Manchester HR Summit (27 February 2014)

mediaCountry: UNITED KINGDOM
City: Manchester
What: Manchester HR Summit
Who: Forum Events

The Manchester HR Summit 2014 was hailed as a resounding success by all who attended. It was held on the 27th February 2014 at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. The event saw over 60 delegates and 30 suppliers visiting and exhibiting from across the UK. The Manchester HR Summit’s proven format of pre-matched face-to-face meetings is beneficial because it exclusively targets only the most qualified buyers and brings them together with suppliers who are pertinent to their needs. The event focuses on productive one-to-one appointments, industry related seminars and multiple networking opportunities throughout the day to build valuable business relationships. The 2014 Manchester HR Summit was opened with a presentation by Suzanne Ross, a senior lecturer from Nottingham Business School, who discussed “Change-resilient leadership”. Further seminars throughout the event featured excellent and well-known speakers, including Stuart Chamberlain from Croner, author and employment law consultant, with a presentation entitled “Employment law in 2014: Where are we?” Paul Davies, personnel director, and Dave Burglass, head of learning, talent and  new entry programs at Tesco Bank, hosted a seminar on “Building Our Bank… Celebrating our 5th Birthday!” Finally, Adam Burden from Hay Group spoke about “HR apps; a tipping point for HR tech adoption”. “It’s great to have organized meetings with organizations who have requested to meet with us,” said a representative of Saville Consulting. Some of the confirmed HR professionals who attended were from companies including Baxi Heating UK Ltd, Burberry, Co-operative Banking, Co-operative Foods, Danwood Group, Iceland Foods, Kellogg’s, Late Rooms, Maplin Electronics, Santander, TalkTalk, Tesco Bank and Warburtons. The event was held in collaboration with several suppliers, including Aon Hewitt, Croner, De Montfort University, Hay Group, Mary Gober International, MidlandHR, Nottingham Business School, Red Letter Days, Reed Online Ltd, Smith & Henderson and XpertHR