citywork Manchester (Northern Hub) Corporate Wellbeing
8th October 2018

Latest Delegates: Marks and Spencer - AMC Networks International UK - Affinity Water Ltd - INDITEX - Tokio Marine - KPMG - HTB - Leathams - Britvic Soft Drinks - Virgin Limited Edition - You View Television Ltd - L'Occitane Ltd - Selfridges - British Airways - Miki Travel - Addleshaw Goddard LLP - 3BM Ltd - Marriott - AllSaints Retail Ltd - Hall & Partners - American Express Global Business Travel - Olympia London - Financial Conduct Authority - Harrods - McCANN - Ralph & Russo - ODEON & UCI Cinemas - GSA Group - The Telegraph - Charles Stanley - Booking.com - DAC Beachcroft LLP - Capita - John Lewis Partnership - Beazley - BMS Group - Partners In Costs Ltd - Kambi - NBC Universal - BNP Paribas - Taylor Wessing - City and Hackney Mind - Eurostar International - The Barbican - Greater London Authority - Bank of England - Transport for London - Dentons  - Department for Transport (DFT) - HMRC - Travelex - FitFlop - British Airways - Restaurants Ass for Google London - Zurich Insurance Company Ltd - IPONWEB - City of London Police - Global Aerospace - MS Amlin - Dassault Systèmes - BT - Aon Services Group - London Stock Exchange - Kingsley Napley LLP - HSBC - Genesis Oil & Gas Consultants Ltd - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - Capita - Charles Taylor - Oliver Agency - Mastercard- Pearson - Ernst & Young LLP - Markel International - L'Oreal - London Marriott Hotel West India Quay - Shakespeare Globe - Linklaters LLP - Zenith Bank (UK) Limited - Landesbank Hessen - Thüringen - Natixis -Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP - Sanlam - Cyient Europe Ltd - Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd - AON - Thomas Cook Group - HMRC - Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP - Rio Tinto - HSBC - Michael Kors - Unilever - Norton Rose Fulbright LLP - Verizon - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP - Maples Teesdale - Raymond James Investment Services Limited - SIX Financial Information UK Ltd - Verizon - Mizuho - Wells Fargo Bank - Santander - Macfarlanes LLP - KIKO MILANO - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

PROGRAMME

07:45

REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

09:30

CHAIR'S INTRODUCTION

09:40am

A HEALTHY AND PRODUCTIVE WORKFORCE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

Andy Burnham - Mayor of Greater Manchester (invited)

10:00

ENABLING THE 21ST CENTURY EMPLOYEE

Kiera Lawlor - Director of Happiness & People: Social Chain (confirmed)

10:20

TALK BY LEADING UK INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS AND ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE EXPERT

Helen Bissett - Managing Director: H&H Agency (confirmed)

10:50

Q&A

11:00am

COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

11:30

WORKSHOPS SESSIONS 1

A, Food Sorcery - Team Building with a twist, inclusive, collaborative, creative with a competitive edge
Our fun-filled corporate days aren't your average team building, they are light hearted, informal and great fun. Our expert chef will guide your colleagues as they get creative in the kitchen, inventing new ideas and trying out flavours. Events are tailored to meet the needs of your business, with one essential added ingredient - fun! If you need to get work done before your event it’s not a problem, we have conference facilities as well as hotel rooms, spa, pool & large gym. We have a bespoke cookery school in Didsbury and a location in the heart of Manchester - we also have all the equipment needed to host a cookery team build at your offices or conference. Come and have a go at making Vietnamese summer rolls, creating the perfect arancini or mix up your own flavours at our invention test challenge aka masterchef. The workshop will run with our expert chef on hand to guide you through making the perfect cuisine.

B, How Resilient are your Employees?
Adel Houten from Health Perks Ltd, will be talking about mental ill health within the workplace and the damaging effects it can have if left unaddressed. With one in four people suffering at some point in their lives from a diagnosable mental health condition mental ill health within the workplace is simply not possible to ignore. Adel will be discussing some of the statistics around the subject as well as giving tips on how to remove the stigma and to prevent burnout within your Employees.

C, Addiction is in Your Workplace
Modern work and living pressures have produced high levels of addiction and make no mistake, this is in your workplace. Addictive behaviours can manifest themselves in many forms. Smoking, Gambling, Drugs, Alcohol to name but few. These behaviours are damaging to the health of employees, absenteeism rates and productivity. They can create situations of potential fraudulent actions and bring great reputational damage to your organisation. How can you identify the addicted employee and how can you help them turn things around?

12:20

WORKSHOPS SESSIONS 2

A, LiveSmart - Using science, technology and the human touch to drive health and performance improvements.
Livesmart combine blood analysis, technology, and health coaching to create a next generation health improvement platform. By analysing aggregated health data we identify where a company’s health risks lie, then work with them to create effective strategies that improve the health and wellness of the business. Expected benefits include higher performance, increased engagement, reduced absenteeism and greater retention of employees. Join our workshop to learn how we help businesses and individuals become healthier.

B, Productivity, Efficiency, Vitality – The Impact of Sleep
We need high quality sleep in order to function at our full potential. However, as anyone in a high-pressure position will tell you, a good night’s sleep is absolutely not a given! One in two employees arrive at work not properly rested, the impact upon your productivity and efficiency and their vitality is great. This session will outline the effects a lack of sleep has on the mind and body. We will also show the latest sleep enhancement and light treatment tools and techniques which will help your employees to sleep more efficiently. Enabling them to stay fit, happy and healthy and to perform to their full potential.

C, Financial insight, a key driver in employee wellbeing (Room Location: TBC)
Research shows the importance of financial wellbeing for employees. Increasing retirement age and more flexible work require employees to take more control over their career and finances. For employers to think about how to adjust to these changes. Furthermore, increasing regulation urges employers to provide employees with a clear understanding of employee benefits.

Giving personal finance insight has huge advantages for both employer and employees. During the workshop we will give you a clear insight in the effect of personal financial planning for employees and why recently it is an essential.

13:00

LUNCH

14:15

WORKSHOP SESSIONS 3

A, Resolving Workplace Conflict
Conflict within the workplace can have a catastrophic effect upon morale, productivity, absenteeism and the expensive business of staff turnover. This session examines how procedures and mediation can resolve conflict in a timely manner to avoid the damage it creates.

B, The role of HR and L&D in Digital Transformation
The world is rapidly changing with the advent of digital. Navigating your company through the digital revolution often means an influential transformation on many levels. As an HR professional, you should ask yourself: “What role should I play in this digital transformation?” In many organisations, HR and L&D are an important driver. They are not only responsible for attracting the right employees that can drive change, but also for teaching employees the right skills and knowledge.

C, Motivation
Motivating employees is not easy. Sometimes it seems impossible. This session looks at how you create a truly happy team who look forward To working and giving great service to your customers

15:00

DRINKS AND NETWORKING

16:00

CLOSE