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Tuesday October 4, 2011 10am - 4pm, De Vere Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton
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SEMINARS to be held in the Bradford & Winslow Syndicate Room
10.30am - Carswell Gould
Ed Gould, Creative Director
How to make 18 million people aware of you - A marketing masterclass by Ed Gould
Ed Gould Creative Director of Carswell Gould, the award winning integrated marketing communications agency based in the heart of Southampton, returns to Business Works following last years hugely successful seminar, "Dispelling the Myths of Social Media".
Drawing on a live case history Ed will take delegates on a step by step journey through a truly integrated marketing communication strategy that delivered a campaign reach of over 18 million and three award nominations.
Simply put, you will learn inside tricks of the trade and understand how you can link marketing tactics to amplify their effect and deliver huge results on modest budgets.
11.30am - Trethowans Solicitors
Jon Loney, Partner & Head of Employment Team
10 Tips to make sure your business doesn't fall foul of the recently introduced Bribery Act
Jon is a specialist employment lawyer described by the Legal 500 as a 'highly competent professional'. Jon has a successful track record representing commercial clients in Employment Tribunals and the Central Arbitration Committee. His experience in acting for employers facing claims for trade union recognition in the Central Arbitration Committee is second to none.
An in depth knowledge of the law coupled with a user friendly pragmatic approach enables Jon to provide clients with solutions to the whole range of issues that employers face from the everyday to the unusual and complex. Jon is also in demand as a trainer providing employers with courses that are designed to make managers at all levels more effective when dealing with their staff.
12.30pm - Hays Specialist Recruitment in association with Beachcroft LLP
Matt Lewis Director
"Don't get worked up about the Agency Worker Regulations - managing the AWR"
In force from 1 October 2011, the Agency Worker Regulations introduce new rights for agency workers, including their right to the same pay and other basic working conditions as equivalent permanent staff after a qualifying period.
Our session will be an informative, interactive seminar for business and HR professionals alike, providing insight into your legal obligations, steps to help companies comply, implications of non-compliance and the opportunity to engage in a questions and answer session with employment law specialists from Beachcroft LLP.
13.30pm - ESET UK
Mark James, Technical Manager
A Modern Day Take On Age Old Crimes
Mark James, Technical Manager, Although cybercrime runs at the cutting-edge of technology, the crimes themselves are by no means new. This seminar draws comparisons with historical criminal activity whilst looking closely at the various categories of cybercrime. Using current examples of cybercriminal activity we will explore what is really happening in the global business community and what is being done to mitigate the losses and shore up defences.
14.30pm -HR Inc
Performance management is an imperative part of managing people in any organisation. Many managers find themselves in difficult situations that could have been avoided with effective performance management.
Unfortunately, the process of performance management is regularly complicated by companies and HR departments/companies and therefore the true value is missed.
HR Inc’s ‘Easy People Performance Management’ seminar will give you hints and tips to get true value out of your people. It will be a short and lively session to kick start your employees performance for your business success.
Visitors to Business Works can pre-register now, simply click here
The event will see over 30 exhibitors come together from a variety of industries to share their knowledge and inspire others whilst forging new business relationships. Complimenting the exhibition, there will also be a programme of seminars running throughout the day.
The Southern Daily Echo, Business Solent and Destination Southampton have once again teamed up to deliver a first class event and their combined experience of the business industry, events management, press, pr and advertising will ensure your every need is met.
Here is a golden opportunity to showcase your company to a targeted audience of key business leaders from Southampton and beyond.
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