May 142015

Going it alone as an Independent Director

GBRThe Great British Workforce Revolution conference is a must-attend event for Independent Directors, value-added Business Angels and cashed-out entrepreneurs who are interested in finding out how to prosper in the ever-evolving Independent Executive recruitment landscape.

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In light of the recent discovery that nearly half of the UK working population are not full-time employees - thus being left almost entirely to find their own work and their own contracts - this Conference aims to understand, explore and seek out the opportunities available to this increasingly popular dynamic of independent working.

The Great British Workforce Revolution conference is the only live event in the UK focused on bringing hundreds of senior level executives together in one day and in one place, alongside the key influencers in the executive recruitment industry. Come along to hear from industry experts, gain educational insight, participate in exciting debates, enjoy quality networking and hear from some excellent keynote speakers.

This year's event will be taking place on 3rd June at Dexter House, No 2 Royal Mint Court, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4QN.

Take a look around our event website, and please do get in touch if you would like to find out more about the 2015 Workforce Revolution, or visit our registration page to BOOK YOUR TICKET TODAY!

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This year we are offering the option to purchase a 1:1 consultation with a Russam GMS Principal in addition to your ticket. This session may include CV help, career planning, sourcing NED and Trustee work, and/or an introduction to Interim Management work.

£25 of the ticket price for these consultation sessions will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. This charity directly supports cutting edge research to help find a cure for this terrible disease.


The Great British Workforce Revolution - 3rd June, 9.00am-5.00pm




Introductions from Chair of the Day - MODWENNA REES-MOGG


Welcome from Headline Sponsor - STEVE GILROY, CEO of Vistage


Opening Keynote Speaker - ROS ALTMANN


Special Debate 1: The next 20 years - your time, your opportunity

How are you going to maximise your opportunities in the next two decades?  In this vital debate you will learn from the experts how to make the most money and get the highest levels of satisfaction from your work and why a plural or portfolio career can be the best way to both earn and build wealth.

Panel: Stuart Lucas (Asset Match)




We need you! – 5 minute presentations from SME's looking to hire senior level expertise


Special engagement session with VISTAGE: From Success to Significance - Practical Steps to Build Your Portfolio Career

With a revolution taking place in the world of work it's critical people know what they want from their next career stage and how to get it. This session will give you some practical advice that can help you on the way to achieving greater career satisfaction - whatever you're looking to do next.


Special Debate 2: Passport to Export

It's not only British goods that are global brands.  Our senior management skills are too. Never have British interims, consultants and C level directors been more in demand outside the UK, picking up the most lucrative contracts acros the globe.  In this special session led by Jason Atkinson of Russam GMS we will reveal where the most exciting opportunities are to be found and how to win them for yourself.




Introductions from Chair of the Day


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Special Debate 3: £2,000 Tuesdays; £5,000 Fridays

Experts from the world of investment will explain how to generate an income of between £2,000 and £5,000 a day to replace the money you would otherwise have earned from working

Panel: Camilla Shaughnessy (Eventful Stays), Alex Stephany (JustPark), Mattioli Woods






Audience Discussion: What's wrong with my CV?

In the past your cv counted for everything, but in today’s rapidly changing world where references may not be taken up (after all you have been checked out on LinkedIn(!)) this interactive session will discuss how you position yourself so that you can maximise your earning potential through having the right attitude, degree of enthusiasm and level of commitment to your future employer. 

Panel: David Burdon (Simply Clicks)


Special Debate 4: Board not bored - where the best executive and non executive opportunities will be found for high flyers

Experts from leading head hunters will share with you the tips and techniques you should be using to guarantee yourself a successful board level career. There will be a special focus on issues such as quoted vs unquoted board positions and the role a Charity Trusteeship will play in your portfolio.

Panel: Tom Attenborough (London Stock Exchange), Oliver Woolley (Envestors)


Special Debate 5:  Cracking Venture Capital

With some of the best opportunities for experienced executives coming from the Venture Capital community, in this debate we will discuss everything from becoming a candidate that VCs or their portfolio companies want to hire, through to how to raise funding for a business you are working in. 


