Working to bring health and wellbeing in the workplace to the top of the agenda in 2017

Leading law firm and HR specialists join forces to help bring health and wellbeing in the workplace to the top of the agenda in 2017

Leading law firm, Brachers and HR specialists, Kent HR are sponsoring The Wellbeing Symposium in its bid to raise awareness and improve wellbeing in the workplace.

The event, which takes place on 22 February 2017 at Canterbury Christ Church University, provides businesses the opportunity to hear from leading experts on the latest developments in the health and wellbeing industry and take away best practice strategies to their workplace.

Furthermore, its Launch Dinner on 21 February, sponsored by Brachers and Kent HR, will bring together HR and wellbeing professionals to share experience and expertise in the industry.

Among those delivering keynote presentations at The Wellbeing Symposium, are:

  • Christine Hancock, C3 founder and CEO As a member of the NHS Healthy Workforce Advisory Board, she has helped to oversee efforts to create a step change in the health of the 1.2million-strong NHS workforce.
  • Phil Veasey, Business Development and Marketing Director at Mytime Active A thought leader who speaks regularly at conferences and events about wellbeing issues, including obesity and sport participation.
  • Christian Van Stolk, Vice President and Research Group Director for Home Affairs and Social Policy – RAND Europe Christian has worked extensively on social and employment policies and recently finished a review on improving employment outcomes of those with mental health conditions.

Attendees of The Wellbeing Symposium will be given the chance to ‘ask the experts’ in an interactive Q&A session. Catherine Daw, Head of Employment at Brachers who joins the panel said:

“Health and wellbeing are an increasingly important focus for employers and the symposium will provide an excellent opportunity to engage in a wide-ranging discussion and hear from others about key initiatives.”

Veronica Fox, Kent HR added:

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to share our experience and expertise at the event and help champion wellbeing in the workplace. We work with clients to get the very best from their employees and wellbeing initiatives are central to achieving this.”

Ben McGannan, co-organiser of The Wellbeing Symposium, said:

“Brachers LLP and Kent HR are champions of wellbeing in the South East and are the perfect fit as sponsors of our launch event that will set the stage for this year’s Wellbeing Symposium.

Brachers LLP and Kent HR join KIMS Hospital, Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent County Council, Wellbeing People, C3 Collaborating For Health, Mytimeactive and Golding Homes as sponsors of the 2017 Wellbeing Symposium.

Find out more about this year’s event including the 2017 speaker line-up, how to book tickets and make nominations for the inaugural Inspiring Wellbeing Awards.

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