UHR Conference 2023

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Tuesday 9 May

Plenary 1: Future Human Behaviour - navigating the polycrisis

WA1: Higher Education and Association Recruitment and Retention Challenges

WA2: YOURCareer putting staff in the driving seat

WA3: How to Work Well in the Hybrid Age

WA4: using inclusive approaches to flexible working to build a healthy workforce

WA5: Supporting Restructure - Integrating Process Mapping into Organisational Development

WA6: Ethical practice in the people profession

BA1: NTT DATA Business Solutions - What can your institution do to 'Work Better'

BA2: GatenbySanderson - Attracting and retaining talent in a candidates market

BA3: Simitive - Getting to an effective and sustainable academic workforce

BA4: Evelyn Partners Financial Planning Limited (formerly Tilney Financial Services Limited) - Financial Wellbeing for your Staff

Plenary 2: Working Well - Reasons to be Cheerful (or at least more optimistic)

LA1: Mills & Reeve LLP - Working better: effecting positive change to workforce terms and conditions

LA2: Eversheds Sutherland - Sexual Harassment and Regulatory changes: a practical guide

LA3: Shakespeare Martineau LLP - Performance management - Working Well? A legal insight into what works well (and what doesn't)

Wednesday 10 May

Plenary 3: Inclusive Leadership: Everybody In and Nobody Out

WB1: Working Well: Differently and Together! Principles for Working Well Together and Fair Workload

WB2: Bringing Menopause Support to the HE Sector: The Sheffield University Experience

WB3: Labour market trends: Implications for a working well agenda

WB4: Re-writing the rules of attraction: understanding the who, how and what of inclusivity in recruitment

WB5: To change the world through creativity, you need employees who feel they belong and they are valued: how UAL invests in staff experience and engagement

WB6: The need for a Newer JNCHES - the 2023-24 pay round and the future of pay bargaining structure

BB1: Notion-STAR - 5 Ways to Engage Academic Colleagues in Leadership & Management Development 

BB2: ECC (Educational Competencies Consortium Ltd) - Handrails and pitfalls - lessons for pay and grading

BB3: People Insight - Building an outstanding workplace using your employee voice.

LB1: Pinsent Masons LLP - Creating an inclusive environment for neurodiverse employees to enhance the wellbeing, creativity and engagement of all staff

LB2: Weightmans LLP - Working well together - managing workplace relationships

LB3: VWV - Occupational health referrals: a practical guide to obtaining the advice you require

Plenary 4: Rebuilding and Reframing Trust

UHR Awards 2023

Thursday 11 May

WC1: Transition, Trust and Transformation: Evidence of the impact of the Agile Working Framework

WC2: Renewing our approach to hourly paid work in times of uncertainty

WC3: Getting results: Motivating yourself and others into action

WC4: Illuminate - Enabling colleagues to overcome barriers to development and progression

WC5: Stop trying to fix the people; fix the system

WC6: Tackling the Taboo - Financial Wellness and the Future of Workplace Saving

BC1: Vialto Partners - Working Well - How can international remote work help you to attract and retain key talent?

BC2: Oracle - Connecting the Student and Employee Experience in a Digital World

BC3: TalentEdu - Strategies for improving your university's Athena Swan and REC submissions

LC1: Bevan Brittan LLP - Preventing employee disability discrimination in higher education- what are your obligations?

LC2: Farrer & Co - The importance of authenticity and honesty in managing teams

LC3: Browne Jacobson LLP - Meeting the challenges of staff recruitment and retention

Plenary 5: Speak up and Listen up

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