Tags: Conferences

Successful conference proves strong business case for employing disabled people

Organised by Evenbreak, last week’s  conference outlined the benefits of employing disabled people and challenged some of the misconceptions and stereotypes about disabled people at work. Attended by many top businesses and organisations including the BBC, GlaxoSmithKline, National Grid and the Wellcome Trust, the conference was aimed at HR Directors, Recruitment Directors and Corporate Social…

Drive to boost jobs for half a million disabled people in the North West

Businesses including Virgin Trains, Liverpool Football Club and BT will be in Manchester today (March 19) to learn about the untapped potential of thousands of disabled people in the North West. More than 500,000 disabled people of working age in the region are currently not in employment. Minister of State for Disabled People Mike Penning…

Findings from the 2014 Parental Leave Forum

The 2014 Managing Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave Forum, organised by Symposium Events and held last week in Canary Wharf (London), provided insights to understand the latest changes in employment law and recommended a range of strategies to tackle the current challenges. The new parental leave legislation, which is bound to take effect in 2015,…

Review of The Graduate Recruitment and Development forum 2014

The Graduate Recruitment and Development forum, organised by Symposium Events and held last week in Canary Wharf, provided an opportunity for industry leaders to share best practices across different sectors. Participants attended a range of workshops organised in different streams and shared their knowledge with other professionals in focused networking sessions. The attention of the…

Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion

This major event from the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) brings together leading thinkers and experts to explore the challenges of targets and quotas for Government & Employers. We will set out the International and European context and learn from the Norway experience. Drawing on the latest research findings, we will hear views from…

Associate of Graduate Recruiters to host Development Conference at De Vere Venues Wokefield Park

De Vere Venues Wokefield Park, Reading, is delighted to announce the venue will play host to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) annual Student Development Conference. The event, set to take place on Thursday 13th March 2014 will see 200 student development professionals visit Wokefield Park for a mixture of learning and networking sessions, with speakers including…

Senior leaders invited to discover the secret to sourcing and retaining the best talent

CEOs, MDs and Senior HR professionals will discover how to attract and retain the best talent to their businesses at lower cost, during at a practical half-day seminar featuring two-time Great Britain Olympian, Mara Yamauchi and a panel of expert business speakers. The former elite marathon runner will share her personal experience of maximising performance…

Do not miss your chance to attend the Graduate Recruitment and Development Conference

The next graduate conference has been booking extremely well with over 100 attendees already registered. Due to popular demand there are only a few remaining places available which will be allocated on a first com first serve basis, do not miss you chance to attend. Full details and booking information can be found here:http://www.symposium-events.com/graduate-recruitment-and-development-forum/. We…

Faye Holland: Driving innovation through HR

What does innovation mean to you? The dictionary definition is that innovation is “the act of creating something new” but in a business setting this can relate to a wide range of scenarios, from new products to improved processes. Put simply, innovation is critical to driving a business forward. All too often though, it is…

50% discount on this years HR conferences

Symposium Events is offering 50% discount* on the following conferences. To obtain the offer please enter the discount code in your shopping cart when requested. Innovation in Recruitment Summit – Code: HR159EB book by 12th July Talent Management and Leadership Development – Code: HR160EB book by 10th August. Successful HR Business Partnering – Code:  HR161EB book by 20th July Workplace…

Cornerstone OnDemand Showcases European Momentum at 2012 EMEA Convergence Client Conference

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, is showcasing the company’s European momentum this week at the company’s 2012 EMEA Convergence client conference, 16-17 October at the Park Plaza Riverbank hotel in London. In the first half of 2012, Cornerstone’s international gross revenue increased by approximately 60 percent year over…

New technology could result in staff taking fewer ‘sickies’

Figures released by the TUC suggest there are now 3.7 million home workers in the UK. InTechnology, leading provider of cloud based managed services believes this number will continue to grow as more organisations embrace cloud technology. Over the last 10 years significant investment has been made in developing the UK’s digital infrastructure, with many…