communication and engagement strategies to ensure the success of wellbeing programs
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THE WELLBEING PROJECT
The Wellbeing Project specialises in optimising employee wellbeing and resilience in the workplace. If your employees are in robust physical and mental health, they will be happier, more engaged, more motivated, more productive, more resilient and less prone to absenteeism.
The Wellbeing Project works with companies on a bespoke basis - their services include wellbeing and resilience surveys, consultancy, training, coaching, toolkits and e-learning. Their innovative approach and technology delights organisations and employees alike.
Unum has been providing employee insurance benefits in the UK for 40 years, offering policies to employers of all sizes, including 37 of the FTSE100.
In particular we specialise in Group Income Protection.This provides staff with a back-up plan if they’re unable to work due to long-term illness or injury, by paying a proportion of their salary until they either get better and return to work or reach retirement
The Stress Management Society
Since our inception 2003, our dream has been to create a happier, healthier, more resilient and sustainable world.
We do this by leading effective universal change by maximising your resilience, happiness, productivity and success with our passionate approach to reducing stress and promoting wellbeing
Soma Analytics is a multiple award winning digital health company. Its lead product, Kelaa Mental Resilience, enables employers to increase employee mental resilience and productivity. The number of employees at high risk from the adverse effects of stress will be reduced along with absenteeism and attrition.
Nuffield Health is one of the leading UK not-for-profit healthcare organisations, providing people with complete and connected wellbeing services. They offer access to thousands of health experts through their modern hospitals, fitness and wellbeing gyms, corporate fitness and wellbeing centres and standalone medical centres.
It is Nuffield Health's purpose and drive to support not only the prevention of physical illness but emotional and mental illness as well.
Become a Sponsor
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 or contact our sales team at email@example.com or 020 7231 5100.
- HR Director and Head of HR
- Occupational Health Manager and Adviser
- Chief Medical Officer
- Manager of Health and Wellbeing
- Manager of Health and Safety
- Head of Employee Relations
- Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
- Rewards and Benefits Professional
Expert speakers at this event:
CHAIR - Neil Shah, Chief De-stressing Officer & Author of The 10-Step Stress Solution, The Stress Management Society
This conference will be chaired by Neil Shah, a leading international expert on stress management and wellbeing. An engaging and inspiring motivational speaker and success coach, he has extensive expertise in hypnotherapy, neuro-linguistic programming and strategies to promote wellbeing.
Neil is the founder and Director of the Stress Management Society (a leading international authority on stress management and wellbeing issues) and was recently voted #22 in the list of the world's Top 30 NLP Professionals for 2015. He is a renowned media personality on the subject of stress and writes regularly for newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Times, Men's Health, Psychology's Magazine, HR Magazine, Top Sante and the Huffington Post.
Louise Boston, Occupational Health Manager, E.ON
Louise Boston is the Occupational Health Manager within E.ON. She has over twenty years of experience within occupational health having worked in a variety of industries including Energy, Retail, Media and Aviation. Louise completed a degree in Occupational Health Nursing at the Royal College of Nursing and holds additional qualifications in Occupational Safety and Human Resource Management. She is the former chair of the Energy UK Occupational Health Committee and past director of the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners. Louise speaks regularly at conferences across the UK on a variety of topics including Occupational Health case management and workplace wellbeing.
Sam Fuller, Managing Director, The Wellbeing Project
Sam founded the Wellbeing Project in 2007. She is a highly experienced resilience and stress management consultant with over 10 years experience working with a wide range of commercial and public sector organisations. Sam is a certified trainer with CIPD, accredited by the International Stress Management Association and the Royal Society of Public Health, a certified NLP and applied neuroscience practitioner.
Working alongside a variety of experts, she has designed two outstanding diagnostic tools - The Wellbeing Audit and My Resilience that provide clear, concise and simple, practical feedback to organisations and individuals enabling them to take areas of risk and develop them into strengths. It is Sam's ambition to put employee resilience and wellbeing at the heart of every business.
Tim Hipgrave, Emotional Health Lead, Nuffield Health
Tim Hipgrave has over 15 years experience in wellbeing, health and fitness. Tim acts as subject matter expert on emotional health in support of diverse groups of colleagues and has lead the running and development of Nuffield's digital proposition.
He now works as an integral part of the team, implementing Nuffield's Emotional Health and Wellbeing Strategy, including communicating this to the wider business in support of client relationships. Passionate about supporting people and organisations to be their best, Tim's emotional health programmes and services with key corporate clients are never far from discussions about providing tailored, evidence based support that truly makes a difference to the emotional and holistic wellbeing of the people he works with.
