Embracing diversity:  Recruiting and managing a diverse workforce

Embracing diversity: recruiting and managing a diverse workforce

Thursday 20th June 2024

9.30am to 11.30am

Guildford Pavilion

Speakers:

Sharon Vibert, Director, Henpicked

Mark Cann, Founder, HYPPA

Jennifer Clay, Deputy CEO, Oakleaf Enterprise

Seminar – Embracing diversity:  Recruiting and managing a diverse workforce.

Thursday 20th June, 9.30am – 11.30am

Guildford Pavillion

Speakers: Sharon Vibert, Director, Henpicked

Mark Cann, Founder, HYPPA

Jennifer Clay, Deputy CEO, Oakleaf Enterprise

Recruiting and managing a diverse workforce event

Did you know?

👎 69% of workers with ADHD do not receive any reasonable workplace adjustments due to a lack of self-disclosure. (Augmentive, 2023)​

👎 1 in 4 women consider leaving their jobs due to menopausal symptoms, with an estimated 1 million having already left (Henpicked, 2023)

👎  Poor mental health is costing UK employers up to £56 billion annually (Deloitte, 2022)

Join us for a practical and enlightening session with three experts in neurodiversity, mental health and menopause in the workplace.

They will share their insights, knowledge, and experience to help your business adopt practices that foster equity and diversity while cultivating a fair and inclusive culture.

Additionally, they will demonstrate how implementing these practices will enhance your organisational performance and boost talent retention.

Sharon Vibert, Henpicked

Sharon Vibert

Henpicked

Mark Cann, HYPPA

Mark Cann

HYPPA

Jennifer Clay, Oakleaf Enterprise

Jennifer Clay

Oakleaf Enterprise

❇️ Sharon Vibert: Supporting menopause at work

Sharon, Director of Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace, will bring her expertise and personal experience to the forefront. With a deep commitment to fostering menopause-friendly workplaces, Sharon will explore how open conversations about menopause can promote a culture of inclusion and support:

  • Talking about menopause openly – promoting an inclusive, diverse culture focused on equality, health, safety, and performance
  • Assessing organisational support for menopause – creating a culture of openness
  • Occupational health support – access and availability
  • Uniforms and dress codes – ensuring comfort for women experiencing menopausal symptoms

❇️ Mark Cann: Understanding ADHD in the workplace

Mark, Founder of HYYPA, will share his knowledge on recruiting and supporting neurodiverse employees. Focussing on understanding ADHD in the workplace, he will provide insights into effective hiring practices for a neurodiverse workforce and highlight the significant benefits a neurodiverse workforce can bring to an organisation:

  • Understanding ADHD in the workplace
  • Hiring practices for a neurodiverse workforce
  • Managing and supporting employees with ADHD
  • Benefits of a neurodiverse workforce

❇️ Jen Clay: Enhancing mental health in the workplace

Join Jennifer, Deputy CEO of Oakleaf Enterprise, as she explores the crucial role of supporting mental health and well-being in the workplace. She will examine the vital part line management plays in fostering a healthy work environment, alongside the opportunities and challenges within workplace well-being:

  • The role of line management in supporting mental health and wellbeing
  • Opportunities and challenges in workplace wellbeing
  • Impact on talent retention and team performance

*Please note: A light breakfast is available from 9.00am and the event end time is approximate.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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