Employee Benefits Live 2014 speaker slides


Where speakers have given approval, we have uploaded the slides for sessions at Employee Benefits Live 2014.

We would like to say a huge thank you to all our speakers for their inspiration, ideas and input in to Employee Benefits Live 2014. 


Day 1- 24 September 2014

KN1- Redesigning theemployee value proposition 

Fredrik Tukk, head of communication, marketing and branding, Maersk

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KN2 – Business critical tax and legislation changes impacting benefits

John Whiting OBE, tax director, Office of Tax Simplification

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Stream A: Workplace Pensions

A1 – How pension reform will change workplace pensions


Ian Digby, industry liaison manager, The Pensions Regulator Download slides

Jamie Barnes, head of sales and retirement solutions, LV= Download slides


A2 – How to obtain the best pension outcome for a changing workforce


Pete Harris, director of pensions, Telent Download slides

Nita Tinn, director, Independent Trustee Services Download slides


A3 – Towards a living pension: Practical steps to improving outcomes for DC pension savers


Lydia Fearn, investment consultant, Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions 

Sharon Collard, professor of personal finance capability, The Open University Business School 

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Stream B: Benefits on a Budget

B1 – Bringing your reward and recognition scheme to life – making the transition from a tired method


Kevin McCoy, managing director, Next Jump 

Catherine Diamond, culture and engagement, TSB Bank

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B2 – Using car benefits to drive engagement


Andrew Kirby, commercial director – employee benefits schemes, Zenith 

Christine Hyde, head of supply chain service centre, NATS

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B3 – Supporting staff with caring responsibilities


Anand Shulka, chief executive, Family and Childcare Trust 

David Brackwell, head of wellbeing and inclusion, UK and Ireland, Fujitsu

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Stream C: Strategic HR

C1 – Reward’s role in retaining top talent


Dana Humphries, HR manager, Yum! Restaurants International Download slides

Vicky Smith, HR project manager, Bibby Financial Services Download slides


C2 – Benefits at the heart of HR strategy


Gillian Quinton, strategic director, Buckinghamshire County Council Download slides

Andrew Dodman, director of human resources, University of Sheffield  Slides not available

Gary Butterfield, director of Juice, University of Sheffield Slides not available


C3 – How to engage employees to unleash productivity


Professor Linda Holbeche, author of ‘Engaged – Unleashing the Potential of your Organisation through Employee Engagement’ Download slides


Stream D: Global Reward

D1 – Global mobility: Maximising the return on investment


David Wells, director of global mobility, Diageo Download slides

Sandra Arthur, HR operations manager EMEA, Bechtel Corporation Slides not available


D2 – Reviewing international benefits to meet business objectives


Toria McCahill, head of reward, Dentsu Aegis 

Tim Kensey, Iglo Markets – HR director, Iglo Group 

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D3 – Using centralised structures to deliver global benefit plans


Dale Fleet, senior corporate relationship manager, Zurich 

Tony Dowd, principal consultant – global benefits, Aon Hewitt 

David Munro, head of operational risk – Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, DLA Piper

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Stream E: Health and Wellbeing 

E1 – Health and wellbeing benefits for an ageing workforce


Neil Edmunds, group health and safety director, Wates Group Download slides

Daryl Maitland, head of HR strategy, Cafcass Download slides



E2 – Tackling mental health issues


Martyn Anwyl, head of health and productivity, Buck Consultants, A Xerox Company

Chris Evans, senior consultant, health and productivity, Buck Consultants, A Xerox Company 

Louise Harry, head of safety and sustainability, EE

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E3 – Placing prevention at the heart of employee health and wellbeing


Susan Gee, employee health and wellbeing manager, Yorkshire Water 

Ashleigh Witcher, senior benefits administrator, Serco

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Stream F: Total Reward

F1 – Delivering a true total reward strategy


Robert Cross, head of reward, UK and Ireland, Tui Travel Download slides

Chris Coyne, head of reward and HR services, City and Guilds Download slides


F2 – Harmonising total reward


Melissa Lever, head of reward, Linklaters Download slides

Jill Cunnison, head of benefits and HR operations, Capital One Download slides


F3 – The ”demise of total reward”


Duncan Brown, head of the UK performance, reward and talent consulting practice, Aon 

Martha How, partner, reward and benefits, Aon

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Day 2- 25 September 2014

KN3 – Social media to engage top talent

Mervyn Dinnen, blogger and content and social engagement strategist Download slides


KN4 – The datafication of HR – what next?

