Thu May 26 2022 at 08:15 am to 10:30 am


The Scotsman Hotel | Edinburgh, SC

Discussing how to navigate the new era of work.
About this Event

Are you trying to figure out what work arrangements your company needs to offer to retain the talent you need? How well is the senior team at your company adapting to new business conditions? How confident are you that middle managers are engaging their teams to meet customers’ new and changing demands? What issues are lingering from the pandemic that need priority attention? Do you have concerns about attracting new, young recruits?

Do you have questions that keep you up at night about how to navigate a challenging marketplace? Now the Future of Work has arrived, accelerated by the pandemic, the technology-driven business environment is faster-paced and less predictable. Employees have to respond more quickly and solve more complex issues in teams. Executives are facing unprecedented challenges as we emerge from the pandemic and try to forge a new way forward.

How can we transform our businesses and engage and retain the talent we need to achieve sustainable growth in the new era of work?

Work futurist and author, Sophie Wade, chairs a panel bringing diverse perspectives to debate core issues. The panel will share their wide-ranging operational and advisory expertise with backgrounds that span business sectors in the UK and around the world. The discussion will address topics that concern you every day—such as changing customer behaviours, operational upgrades, talent management, and future growth. Bring your questions to share and debate matters top of mind for your business during the Q&A session.

Audience: This event is relevant for C-Suite executives, senior business leaders, middle and upper management, entrepreneurs, MBA students, students, and journalists.

The Panel:

Guest: Paul Reid, Founder and CEO at Trickle. Paul has spent the majority of his 25-year career building businesses that put people at the heart of every workday. He launched Trickle to turn real-time employee feedback into workplace improvements. Trickle is used by leading organisations, including the NHS, to optimise employee engagement and wellbeing, and make organisational change a positive experience for all.

Guest: Zahra Hedges, CEO, Winning Scotland. Zahra sits on the board of SACRO and is a mentor with MCR Pathways. She has more than 15 years’ leadership and management experience in the public, private and third sectors. Previously, Zahra was a senior policy advisor for the Scottish Government and Vice Chair of Social Enterprise Scotland.”

Guest: Neil Stevenson, CEO, Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.Neil Stevenson is a non-executive director working in the field of law and regulation. Neil’s passion is to deliver results through the creation of a shared mission, energy, and enthusiasm in teams, and to use risk confident and agile working approaches. He chairs Changing the Chemistry, a charity which encourages diverse candidates to take non-executive leadership roles.

Guest: Adam Tuckwell, Managing Director at Mobas. Adam has decades of experience leading teams and organisations across education, entertainment and marketing consultancy sectors. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of PR, Adam is an advocate of advancing professional development through both formal and informal networks and memberships. Adam is also a podcast host and regular speaker on the topic of failure, experimentation and talent development.

Chair: Sophie Wade, Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist, Flexcel Network.Sophie Wade is author of new release Empathy Works: The Key to Competitive Advantage in the New Era of Work. Sophie hosts the respected podcast, “Transforming Work with Sophie Wade” and is a leading LinkedIn Instructor.

Celebrating the launch of Empathy Works: The Key to Competitive Advantage in the New Era of Work

Registration: Registration and attendance of this event are completely FREE OF CHARGE. An Attendance Certificate will be emailed after attending the event. CPD Programmes: Attendance can be used to log points for some programs.


Where is it happening?

The Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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host Sophie Wade, Author of Empathy Works

Host or Publisher host Sophie Wade, Author of Empathy Works

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