Employee Benefits Live 2023 speaker slides

Bernadette Thompson, King's College Hospital, EB Live 2023Where speakers have given approval, we have uploaded the slides for the keynote and conference sessions at Employee Benefits Live 2023, which took place on 3 October 2023 at ExCeL London.

Thank you very much to all of the speakers for sharing their ideas, experiences and insights.

Keynote speakers

KN1: Inclusive HR

Bernadette Thompson OBE (pictured), director of equality, diversity and inclusion, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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KN2: A survivor’s escape from domestic violence: The signs, the symptoms and how to help

Ruth Dodsworth, TV presenter and journalist, ITV Cymru Wales

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Cost-effective benefits

A1: Making your benefits budget work harder to support your reward strategy

Jennifer Roberts, senior reward and wellbeing manager, Central Co-op

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A2: Increasing employee financial wellbeing without increasing business cost

Chair: Lorena Puica, guest lecturer, Oxford and Cornell University

Alyson Dickman, HR generalist, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Tanya Llewellyn, benefits manager, Centrica

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A3: Can you provide benefits on a budget and still maximise engagement?

Natalie Jutla, employee benefits and financial wellbeing lead, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

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Health and wellbeing

B1: Empowering employee health: How can you enhance healthcare access within your workplace?

Chris Wilson-Stewart, people services advisor (absence and wellbeing), Vets Now

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B2: Feel good at FitFlop: Why we prioritise employee wellbeing

Emma Andrew, global payroll and reward specialist, FitFlop

Alex Strang, wellbeing manager, FitFlop

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B3: Women’s health in the workplace: An indicator of career potential

Camila Carvelho, EDI consultant, The Adecco Group

Helen Tomlinson, head of talent, The Adecco Group and government employment menopause champion

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Engagement, motivation and recognition

C1: Employee benefits: Staff engagement is key

Sarita Coleman, head of reward, RSPCA

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C2: Engaging and motivating a transient workforce across multiple locations

Jane Frost, director of HR services, Roadchef

Laura Bunn, HR director, Roadchef

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C3: Creating a culture of wellbeing: Nurturing employee health and happiness in the workplace

Chair: Dani Jordan, global executive strategic communications and business leader

Katherine Rowney, HR business partner, Bakkavor

Ingrid Simon, HR manager, London Symphony Orchestra

David Bannister, former people director, 10x Banking

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Menopause, fertility and pregnancy

D1: Starting conversations around menopause

Chair: Helen Tomlinson, government employment menopause champion

Claire Blomley, senior benefits manager, Teva

Helen Hodgkinson, chief people and places officer, TLT Solicitors

Hannah Pearsall, head of wellbeing, Hays

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D2: Fertility and menopause matters

Dawn Del Busso, team leader and menopause lead, Cadent

Kelly-Anne Morris, regulatory specialist and fertility lead, Cadent

Lisa Yorke, reward and remuneration specialist (HR), Cadent

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D3: Menopause champions: How Natwest tackles the hidden costs of menopause

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Sharon Midwinter, wellbeing and benefits lead, Natwest

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