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Recruitment and Retention Summit 2022

Time: 0900- 1530 GMT (if you can't attend live, register to watch the recording)

Cost per attendee: £295 + VAT 

76% of UK professionals intend to look for new roles in 2022 and this level of job hopping comes at a cost to the UK's private sector. According to research carried out by Oxford Economics, a new professional worker costs £25,200. 

As we move towards 2022, employers and HR leaders need to navigate the ripple effects of the pandemic and re-evaluate how to retain talent. 

  • How to navigate 'The Great Resignation' - what smart employers are doing to recruit and retain staff
  • Becoming and employer of choice - an essential recruitment checklist 
  • The new immigration landscape and how to ensure your recruitment remains compliant 
  • Creative ways to continued access to top talent 
  • Exploring post-Covid staff retention initiatives: what works and what doesn't
  • Skills development and initiatives - the role of training, apprenticeships and upskilling 
  • What thought leaders and strategy experts are predicting and how UK employers should plan for the future

Which functions will benefit from attending

  • HR AND RECRUITMENT PROFESSIONALS, ADMINISTRATION, TRAINING, SECURITY, RISK, COMPLIANCE, LEGAL, POLICY, VETTING AND SCREENING, OPERATIONS AND ALL LINE MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS AND STAFF WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR RIGHT TO WORK CHECKS AND NON- UK EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT

Schedule

Introduction, chair’s welcome and networking icebreaker

Opening address: the real picture

  • Revising and improving your recruitment and workforce strategies what are smart employers doing now
  • The great resignation strategies to mitigate the shortage

Diverse and inclusive recruitment and retention planning: essential elements

  • Becoming an employer of choice: a checklist to demonstrate you are serious about diverse recruitment
  • Identifying and eliminating bias in your recruitment process is
  • Overt and covert bullying and harassment how to spot it and deal with it
  • Prioritising diversity targets in recruitment to improve retention
  • Essential initiatives for mentoring staff support networks collecting data and turning into action at all levels

Comfort break

Legal update: Getting to grips with the future immigration changes: what must employers plan for now?

  • Simplifying the hiring process for non-UK workers
  • Recruiting and employing EU workers post-June 2021
  • Becoming a sponsor: requirements and implications
  • Skills and other visa categories
  • PBS
  • What are the alternatives and what can we learn from other countries?

Panel debate: Creative recruitment and retention strategies for employers

Hand-picked experts will debate and explore the challenges and solutions facing UK employers. Issues will reflect the key questions from delegates on the day, but will include the following areas. Make sure you come armed with your own challenges:

  • What are some innovative recruitment opportunities?
  • Where are the alternative talent pools?
  • What retention programmes are most effective in the current climate?

Lunch

Post Covid initiatives to improve staff retention key lessons

  • Engaging with employers with employees to identify what they need from employers
  • Well-being initiatives to support staff and prevent burnout
  • Identifying gaps in internal progression strategies elements of a successful approach
  • Fostering a healthy workplace what needs to change
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Sustainable stress levels to avoid burnout
  • Collaboration and psychological safety

Skills development initiatives and programmes

  • Key components of an effective upskilling strategy
  • Identifying business challenges and your skills audit your skills and implement the right programmes
  • The role of apprenticeship scheme schemes for new and current employers
  • Distance learning mentoring and coaching
  • Building critical skills
  • Revamping your training practises

Retention strategy and flexible working: using the data to manage The Great Reshuffle

  • What is the emerging picture? Providing your managers with data trends around attrition
  • Restructuring your organisation to minimise the effects of future lockdown
  • How can you reengineer roles to match new and existing employee expectations and lifestyle choices?
  • Quantifying the learnings from the pandemic to attract and retain your top talent in the future
  • What roles have changes and how can you fill them internally?

Comfort break

Workshop feedback and discussion

Closing address: next steps and roadmaps

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