Friday 23 August 2019

Attracting and Developing Talent

People professionals have an important role to play in providing support and guidance in designing and developing approaches to attracting, engaging and retaining talent that fit the needs of the organisation.

This includes understanding the key challenges facing the organisation in attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining talented people to meet immediate and future strategic objectives and business needs. It’s also important to develop and signpost career opportunities for all employees and creative strategies for unleashing employee potential

East Midlands Councils is delighted to be providing an opportunity to hear from key speakers renowned in this important area to help in the achievement of your personal and organisational objectives:

  • Matt Gofton, Senior HR Solutions Manager, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Penny Baker, Managing Consultant, SHL the global leader in talent management
  • Suzanne Ross, Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University – (Guardian’s University of the Year)
  • Nigel Carruthers and Welna Bowden, Workforce Team, Local Government Association (LGA)
  • Steven Doyle, Head of Client Success, JGP, creative public sector recruitment solutions

Our speakers will provide research, information and practical case studies on themes relating to modernising recruitment including creative solutions, career pathway frameworks, the impact of unconscious bias, workforce planning, talent derailment and the impact on talent management strategies.

There will also be opportunities for networking throughout the day.

Workshop information

Date and time

9 October 2019

10:00 - 16:00


EMC are delighted to offer an early bird option: with a free delegate place available for every delegate place booked.  This offer is available for bookings made by end of Friday 13th September 2019

Local Authority Members £175

Associate Members £210

Non-members £250

(all prices subject to VAT)


Pera Business Park, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0PB

How to book

To book a place please complete the online booking form below.

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • 09/10/2019 - 09/10/2019
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Fri 27 Sep 2019
  • Pera Business Park, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire