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H&W HR Professionals Conference

H&W HR Professionals Conference

The Herefordshire and Worcestershire HR Professionals Conference is brought to you by Hewett Recruitment, in partnership with the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce.

The annual HR Conference sees the biggest gathering of HR brains and business leaders from across the region join together to discuss future innovations, changing dynamics and key challenges facing business today and in the years to come. Now in its 6th year, the conference is a prestigious and much anticipated event in the HR calendar; attracting over 100 delegates, with top business and HR spokespeople sharing their knowledge and experiences with the highly engaged audience.

One regular delegate commented…

“The Hewett Recruitment HR Conference is the must go-to event in my calendar.  The speakers are always excellent, informative and enlightening.  It's also a great event to catch up and network with fellow colleagues from around the region, to hear what they are doing and to swap ideas.  I look forward to seeing everyone again in November!”- Karen Fox, Employee Services Director at Mainstay Residential


This year, the conference will see a fresh dynamic with vibrant new speakers, including REC’s recently appoinNeil Carberry, RECted Chief Executive, Neil Carberry as the key note speaker.

Neil is the former managing director of the Confederation of British Industry, leading the CBI’s work on the labour market, skills, energy and infrastructure. He is a member of the council of the conciliation service ACAS and of the Low Pay Commission where he helps guide pay policy in the UK. There is no doubt he’ll have a vast sea of thought-provoking knowledge, information and experiences to share amongst this year’s delegates.

Neil acknowledges having the right people in place to grow the business is the main challenge identified by many businesses. Workplace expectations are changing faster than ever as technology, the economy and society’s expectations change. Neil will review some of these key themes and identify the questions that Andy  McBride, Halfordsneed to be in companies’ minds when planning for the future, and identify some of the factors that will help businesses to do things well.

We are delighted to welcome our HR speaker Andy McBride, Head of Resourcing and Shared Services at Halfords.  She promises an interactive session, sharing insight on nurturing talent from different avenues, her thoughts on Diversity and how Halfords are maximising the Apprenticeship levy.

Sally Morris returns to our conference line up, as one of the leading employment law solicitors in the county. Sally, Partner & Head of Employment at mfg Solicitors will be sharing with delegates recent and Sally Morris mfg solicitorsimpending changes to legislation due to affect businesses, alongside updates on recent case law and advice on future-proofing your business. Delegates always look forward to Sally’s straight talking and informative presentation which inevitably leads to a lively question time.

It’s guaranteed to be another full house. If you’re an HR professional or you run a business and want to keep ahead of the curve and be informed, the HR conference is one not to miss!

We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to find out more information or to book tickets please email: events@hwchamber.co.uk or visit www.hewett-recruitment.co.uk/about/hr-professionals-conference


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