Employee Benefits Live 2015 speaker slides

Employee Benefits Live 2013

Where speakers have given approval, we have uploaded the slides for sessions at Employee Benefits Live 2015.

We would like to say a huge thank you to all speakers for their inspiration, ideas and input in to Employee Benefits Live 2015.


Day 1- 21 September 2015

K1- Engaging the workforce of the future

Jane Marsh, group people director, Innocent Drinks

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Stream A: Benefits for a multi-generatinonal workforce 

A1- Developing family-friendly policies to support working carers


Debbie Dunkley, head of reward and ER, Baker and McKenzie Slides not available

Mary Watt, Head of HR and development, Scottish Water Download slides


A2- Is age just a number?


Martha How, partner, Aon Employee Benefits

Tobin Murphy-Coles, commercial director, Aon Employee Benefits

Chris Carter, head of reward, SAS

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A3- From Gen Y to the ageing workforce: developing effective reward strategies for different generations


Luke Sondelski, global manager, compensation and benefits, Booking.com Download slides

Caroline Bendelow, director of people and performance, Age UK Download slides



Stream B: Benefits on a budget

B1- Improving employee retention through salary sacrifice car schemes


Jonathan Smith, relationship director, Zenith

Ian Barrett, reward manager, people and talent, Santander

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B2- Cost-effective strategies for boosting staff engagement


Jamie Ryan, director, Millers Oils Download slides

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


B3- Perks with a purpose: engaging employees with care


Kevin McCoy, managing director, Next Jump Download slides

Lulu Mangena, compensation and benefits, Europe, Hilton Worldwide Download slides



Stream C: Strategic HR

C1- Getting buy-in from board level to enhance your reward strategy

John Renz, group HR director, Novae Group Download slides


C2- Developing a benefit and compensation strategy to meet your organisation’s long-term goals


Ian Mackenzie, head of pension and benefits, BNP Paribas Download slides

Ben Marks, compensation and benefits director, L’Oreal UK Slides not available


C3- The role of reward in talent management


Karen Gaynor, head of reward, Siemens Download slides

John Fitzgerald, global compensation and benefits partner, XL Catlin Slides not available



Stream D: Global reward

D1- Managing pay in a global arena

Nicos Nicolaides, director, compensation and benefits, Intercontinental Hotels Group Download slides


D2- The benefits and challenges of establishing an international pension for a global business


Stewart Allanson, international corporate distribution manager, Zurich Slides not available

Julian Rose, executive reward and international pension plan manager, Diageo Slides not available


D3- How to develop a global reward strategy while retaining local flexibility

Rob Cross, senior reward manager, EMEA, Equinix Download slides

Richard Beeby, head of reward, Dentsu Aegis Network Slides not available



Stream E: Financial wellbeing

E1- Educating your workforce to take control of their financial health


Ian Hodson, reward and benefits manager, University of Lincoln

Claire Lock, senior director, human resources, Monster

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E2- Implementing successful workplace savings intiatives to enhance financial wellbeing

Rosemary Lemon, group head of reward, Hays 

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E3- Driving employee engagement through financial wellbeing: are you helping or hindering?


Chris Mowatt, head of global stock and reward services, Barclays

Simon Naylor, group head of reward, Travis Perkins

Paul Nelson, group head of reward, Travis Perkins

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Stream F: Motivation and recognition

F1- Enhancing employee engagment through recognition schemes


Neal Blackshire, benefits and compensation manager, McDonald’s Restaurants Slides not available

Karen Waterman, UK reward and HR system manager, World Duty Free Group Download slides



F2- Enhancing the ROI of recognition schemes

Jenny Davidson, group reward director, Dixons Carphone Slides not available

Michael Rose, director, Rewards Consulting Download slides


F3- Mobile technology and online recognition systems

Paul Bissell, head of reward and policy, Three UK Download slides



K2- Wearable technology: the future of workplace health?