Susan Gee, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing, Yorkshire Water
Susan is a commercially astute, innovative and highly influential Occupational Health Manager with comprehensive experience gained within public and private sector roles. Susan was previously employed for 16 years at Bradford Metropolitan District Council as Head of Occupational Health & Safety. Susan is currently a visiting lecturer at Leeds Beckett University where her specialist subject is Sickness Absence Management and Wellbeing. Susan has a BSc (Hons) in Public Health (OH), an MA in Health Care Law and an MSc in Leadership, Management and Change in Health and Social Care.
Judith Grant, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing, Royal Mail Group
Judith Grant has been Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing at Royal Mail Group for two and a half years. At Royal Mail Group, Judith is responsible for developing and delivering wellbeing strategy and programmes in addition to overseeing the occupational health and wellbeing contracts.
Currently studying part time for a PhD in Occupational Health Psychology and Management at the University of Nottingham, Judith has an interest in academic research on workplace wellbeing and her thesis is focussed on socioeconomic status, obesity and dietary behaviours. With a background that includes working in community health for a local authority, in corporate health promoting wellbeing programmes to businesses, and personal training both for a gym and privately, Judith has a varied background in health and wellbeing promotion.
Beth Rose Husted, Rehabilitation Services Manager, Unum
Beth is currently the Rehabilitation Services Manager at Unum UK and supports a team of consultants with their portfolio of return to work case management and delivering absence management solutions / education to clients. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants develop tailored plans to support employees back into the workplace following illness or injury.
They work alongside employers and support the individual with ongoing case management with regular review to monitor progress and adjust plans if the situation changes. Beth started her career as an Occupational Therapist, working across a range of hospital settings from Stroke Rehab to cancer care, chronic fatigue and rapid response. She then specialised in Vocational Rehabilitation 7 years ago, supporting individuals and employers with return to work facilitation.
Sean Burgess, Clinical Lead / Service Delivery Manager, Metropolitan Police
With a registered health professional, as well as an Occupational Hygiene, Safety and Risk Management background, Sean has well over 20 years experience practicably and strategically protecting the health and wellbeing of employees in a variety of sectors, including High Hazard onshore / offshore oil and gas production / exploration operations, international oil and gas shipping, construction (in particular tunneling operations) and the policing sector. Sean's particular expertise is within the systematic organisational health hazard anticipation / recognition and assessment following by active / proactive development of best practice health risk mitigation systems whether risks are of a physical or psychological origin. Within policing, much of Sean's Psychological Health Risk Management focus has been in the management / development of solutions for acute and cumulative psychological trauma risks as well as more main stream organisational stress risk management solutions. In particular, Sean has been championing peer driven approaches to some very real and substantial threats to operational policing in his role as Clinical Lead / Service Delivery Manager through the 100 staff plus Occupational Health department at the Metropolitan Police
Charlotte Connell, Head of Human Resources, Organix
Charlotte is the Head of Human Resources at Organix. She plays a vital role in creating and delivering a people strategy that aligns to, enhances and delivers Organix's business strategy, Charlotte works to drive performance, talent development and to act as a guardian of Organix's culture and employer brand. She is passionate about ensuring a positive working environment, filled with opportunity and purpose.
Charlotte is also responsible for creating the 'Wake up to Wellbeing' programme. Previous to Organix, Charlotte worked in various HR roles in the public, private and charity sectors.
Clare Dickens, Mental Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, University of Wolverhampton
Clare is from a mental health nursing background, gaining practice and management experience in an array of settings including intensive care, acute substance misuse, primary care and research practice over the past 12 years.
At the University, Clare is responsible for the strategic development of the response to student wellbeing and works across all areas. She is part of the Safeguarding committee whose portfolio has embraced suicide awareness and mitigation and self-harm awareness as one of their priorities. Outside work, Clare's family life helps her fulfill her 'five a day for wellbeing'.
She is also passionate about her community and dedicates a large portion of her spare time concentrating on her work with the FA as a club secretary and Child Welfare Officer.
Lisa McGrevy, Divisional HSEQ Manager, Wincanton
As the Divisional HSEQ Manager for Retail and Consumer, Lisa leads the strategic and operational delivery of safety for the sector which covers operation for major multiple retailers, consumer, grocery, general merchandising and home & DIY customers including many household names.
As safety lead in this sector, Lisa's role is to ensure that Wincanton delivers their customers' expectations for the highest standards in safety, and to set Wincanton apart by educating, raising awareness and engaging teams in an active safety culture.
Lisa is also responsible for the management of the outsourced Group Occupational Health provider and the award winning Group Occupational Health and Wellbeing programmes including the HR Excellence Award for Wellbeing 2016 and the St. Gobain Wellbeing Award 2015.