Dealing with the challenges of macro talent management

Monday 1st October 2018, 10:30-13:00, Work Foundation, London

As a further development to our joint event series with LUMS we are delighted to be running a session with Professor Paul Sparrow in the autumn discussing the latest effects of globalisation on managing people with the discussion around macro talent management. This marks the end of an international project run in parallel with a number of other countries.

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Gender Matters

Wednesday 27th June 2018, 10:00am-4:00pm, Work Foundation, London

The Work Foundation in partnership with Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is hosting a one day conference on gender, diversity and inclusion.

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Future of Work 2018

Opportunities and risks in a digital age

Thursday, 24th May 2018 – 09:30 to 18:00 | Chatham House, London

This year’s conference will explore developments in automation and AI, as well as how different economies can adapt their skills base to take advantage of the technology shift.

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Does workplace happiness really matter?

17th May 2018, 4:30pm - 6:30pm, Lancaster University Management School

Exploring the John Lewis Partnership model, Lord Price, former Managing Director of Waitrose, will discuss the drivers behind workplace happiness.

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Productivity events series

As the UK continues to wrestle with how to resolve the UK productivity problem, the Work Foundation is working in partnership with the Centre for Productivity & Efficiency (CPE) at Lancaster University Management School, and the North West Business Leadership Team, to run a series of events, entitled Productivity Connections. Our focus in particular is what businesses can do themselves individually and collaboratively working with key partners to raise the quality of their management practices, to inspire more workplace innovation and to develop and utilise the most skilled workforce. The events aim to connect policy makers, businesses, and wider experts working to better understand and address drivers of productivity in these areas, and to shape future priorities for action.

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The Role of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI)

Tuesday 5th December 2017, 11:45am-2:00pm. Work Foundation, London

The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) offers a connection between the challenges faced by the public sector and innovative thinking within industry

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Driving better outcomes for better value: launch of the Early Intervention Toolkit

Tuesday 21st November, 1:00pm-3:00pm, European Parliament, Brussels

At this event, the Early Intervention Toolkit - an online tool to support the design and delivery of early intervention services for musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions across Europe - will be officially launched at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Work-based Learning: Linking Theory and Practice

Wednesday 15th November, 10am-3pm, Graduate College Social Hub, Lancaster University

This event will help you understand how to make the most of opportunities for learning in the workplace & develop shared understanding of work-based learning.

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Helping employers support their working carers

Monday 6th November, 14.00 for 14.15 until 17.00, The Work Foundation , London

This event will explore solutions and develop recommendations as to how we might better support the 1 in 8 working age people in the UK who are providing unpaid informal care whilst working.

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ENGAGING EMPLOYERS IN BUILDING BETTER QUALITY JOBS

Thursday 2nd November 2017, 9.00 - 17.00 - The Shard, London

This conference organised jointly by the OECD, Warwick University, the Work Foundation, and the Centre for Cities will bring together stakeholders from national government departments, cities, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as well as business, NGOs and research institutions to discuss the key challenges facing the United Kingdom in building more and better quality jobs.

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