HR Street market and lunch

13 Oct 2018
11:45-13:15
Chesford Grange Hotel

HR Street market and lunch

New for this year’s event is the ‘HR Street Market’, an extended lunchtime session filled with interactive sessions, exhibitor demonstrations and valuable networking time. Please see below for more information on the available sessions and activities.

12:00 – 13:00  
During this hour you will be able to:
  • Grab lunch & a coffee and drop into a session
  • Visit the exhibition stands for demonstrations
  • Visit the CIPD stand and network with your fellow CIPD Midlands members
  • Seek advice on upgrading your CIPD membership in Kenilworth 2 & 3, led by John Kenney, CIPD Midlands Area Partnership
12:00 – 12:25
Benefits of CIPD Membership 
Find out more about the full range of benefits available to you as a CIPD member including the employment law helpline, access to HR journals and rewards through Perkbox. This session will be led by CIPD Senior Membership Manager Richard Goldsbrough.

Volunteering for the CIPD and other organisations
Volunteering provides the chance to make a positive difference to others whilst developing skills that will help with your own career journey. CIPD Volunteering Projects and Programme Officer Ciprian Arhire will explore opportunities to make an impact in your local community or give back to the people profession through CIPD volunteering programmes.

Speed Networking
Angela Roberts and Nichola McKay from the CIPD Midlands team will facilitate this networking session, where you can enjoy making connections with as many other Midlands HR and L&D professionals as possible in just over 20 minutes!

12:35 – 13:00
CIPD Public Policy
Join this session to find out about the ways that CIPD is engaging with government, politicians and policy makers at both a national and regional level to influence positive change in the world of work. CIPD Public Affairs Manager Paddy Smith will lead this session.

The new CIPD professional standards
Profession for the Future is our definitive roadmap to better work and working lives. It’s the CIPD vision for our evolving profession, complete with practical ways for people professionals to make a greater impact and thrive through change.  Profession for the Future sets out how we will shape the future of work, with confidence and credibility, individually and collectively. The new Profession Map is the first step – join this session to find out more from CIPD Volunteering Projects & Programme Officer Ciprian Arhire  

Walk and talk – A stroll around the hotel grounds
Stretch your legs, get some fresh air and enjoy the grounds at Chesford Grange – and a good opportunity to informally network with your colleagues as your stroll. Meet CIPD Regional Branch Co-ordinator Eleanor Lloyd Jones at the event registration desk at 12:35 if you’d like to join the walk.

A full timetable for the exhibitor demonstrations will be available on the day of the event.