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Health and Wellbeing Forum 2020

25 June @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

£249.00 – £299.00

Covid-19 Update - this conference will be a virtual day - all bookings will be honoured and joining instructions for the conference will be sent roughly a week before.

The changing nature of work, unpredictable environmental factors and the tightening of health and safety penalties mean that reviewing and strengthening your health and wellbeing strategy is now more important than ever.

Awareness of mental health and stress issues is at a new all-time peak, with an estimated 1 in 6 people of working age being diagnosed with a mental health condition. The correlation between physical wellbeing and mental wellbeing is becoming more pertinent with statistics indicating that out of all employees who have a physical health condition, 1 in 5 also reported having a mental health issue. The focus of this conference will address the key challenges faced by organisations in driving the health at work agenda forward both from a mental and physical health perspective. 

It will able you to;

  • Gain insights to best practice case studies from a range of industries
  • Take away practical tools and strategies to develop a holistic health and wellbeing strategy
  • Attend smaller breakout sessions on the topics that really interest you
  • Network and share best practice insights with industry peers
  • You will hear from leading industry experts about the changes to the health agenda in the workplace

Who should attend:

Director/Head/Manager of Health and Safety

Director/Head/Manager of Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Director/Head/Manager of Health, Safety, Quality and Environment

Senior Health, Safety and Wellbeing Advisors

Heads of Wellbeing and Engagement

HR Directors

Conference Attendee Questions

Will I get the event presentations?


Download detailed instructions here.

For environmental reasons, we do not print conference presentations.  They become available as a download in your account on this site, shortly before the event.

When your order is completed online, an account it automatically created for you.

Please remember the account login and password you created during the event registration process.  You will need this to access the presentations.

The event presentations are added to this account shortly before the seminar and can then be downloaded. We will notify you when they are available.



In order for people to get the presentations they have to download them from an account on this website. 

If you made the booking, you can download them for your colleague as you already have an account – or they can create their own account.

To create an account, the attendee will need to purchase the documentation directly from the site.  Don’t worry – we will email them a “Coupon Code” to input which makes the purchase free of charge. 

Normally we email all attendees to notify them when the documentation is available online about one week before the event.  We include account set up instructions and the Coupon Code with that email. 



You can find the LOST PASSWORD screen under “MY ACCOUNT” on the top menu of our site or by clicking HERE.


What food and refreshments are provided?

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.

I have a discount code – how do I claim it?

If you have been sent a discount or special offer ‘coupon code’ this can be entered in the shopping cart while booking and your discount will be applied to your purchase.

I have a ‘ticket’ email but it does not say the right delegate names?

Don’t worry.  You don’t need the ‘ticket’, it’s just produced by the booking software to confirm the order.  

If you added delegate details on the booking form when you completed your order or told us by phone or email the names of the attendees, these people will be registered and do not need to bring the ‘ticket’.


I am a supplier or consultant, can I attend?

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.

How do I pay? Can I have an invoice? Can I pay with a credit card?

Payment can be made by credit card when you book, or you can specify cheque, bank transfer or invoice etc. once you complete the registration form.

An invoice or receipt is automatically sent once booking is completed online.

For cheque and BACS payments, our account details can be downloaded here.

Credit card details can be taken by telephone, please call our account department on +44 (0)20 7231 5100. We do not store any credit card details used for payment.

Online credit card payments are transacted via Paypal – you do not need a Paypal account to use this facility.

How do I book an event?

You can book online
Simply scroll down the page to the “Tickets” section. Select the number of places you wish to book and then click “Add to Cart”. You will then be taken to the shopping cart where you can confirm your purchase details, enter any discount or special offer coupon codes you may have, and arrange payment.

You can book by telephone
Simply call us on 020 7231 5100.

Event Date Changes

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.

We cannot accept liability for travel and accommodation costs and strongly advise you not to book cheap ‘non-refundable / no change’ tickets and to check your insurance covers travel and accommodation in these circumstances.

Can you recommend a hotel near the venue?

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.

Can I cancel my booking or transfer to another event?

Please see our full terms and conditions here .

  • 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.


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 protected] or 020 7231 5100.



