Seminars March 2016

Next Bristol Business Exhibition
Tuesday 13th September 2016

Ashton Gate Conference Centre, Bristol BS3 2EJ - 10:00 - 15:00


Seminar Information - Tuesday 8th March 2016

Seminar 1: 10:30 - 11:30 - Cathy Monaghan, Head of HR , PES
How do you fulfil your legal employer obligations without an HR team?

This seminar is aimed at owners of SME businesses who do not have a defined HR team within their business.

The session will ensure that you know how to handle the ever increasing list of legal employer obligations, whilst still finding time to focus on growing your business.

At the end of the session we will give you a FREE check list of over 40 legal obligations to help ensure you and your business are compliant!
Cathy Monaghan will lead the seminar. Cathy is one of the South West’s leading HR experts and currently heads up the HR practice at PES. Cathy has over 25 years’ experience working in both the SME market and for a large plc. She has worked in retail, technology, charitable trusts, head offices, distribution, operations and retail HR. 

Cathy has sat on Employment Tribunals as a Non-Legal Judge since 2002. Cathy has also represented organisations at employment tribunals – she has only lost one case a long time ago, the rest have been won including a recent one on employment status…

If you know Cathy, you’ll know she has a natural talent for telling it as it is! We’re confident that you’ll leave this session armed with the knowledge of how you can fulfil your legal employer obligations and add to the bottom line!

Seminar 2: 12:00 - 13:00 - Tamsen Garrie - Business Owner, Alpha Associates Ltd
Increase Your Business Results With VMA (Vision > Mindset > Action)

This seminar is for ambitious business owners, of any size and in any industry, who have the passion and drive to grow their business (and have achieved some success!), but who recognise that they need to be more strategic if they are to take their business to the next level.

You will learn a three step strategic process that when implemented, will enable you to increase your business results, without increasing your effort.
Tamsen Garrie is the owner of the business growth consultancy Alpha Associates, author of the landmark business book ‘The Act Of Attraction In Business’ and founder of the business growth platform enACT. She has worked in the field of people, team and business development for over 18 years, initially in an Operational Management and HR capacity in the corporate sector and later in the SME sector, both as a business owner and as a consultant. This includes 4 years as a director of the UK’s largest joined up business network, where she developed the infrastructure, including the leadership strategy and team and the processes, systems and training to develop a national business growth platform to enable small businesses to grow. She is qualified in Psychology and NLP and that combined with her experience working with thousands of businesses, training hundreds of leaders and developing dozens of teams has resulted in a thorough understanding of the many challenges that are familiar to business owners and their people, making her uniquely placed to work with businesses to develop the Vision, the Mindset and the Strategy to enable both personal and business success.

We’re confident that you’ll leave this session feeling inspired and motivated to take a more strategic approach to your business’s growth!

Seminar 3: 13:30 - 14:30 - Mike Hughes, Managing Director, Latcham Direct
Direct Marketing, Cross Media, Fulfilment and Secure Delivery

Mike will be case studying a number of solutions to explore the challenges, technology, skills and the results and what was learnt along the way in developing direct marketing, fulfilment, and secure delivery platforms. The debate has moved on from which media is best, to how to deliver across all media effectively to deliver better customer experience and increase acquisition, response, conversion, and retention rates. Finally he will be exploring the latest innovations in video, social, mobile marketing.
Mike Hughes is Managing Director of Latcham Direct and has 30 years’ experience in Direct Marketing and Fulfilment. He has managed the transition from traditional print and mail to a full award winning cross media offering.
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