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Retaining talent: Cultivating a strong workplace culture

About this event

Many HR departments are turning to workplace culture to support employee wellbeing and staff retention. But, with such a big topic, finding the right place to start is difficult.

Understanding, measuring and changing culture is not something that can be done overnight. So, where can HR professionals and business leaders start in order to create the conditions most likely to nurture a healthy workplace culture? How do you ensure your actions have an impact and support the business objectives?

What do we actually mean when we talk about workplace culture? How do we influence it? And what can you do now to improve it?

This Personnel Today webinar, in association with Make UK, tackles these questions and many more as we look at how employers can effect change for the better.

Personnel Today editor Rob Moss is joined by Craig Prendergast, UK Head of HR and global division HR manager for System Drives at engineering giant ABB; Sharon Broughton, Head of HR and Legal Commercial services at Make UK; and Judith Chapman, a senior HR consultant at Make UK.

Register now to reserve you place so that you can learn:

  • What strategies you can implement in the short term to make a difference to your workplace culture
  • What you need to measure to help you understand your culture
  • How a strong workplace culture can help you to retain talent in the short, medium and long term.

We will also look at how workplace culture is affected by new ways of working brought about by the pandemic.

This free 60-minute webinar includes a live Q&A so you can pose questions direct to our panel.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Craig Prendergast (ABB) UK Head of HR and global division HR manager for System Drives @ ABB

    Craig Prendergast has over 20 years in HR, partnering with business in operational and senior strategic roles across many functional areas including labour relations, L&D, HR operations and organisational development. He joined ABB in 2012 and was appointed UK Head of HR in 2015. He previously worked for General Motors and is a member of the CBI North West people and skills network. Craig has championed industry representation, contributing to consultation with government for education strategy and industrial skills development. He is a chartered member of the CIPD.

  • Guest speaker
    Judith Chapman (Make UK) Senior HR Consultant @ Make UK

    With more than 40 years' experience in all areas of HR leadership and management, Judith has delivered major HR strategy and organisational change management projects across a number of very diverse industries. She has worked for multi-site, regional, national and international companies and has extensive trade union experience. 

  • Team member
    Rob Moss Editorial Director @ Personnel Today

    Responsible for the content across Personnel Today, Rob is an experienced business editor and has been hosting webinars and podcasts about HR, L&D and employment since 2006.

  • Guest speaker
    Sharon Broughton Head of HR and Legal Commercial Services @ Make UK

    Sharon is an accomplished and experienced Chartered member of the CIPD with a strong commercial focus. She has worked across many businesses at a leadership and strategy level over the last 12 years. She has an extensive knowledge of employee relations, HR strategy and change management gained across many industries.

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