09:30 Taking a whole person, whole organisation approach to embedding health and wellbeing into workplace culture

  • BITC’s Workwell Model, a framework for creating a holistic strategy
  • Moving from a series of stand-alone initiatives to integration
  • Tackling the root causes of poor mental health

Louise Aston, Wellbeing Director, Business in the Community

10:00 Enabling an open culture towards health and wellbeing

  • Creating an environment where staff can speak openly about both physical and mental health
  • Promoting a healthy work-life balance
  • Appointing mental health champions across the organisation

Rebecca Eaton, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager, Highways England

10:45 When 'temporary' is no long so temporary - reviewing the health, safety and wellbeing of your home workers

  • Whole environment safety
  • Personal safety and wellbeing
  • Value of checking, evidencing and acting on outcomes earned from review process

Alison Thomson, Health, Safety and Wellbeing Consultant and Trainer, The Safety Elf

11:30 Occupational health and wellbeing: what is it and why does it matter?

  • Welbeing and the public health agenda
  • Strategic elements of Yorkshire Water wellbeing strategy
  • Intervention and their impact

Susan Gee, Group Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager, Yorkshire Water

13.00 Creating and incorporating a wellbeing mindset in daily activities and processes

  • Ensuring that wellbeing initiates are proactive rather than reactive
  • Incorporating a four tiered 'Living Well Being You' approach
  • Physical, mental, social and financial wellbeing in daiy activities and processes

Fiona McAslan, Wellbeing ead, HR Chief Operating Office, Royal Bank of Scotland

14.30 Addressing sleep to improve employee wellbeing

  • The impact of insufficient sleep on productivity
  • Educating employees to help them to identify sleep problems and improve time management and sleep hygiene
  • Addressing sleep problems efficiently and cost effectively through a wellbeing programme

Ann McCracken, Author, Scientist, Educationalist, Psychotherapist, MHFA and Training Consultant

15.15 Creating a healthy working environment

  • The impact of a healthy workplace on boosting engagement and productivity
  • Creating an effective Wellbeing Strategy
  • Building a team that thrives

Dr Claire Douglas, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing, SCS Railways

16.00 The impact of exposure to nature on wellbeing at work

  • The Biophilia Hypothesis – the need for nature for our personal fulfilment and identity
  • How to introduce nature into our working lives
  • The impact of introducing nature into the working day

Naomi Stone, Employee Engagement Manager, St Monica Trust


Some of the experts speaking at this event include...

Louise Aston. Wellbeing Director, Business in the Community

Louise is an award-winning workplace health and wellbeing campaigner recognised by the Institute of Directors, the Society of Occupational Medicine and REBA.

Louise started her career as a fashion buyer at Marks & Spencer and transitioned into campaigning by taking health into fashion to support the government’s national skin cancer prevention programme. As Creative Director at COI, she led national campaigns including World Mental Health Day, 5 A DAY and FRANK

At Business in the Community, Louise has campaigned to establish employee health and wellbeing as strategic boardroom issues.


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.

Ann McCracken, Author, Scientist, Educationalist, Psychotherapist, MHFA and Training Consultant

Ann is an experienced and highly successful scientist, educationalist, speaker, writer, trainer, coach and therapist. She specialises in developing positive and resilient work cultures in organisations through
effective performance and wellbeing strategies. 

Ann is the current vice-president and former chair of the International Stress Management Association (ISMA), a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster and a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Institute of Biology.

Naomi Stone, Employee Engagement Manager, St Monica Trust

With over twenty years' experience as an HR practitioner, Naomi's ethos is to apply psychological evidence to practice in engaging and motivating teams and individuals.  She uses the principles of positive psychology to elicit behavioural change and to improve people's working lives. 

Naomi's career spans the legal (Osborne Clarke, DAS Beachcroft and Womble Bond Dickinson), charity, logistics and academic sectors. 

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*Please note these prices are for in house HR practitioners. Suppliers who are interested in attending should contact Tony Okbani on 020 7231 5100 or via this form for more information.


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Health and Wellbeing Forum 2020 - Standard Rate
Rate for in house HR professionals
£ 299.00
Health and Wellbeing Forum 2020 - Charity Rate
Rate for registered charities
£ 249.00


25 June
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
£249.00 – £299.00
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020 7231 5100