Jon Ingham, author of Strategic Human Capital Management – Creating Value Through People Download slides


Stream A: Benefits Strategy

A4 – Gauging engagement in your organisation


Ali Lanning, head of customer experience, Benefex 

Neil McCawley, head of reward, benefits and policy. Wolseley

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A5 – Motivation and recognition schemes to drive productivity


Jane Earnshaw, senior director – reward, Asda Download slides

Claire Eckett, HR manager (rewards and benefits), University of Reading Download slides


A6 – Showcasing benefits to top talent


Henk Verhoek , head of reward, British Sugar Download slides


Stream B: Financial Wellbeing

B4- The employer’s role in helping staff to save for the future


Michelle Cracknell, chief executive, The Pensions Advisory Service Download slides

Mark Cliff, reward director, Manchester Airport Group Slides not available 


B5 – Why organisations cannot afford to ignore the financial health of their employees


Justin Crossland, head of strategic benefit consulting, Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions

Kirstie Loveridge, vice president of human resources, AEG Europe

Jenny Davidson, interim head of reward, Talk Talk

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B6 – Why use share schemes as a savings tool?


Julie Goult, reward manager – corporate programmes, BSkyB Slides not available 

Malcolm Hurlston CBE, chairman, Employee Share Ownership Centre Slides not available 


Stream C: Pay and Bonus

C4 – Benchmarking pay – where are we now?


Ian Hodson, reward and benefits manager, University of Lincoln 

Andrew Ninian, director, corporate governance and engagement, Investment Management Association

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C5 – Pay strategies in today’s economic climate


Mandy Cameron, head of reward, Nationwide Building Society 

Jane Richards, remuneration specialist, Investec

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C6 – Share plans as part of the SME remuneration strategy


Chris Prout, director – transaction tax, EY Download slides


Stream D: Benefits as an HR Tool

D4 – Reward’s role in developing future leaders


Judy Greevy, deputy director of engagement and diversity, HMRC Download slides

Steve Bavister, director, Speakfirst Download slides


D5 – Pensions as a gateway to wider benefits engagement


John Chilman, group reward and pensions director, FirstGroup Download slides

Lucinda Murrain, pension manager and scheme secretary, University of Warwick Download slides


D6 – Building the business case for benefits


Nadeen Jackson Barker, HR reward manager, Axa 

Kelly Mitchell, reward and shared services manager, Home Group

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Stream E: Flexible Benefits

E4 – Flex schemes to engage employees all year round


Dan Ball, total reward manager, Tyco Download slides

Sarah Bissell, reward specialist, The Hyde Group Download slides


E5 – Flexible benefits to drive employee engagement


Elliot Rees-Davies, head of reward, Santander Download slides

Joanna Bean, head of reward – UK and Ireland, Samsung Electronics UK Download slides


E6 – Will benefits technology become the next generation of financial advisor?


Tobin Murphy-Coles, commercial director, Aon 

Sarah Bissell, reward specialist, The Hyde Group 

Helen Ford, reward manager, Addleshaw Goddard

Jason Green, head of workplace research, Finance and Technology Research Centre

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Stream F: Communication

F4 – A global strategy for benefits communication and engagement 


Ben Reynolds, chief operating officer, Shilling 

Pete Snelling, group reward and benefits communications manager, Johnson Matthey 

Tim Johnson, chief executive, Arthur J Gallagher 

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F5 – Communications strategies that embed the employer brand


Adam Brooke, employee benefits and wellness manager, J.P. Morgan Slides not available

Kristina Caxton, people and culture manager, MEC Download slides



F6 – Pension communications strategies that work


Aubrey Harrison, head of trustees, AT&T Download slides

Caroline Glen, HR director, Jobs and Business Glasgow Download slides