Author Archive: Paul Gray

Paul has a background in business development, marketing, public relations and consulting, in addition to event management. After starting work in advertising in 1989, Paul moved into PR where he specialised in B2B communications for business services providers such as leading consultants KPMG and Cap Gemini. He also worked representing trade associations, accounting and law firms and software providers. Having moved into events during the 1990's, Paul set up Symposium Events in 2003 to focus on conference production and the provision of information to the HR sector. In his personal life, Paul is a practitioner of Japanese fencing (Kendo). He has also been active in politics, standing for Parliament in 1997 as the Conservative candidate for Preston in Lancashire.

People Planning, Measurement and Analysis – Day One

Identifying Metrics and KPIs through Strategy Mapping and Scorecards. Attend this seminar to learn how measures and metrics can be developed in a way that helps to drive the success of your HR strategy, your people and the organisation. Learn why an HR strategy map and scorecard provide the most effective framework for developing and managing measurement within your own organisation and rehearse this approach for your own organisation.

People Planning, Measurement and Analysis – Day Two

Workforce Planning, Measurement and Analysis

Analytics and Reporting: Optimise your workforce planning and measurement activities through an analytical approach Analytics can be used to confirm our understanding about the way that our particular HR practices and organisations work. Common examples include identifying the most important talent in a business and how these people can be recruited, managed and paid more effectively. And analytics can also be used to add further intelligence to the metrics and KPIs which have been chosen to help monitor new workforce strategies.

Immigration for Recruiters

Recruiting from overseas can solve many problems for organisations – but also create new ones. Obtaining work permits for your employees; checking they have a legal right to work; dealing with changing regulations. How to stay up-to-date?

If you employ non-UK nationals, this is the ‘must attend’ seminar for you, led by former immigration officer with first hand experience in managing work permits and immigration applications.

Transforming the Organisation: Organisation Design

Transforming the Oganisation: Organisation Design

Techniques, tools and experiences for developing appropriate and effective organisation structures and design. The workshop will also consider how each of the areas of organisation design are currently being influenced by changes in the business environment, workforce requirements and other factors and how these are likely to affect organisations in the future.