IGNITE your…Success through your employees

IGNITE your…Success through your employees

Thu 2nd October 2014

The first of this Autumn's IGNITE your . . . . events run by SETsquared at the University of Southampton Science Park

IGNITE your ... Employees

Will focus upon the recruitment’s challenge ‘right people, right contracts’, the company culture, grants opportunities and the motivation factor.

IGNITE your… success through your employees

Presenter – Julia Barnett,director of Performance HR.  With over 20 years’ first hand managerial and consultancy experience, Julia has worked in and alongside companies from SME status to multi-nationals in a wide range of business sectors.  Julia will be presenting on:

                “Employee #1 – The challenges”

Taking on your first employee is a significant milestone in the life of any business, but ensuring you get the right employee can be a challenge for any size of business.  With its first employee a business is establishing its culture, modus operandi and future success.  The character of any organisation should come from the top, be clear from the outset and understood by every employee.  Business success through effective staff performance is about setting the ground rules that offer your employees room to grow and to give of their best.

IGNITE your.... employing your first employee, the laws

Presenter – Clive Dobbin, a member of the management committee of the Employment Lawyers Association, and is the representative of the Employment Lawyers Association on the council of the Law Society of England and Wales, will be presenting on:

 “Employing your first employees - what you need to know”

Paris Smith LLP is one of the largest regional law firms in Central Southern England, based in landmark offices in Southampton. Here Clive is the head of the employment department, and he specialises in all aspects of employment law. He has a particular expertise in advising on issues concerning the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations ( "TUPE"), the employment issues arising from buying and selling businesses, the exit of senior employees (including advising on the share issues arising from such exits) together with advising on employment tribunal claims.

IGNITE your.... recruitments method

Presenter – Kathleen Smith, Director of Business Services at Serocor Solutions and responsible for the human resources at ARM, one of the partner company at Serocor Solutions, will be presenting on:

“ARM method. Where to find the employee #1 and how create the right package for them!”

Serocor Solutions is a centralised service provision firm; it provides Marketing, Legal, Finance, Business Systems and Human Resources expertise and back office support to the Recruitment and Human Capital businesses within the Serocor Group, of which ARM company is part of.

ARM (Advanced Resources Managers) was founded in 1996 by Chairman Paul Huntingdon. It’s now one of the UK's major recruitment and talent management consultancies in a world that demands flexible and creative solutions to an unpredictable skills market.

IGNITE your…. Future Talent Pipeline

Presenter – Ann Cooper, employer engagement manager at the University of Southampton, will be presenting on:

“Attracting the right graduates”

How your business could benefit from accessing top talent through student placements, on campus events and Careers Fairs.  Through enhanced collaboration, your organisation could attract new ideas; fresh perspectives; business solutions; additional resource and the potential to nurture up-and-coming talent to meet your business needs.


Networking opportunity will follow.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Finish at 20.00

Thursday October 2nd 2014

16:00 for 16:30 start - 19:00 finish

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