Finalists revealed for Wales HR Awards 2018
Mar01

Finalists revealed for Wales HR Awards 2018

 The 2018 Wales HR Awards finalists have been announced following a record number of entries.     Launched in 2017 by leading recruitment agency Acorn and commercial law firm Darwin Gray, the Awards will see 350 HR professionals from Wales descend on the Exchange Hotel in Cardiff for a black-tie evening to celebrate the success of more than 50 finalists.     Hosted by the BBC’s Sian Lloyd, the Awards recognise the best HR...

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Tactics To Deliver High Performance
Feb27

Tactics To Deliver High Performance

We are delighted to announce this fantastic even from Kerry at Cobalt HR in Cardiff next week.   6th March 2018, 9.00am, Cardiff City Stadium     Still a few tickets left to this great event giving lots of tips on how organisations can raise their performance.       Topics include:  1.    impactful leadership, 2.    setting effective goals for the business, and your employees,  3.    how monitoring and review can help you achieve high...

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Career conference for BAME employees to take place in London
Sep07

Career conference for BAME employees to take place in London

Leaders of the country’s biggest corporations will come together at major conference in October to develop an action plan aimed at making Britain’s boardrooms more ethnically diverse. The Bank of England, HSBC and Tesco are taking part in the Investing in Ethnicity and Race Conference, which will kick start a drive to improve career progression opportunities for people of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds. Other...

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South Wales HR Leaders discuss the importance of people management at a strategic level
Jun29

South Wales HR Leaders discuss the importance of people management at a strategic level

The South Wales HR Forum met last week on 21 June at the iconic Brains brewery in Cardiff, where they discussed the importance of people management strategy The event was sponsored by LHH Penna and was graphically facilitated by Eleanor Beer, whom South Wales HR Forum leader Mark Hendy describes as ‘simply remarkable to watch in action’. Delegates heard that the current business environment is changing at a pace most of us...

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Wales HR Awards – an amazing evening – who won?
Mar24

Wales HR Awards – an amazing evening – who won?

HR News was proud to attend the inaugural Wales HR Network awards last night at the SSE Swalec Stadium with Solicitors Darwin Gray and recruitment consultants Acorn Recruitment. It was a well attended event which brought together more than 300 HR Welsh HR professionals at a Gala Dinner to celebrate the best HR talent in the principality. Presented by Sian Lloyd, guests and award winners heard an inspiring speech from Lord Price,...

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HR Debate – What are the biggest HR challenges for 2017?
Jan27

HR Debate – What are the biggest HR challenges for 2017?

What will be the top challenges for HR Managers and employee benefits and reward specialists this year? This was the subject of a debut roundtable event hosted by Punter Southall Aspire, the workplace pensions and savings experts. HR, Reward and benefits experts from leading companies including Legal & General, Aberdeen Asset Management, THB Group, Columbia Threadneedle, Moody’s, Total Reward Group and Future Kings gathered at...

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Employee share ownership braced to face Brexit challenge
Oct17

Employee share ownership braced to face Brexit challenge

The employee share ownership industry is well-prepared to face any economic uncertainty thrown up by the Brexit referendum result, a conference has heard. Speaking at the 2016 annual ProShare Employee Share Plans Conference, Gabbi Stopp, Head of Employee Share Ownership at ProShare, said: “Employee share ownership is a global industry with a local impact; it is a broad and varied ‘church’ and has the power to a great deal of good for...

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24 November, Cardiff: South Wales HR Forum – Brexit and it’s impact on the workplace in Wales
Oct13

24 November, Cardiff: South Wales HR Forum – Brexit and it’s impact on the workplace in Wales

Following the success of the forum’s ‘Future of HR’ event earlier in the year, the next South Wales HR Forum event will take place on Thursday 24th November in Cardiff & The Vale College’s City Centre Campus where we will be discussing Brexit and how it might impact the workplace in Wales. Confirmed speakers for the event include Paul Matthews, Chief Executive of Monmouthshire County Council and Victoria Hall, Head of...

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20 October, Kent: Workshop to examine impact of Brexit on HR law
Oct07

20 October, Kent: Workshop to examine impact of Brexit on HR law

With Britain heading for the EU exit door leading law firm Furley Page will be examining the implications for human resource management and planning at a workshop in Kent. The Employment Law Update 2016-17 – Post Brexit event, run in partnership with Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce on 20 October, will explain how the UK’s employment laws may change following our departure from the European Union and how employers could be affected....

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14-18 Nov 2016, London:  Tim Henman serves up support for Workplace Week 2016
Oct07

14-18 Nov 2016, London: Tim Henman serves up support for Workplace Week 2016

Following the success of Workplace Week 2015, the annual pre-eminent workplace-centric event is set to return and will take place from 14th – 18th November 2016. In line with the evident need to maximise individual and organisational performance in the face of on-going productivity woes, this year’s theme is: “The Cognitive Athlete: managing the workplace for peak professional performance”. Organised by leading workplace...

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Regular Events – London HR Connection
Oct07

Regular Events – London HR Connection

The London HR Connection (LHRC) is a unique forum for HR professionals that has been established for many years. They host monthly lunchtime or evening events with high profile guest speakers from the world of business, academia, Government, trade unions and the private and public sectors addressing the hottest topics in HR in this challenging market.   Membership is provided on an individual or corporate basis. One of the unique...

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14 October, Cardiff, CIPD All Wales Conference – HR: Fit for the future?
Oct06

14 October, Cardiff, CIPD All Wales Conference – HR: Fit for the future?

“These are exciting times for HR and learning and development. The challenges organisations and their leaders face are people challenges. This is our time – but to seize the opportunities and unlock the potential of people, we need to invest more in building for the future, as individuals and collectively as a profession.” Peter Cheese, CIPD Chief Executive HR conference asks: is the profession fit for the future? CIPD Wales...

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17 November, Madrid, People Analytics
Sep22

17 November, Madrid, People Analytics

The world’s fastest-growing People Analytics conference series is opening its first edition in mainland Europe. The event takes place on Thursday 17th November, at the Hotel Puerta America in Madrid. After a storming success at People Analytics 2016 in April, with 320 attendees making it the largest of its kind in Europe, People Analytics heads south for a one-day, two-track showcase of some of the best practice in getting...

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30 September, Cardiff: The Optimal Dynamic
Sep22

30 September, Cardiff: The Optimal Dynamic

The World Dynamic Leadership (WDL) course based on the Energy Dynamic™ model teaches you about the four different types of dynamics people operate within. This is a new concept and has taken many years of observation to work out and understand. From a business standpoint, this is valuable information to know if you are looking to improve the way your staff perform and how you manage and lead. This is because of the four different...

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30 September, Cardiff: Happy staff at work means better business
Sep06

30 September, Cardiff: Happy staff at work means better business

Research has shown that staff absence has a hugely detrimental effect on the productivity of a business and this can seriously damage your profit margins. However, if you have staff that are not only present but who are also working more effectively, then your business performance will boom. Here are some key areas that can help your staff improve their attendance and performance at work: 1) Reduce their stress levels 2) Understand...

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