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National Work Life Week Conference 2018 – programme

Changing the Culture: Best Practice Showcase

Date: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Time: 10.00 to 14.30 (registration from 09.30 and lunch from 13.30)
Venue: kindly hosted by Barclays, 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP

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10.00 Welcome

  • Sarah Jackson OBE, Ambassador, Working Families
  • Christopher Greany, Managing Director, Head of Group CSO Investigations Chief Security Office, Barclays

10.15 Keynote address with Q&A

  • Annette Andrews. HR Director, Lloyd’s of London – transforming the insurance sector in diversity and inclusion

10.45 Panel discussion/ case studies on Best Practice (winners in our Best Practice Awards 2018)

Panellists’ contribution of five minutes and then opening into a Q&A session

  • Air Cdre Simon Harper OBE MA, ACOS Pers Pol, RAF – winners of Best for Mothers award
  • Una O’Reilly, Group Director of Engagement and Employer Brand, Director of HR UK and Italy, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield – winners of Best for Fathers award
  • Laura Farnsworth, Partner and Head of Rockhopper, Lewis Silkin LLP – winners of Best Innovation award

11.20 Round table discussion to discuss the panel topic and produce key outcomes/action point

  • Which one thing/intervention has contributed to culture change in your organisation?

11.45 Coffee break with speed networking

12.15 Working Families’ Annual Benchmark Research

  • Jonathan Swan, Head of Research, Working Families

The Working Families Annual Benchmark is drawn from the detailed responses of some of the UK’s leading large employers.  Jonathan will discuss this year’s trends, the development of new and innovative practice, and explore the ways in which organisations are embedding a truly flexible culture.

12.25 Panel discussion/ case studies on What makes a top employer? (included in the Top 10 Best Employers for Working Families 2018)

Panellists’ contribution of five minutes and then opening into a Q&A session

  • Nikunj Upadhyay, Diversity & Inclusion, Group HR, Barclays
  • Harvey Tilley, Chief Operating Officer, Independent Living Fund Scotland
  • Lesley Babb, Head of Pay, Reward and Diversity, Intellectual Property Office

 13.00 Round table discussion to discuss the panel topic and produce key outcomes/action points

  • How can your organisation support employees better?

13.25 Closing remarks
          Sarah Jackson OBE, Ambassador, Working Families

13.30 Lunch and networking

14.30 Close

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