Employee Benefits Live 2016 speaker slides


Where speakers have given approval, we have uploaded the slides for the keynote and conference sessions at Employee Benefits Live 2016, which took place on 11-12 October 2016 at Olympia, National.

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

Keynote speakers:

K1: Revealed: the secrets behind becoming the best place to work

Diarmuid Russell, vice president of international, Glassdoor

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K2: Mission + Purpose + Values: Achieving business goals through people and performance strategy

Vicky Williams, director of people, Lawn Tennis Association

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K3: Diversity breeds success

Steve Varley, UK chairman and managing partner, EY

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K4: Leadership lessons from the Army: how to empower your troops

Nicky Moffat CBE, former HR director, The British Army

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Day one

Workplace pensions

A1: Successfully engaging a diverse workforce with their pension benefits

Jane Edney-Wong, benefits manager, Hogan Lovells International

Sue Pemberton, head of DC retail, DC wealth, Xerox HR Services

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A2: Re-enrolment: are you ready?

Jane Higgins, partner, Allen and Overy

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A3: How to overcome pension communication challenges

Graeme Wylie, head of pensions, UK and Ireland, Royal Bank of Scotland

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Elaine Makin, HR adviser, Capital One

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Workplace equality and diversity

B1: How to boost the take up of shared parental leave

Wendy Jepson, HR policy and compliance partner, Siemens

Sarah Jackson, chief executive, Working Families

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B2: Mind the gender pay gap

Anna Sanford, solicitor, PWC

Helen Corden, legal director, Pinsent Masons

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B3: How reward, benefits and development programmes are used to support wider workplace inclusion

Deborah Elgar, senior manager, social enterprise, Trafford Housing Trust

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C1: Communication strategies for a mobile/dispersed workforce

Ken Lawrie, head of reward, Easyjet

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C2: Internal communication best practice for Gen Y workers

Sean Mills, executive director, Ipsos Mori

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C3: How to communicate and implement your total reward strategy

Simon Arden-Davis, head of NHS pensions and employment services policy, Department of Health

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Andrea Hester, director of people/assistant director of pensions and reward, NHS Employers

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Employee engagement

D1: Making employees fall in love with their benefits

Sam Kirk, reward director, TalkTalk

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Dr Neil Lancaster, people and social responsibility director, Gamestec Leisure

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D2: How to improve staff understanding of reward and benefits

Joanna Bean, head of reward, Samsung

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Matthew Johnson, head of compensation and benefits, Adecco Group UK and Ireland

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D3: What will employee engagement look like in the future?

Cathy Brown, executive director, Engage for Success

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Strategic HR

E1: HR’s role in helping establish corporate and brand identity

Tim Kensey, HR director, Nomad Food Europe

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Rebecca Seymour, head of HR, Peugeot Citroen

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Jon Berry, head of human resources, Frontier Agriculture

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E2: Workforce health strategies: the role of good work and digital health in employee wellbeing

Kirsty Jagielko, head of marketing, Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits

Phil Austin, managing director, Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits

Stephen Bevan, head of HR research development, Institute for Employment Studies

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E3: Future-proofing your reward strategy

Professor Stephen J. Perkins, London Metropolitan University

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Benefits 101

F1: Flexibility in benefits: why it is vital for the modern worker

Paul Durrant, director of compensation, benefits and pensions, Thales

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F2: Back to benefits basics

Debbie Thomson, head of benefits, BDO

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F3: Put your employees in the driving seat

Ian Barrett, senior reward manager, Santander

Jonathan Smith, relationship manager, Zenith

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Day two:

Benefits on a budget

A4: Motivating employees on a budget

Miriam Tapaki, payroll manager, pensions and benefits, The Francis Crick Institute

Jane Earnshaw, senior director, reward, Asda

Becky Robson, head of reward and resourcing, Home Group

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A5: How cars can enhance your employee benefits package

Paul Coley, principal consultant, Lex Autolease

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A6: How to structure and implement a cost-effective benefits strategy

Neil Goodwin, head of reward, HR, Countrywide Group

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Financial wellbeing

B4: Understanding the DNA of financial wellbeing and its impact on the UK workforce

Andrew Dodman, chief HR and corporate officer, The University of Sheffield

Heidi Allen, head of insights and engagement, Neyber

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B5: How financial wellbeing programmes boost productivity

Richard Thorne, group HR manager, Admiral

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B6: Getting employees interested in their pension

Dermot Courtier, head of pensions, Kingfisher

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Mark Cliff, group pensions director, MAG

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Health and wellbeing

C4: Strategies for managing long-term sickness

Bekki Andreou, category manager, HR, corporate services procurement, Centrica

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Claire Sallis, occupational health and wellbeing manager, Alstom

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C5: The science behind an effective wellness programme

Anouska Carter, senior sport science manager, Sheffield Hallam University

Fiona Lowe, head of people strategy, Westfield Health

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C6: Breaking taboos on talking about mental health at work

Dame Carol Black, special adviser, Department of Health

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Marcus Hunt, health and wellbeing manager, UK, IRE and Europe, Unilever

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Poppy Jaman, chief executive officer, Mental Health First Aid England

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Global reward

D4: Designing a global benefits strategy

Debbie Ewen, VP, head of EMEA benefits, Blackrock

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D5: How to create a global joined-up health service through partnerships with different sectors

Lisa Levy, head of international, Doctor Care Anywhere

Luke Prankard, senior health and wellbeing consultant, Thomsons Online Benefits

Rachna Chhatralia, pharmacist, Day Lewis Pharmacy

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Benefits technology

E4: Artificial technology just redefined the future of employee benefits

Umang Patel, partnerships director, Babylon

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E5: Reward and benefits in the digital age

Paul Bissell, head of reward, Hutchison 3G

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E6: Engagement surveys 2.0: leveraging live analytics to drive engagement

Alexander Snelling, human resources director, Cath Kidston

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Performance and talent

F4: Reinvigorating the performance management process

Gillian Thomson, reward manager, Scottish Power

Evan Davidge, head of reward, Arup

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F5: Using innovative reward and benefits to attract and retain top performers

Andrew Michael, managing director, Goodman Masson

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F6: Benchmarking reward and compensation structures: let the market rip?

Duncan Brown, head of HR consultancy, Institute for Employment Studies

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