Closing Keynote Speaker - KRESSE WESLING






May 172013

Free places for NEDworks members at the NHS Sustainable Development 2013 Conference and Exhibition

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NHS Sustainable Development 2013 Conference and Exhibition, Brewery Conference Centre, London, on Wednesday 11 September 2013.

This year will see the launch of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit’s carbon route map for 2014- 2020. Previous route maps have helped establish how the NHS can manage carbon reduction whilst promoting sustainability to patients and staff alike. They have been integral drivers in the challenge to make the NHS carbon free whilst acting as key indicators to the emergence of sustainable practices across Trusts, Hospitals and PCTs.

The Government announced on the 23 January 2013 that it is making available £50 million of capital in 2013-14 for NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts, to fund new and innovative projects to improve energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of the NHS by reducing energy usage, carbon emissions and improving resilience to climate change.

This funding will further support NHS organisations to deliver on the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy for England of 2009 and 2010.

Defining the Priorities will examine the route map consultation and the direction that the NHS must take in the fight against rising CO2 emissions, whilst showcasing the work already being carried out by NHS organisations up and down the UK.

The cost to attend this key sustainable development conference is £995.00 - FULLY FUNDED (No cost) places are available to NEDworks members.

To secure your  FULLY FUNDED (Free) place email [email protected]  before 14 June 2013

Full event details can be found at www.nhssd.co.uk

Speakers include:-

Professor Hugh Montgomery
Director, Human Health and Performance
University College London

Veronique Molieres
Co-Founder, Strategic Director,Communication and International Relations, C2D S

Kathryn Dapre
Energy and Climate Change Manager
NHS National Services, Scotland.

Ms Ruth Passman
Senior Policy Advisor
Department of Health, North West.

Ruth Passman
Senior Policy Advisor
Department of Health and Performance.

More speakers to be announced shortly

Apr 192013

National Greening Education ConferenceNEDworks has secured a number of fully funded places for our public and voluntary sector members to attend this important conference free of charge

Govtoday in Association with The Carbon Trust and Solar Schools is proud to present our 3rd Annual National Greening Education Conference and Exhibition: The foundations of a sustainable future, to be held on Wednesday 1st May 2013.The creation of sustainable growth must begin at ground level, teaching tomorrow’s leaders to adopt sustainable practices within institutions that exemplify sustainability.

The challenge facing the education sector is the creation of state of the art facilities that infuse sustainable education and operations. With over 24,000 schools and 131 Universities and Higher Education (HE) Institutes within England, and 420 Further Education Colleges within the UK, this challenge is one with huge implications.

Greening Education 2013, the foundations of a sustainable future in association with The Carbon Trust, will examine the education Sectors’ progress from the 2009 publication of ‘Towards a School’s Carbon Management Plan’ through to the third round of HEFCE’s Revolving Green Fund (RGF) which was announced on 16th November 2012, that will make £20 million available from May 2013.

Greening Education 2013, the foundations of a sustainable future in association with The Carbon Trust will also detail latest policy information, guidance, best practice case study examples and technologies to aid in the delivery process and realisation of the government targets for carbon emission reductions.

Full event details can be found at http://www.greeningeducation.co.uk

FULLY FUNDED (No cost) places are available to Public & Third Sector NEDworks members.

To secure your  FULLY FUNDED (Free) place please email                               [email protected]

Places priced at £995.00, are still available for Private Sector delegates.

greening educationIn association with The Carbon Trust and the Solar Schools Project.Speakers to include:

Ros Wade, London South Bank University.

Stephen Twigg MP. Shadow Secretary of State for Education Invited

Joseph Williams, Manager.                           Technical & Change. The Carbon Trust.                     

Di Dale.  Principal & CEO,              Wiltshire College and Chair, Sustainability Portfolio Group. Association of Colleges.

Amy Cameron. Solar Schools              Co-Ordinator. Solar Schools Project.   

Richard Moore, SEED Sustainablity Project Manager, University of Northampton.   

Further speakers will be announced shortly.


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