Symposium launches details of Health at Work summit

Our conference producer Marsha Dydo has commented saying:

“Research shows that the best companies to work for have made investments into the health and wellbeing of their staff leading to improved individual and organisational performance. You too can have an impact on your co-workers health and wellbeing. Come and be inspired to make positive, healthy changes in your organisation.”

The Mission Critical Health at Work conference has been specifically designed to assist HR professionals in their better understanding and development of Health at Work. This event is for you if you want to learn:

  • How to decrease the level and the cost of absenteeism
  • How to tackle unhealthy presenteeism
  • Learn the most up to date national policies and initiatives
  • Be at ease with mental health issues
  • What leaders can do to prevent and tackle health issues at workplace
  • See the link between wellbeing, happiness and productivity
  • How to implement simple ergonomic improvements to make positive impact on employees wellbeing

The Vice President of the International Stress Management Association, Ann McCracken, will be chairing the conference.

Other speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Stephan Bevan, the Director of the Centre of Workforce Effectiveness, who will be delivering a keynote presentation on the aging workforce, amongst other topics
  • Jenny Lawrence, HR Director at Lindt&Sprungli, who will be discussing Purpose, Wellbeing and Productivity as an inseperable trio
  • Martin Tod, Chief Executive at Men’s Health Forum, who will talk about mental health through men’s eyes
  • Helen Houghton, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing Health, at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals, who will talk about tips for implementing a successful worksite wellness program
  • Martina Clooney, Ergonomics and Human Factors Manager at GlaxoSmithKline, who will discuss ergonomics and its impact on employee’s health
  • Daryl Maitland, HR Manager of People Strategy at Cafcass, who will talk about flexible working and its impact on employees’ wellbeing

This event is ideal for those responsible for HR/people management, occupational health managers and advisers, chief medical officers, managers of health and wellbeing and health and safety, heads of employee Relations, corporate social responsibility managers and rewards and benefits professionals.

Do not miss out on this conference, a highlight in HR health at work calendar, we want you and your organisation to benefit from this great event. To book your place in May, call 020 7231 5100 or click here for the conference page.





Rebecca joined the HRreview editorial team in January 2016. After graduating from the University of Sheffield Hallam in 2013 with a BA in English Literature, Rebecca has spent five years working in print and online journalism in Manchester and London. In the past she has been part of the editorial teams at Sleeper and Dezeen and has founded her own arts collective.