Chris Brauer, director of innovation and senior management studies, Goldsmiths University of London Slides not available



Day 2: 22 September 2015

K3- Addressing unequal pay: opening Pandora’s box

Duncan Brown, head of HR consultancy, Institute for Employment Studies Slides not available



Stream A: Workplace pensions

A4- How the changing pension landscape is impacting the perceptions and behaviours of employees and employers


Linda Smith, head of HR, UK and Ireland, Euler Hermes

Sue Pemberton, head of DC and Wealth, Buck Consultants at Xerox

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A5- Tackling the challenges of auto-re-enrolment


Karen Wake, senior manager, pensions strategy, Lloyds Banking Group Download slides

Tim Middleton, technical consultant, Pensions Management Institute Slides not available


A6- The impact of the election on pensions so far


David Roberts, head of pensions and benefits, Virgin Media

Neil Parfrey, head of pensions, Heineken 

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Stream B: Health and wellbeing

B4- Health and wellbeing strategies for a workplace of the future

Gemma Bourne, head of social sustainability and Lendlease Foundation, Europe, Lend Lease Slides not available


B5- The rewards of investing in health and wellbeing


Tim Millington, human resources manager, Boston College Slides not available

Kieran Smith, HR officer, Boston College Slides not available

Fiona Lowe, head of people strategy and development, Westfield Health Download slides


B6- Taking a proactive approach towards mental health for increased employee wellbeing


Lars Gielg, integrated health service manager, EMEA, IBM Download slides

Steve Exall, employee relations manager and wellbeing lead, BT Download slides



Stream C: Tax-efficient benefits

C4- The changes to childcare vouchers: assessing the impact on your organisation and workforce

Gemma Dainty, reward consultant, TalkTalk Download slides


C5- Cutting the tax bill while motivsting your workforce with an effectice use of salary sacrifice


Ken Akers, head of reward and engagement, Surrey County Council Download slides

Neil Robson, benefits contracts and payroll manager, Northumbrian Water Download slides


C6- Salary sacrifice for cars: the key to a successful scheme


Kevin O’Neill, development manager, SSE

Doug Hyett, new business director, Lex Autolease

Ashley Barnett, senior consultant, Lex Autolease

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Stream D: Benefits as an HR tool

D4- What makes an award-winning benefits programme?


Sharon Tebb, compensation and benefits manager, Withers

Toria McCahill, head of reward, Dentsu Aegis Network 

David Brackwell, Citation

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D5- Developing an effective total reward strategy 


Marie-Noelle Gagnon, HR business partner, Novartis Oncology Slides not available

Clive Wright, director at Hyperion HR and visiting professor at London Metropolitan University Download slides


D6- Developing a strong employee value proposition to enhance talent management 

Ian Wright, senior manager, compensation and benefits EMEA, VMware Download slides

Samantha Gee and Julia Hanna, co-founders and directors, Verditer Consulting Download slides


Stream E: Flexible benefits

E4- Building the business case for flex


Amanda Willis, group head of reward, Peel Ports Group Download slides

Rosemary Crabb, senior manager, flexible benefits, Nationwide Building Society Slides not available


E5- Boost employee engagement with tailor-made benefits 


Guy Hayward, chief executive officer, Goodman Masson

Richard McKinley-Price, head of benefits management, Jelf Employee Benefits

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E6- Strategies for boosting the take-up of flexible benefits schemes 


Donna Nind, EMEA reward director, Ricoh Europe Download slides

Evan Davidge, head of reward, Arup Download slides


Stream F: Communication

F4- Developing a powerful digital strategy to generate a buzz around benefits


Francis O’Mahony, head of employee share plans and share registration, BT Download slides

Jen Felton, head of internal communications, United Utilities Slides not available

Ruth Henshaw, head of reward, United Utilities Download slides


F5- A guide to successfully marketing your benefits offering

Anna Cotgreave, reward and benefits manager, Clifford Chance Slides not available

John Whitaker, benefits consultant, Sky Download slides


F6- Breaking through the communications barrier: a five-step plan for success


Steve Sykes, client director, Arthur J Gallagher 

Rebecca Seymour, employee relations and reward manager, PSA Peugeot Citroen 

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K4- How to become a destination employer

Karen Bowes, vice president, international HR, Capital One Download slides