Events

Jun
02
Fri

Peninsula HR Briefing – 2nd June

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This event will be covering upcoming changes to Employment Law and Health & Safety legislation for 2017.

 

Topics:

  • Manage staff behaviour – performance, attendance, attitude, conduct.
  • Update documents of employment – contracts, handbooks, policies.
  • Conform with the new National Living Wage requirements.
  • Comply with the new tougher health & safety penalties – review your risk assessments and fire safety obligations.
  • Avoid HR tribunals, Gross Misconduct, underpaying staff etc.

Agenda:
9.30am – 10.00am Welcome & Refreshments
10.00am – 12.45pm Event
12.45pm – Free Lunch

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Jun
07
Wed

Sales for Non-Selling Professionals – 7th June

SandlerAccording to Daniel Pink (author of To Sell Is Human), we are all in sales now whether or not we like to admit it. This one day course (with additional reinforcement to support implementation) is for professionals who are not in a formal sales role but have a responsibility to bring in revenue, client acquisition and/or grow existing clients as part of their role.

For example you may be the business owner who has to wear many hats, including sales, or a partner (or working up to partner) in a professional services firm or you may have expertise in an industry such as marketing,...

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Jun
07
Wed

CW International Conference: Connecting Generations – 7th June

Cambridge WirelessTensions between the generations pepper the media – Brexit vote, pensions, house prices, climate change – all opportunities to highlight the forces of inter-generation division. Wireless technologies are however increasing in value for all generations, and enabling shared experiences across the generational divides.

The ninth CW International Conference (CWIC) is an established annual event within the tech thought leadership calendar, bringing together C-suite business leaders, entrepreneurs, start-ups and engineers. It is curated by CW members and industry peers, ensuring that relevant...

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Jun
09
Fri

The Cambridge Data Science Summit – 9th/10th June

cspark-small-logoThe Cambridge Data Science Summit is a multi-disciplinary event for researchers, developers and data professionals.

Attendee’s can expect inspiring keynotes, panel debates, practical data science training and numerous networking opportunities to connect, develop new skills and gain insight into the constantly evolving field of data science.

This event is delivered in collaboration with The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, a world leading genomics institute for experimental, computational and translational genomic research.

Speakers include:

  • Claus Bendtsen, Head of Computational...

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Jun
10
Sat

Wo+Men’s Leadership Initiative Conference 2017 – 10th June

Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School will host its third conference dedicated to Women’s Leadership on Saturday 10 June.

This one-day conference promises an exciting programme from outstanding leaders. There will be keynotes from Sue Owen, Permanent Secretary for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and Amanda Messler, General Manager at Microsoft, as well as a workshop on unconscious bias, panel discussions on ‘balance’ and ‘gendered industries’ and debate. There will also be time to network throughout the day and at a closing drinks reception.

A great opportunity for...

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Jun
14
Wed

Plugging the STEM skills gap – 14th June

Joint logosCambridge is renowned for its high-tech innovative businesses and a world-class University, making it the most ‘vibrant’ city to live and work in England* yet somehow we are still finding a skills gap particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths industries.

At Grant Thornton we are motivated by supporting businesses to achieve their growth ambitions.

Form the Future are bridging the gap between education and business.

Together, we have teamed up to hold an interactive session to:

  • Bring together businesses, training providers and schools
  • Explore the perceived...

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Jun
14
Wed

Leadership Insights Series: Megatrends – 14th June

Moller Centre LogoIn the first of a series of twilight leadership insights at the Møller Centre, the Møller Executive Education team invite you to join Senior Møller Associate Professor Mark Esposito and Dr Terence Tse to hear their thoughts on understanding megatrends to prepare your organisation for success.

Their presentation marks the occasion of their book launch Understanding How the Future Unfolds: Using DRIVE to Harness the Power of Today’s Megatrends and will be followed by a drinks reception.

During this talk, Professor Esposito and Dr Tse will talk about how to simplify the complexities...

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Jun
15
Thu

Fail fast, fail often… or learn from those who have gone before – 15th June

A recent report by Statistic Brain* reports that 50% of businesses fail within 4 years.

From sleepwalking into a large tax bill or hidden property costs, SEIS/EIS investment pitfalls and EMI headaches, partners piggybacking on your IP and losing out on valuable investment or returns to when friends become foes and key staff become your competitors; there are many potential snags and snares to navigate.

Drawing on real experiences in advising and investing in businesses from many sectors, our expert panel will highlight hidden pitfalls and common oversights on the road from starting,...

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Jun
21
Wed

Question Cambridge 2017 – 21st June

Mills-Reve-LogoGuests will enjoy a topical and lively debate from the panel comprising Heidi Allen MP, leading pro Brexit economist Gerard Lyons, AstraZeneca Vice-President (BD Operations) Shaun Grady, Deputy CEO of Bouygues Construction Olivier-Marie Racine and Heather Richards, CEO of Transversal.

 

Timings:
16.30 Exhibition
17.00 Refreshments
18.00 Panel discussion chaired by Ian Mather
19.20 Drinks and Canapés with networking
20.30 Close

Exhibition
Before the panel discussion commences, guests will be invited to explore the exhibition which will include a variety of businesses who play a key part in...

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Jul
21
Fri

A Social Marketing Perspective on Employee Pro-Environmental Behaviour – 21st July

Employee pro-environmental behaviour

Professor Victoria Wells
Sheffield University Management School

Employee pro-environmental behaviour has been examined from the perspective of a number of academic disciplines. Social marketing (the application of marketing to achieve specific behavioural goals, for a social good) has been used to encourage positive behaviours such as blood donation, reducing littering, and healthy living.

Bringing these two areas together the presentation will focus on social marketing approaches to employee pro-environmental behaviour, and their potential for future development. It will present a case...

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