Everybody agrees that employee experience is crucial to business success ― and yet not many organisations are actively addressing this need.

How can employee training and development hep you improve employee experience and enhance the performance of your organisation?

Find out about the approach of members of the Princess Royal Training Awards Alumni and take some tips and ideas away so you can start improving yours immediately.

Our speakers

Aaron (Sax) Saxton, Director of Education, UKFast

Sax will be talking about how UKFast is nurturing a growth mindset for their apprentices and about the impact of the employee experience they provide – staff retention, motivation, a vibrant culture etc. 1 in 5 employees at UKFast is an apprentice at this fast growing tech company.

Shahid Shami, Head of L&D and Sales Operations, Exchange Utility

How has coaching increased employee engagement and changed the learning culture of this energy consultancy? Shahid will be talking about Exchange Utility’s training success story and how it enhanced revenue and the credibility of his team in the boardroom.

Louise Marshall, Director of Infrastructure and Shared Services, Brother UK

Brother UK designed an Employee Engagement Toolkit, an app that empowered employees to learn at all levels and enhanced their well-being. The impact has been multi-faceted: employee engagement, satisfaction and retention. Find out more at the event!

Who can join?

We welcome the wider community of L&D professionals at this event so feel free to pass the invite on!

We do this to promote training and L&D, spreading best practice through talks and networking events.

Timing

  • 5:30 PM Meet & greet
  • 6:00 PM Talks
  • 7:00 PM Networking & drinks
  • 7:30 PM Event closes

Location

UKFast Campus
Birley Fields
Manchester
M15 5QJ
United Kingdom

Alumni Event - UKFast HQ

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