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Matthew Collington – People Director

“Thank you for organising the event yesterday. Venue, Food and Chairing were spot on. It’s so helpful to have a networking event where you can hear your own voice and more importantly meet other practitioners who are getting to grips with the changes.”

Kay Abbs – Associate Director of Workforce Development and OD
Medway NHS Foundation Trust

“It was really thought provoking and a great opportunity to network with like-minded people.”

Turning Data insight into improved Employee Engagement Roundtable – 24th May 2018

Ian Hicks
Director of People & Organisational Development
SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity

“Great session, great hotel and organisation and a great mixture of backgrounds and current challenges we face.”

New Rules of Engagement Roundtable – 10th April 2018

Sarah Hopkins – Director
ResourceBank Recruitment Ltd

“It was good to join you last week and I did enjoy the Workforce Planning workshop. I have fed back how the quality of delegate and debate was impressive as was the venue which worked well.”


Sue Chatfield – Head of HR Services
TUI UK & Ireland

“I found the session really interesting and good to meet peers and share experiences/views.”


Ben Staveley – Acting Head of Trainee Recruitment
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

“A most stimulating day!”


Dave Pye – CEO
JM Group

“Thanks for inviting me to attend. I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and appreciated the variety and mix of attendees.”


Ian Heath – Head of Graduate Programme

“I very much enjoyed the discussion and would be very happy to participate in future. Thank you again for the invitation and opportunity.”


Margaret Dane – Chief Executive

“I enjoyed the discussion and hope it will lead to some good results and better mutual understanding.”


Sarah Brook – Head of Talent & Engagement
Kerry Foods

“Thank you – it was very interesting and good to learn from others.”


Leia Basset – Senior Marketing Projects Manager

“Thank you so much for yesterday, it was indeed a fantastic event. I think it goes without saying that we were pleased with both the quality of attendees and discussion and there have already been emails circulated this morning about how we follow this up.

We look forward to receiving the report itself and will certainly be considering other Roundtable events for the future.

Many thanks again”

Barry Brooks – Strategic Development Director

“A really stimulating discussion and certainly the best I can remember given the range of issues discussed and the frankness and openness with which everyone engaged in them.”

Jane Burke – Group HR Director
WA Shearings Holidays

“This was my first Roundtable and I really enjoyed the discussion, which was informative, and the opportunity to meet everyone.”


Charmyn Hall – HR Director, Home Affairs
Serco UK & Europe

“Thank you for your hospitality and for organising this event. Please pass on my thanks to Jason for his great chairmanship.”

Neil MacIntosh – HR Director

“Many thanks to you, Jason and to Close Brothers for arranging the event – this was my first time attending roundtable session and I was very impressed.”

Pierre de Carteret – Programme Manager,
Vocational Training
DHL Training

“Enjoyed the event and welcome a robust debate around this as we’re working on some traineeship processes to stimulate more movement within our industry.”


Jan Smallbone, Director, Learning & Organisational Development – EMEA
Starbucks Coffee Company (UK & Ireland)

“Thank you for inviting me. It was great to meet some new faces, and share some experiences.

Look forward to seeing you again soon.”

Claire Douglas – Occupational Health Manager
Pitney Bowes

“I enjoyed the roundtable discussion very much, it was lively and informative and a great way of sharing best practice.”

Titi Olusanya – HR Adviser, Human Resources
Lambeth Living Ltd

“I thoroughly enjoyed the debate and I learnt a lot from the other contributors.”

Steve Davies – Interim Head of HR
Lambeth Living

“I enjoyed the debate and found it extremely interesting and insightful. Thanks.”

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