9.30am Registration

9.50am Claire Churchard, Deputy Editor, The Morning Advertiser

  • Welcome Address

9.55am  Josephine Hansom, Head of Youth Research & Insight, YouthSight

  • Next generation – research into the employment market and Gen Z

10.20am – David Wilson, Publican Affairs Director, BBPA

  • Legislative changes to watch – potential changes in legislation that will affect employers including the impacts of Brexit

10.45am – Break (15 minutes)

11.00am – Claire Churchard (Panel Chair), Lizzie Crowley, ‎Skills Policy Advisor, CIPD & Jeremy Scorer, ‎Pub Academy Principal, HIT Training

  • Apprenticeships panel session – changes to the apprenticeship market, such as the apprenticeship levy and new standards, and what this means for employers. Plus how training and apprenticeships can help prepare businesses for Brexit

11.25am Jenny McPhee, Head of Brand & Hannah Plumb, Head of Restaurant Operations, The Alchemist Bars & Restaurants

  • Unusual benefits to motivate and engage staff in tough economic times – the Alchemist explain their Currency for Kindness scheme

11.50pmKris Gumbrell, Executive Chairman, Brewhouse & Kitchen

  • Pub career paths – how career development for employees can help grow your business and retain vital staff

12.15pm – Conclusion

12.20pm – Lunch

1.00pm – Close